Lately for Wednesday 22 July 2020
10:20 Mandatory masks in Melbourne at midnight
The Victorian Premier says people must self-isolate as soon as they feel sick, or the 6-week lockdown in Melbourne will have to be extended.
Those under lockdown in Melbourne must wear masks from midnight tonight, and Robert Kelly will speak with Anthony Stewart in the ABC's newsroom in Melbourne as Victoria prepares for this latest protection against Covid-19.
10:30 Covid-19's psychological toll is mounting
The impact of lockdown and the negative psychological consequences of Covid-19 on Australians are being monitored and documented by the Black Dog Institute - a not-for-profit organisation making a change in the mental health space.
Tonight Robert speaks with Black Dog's clinical research fellow Peter Baldwin.
10:45 Midweek Mediawatch: MPs mental health in the headlines
Hayden Donnell from RNZ Mediawatch joins Robert to look at a hectic few days in the local media. Hayden will be discussing the treatment of mental health in the wake of Andrew Falloon's resignation, resignations and restructuring at TVNZ and the reporting on Michael Shellenberger's apology over alleged climate change exaggerations.