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Andrew Beatty
6 hours ago:   Wednesday Apr 1 - 3:25am
RT @damiencave: I wonder if the shaming of people, many of whom are social distancing, is getting to be a bit much. Gotcha microphones on camera? Data shows most Australians, most of the time, are doing a lot and flattening the curve. Could public education do more than public punishment? https://t.co/3Zf8kMgoox

Andrew Beatty
7 hours ago:   Wednesday Apr 1 - 2:24am
@lukehgomes @mikewsc1 NSW is allowing golf btw

Andrew Beatty
7 hours ago:   Wednesday Apr 1 - 2:18am
@francesmao https://t.co/s3iavm2l6A

Andrew Beatty
8 hours ago:   Wednesday Apr 1 - 2:08am
RT @normanlamb: I think what they meant to say was: when all this is over, we will give all those NHS foreign doctors, nurses and paramedics citizenship! https://t.co/ZNb9qJcCqp

Andrew Beatty
8 hours ago:   Wednesday Apr 1 - 1:47am
RT @Sanafp1: Coronavirus: Kiwis cheesed off at surging cauliflower costs @afp https://t.co/OGfgM4EojY

Andrew Beatty
9 hours ago:   Wednesday Apr 1 - 12:39am
@francesmao Insane is the word.

Andrew Beatty
9 hours ago:   Wednesday Apr 1 - 12:35am
@francesmao Yeah, I mean some of the activities photographed do not seem to fall under the order. (Difficult to tell from stills)

Andrew Beatty
10 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 11:41pm
@elisewho April is not much better.

Andrew Beatty
11 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 11:05pm
@hcartet This discussion shows not everyone agrees on what common sense is. Also sure your daughter would agree it's not a good idea to have law enforcement officers make up the rules as they go. They need clarity and legitimacy supplied by rules made by democratically elected bodies.

Andrew Beatty
11 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 10:43pm
@hcartet That's not how democracies work.

Andrew Beatty
11 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 10:35pm
@Shaimaakhalil crazy.

Andrew Beatty
11 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 10:34pm
What is the legal basis for this? https://t.co/1NVWomkGXd

Andrew Beatty
11 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 10:22pm
RT @GerardAraud: All countries have been surprised by the contagiousness of #COVID19 and have faced the same challenges to do their best. They should prepare right now together the exit from the confinement to salvaging together their economies because their success will depend on the weaker link

Andrew Beatty
11 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 10:10pm
Meanwhile in New Zealand https://t.co/SwXEMXScLC

Andrew Beatty
12 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 10:01pm
The world is discovering what Trump White House background calls are like. https://t.co/Th6UyVG8lD

Andrew Beatty
14 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 7:39pm
@engagedpractx @gingerandhoney Is he elected?

Andrew Beatty
14 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 7:16pm
RT @brhodes: If Orban doesn't face real consequences from the EU, NATO and other institutions, then all of the leverage is paradoxically with the autocrats who betray their values.

Andrew Beatty
15 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 6:50pm
@IssamAhmed Way too early to say. Australia has similar levels of ICU per capita (lower than Japan, higher than Europe) and has been doing okay. But resources are finite and systems/logistic chains are not yet in place to upscale response.

Andrew Beatty
15 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 6:47pm
@EmmaShortis https://t.co/z0xg5p5vAa


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Andrew Beatty
15 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 6:34pm
Historic image. https://t.co/C9AmB5jaHy

Andrew Beatty
17 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 4:57pm
This may be the most wishy-washy statement I have seen in 20 years. Add Hungarians to the growing list of Europeans who, when they most needed help, found the EU was nowhere. https://t.co/7QITJaTrpT

Andrew Beatty
17 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 4:32pm
RT @szekyjanos: 1) While the world is shocked by Hungary's authorization act, Orbán's cronies at the Hungarian Commercial and Industrial Chamber devise a scheme with the beautiful name National Crisis Management Fund,

Andrew Beatty
1 day ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 8:06am
RT @DemocracyR: #emegencymeasures are in place across the #EU to fight the #covid19 pandemic, but what about their legality? Do they respect #ruleoflaw and #humanrights? Find out more in this piece by @J_Jaraczewski https://t.co/q6tAG039uh

Andrew Beatty
1 day ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 8:04am
RT @AdamSerwer: If only there was some kind of role in society, some sort of profession, whose role it was to determine the facts of a political dispute. https://t.co/HpT4YA0wCk


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Andrew Beatty
1 day ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 3:44am
@sarahkunst @katz_mum @AFP Yeah, some places are likely lying, others just haven't tested that much if at all.

