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The madness of Saint Jeannette

The Sunshine State could learn a lot from the Swedes

22 August 2020

9:00 AM

22 August 2020

9:00 AM

George Orwell – one of the 20th century’s great enemies of authoritarianism and bureaucratic lies – famously observed that ‘saints should always be judged guilty until they are proven innocent.’ It was with this quote firmly in mind that I read the excessively glowing front page of Brisbane’s Sunday Mail on Dr Jeannette Young, Queensland’s Chief Health Officer.

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Dan Ryan is a director of the Australian Institute for Progress

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