Brendan Murphy

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Brendan Murphy said : "MRNA vaccines are very different technology and we don't have that production capability, certainly not at a commercial scale in Australia," External link

qt Friday, November 13, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "But that isn't a prospect at the moment," External link

abc-au Friday, November 6, 2020 1:41:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "But that isn't a prospect at the moment," External link

abc-au Thursday, November 5, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “We have diversified our strategy and we have the capacity now to start vaccinating the Australian population in the first quarter of next year, which is a terrific outcome and gives us a very, very strong position internationally in access to vaccines,” External link

msn-uk Thursday, November 5, 2020 6:20:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "It was sort of that time, about the 20th of January, that we got really worried," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, November 1, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "It got to the stage where I started wearing a head cap and sunglasses when going to the supermarket or going for a walk," "People were invariably nice but it is unsettling when you get recognised in the streets and it's not something that I've ever been used to or particularly comfortable with" External link

illawarramercury Sunday, November 1, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "I was a little surprised at some of the extreme views portrayed in those early months because they were more based on fear than evidence," "I tried to stick with the evidence and tried to be as reassuring as the evidence would allow but without being dishonest" External link

illawarramercury Sunday, November 1, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "Every government, federal and state and territory, at the very beginning, basically said that we want to be guided by the health advice," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, November 1, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "I remember saying to Minister Hunt when we were talking about [the Secretary role], I said 'well, I've done three years as CMO and I haven't had any serious public health crisis, so maybe I'll go and do another challenge,'" "That probably tempted fate a bit" External link

illawarramercury Sunday, November 1, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "I'm very happy, very, very proud to be nominated, but that's as much recognition as I need," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, November 1, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : “However, most of the vaccines have not been trialled in the over-65s and it’s quite likely that the first registrations of some vaccines will exclude them being used in over-65s,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : “This is a logistic challenge of the likes we’ve never seen before, so we are going to need a range of strategies,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “We’re planning to train up a whole army of additional nurses to be nurse immunisers,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "However, most of the vaccines have not been trialled in the over-65s and it's quite likely that the first registrations of some vaccines will exclude them being used in over-65s," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, October 27, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "This is a logistic challenge of the likes we've never seen before, so we are going to need a range of strategies," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, October 27, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We're planning to train up a whole army of additional nurses to be nurse immunisers," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, October 27, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We would prefer everyone to stick with the evidence, that is always our view," External link

abc-au Tuesday, October 27, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "However, most of the vaccines have not been trialled in the over-65s and it's quite likely that the first registrations of some vaccines will exclude them being used in over-65s," External link

portstephensexaminer Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "This is a logistic challenge of the likes we've never seen before, so we are going to need a range of strategies," External link

portstephensexaminer Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We're planning to train up a whole army of additional nurses to be nurse immunisers," External link

portstephensexaminer Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "It’s safer for people to be in venues than congregating in large crowds whether on the street, at house or illegal parties," External link

bristolpost Friday, October 2, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "If the public health response had been more prompt we might have avoided some of the scale in the outbreaks in Victoria," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, September 29, 2020 9:04:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "There are instances of poor quality care and system leadership and inconsistencies in staff training and leadership," "Home care needs reform and further investment" External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, September 29, 2020 9:04:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "If the public health response had been more prompt we might have avoided some of the scale in the outbreaks in Victoria," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, September 29, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "There are instances of poor quality care and system leadership and inconsistencies in staff training and leadership," "Home care needs reform and further investment" External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, September 29, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We clearly accept the system does need a significant redesign, including in costing and funding, and transparency of that system," "We do not dispute that overall the financial performance of the sector has deteriorated in recent years and it does needs some addressing" External link

smh Friday, September 18, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy responded : "They [were] doing it legally.... what I am saying is that the intent of the tool was being distorted the way it was used," "When I say I don't blame them, I'm just saying it's a natural thing in a tight, tight market when you have a government funding system for people to maximise it. The same thing happens in the tax system. The problem with this tool was that it was provider-generated and not independently determined" External link

smh Friday, September 18, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "We do not dispute that overall the financial performance of the sector has deteriorated in recent years," External link