Andrew Beatty
1 day ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 2:21am
What do Palau, Turkmenistan, North Korea and Antarctica have in common? @AFP reports on what life is like in the few places that have not reported coronavirus cases. https://t.co/KPnRbopUDE

Andrew Beatty
1 day ago:   Monday Mar 30 - 8:48pm
RT @SheridanAsia: Wuhan crematoriums before the epidemic typically cremated 220/day or 6,600/month, this article says. They cremated 28,000/month during 2.5 month lockdown. So potentially 46,800 unreported Covid-19 deaths. Official Wuhan death toll: 2,535. https://t.co/FrGS6mN4J1

Andrew Beatty
1 day ago:   Monday Mar 30 - 8:33pm
@Anthony @HalaGorani Or pay people properly.

Andrew Beatty
1 day ago:   Monday Mar 30 - 6:58pm
Pandemic not withstanding, it’s more than a little jarring how easily governments can erase civil liberties. https://t.co/3WK46ocHGb

Andrew Beatty
1 day ago:   Monday Mar 30 - 6:55pm
RT @DeborahMeaden: Inhuman when every single hotel is empty. Vile. https://t.co/E7qXOU0aE9

Andrew Beatty
1 day ago:   Monday Mar 30 - 6:43pm
Last saw this ship off the coast of Haiti after the 2010 quake. https://t.co/0P7NDkvH9D

Andrew Beatty
1 day ago:   Monday Mar 30 - 6:10pm
If you are American and worried about your elderly relatives dying or losing your job, worry no more. https://t.co/DUtudb2wTt

Andrew Beatty
1 day ago:   Monday Mar 30 - 5:53pm
RT @DoriToribio: Tras Maryland y Virginia, orden de quedarse en casa también para Washington DC. Mismas excepciones. Multas de hasta 5.000$ y 90 días de cárcel. https://t.co/RsBnrcKCTX

Andrew Beatty
1 day ago:   Monday Mar 30 - 5:50pm
@JonLemire Great minds

Andrew Beatty
1 day ago:   Monday Mar 30 - 5:35pm
You’d think that if you harboured a virus that killed thousands, confined billions to their homes and destroyed the global economy you’d have a bit of humility. But no, that’s not how the Chinese Communist Party rolls. https://t.co/KxWwVlBumW

Andrew Beatty
1 day ago:   Monday Mar 30 - 5:32pm
RT @mcgregorrichard: This tweet storm from Beijing's Ambassador to France adds a new angle to the civilisational struggle over the #coronavirusaus - it's Asian countries that have outperformed the democratic West, with China best of all. https://t.co/TrmNl5plcz

Andrew Beatty
2 days ago:   Monday Mar 30 - 3:48am
@robinwilson250 @mrjamesob Australia

Andrew Beatty
2 days ago:   Monday Mar 30 - 3:25am
@dallaskilponen @RandwickCouncil @GladysB Cc @RandwickMayor

Andrew Beatty
2 days ago:   Monday Mar 30 - 3:17am
More encouraging data from Australia. The rate of growth in new cases has fallen all week. https://t.co/kabASadoMZ


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Andrew Beatty
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 6:56pm
#L'étatC'estMoi https://t.co/unv1bbFG7E

Andrew Beatty
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 6:52pm
I always liked @JDiamond1. Bravo sir.

Andrew Beatty
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 6:45pm
@dallaskilponen @RandwickCouncil 100%. I was surfing at Maroubra most mornings, no one was within 10m of each other. For context - My kids have been off school a while, my wife and I work from home, we leave for exercise or weekly shop. If I thought it was risky for me or others I wouldn't do it. It's not.

Andrew Beatty
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 6:25pm
"When they go high. You say 'the Mariana Trench is lovely this time of year'." https://t.co/f2zOFY8UYU

Andrew Beatty
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 6:22pm
RT @mcgregorrichard: @AndrewBeatty @Cold_Peace_ US leadership starts at home, at the top, with proper domestic management of the crisis. So far, that is not happening. Inwardly, the US is paralysed, making any outward initiative moot.

Andrew Beatty
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 6:22pm
@MatthewBevan @DrIanHall But that would leave us the morning free to report whatever we want.

Andrew Beatty
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 6:20pm
@mcgregorrichard @Cold_Peace_ Absolutely.

Andrew Beatty
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 6:19pm
@DrIanHall @MatthewBevan It does serve a function -- spoon feeding the press virtually guarantees a favourable front page and sets the agenda for the day.

Andrew Beatty
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 6:12pm
Resurrection deferred. https://t.co/FEKENzEai0

Andrew Beatty
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 5:50pm
@PaulMaddison7 @Rory_Medcalf 'Now, about that deepwater port'

Andrew Beatty
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 5:48pm
RT @KateNocera: @AndrewBeatty the convention center opens on monday.

