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‘We’re in the last quarter of a game’: Experts urge Victoria to stay the course – The Age

The Premier has been urged not to bow to pressure when easing coronavirus restrictions as calls grow for the government to bring forward its road map.

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State Opposition Leader Michael O’Brien on Monday said the Premier needed to “change course” and reopen the economy, while Mr Andrews has continued to raise hopes restrictions could be eased sooner than expected with Melbourne’s 14-day average continuing to plunge.
But University of Melbourne researcher Dr Jason Thompson, who co-authored modelling on which the government based its road map, said easing restrictions too soon risked an explosion of coronavirus cases before Christmas.
Dr Thompson…

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