Brad Hazzard


Brad Hazzard is wrong about multicultural western Sydney: new research shows refugees do trust institutions

With COVID numbers surging in Sydney’s multicultural western suburbs, NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard speculated that migrant and refugee communities in the region “haven’t built up trust in government”, which might make them reluctant to engage with health authorities. And yesterday, Hazzard made another oblique reference to residents in western...
The Guardian

NSW Covid update: Brad Hazzard rebukes state leaders over vaccines as 163 new cases recorded

The New South Wales health minister, Brad Hazzard, has rounded on interstate leaders for a lack of support, after recording a new daily record of 163 coronavirus cases. The state’s health authorities say the increase in case numbers – from a record 93,000 tests – is largely due to transmission among families. In one instance, 18 cases are linked to a single family gathering and authorities have now noticeably strengthened language to further discourage mixing between households. Hazzard said case numbers were particularly worrying in south-west and western Sydney.