Andrew Beatty
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 5:47pm
Weird that there would be no public space to do this -- like a convention centre or such. https://t.co/ofwy1ayQpe

Andrew Beatty
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 5:40pm
RT @limlouisa: Is China buying silence for 3000 yuan 'funeral allowances', to stop Wuhan people grieving their coronavirus dead? This has echoes of what happened in 1989, straight out of Tiananmen playbook. https://t.co/kRc0JhriQ3

Andrew Beatty
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 5:28pm
@blakehounshell @jamespmanley Someone somewhere in the WH circle owns stocks in Bayer.

Andrew Beatty
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 5:26pm
IGM website is an amazing resource by the way. https://t.co/bMUXSrkHJW

Andrew Beatty
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 4:53pm
@Cold_Peace_ What should US be doing more of? Where to start. A coordinated international response to this and we would be in a very different place right now, whether it’s PPE manufacture and procurement or case reporting standards or reciprocal treatment of expats and immigrants.

Andrew Beatty
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 4:49pm
RT @robcrilly: DeBlasio says Samaritans Purse setting up field hospital in Central Park. I last saw them in rebel-held part of Darfur

Andrew Beatty
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 4:43pm
RT @realDonaldTrump: I am a great friend and admirer of the Queen & the United Kingdom. It was reported that Harry and Meghan, who left the Kingdom, would reside permanently in Canada. Now they have left Canada for the U.S. however, the U.S. will not pay for their security protection. They must pay!

Andrew Beatty
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 4:37pm
@Amartinez28R @clairemcnear @justinsink Weirdly, I also call him cutie pie.

Andrew Beatty
3 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 4:01am
@MatthewBevan I suspect it is. But you’d need a bit more than ‘anecdotally’

Andrew Beatty
3 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 3:17am
If true, this is impeachable. https://t.co/qwflaoVlcj

Andrew Beatty
3 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 10:42pm
@MikeCarlton01 Surfers at Maroubra were following the rules, more so than people in shops, or kids in schools. If the rules change then so be it, but this is bullshit.

Andrew Beatty
3 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 8:58pm
RT @BrettMasonNews: "In China they were welding people's doors shut" @SCottMorrisonMP "If Australians can continue to work together and to comply with the very clear instructions... that's how we'll get through this remaining true to the principles and values that we hold most dear" #auspol @SBSNews

Andrew Beatty
3 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 8:47pm
That Y axis is percentage increase in new cases day-on-day

Andrew Beatty
3 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 8:31pm
Here are graphs (everyone loves graphs now) showing cases in Australia and rate of increase https://t.co/KKiuMtLo8y https://t.co/WMtUunBluB


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Andrew Beatty
3 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 6:09pm
RT @DelorsInstitute: Jacques Delors sort de son silence : « Le climat qui semble régner entre les chefs d’Etat et de gouvernement et le manque de solidarité européenne font courir un danger mortel à l’Union européenne. Le microbe est de retour » @afpfr #EUCouncil #CoronaVirus #Conseileuropeen https://t.co/FhZhSjZn1w


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Andrew Beatty
3 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 5:52pm
RT @TomTugendhat: If @WHO bows to Beijing & won’t call out cover up & disinformation costing k’s of lives, it’s failing to help others prepare. If the stats it’s sharing are lies, what’s the point? Do we need a new global public health body willing to speak the truth? https://t.co/7X8rwIsQyx


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Andrew Beatty
3 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 5:40pm
Portugal has granted temporary residency to all immigrants with papers lodged and those seeking asylum, so they can get access to public health and social services. https://t.co/sNrfz1adCk

Andrew Beatty
3 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 5:18pm
@m0veablebeast @BonnieGlaser @niubi It’s shameful, he should be removed from his job. It’s the WHO, not ‘bits of the world Beijing wants to talk about HO’.

Andrew Beatty
3 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 5:16pm
RT @BonnieGlaser: Dr Bruce Aylward of #WHO refuses to answer a question about Taiwan and rudely cuts off the interview. This is despicable. Watch the clip. https://t.co/CRUOW6p6tm

Andrew Beatty
4 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 4:27am
RT @liamstack: “A kind of pandemic caste system is rapidly developing: the rich holed up in vacation properties; the middle class marooned at home with restless children; the working class on the front lines of the economy” https://t.co/6uQPmNEqhi

Andrew Beatty
4 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 1:42am
@drvyom Yep. This has been a glaring problem in every state — the testing criteria means we can’t possibly know if there is significant community transmission.