yahoo-au Friday, September 18, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy wrote : "This request relates to all COVID-19 related deaths, including those involving other causes or comorbidity factors," External link

theage Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "And it is looking pretty good," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, September 8, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “There’s no rulebook for this virus but I think some of us feel that, if there were more confidence in the public health response capability, you could take some slightly more generous triggers,” External link

guardian Monday, September 7, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "It's not just about tracing. It's about the outbreak response. It's about the epidemiologist expertise. It's about that clinical leadership," External link

theherald-au Monday, September 7, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "It's not just about tracing. It's about the outbreak response. It's about the epidemiologist expertise. It's about that clinical leadership," External link

theage Monday, September 7, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "It's not just about tracing. It's about the outbreak response. It's about the epidemiologist expertise. It's about that clinical leadership," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 7, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "It's not just about tracing. It's about the outbreak response. It's about the epidemiologist expertise. It's about that clinical leadership," External link

watoday Monday, September 7, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “There’s no rule book for this virus but I think some of us feel that, if there were more confidence in the public health response capability, you could take some slightly more generous triggers,” External link

newstalkzb Monday, September 7, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “There’s no rulebook for this virus but I think some of us feel that, if there were more confidence in the public health response capability, you could take some slightly more generous triggers,” External link

guardian Monday, September 7, 2020 8:39:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "They're still pursuing aggressive suppression," External link

9news Monday, September 7, 2020 8:35:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "This virus is incredibly infectious and, unfortunately, the Victorian public health response was unable to control the outbreaks in the way that NSW has done," External link

smh Friday, August 21, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "This virus is incredibly infectious and, unfortunately, the Victorian public health response was unable to control the outbreaks in the way that NSW has done," External link

theage Friday, August 21, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "This virus is incredibly infectious and unfortunately the Victorian public health response was unable to control the outbreaks in the way that NSW has done," External link

smh Friday, August 21, 2020 8:04:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We have seen many examples of facilities that have been bombarded by the media, where staff have been harassed," "We accept the need for transparency but that has to be balanced, " External link

smh Friday, August 21, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We have seen many examples of facilities that have been bombarded by the media, where staff have been harassed," "We accept the need for transparency but that has to be balanced, " External link

watoday Friday, August 21, 2020 6:20:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We have seen many examples of facilities that have been bombarded by the media, where staff have been harassed," "We accept the need for transparency but that has to be balanced, " External link

brisbanetimes Friday, August 21, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "For a period of time, they were feeling so pressured that they decided not to use the app," External link

zdnet Monday, August 17, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We have been closely following all of the vaccine developments, we are actively discussing with all of the so far successful candidates, we are not at the back of the queue," External link

nzherald Sunday, August 16, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We can always do more but I reject the assumption that preparation was not very fulsome," External link

qt Friday, August 14, 2020 6:30:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We have been closely following all of the vaccine developments, we are actively discussing with all of the so far successful candidates, we are not at the back of the queue," External link

qt Friday, August 14, 2020 6:30:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy admitted : “in hindsight, you could have implemented that earlier” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, August 12, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy declared : “We reject categorically that the Australian government failed to adequately plan and prepare” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, August 12, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “is really a reflection of the extraordinarily low community death rate,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, August 12, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "When you're dealing with a once in a hundred year pandemic that has crippled the world, all the rules are out really," "Hundreds of very important policy reforms have been put on ice for months, and we're still trying to really get things going again" External link

abc-au Wednesday, August 5, 2020 12:16:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "There really isn't a lot of very good scientific evidence as to long-term effects of biomass bushfire smoke," External link

abc-au Wednesday, August 5, 2020 12:16:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "I think in Victoria, for a period of time, they were feeling so pressured that they decided not to use the app," "They tried it initially in the outbreak. The community that were involved had a low download rate, and most of the early transmissions were in family gatherings where they identified the contacts anyway. So, because they were so pressured, they kept going without using the app" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, August 4, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "It's getting a lot better now but I think they were significantly under pressure. When you have more than 500 cases a day, they did have a period of time when their contact tracing was delayed," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, August 4, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "For a period of time, they were feeling so pressured that they decided not to use the app," External link

