Phil Shannon

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A former high school teacher (English and Maths) and Commonwealth public servant (mostly spent in the Department of Health), I have watched on with stunned amazement at how the world, with 'experts' in the lead, lost all composure over Covid.
I blog at and some of my Covid-themed articles are published at The Spectator

The Grattan Institute, with its latest report, A Fair Shot: How to close the vaccination gap, continues with the stale old melodrama about helpless Australians trapped in the clutches of an evil virus with only the hero Covid vaccine able to save them at the eleventh hour.

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