Ian Kerridge is Professor of Bioethics and Medicine at the University of Sydney and a staff Haematologist at Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney. He is also a director of Praxis Australia.
Australian politics and the banality of immorality
One of the most striking aspects of the public response to the revelations about former Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s secret self-appointment to multiple ministries was that, after the initial expressions of incredulity, there was so little surprise that such an outrage could have occurred. Continue reading »
The PM, the Premier and the demoralisation of public service
The aborted ‘Gladys for Warringah’ campaign demonstrated the Liberal Party’s contempt for propriety and morality in public life. Continue reading »
There is a conspiracy about the origins of COVID-19. But it has nothing to do with China’s secrecy
The WHO report into the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic, released on March 30, supported what the scientists have long known: that the SARS-CoV2 virus most likely originated in an animal reservoir and, after a process of mutations, in complex settings of environmental and ecological change, eventually found its way into human populations. It also Continue reading »