zdnet Tuesday, August 4, 2020 6:07:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "ICU occupancy is still well within its base and we have already substantial plans to expand ICU capacity in the public and private hospital system in Victoria," "I don't think there would be any foreseeable need … unless we had a very significant increase in the number of severe cases, to do that" External link

qt Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:47:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “We will see deaths every day. That is a tragedy,” External link

aap-au Thursday, July 30, 2020 9:26:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “There will be more deaths with the number of aged-care recipients that are infected,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:03:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "There will be more deaths with the number of aged-care recipients that are infected," "We know that it is a certainty. We will see deaths every day - and that is a tragedy" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, July 30, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “There will be more deaths with the number of aged-care recipients that are infected,” “We know that it is a certainty. We will see deaths every day – and that is a tragedy” External link

aap-au Thursday, July 30, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We will see deaths every day. That is a tragedy," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, July 29, 2020 10:26:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We will see deaths every day. That is a tragedy," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "These incursions of this virus into facilities are essentially unavoidable," "The most important thing we can do to solve the residential aged care outbreak in Victoria is to control the community transmission" External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:49:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “I did say this has become really crucial. I did make a really formal request,” “It’s a bit of a storm in a teacup. They had a cabinet meeting and they made a decision – that’s the most important thing” External link

aap-au Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "I did say this has become really crucial. I did make a really formal request," "It's a bit of a storm in a teacup. They had a cabinet meeting and they made a decision - that's the most important thing" External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "These incursions of this virus into facilities are essentially unavoidable," "The most important thing we can do to solve the residential aged care outbreak in Victoria is to control the community transmission" External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "In this evolving global pandemic with nearly 17 million reported cases and multiples of that unreported almost certainly, one of the key lessons is that where you have sustained significant community transmission, there are tragedies in aged care," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "I did say this has become really crucial. I did make a really formal request," "It's a bit of a storm in a teacup. They had a cabinet meeting and they made a decision - that's the most important thing" External link

bordermail Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "In this evolving global pandemic with nearly 17 million reported cases and multiples of that unreported almost certainly, one of the key lessons is that where you have sustained significant community transmission, there are tragedies in aged care," External link

theage Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "In this evolving global pandemic with nearly 17 million reported cases and multiples of that unreported almost certainly, one of the key lessons is that where you have sustained significant community transmission, there are tragedies in aged care," External link

watoday Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:40:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "One of the things we have all learned about this virus in the last six months is this terrible combination of a virus that can spread so easily in a fit young people, sometimes without any symptoms, and yet when it gets into our frail elderly people, it wreaks havoc," "And it has a very significant death rate, fortunately some do recover but it is a very, very nasty virus with the elderly" External link

9news Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We are on the same trajectory as New Zealand, which is heading for elimination, and if we achieve complete lack of transmission and no cases, that would be great," External link

qt Friday, July 24, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We are on the same trajectory as New Zealand, which is heading for elimination, and if we achieve complete lack of transmission and no cases, that would be great," External link

nzherald Friday, July 24, 2020 12:43:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “there is no reason to put a mask on when you’re walking around the shops” External link

guardian Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:44:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said ( about Christopher Spencer ) : “Spencer’s research has incorporated a wide range of cognate disciplines including petrochronology, geophysics, geodynamics, stable and radiogenic isotope geochemistry, and stratigraphy,” External link

mining Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:32:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "The fact that we're not seeing a major escalation in numbers is reassuring and we are very confident that the Victorian response … is good, strong and appropriate," External link

abc-au Saturday, June 27, 2020 6:13:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "The fact that we're not seeing a major escalation in numbers is reassuring and we are very confident that the Victorian response … is good, strong and appropriate," External link

abc-au Saturday, June 27, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “We're seeing imported cases in hotel quarantine from a range of different countries now,” “We are going to start testing people on entry to quarantine and testing people before they leave quarantine to see whether a testing regime might help in the future” External link

thesun Friday, June 26, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "The states have the powers … to say to someone well, we won't let you out of quarantine until you've been tested and had a clear test," External link

haberler-en Friday, June 26, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "The fact that we're not seeing a major escalation in numbers is reassuring and we are very confident that the Victorian response … is good, strong and appropriate," External link

