Four Corners – 17 August 2020 – 17/8/2020 – Monday – ABC
The second wave
For months Australia was the envy of the world, with COVID-19 largely under control. All that changed when the news broke of a breach in Melbourne’s hotel quarantine program.
On Monday Four Corners investigates how COVID-19 escaped back out into the Victorian community, wreaking havoc in the state and putting the rest of the nation in peril.
After the initial outbreak, the virus spread with alarming speed and took hold in the most vulnerable places imaginable, aged care homes.
This investigation reveals the failures by the authorities that were supposed to keep the community safe.
Four Corners is Australia’s premier investigative journalism program. Since 1961, the Four Corners team has been exposing scandals, triggering inquiries, firing debate and confronting taboos.
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Australia’s premier television current affairs program, hosted by Sarah Ferguson. Four Corners has been part of the national story since 1961, exposing scandals, triggering inquiries, firing debate and confronting taboos.
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The ABC is an Australian free-to-air commercial network, and is one of the five main free-to-air television networks in Australia.
Some of the most popular shows and programs on the ABC are ABC News, Play School, Gruen, Hard Quiz, The Weekly, Q & A, Media Watch, Australian Story, Four Corners and more.
The five main Australian free-to-air commercial networks are:
- Seven Network
- Nine Network
- Network Ten
- SBS (Special Broadcasting Services)
- ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
The Seven Network has the following channels that are broadcast: Seven, 7HD, 7TWO, 7Mate, 7flix and the Racing Network.
The Nine Network has the following channels: Nine, 9HD, 9GEM and 9Go.
The Ten Network has the following channels: Ten, Ten HD, One, Eleven and the TV Shopping Network (TVSN).
The ABC has the following channels: ABC, ABC Comedy and ABC ME.
The SBS has the following channels: SBS, SBS HD, SBS Viceland, NITV and the Food Network.