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Jon Faine is a former presenter on ABC 774.

They need to finally fix the JobKeeper rorts
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They need to finally fix the JobKeeper rorts

No one likes a dobber and I am not the first person to break this terrible secret, but people are ripping off the JobKeeper income support scheme left, right and centre.

  • by Jon Faine

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One-man-band Premier has become the focus of every grievance
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One-man-band Premier has become the focus of every grievance

The virus has tested more than the health system. It has also been a stress test for public trust and faith in government itself.

  • by Jon Faine
Don’t listen to the naysayers, Dan
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Don’t listen to the naysayers, Dan

Victoria and Melbourne are more than an economy. We are a society and a community. We do not measure our success or failure only according to a balance sheet.

  • by Jon Faine
Victoria Police must now have its ranks purged for a fresh start
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Victoria Police must now have its ranks purged for a fresh start

Are we seeing real change or just window dressing?

  • by Jon Faine
The Andrews-Morrison bromance is heading for an ugly break-up
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The Andrews-Morrison bromance is heading for an ugly break-up

The window of convenience that saw a working relationship blossom during COVID-19 is coming to a tragic end.

  • by Jon Faine
Once upon a pandemic
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Once upon a pandemic

The duke, the prince and the duchesses were all in it together ... but then things started to unravel.

  • by Jon Faine
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We should have gone to stage four a week ago
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We should have gone to stage four a week ago

That the case numbers have plateaued is no solace to those losing their jobs and wondering how they will pay rent or a mortgage when support ends.

  • by Jon Faine
Little wonder that those who try to govern are showing the strain
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Little wonder that those who try to govern are showing the strain

This pandemic has exposed frailties not just in people but also in systems and structures of governance.

  • by Jon Faine
Daniel Andrews needs to seriously consider locking people up
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Daniel Andrews needs to seriously consider locking people up

If as claimed there are active carriers in the community who repeatedly ignore the order to self-isolate, there is really only one alternative.

  • by Jon Faine
Whatever it takes for Victoria to stop the coronavirus, let's just do it
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Whatever it takes for Victoria to stop the coronavirus, let's just do it

It's not the moment to apply the blowtorch over COVID-19 failures, but this time around we will need to get more details right.

  • by Jon Faine