abc-au Friday, June 26, 2020 12:37:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We're very likely to see more such outbreaks, not just in Victoria. It could be anywhere in the country," "We're prepared, we're responding and we're very, very comfortable with the way things are going" External link

abc-au Friday, June 26, 2020 12:37:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "You have powers to say to someone: 'Well, we won't let you out of quarantine until you've been tested and had a clear test'," "We will ... make sure people understand before they come that [testing] is a requirement. I think most people will co-operate with that arrangement" External link

watoday Friday, June 26, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : “We are going to start testing people on entry to quarantine and testing people before they leave quarantine,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, June 26, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "You have powers to say to someone: 'Well, we won't let you out of quarantine until you've been tested and had a clear test'," "We will ... make sure people understand before they come that [testing] is a requirement. I think most people will co-operate with that arrangement" External link

smh Friday, June 26, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "You have powers to say to someone: 'Well, we won't let you out of quarantine until you've been tested and had a clear test'," "We will ... make sure people understand before they come that [testing] is a requirement. I think most people will co-operate with that arrangement" External link

theage Friday, June 26, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "The fact that we're not seeing a major escalation in numbers is reassuring and we are very confident that the Victorian response … is good, strong and appropriate," External link

abc-au Friday, June 26, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We're very likely to see more such outbreaks, not just in Victoria. It could be anywhere in the country," "We're prepared, we're responding and we're very, very comfortable with the way things are going" External link

abc-au Friday, June 26, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "It was a very useful decision, I think, fateful maybe," External link

abc-au Friday, June 26, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "The hardest thing for governments was the introduction of severe physical distancing measures because of the huge impact that had on the economy and employment," "Two days after those measures were introduced, driving past Centrelink and seeing huge queues was gut-wrenching for me and for all the governments" External link

abc-au Friday, June 26, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "To fully open the international border without any quarantining or any restrictions probably will require a vaccine to be able to adequately protect vulnerable people in the community," "Until that happens, we're going to have some sort of border measures … and if we don't get a successful vaccine in the relatively near future, then we have to re-evaluate" External link

abc-au Friday, June 26, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "WHO is in a difficult position," External link

abc-au Friday, June 26, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "It was a very useful decision, I think, fateful maybe," External link

abc-au Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "The hardest thing for governments was the introduction of severe physical distancing measures because of the huge impact that had on the economy and employment," "Two days after those measures were introduced, driving past Centrelink and seeing huge queues was gut-wrenching for me and for all the governments" External link

abc-au Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "To fully open the international border without any quarantining or any restrictions probably will require a vaccine to be able to adequately protect vulnerable people in the community," "Until that happens, we're going to have some sort of border measures … and if we don't get a successful vaccine in the relatively near future, then we have to re-evaluate" External link

abc-au Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "WHO is in a difficult position," External link

abc-au Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "It's still too early to say how the Victorian outbreaks are going, but they are throwing every resource at this," External link

bbc Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:56:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "The early signs are that it is not escalating at the moment, [but] we have to make sure it is brought under control," "I have great confidence in the Victorians' response on this" External link

bbc Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:56:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "I can understand the anxiety in those states," External link

abc-au Monday, June 22, 2020 11:16:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “It’s a concept where the outbreak is such that you don’t think the public health measures can easily control it in the short term,” External link

msn-uk Monday, June 22, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "School holidays are coming up so if you live in one of those areas, we don't want you to fly to visit your family in Sydney or to go to country Victoria and potentially spread the virus," External link

smh Monday, June 22, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "If this outbreak escalated and we had several hundred cases, that would be the sort of situation where I would be extremely concerned," External link

9news Monday, June 22, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "If this outbreak escalated and we had several hundred cases, that would be the sort of situation where I would be extremely concerned," External link

yahoo-au Monday, June 22, 2020 10:16:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "School holidays are coming up so if you live in one of those areas, we don't want you to fly to visit your family in Sydney or to go to country Victoria and potentially spread the virus," External link

abc-au Monday, June 22, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "That's a second small in the number of cases over the last three days in Victoria. We always expected to see some continuing cases in Victoria given the peak that occurred towards the end of last week," External link

