Richard Willingham

Richard Willingham


State Politics for @abcnewsmelb. ex-Age. Avid Dees supporter. Views are my own. Retweets are not endorsements willingham.richard@abc.net.au wickr: richoreds26

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@DanielAndrewsMP  @abcmelbourneE  @abcnewsxpecting  more kids to return to classroom. Possible earlier start to the Third Step (maybe in time for the Grand Final). Looking for outline for what biz can scale up this week.

While curfew is lifted fines for breaking rules is being increased to nearly $5000

Prof Cheng says Reff number is between 0.69-0.75 @abcmelbourne 

Mini-Cabinet shake-up due to @JennyMikakos  resignation: @IngridStitt  becomes Minister for Workplace safety and Minister for Early Childhood. @JamesMerlinoMP  adds Mental Health. @DannyPearsonMP  adds Creative Industries@GayleTierney  adds Deputy leader in LC @abcmelbourne 

Tony Abbott says Victoria's coronavirus lockdown is the most severe tried in the world outside Wuhan. Is he correct? @ABCFactCheck  says he is wrong.

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews pushes for Indigenous MP to replace Jenny Mikakos, Sheena Watt in the box seat. Some Labor folk not happy with the Premier’s involvement #springst 

The grand final should be in the afternoon. Waiting until tonight is ridiculous. It ain’t broke, it doesn’t need fixing!

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Only four cases total, not new, attended Melbourne’s #BlackLivesMattters  rally, officials say. This event was not the problem with Victoria’s spike.

This is Victorian Liberal MP Bernie Finn posting some pretty crude commentary about the Premier and Minister for Health. @abcmelbourne  (some Libs are furious)

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Victorian liberal party are investigating possible branch stacking issues with a number of membership irregularities detected. Sources point to issues in western suburbs @abcmelbourne  #springst 

Premier @DanielAndrewsMP  says once we are through this mess there needs to be a serious effort to tackle insecure work. The problems of this have been exposed by the virus. @abcmelbourne  @abcnews 

Premier @DanielAndrewsMP  on Pell decision: "I make no comment about today’s High Court decision. But I have a message for every single victim and survivor of child sex abuse: I see you. I hear you. I believe you @abcmelbourne  @abcnews 

Half of all cases in June have come from family to family transmission. Cases of people of who were positive not isolating and going to work and family gatherings. This will be infuriating for so many .

This ‘Bipartisan’ Anti-Dan Andrews Facebook Group has Links to the Victorian Liberals

Premier Andrews says he barely reads the Melbourne papers at the moment when asked about some Sydney headlines about him. Says if headlines protected against the virus then they’d be worth talking about. @abcmelbourne 

Statement from EMV commissioner Andrew Crisp on hotel quarantine. He says ADF were involved in planning but says no offer was made or sought for ADF personnel @abcmelbourne ⁩

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