5 Aug 2020

New Zealander says people in Victoria are feeling defeated

From Midday Report, 12:56 pm on 5 August 2020

As thousands of Melbourne businesses prepare to shut down tonight, Victoria is bracing for another record high in daily cases - 725 are expected to be announced this afternoon.

Lapses in the state's hotel quarantine programme are largely to blame for this dire situation - which former RNZ staffer and PHD student, Jackson Payne, told Max Towle has fuelled frustration with the Victorian government.