9news Monday, June 22, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "School holidays are coming up so if you live in one of those areas, we don't want you to fly to visit your family in Sydney or to go to country Victoria and potentially spread the virus," External link

abc-au Monday, June 22, 2020 8:33:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "We're asking people to respect the public health situation and change their behaviour accordingly," External link

qt Monday, June 22, 2020 5:09:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "School holidays are coming up so if you live in one of those areas, we don't want you to fly to visit your family in Sydney or to go to country Victoria and potentially spread the virus," "If you are coming from interstate and you have family in one of those areas, we would prefer you not to come and visit that area and potentially take the virus back [to a regional area]" External link

abc-au Monday, June 22, 2020 3:56:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "I am confident that Victoria is going to get on top of this," "They have a huge army of contact tracers and they will step up testing" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, June 22, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “Small amounts of community transmission remain in Victoria, which is another reminder of the need for people to be diligent in following the health advice to protect themselves from Covid-19,” External link

msn-uk Saturday, June 20, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "They were done against the conventional mantra," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, June 16, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "I remember going on ABC Radio saying 'We're alert but not alarmed'," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, June 16, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "Over that coming week we closed down not nearly as much as countries like New Zealand, we kept a lot of things going, but we still put a lot of Australians out of work and I remember driving to work four days after that, driving past a Centrelink office, and seeing the queue and realising the enormity of what we'd done," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, June 16, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "They were done against the conventional mantra," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, June 16, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "I remember going on ABC Radio saying 'We're alert but not alarmed'," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, June 16, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "Over that coming week we closed down not nearly as much as countries like New Zealand, we kept a lot of things going, but we still put a lot of Australians out of work and I remember driving to work four days after that, driving past a Centrelink office, and seeing the queue and realising the enormity of what we'd done," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, June 16, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "These sort of events really are dangerous," External link

illawarramercury Friday, June 12, 2020 10:15:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "These sort of events really are dangerous," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, June 12, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "These sort of events really are dangerous," External link

watoday Friday, June 12, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "We have effectively achieved elimination at this time in many parts of the country," External link

JakartaPost Friday, June 12, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "We have effectively achieved elimination at this time in many parts of the country," External link

dhakatribune Friday, June 12, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We've only had 38 new cases over the last week, more than half of them are overseas returned travellers," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, June 12, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : “We have effectively achieved elimination at this time in many parts of the country,” External link

tribuneonlineng Friday, June 12, 2020 11:15:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy replied : “I certainly have not warned any politician about not practising social distancing” External link

msn-uk Friday, June 12, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "We have effectively achieved elimination at this time in many parts of the country," External link

standard Friday, June 12, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "We have effectively achieved elimination at this time in many parts of the country," External link

trust Friday, June 12, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "That's not our goal, because we know we will have return travellers coming, we know our quarantine arrangements are not going to be 100 per cent perfectly safe all the time," External link

abc-au Friday, June 12, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We saw in Victoria that one of the people who was at the event potentially could have been infectious," "We won't know for another week or so whether that has led to any spike in cases in that state" External link

abc-au Friday, June 12, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "The risk to loss of life and spread of this virus in some of those remote communities would be catastrophic," External link

9news Saturday, June 6, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "A mass gathering, even if people try to make it safe by trying to practise distancing and hand hygiene, is inherently dangerous," "It would be very foolish to sacrifice … many of those gains by uncontrolled large gatherings" External link

abc-au Saturday, June 6, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "This is a matter of principles and safety. Of course, there could be a gathering with no infected person, but we just don't know. But one single high viral load person can infect 30,40,50 other people. We've seen that in Australia," "If you had 50 unrelated people who got infected at a mass gathering, you can imagine that over a period of weeks you could get a very significant community spreading event" External link

qt Friday, June 5, 2020 2:11:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "The more people you have together, the closer they are together, the higher the risk," "A mass gathering, even if people try to make it safe by trying to practise distancing and hand hygiene, is inherently dangerous because people can't really keep apart. They can't stop touching each other" External link