Andrew Beatty
4 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 1:35am
RT @timsout: Government should be more open about the scientific evidence being used to make decisions — not only would it allow scientific expertise to be used more fully, it would also strengthen public confidence in the measures being taken https://t.co/05RCaEsG5d https://t.co/9pCjGigpVC


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Andrew Beatty
4 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 1:22am
RT @glcarlstrom: Notice a pattern? Turkey has tossed out a batch of Chinese-made coronavirus tests because of "inaccurate results." Spain withdrew 9,000 Chinese kits because they had just 30% accuracy. The Czech Republic found that 80% of its kits from China were faulty. https://t.co/R9szF7BkjH

Andrew Beatty
4 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 1:00am
How about opening the beaches for physical exercise but not recreation @RandwickCouncil? https://t.co/Obv8NZiZU6

Andrew Beatty
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 11:42pm
@Still_Fast I'm well aware. That is not the case here though. We could debate whether it should be, but the govt has not yet taken that decision.

Andrew Beatty
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 11:36pm
This is really stupid, surfers aren't aren't anything like within 1.5m of each other. And unlike retail stores or schools or buses (which are still open) this is in the open air. Are they closing the streets to joggers? https://t.co/6sF2sd03Od

Andrew Beatty
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 10:52pm
It’s not his money. https://t.co/36abhCc3vt

Andrew Beatty
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 4:02pm
A-******-mazing. https://t.co/mj1fz5VWZE

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 7:46am
This is absolute gold. https://t.co/6fAL6dce3I

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 7:32am
RT @jcartillier: ... https://t.co/Jlu9sZbEo4

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 7:28am
RT @SkyNews: BREAKING: Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for #coronavirus. The PM is reportedly self-isolating in Downing Street but is continuing to lead the government's response to #COVID19. More on this story: https://t.co/Pto1iKFuZG https://t.co/8UzcEkYcc1


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Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 6:56am
@coopesdetat Absolutely, although that already includes the 300 positive passengers, it’s probably a huge turning point. What an epic epic catastrofuck. Heads should roll.

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 6:49am
For a second day in a row Australia has seen a drop in the number of new COVID cases. Now growing at about 13% a day (down from 26% just under a week ago). Very early days, and set backs are probably inevitable, but the curve seems to be bending just a wee bit.

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 6:20am
RT @mcgregorrichard: “He wastes so much time with these illusions, these deliriums, these conspiracies, these fantasies, these scuffles." If you think your country's leaders are mishandling #COVIDー19 you can at least be thankful you are not in Brazil: https://t.co/88dICIAIus

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 4:59am
There’s a wrong’un in’t shire! - UK cops seemed to be policing something other than the law. https://t.co/FZXKrSwuHt

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 4:58am
@DerbysPolice Read the law.

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 4:36am
@shazm0 The girls are 4 and 8 and much better behaved than I or any of my friends were at those ages.

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 2:24am
Working from home has reaffirmed one thing -- I'm absolutely delighted I have two girls and not two boys* *subject to revision if this lasts into their teenage years.

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 11:31pm
Journalists would like Morrison to get to the point -- but the message in his preamble is one that Australians need to hear -- this is tough, but we're doing for a good reason and it's working, so keep going. https://t.co/JywxlxDWFL

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 10:16pm
RT @sarahussein: I really want this to be true, is it true? https://t.co/jSY0a9QeOg

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 9:21pm
@coopesdetat If only he got more attention as a child.

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 7:37pm
@BevanShields I know this is unoriginal, but but it does look like 28 Days

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 7:24pm
A-****-*****mazing. https://t.co/agVGJ3StRS

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 6:58pm
@thesum @MichaelLCrick @realDonaldTrump Well more than that, the states' reporting has been incredibly patchy.

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 6:53pm
RT @MichaelLCrick: Tim is right. All journalists - not just the BBC - should treat statistics provided by authoritarian regimes such as China and Iran with huge scepticism. https://t.co/50mU5evoJa

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 6:49pm
RT @higginsdavidw: As @realDonaldTrump would say - "America First" https://t.co/bghLbwBSIz


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Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 4:22pm
@MichaelMathes It’s amazing what a multi-trillion dollar corporate bailout can do.

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 4:16pm
If you needed confirmation Wall Street is an atrocious economic indicator — the Dow went up today as the number of Americans asking for unemployment benefits went from 282,000 to a record-obliterating 3.3m. That’s not the number of unemployed, it’s just new claims, in one week.

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 3:57pm
I disagree with this — China is not leading, its grandstanding. It RECEIVED aid but asked countries to keep quiet about giving it, and is now conspicuously dishing out masks in the hope people will forget it suppressed news of the virus for a month, facilitating a global pandemic https://t.co/EaosuK7sUP

Andrew Beatty
6 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 7:26am
RT @higginsdavidw: A European source appalled by the staging of Chinese aid: "When we sent aid to them, they asked us to be discreet, they did not want to lose face." Reminder: the EU has delivered 56 tonnes of medical equipment to China.