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Upturn: A Better Normal After Covid-19

Upturn: A Better Normal After Covid-19

by Edited by Tanya Plibersek

COVID-19 has resulted in changes none of us could have imagined, but what happens next?

NewSouth Books
Publish Date
November 2020

If you had asked most people a year ago, they would have told you there was no way that school children could shift overnight to online learning; that it was impossible for banks to offer mortgage holidays; impossible to double unemployment benefits; impossible to house rough sleepers or put a hold on evictions; impossible to offer wages subsidies and definitely impossible to get Australians to stay home from the beach and the pub. But we did it. In Upturn Tanya Plibersek brings together some of the country's most interesting thinkers who are ready to imagine a better Australia, and to fight for it. It is a compelling vision for a stronger economy, a fairer society and a more environmentally sustainable future.

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