smh Friday, June 5, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "A mass gathering, even if people try to make it safe by trying to practise distancing and hand hygiene, is inherently dangerous," "It would be very foolish to sacrifice … many of those gains by uncontrolled large gatherings" External link

abc-au Friday, June 5, 2020 10:38:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "A mass gathering, even if people try to make it safe by trying to practice distancing and hand hygiene, is inherently dangerous," "It would be very foolish to sacrifice … many of those gains by uncontrolled large gatherings" External link

abc-au Friday, June 5, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We would still like to do more tests. We would like every person with an acute respiratory problem, cough, cold, to get tested," External link

theherald-au Sunday, May 31, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We would still like to do more tests," External link

abc-au Friday, May 29, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We would still like to do more tests. We would like every person with an acute respiratory problem, cough, cold, to get tested," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, May 29, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We would still like to do more tests. We would like every person with an acute respiratory problem, cough, cold, to get tested," External link

bordermail Friday, May 29, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We've got good testing and good stable epidemiology with small outbreaks only," "If the Australian public are managing to maintain all these new behaviours of social distancing, and have shown that they can do things in a safe way in the progressively increased gathering sizes, that will give us the confidence to look at a staged further progression in the future" External link

9news Friday, May 29, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We are doing 30,000 tests a day with a very low positivity rate of 0.05 per cent at the moment," External link

smh Friday, May 29, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "The majority of these have been residents of major cities, with no cases being reported from remote areas of Australia," "The median age of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cases is 37 years, much lower that the median age of non-Indigenous cases (47), with 37 per cent acquiring their infection overseas" External link

9news Friday, May 29, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "The majority of these have been residents of major cities, with no cases being reported from remote areas of Australia," "The median age of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cases is 37 years, much lower that the median age of non-Indigenous cases (47), with 37 per cent acquiring their infection overseas" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, May 28, 2020 11:48:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “I’m not even sure when these positive tests were confirmed,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:26:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "If we had their death rate and outcomes, we would've had about 14,000 deaths in Australia, not just over 100," "So I think we have done well, we are in a very cautious phase now of trying to move to a living-with-COVID economy" External link

watoday Tuesday, May 26, 2020 9:48:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "If we had their death rate and outcomes, we would've had about 14,000 deaths in Australia, not just over 100," "So I think we have done well, we are in a very cautious phase now of trying to move to a living-with-COVID economy" External link

smh Tuesday, May 26, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "The Western Australian Chief Health Officer informed us that there was a livestock ship that has some crew on board that's tested positive, and they're working out how to deal with them, and deal with the ship," External link

abc-au Tuesday, May 26, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "Absolutely, we have responsibility, but … we do not have public health officers on the ground, and we delegate under a usually extremely effective partnership with the state and territory public health officers," External link

abc-au Tuesday, May 26, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "We knew that the greatest risk to uncontrolled transmission was in imported cases," External link

abc-au Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We are very worried about the rate of rise of the number of coronavirus cases in Australia, particularly over the last few days," External link

9news Friday, May 22, 2020 5:42:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "We're saying again that they are not recommended," External link

Stuff Wednesday, May 20, 2020 12:33:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy says : "They've been in exile there," "They haven't dared go back to Manhattan" External link

qt Saturday, May 16, 2020 1:57:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy says : "Even though we'd put in really good border measures, we didn't feel we could control it properly without some of those measures, and that had a huge impact on people," External link

qt Saturday, May 16, 2020 1:57:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy says : "That was probably the first realisation that a relatively high income country with a good health system could have missed widespread community transmission for probably weeks before they even knew they had it, and that this disease could overwhelm the health system in a high income country," External link

qt Saturday, May 16, 2020 1:57:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "In those states that are having essentially no cases, they want to go fairly quickly back to full elective activity," External link

watoday Friday, May 15, 2020 3:24:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "Our hospital capacity is around 50-60 percent," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, May 15, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "I was able to brief National Cabinet on the fact that this is extremely rare and probably unlikely to be seen in Australia, given our very, very low number of infections in children," "It's still not clear what the association with the virus is, for this condition, but it is extremely rare" External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, May 15, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We had a discussion on the very rare condition in children, which you've all heard about from overseas, the paediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome," External link

