On September 21st, Anthony Albanese, Prime Minister of Australia, announced a COVID-19 inquiry to examine the actions taken by the nation to deal with the pandemic.

However, it will not look into the things done on state and territory government levels. Following this, ,many concerns have risen up questioning the scope of the inquiry and whether a royal commission should be introduced instead.

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Produced By: David Zhuang

Featured In Story: Lorraine Finlay – Human Rights Commissioner – Australian Human Rights Commission

First aired on The Wire, Tuesday 26 September 2023