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A city divided: COVID-19 finds a weakness in Melbourne’s social fault lines – The Age

Politicians say we’re all in this together and impose fines on those who transgress, but coronavirus has found out the places where we’re divided.



Do we stand up for our rights or do we worry about our income? said one Spotless worker who asked not to be named because they feared losing their job.
Political leaders including Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Premier Daniel Andrews insist were all in this together. But the responsibility to follow the rules to stay at home, to avoid work falls heavily on individuals.
Now, new analysis by The Sunday Age and The Sun-Herald that matches geography with demography and the disease burden shows …

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