9news Friday, May 15, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "Just a reminder this virus is still there, at very low levels in the community, and I reiterate the Prime Minister's message – as people start to go back to some normal activities and open up, please, please be careful," External link

smh Friday, May 15, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "I want to make it very clear that there is no amount of PCR (polymerase chain reaction) testing or swab testing that can obviate the need for quarantine," External link

dailytelegraph Friday, May 15, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "Just a reminder this virus is still there, at very low levels in the community, and I reiterate the Prime Minister's message – as people start to go back to some normal activities and open up, please, please be careful," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, May 15, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "I want to make it very clear that there is no amount of PCR (polymerase chain reaction) testing or swab testing that can obviate the need for quarantine," External link

qt Friday, May 15, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We are starting to see some increase, with elective surgery relaxations announced a few weeks ago but there is now pretty good room for further expansion, and clearly in those states that are having essentially no cases, they want to go fairly quickly back to full elective activity," External link

qt Friday, May 15, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "Just a reminder this virus is still there, at very low levels in the community, and I reiterate the Prime Minister's message – as people start to go back to some normal activities and open up, please, please be careful," External link

theage Friday, May 15, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “There is unfortunately a lot of very silly misinformation out there,” “There is absolutely no evidence about 5G doing anything in the coronavirus space. I have unfortunately received a lot of communication from these conspiracy theorists myself. It is complete nonsense. 5G has got nothing at all to do with coronavirus” External link

homelandsecuritynewswire Friday, May 15, 2020 1:25:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “There is unfortunately a lot of very silly misinformation out there,” “There is absolutely no evidence about 5G doing anything in the coronavirus space. I have unfortunately received a lot of communication from these conspiracy theorists myself. It is complete nonsense. 5G has got nothing at all to do with coronavirus” External link

voanews-sw Thursday, May 14, 2020 12:38:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “There is unfortunately a lot of very silly misinformation out there,” “There is absolutely no evidence about 5G doing anything in the coronavirus space. I have unfortunately received a lot of communication from these conspiracy theorists myself. It is complete nonsense. 5G has got nothing at all to do with coronavirus” External link

voanews Thursday, May 14, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “It may appear in other countries with large volumes of infected people but because it’s so rare, it’s unlikely to appear in Australia,” “We’ve got alerts on it and we’re clearly watching it” External link

aap-au Thursday, May 14, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "Essentially, the message from government ... has been, 'Spend what you need to make Australia safe'," External link

theherald-au Thursday, May 14, 2020 9:17:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "I would be very surprised if the true international case load is not closer to the 20 million mark. There are countries that don't really have access to testing where there are outbreaks," External link

theherald-au Thursday, May 14, 2020 9:17:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "It may appear in other countries with large volumes of infected people but because it's so rare, it's unlikely to appear in Australia," "We've got alerts on it and we're clearly watching it" External link

9news Thursday, May 14, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "Essentially, the message from government ... has been, 'Spend what you need to make Australia safe'," External link

bordermail Thursday, May 14, 2020 1:41:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "I would be very surprised if the true international case load is not closer to the 20 million mark. There are countries that don't really have access to testing where there are outbreaks," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, May 13, 2020 6:06:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "I would be very surprised if the true international case load is not closer to the 20 million mark. There are countries that don't really have access to testing where there are outbreaks," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, May 13, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "It may appear in other countries with large volumes of infected people but because it's so rare, it's unlikely to appear in Australia," "We've got alerts on it and we're clearly watching it" External link

theherald-au Wednesday, May 13, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "It may appear in other countries with large volumes of infected people but because it's so rare, it's unlikely to appear in Australia," "We've got alerts on it and we're clearly watching it" External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "It may appear in other countries with large volumes of infected people but because it's so rare, it's unlikely to appear in Australia," "We've got alerts on it and we're clearly watching it" External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy explicou : "O aplicativo poderá apresentar a lista dos números de telefones das pessoas que estiveram a esta distância durante 15 minutos ou mais" External link

correiodopovo Monday, April 27, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy explicou : "O aplicativo poderá apresentar a lista dos números de telefones das pessoas que estiveram a esta distância durante 15 minutos ou mais" External link

