The organisation paid tribute to Hood’s “professionalism, guidance and compassion” and said current COO Colin McNamara would take his place in an acting role until a replacement is appointed.
UNSW's Regina Jefferies and Jane McAdam use Freedom of Information laws to try and deduce who exactly is leaving Australia despite the outgoing travel ban.
It comes as more than half of the country has been placed in lockdown and most state borders are now closed.
It comes as criticism continues to grow over unfair travel policies that favour the rich and powerful, and leave everyday Australians thrown off expensive repatriation flights and stranded overseas.
South Australians won’t have to travel hours to receive their Covid-19 jab anymore, as the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) has begun its ‘fly-in’ trek to ensure all citizens receive the COVID vaccination. As part of the national response to the pandemic, the company – which provides aeromedical health care – is set on delivering
The arrangement will initially only include travel from SA, ACT, Tasmania and Victoria, with NSW, Queensland and WA still on pause following state lockdowns.