‘Official Socialism’ skulking beneath the cover of Covid

Today in The Australian


As COVID-19 hit these shores, the country’s medical bureaucrats must have felt like the members of a small and rapidly diminishing cargo cult when they finally glimpsed ships on the horizon.

About Henry Ergas

Henry Ergas AO is a columnist for The Australian. From 2009 to 2015 he was Senior Economic Adviser to Deloitte Australia and from 2009 to 2017 was Professor of Infrastructure Economics at the University of Wollongong’s SMART Infrastructure Facility. He joined SMART and Deloitte after working as a consultant economist at NECG, CRA International and Concept Economics. Prior to that, he was an economist at the OECD in Paris from the late 1970s until the early 1990s. At the OECD, he headed the Secretary-General’s Task Force on Structural Adjustment (1984-1987), which concentrated on improving the efficiency of government policies in a wide range of areas, and was subsequently Counsellor for Structural Policy in the Economics Department. He has taught at a range of universities, undertaken a number of government inquiries and served as a Lay Member of the New Zealand High Court. In 2016, he was made an Officer in the Order of Australia.
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2 Responses to ‘Official Socialism’ skulking beneath the cover of Covid

  1. stackja says:

    Wuhan virus has replaced influenza.

  2. Wallace says:

    Moomba cancelled because of Covis restrictions.

    Lobbying by Lord Mayor results in Moomba reinstated one day later.

    King of Moomba mooted as Raf Epstein, labor apologist.

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