odia Monday, April 27, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy explicou : "O aplicativo poderá apresentar a lista dos números de telefones das pessoas que estiveram a esta distância durante 15 minutos ou mais" External link

g1-globo Monday, April 27, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy explicou : “O aplicativo poderá apresentar a lista dos números de telefones das pessoas que estiveram a esta distância durante 15 minutos ou mais” External link

istoe Monday, April 27, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy afirmou : "Acabamos de recomendar ao Gabinete Nacional que as estritas proibições que impedem os australianos de deixar o país, a menos que haja circunstâncias excepcionais, ou a entrada daqueles que não são cidadãos australianos, devem ser mantidas" External link

uol Thursday, April 23, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy disse : "Não há nenhum lugar do planeta além da Austrália que eu gostaria de estar neste momento" External link

em Sunday, April 12, 2020 3:31:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy comentou : "Nós temos que manter a pressão em cima do vírus e garantir que não acabemos como outros países no mundo que vocês estão vendo nos jornais" External link

em Sunday, April 12, 2020 3:31:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy souligné : "Cela ne sert à rien, nous devons nous concentrer sur le long terme" External link

afp-fr Wednesday, March 18, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy souligné : "Il n'y a aucun moyen d'empêcher que cela entre dans le pays si cela devient plus important" External link

msn-fr Tuesday, January 21, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT



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Mr Morrison said ( about Brendan Murphy ) : "The vaccine investments we've made under the recommendations of medical experts led by Professor Brendan Murphy look like they're really paying off," External link

watoday Tuesday, November 24, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Gillon McLachlan said ( about Brendan Murphy ) : "A word that was put into our lexicon very early by [then chief federal health officer] Brendan Murphy was 'proportionate risk'," "It was an articulation that stuck with us. [It was] health and wellbeing as a priority, but [there was] also the game, and the economy of it, and the impact on so many Australians. We had to get going" External link

theage Friday, October 23, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Gillon McLachlan said ( about Brendan Murphy ) : "A word that was put into our lexicon very early by [then chief federal health officer] Brendan Murphy was 'proportionate risk'," "It was an articulation that stuck with us. [It was] health and wellbeing as a priority, but [there was] also the game, and the economy of it, and the impact on so many Australians. We had to get going" External link

theherald-au Friday, October 23, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Gillon McLachlan said ( about Brendan Murphy ) : "A word that was put into our lexicon very early by [then chief federal health officer] Brendan Murphy was 'proportionate risk'," "It was an articulation that stuck with us. [It was] health and wellbeing as a priority, but [there was] also the game, and the economy of it, and the impact on so many Australians. We had to get going" External link

watoday Friday, October 23, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Gillon McLachlan said ( about Brendan Murphy ) : "A word that was put into our lexicon very early by [then chief federal health officer] Brendan Murphy was 'proportionate risk'," "It was an articulation that stuck with us. [It was] health and wellbeing as a priority, but [there was] also the game, and the economy of it, and the impact on so many Australians. We had to get going" External link

smh Friday, October 23, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Niall Carew told ( about Brendan Murphy ) : "Brendan Murphy is probably really the only one that can't commit. He might reassess after Christmas but for what I'm looking for from players, he's not able to commit for now and he's not on the present panel," External link

independent-ie Friday, October 16, 2020 1:46:00 PM EAT

Allen Cheng said ( about Brendan Murphy ) : "I first went to check our internal modelling. I also checked with the Commonwealth, with Brendan Murphy's team. We can't find anything that looks like that," External link

9news Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Mr Morrison told ( about Brendan Murphy ) : "He's been in the living rooms of Australians now for many months and I know, Brendan, you have been a person of great assurance to Australians with your calm way of explaining what are often very complex things," External link

9news Friday, June 26, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Daniel Andrews told ( about Brendan Murphy ) : "We have a massive team - a 1000-plus team - that pounces on this outbreak and (Victoria Chief Medical Officer) Brendan Murphy has made the point we will see more outbreaks and see more positive cases," External link

9news Monday, June 1, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Greg Hunt says ( about Brendan Murphy ) : "I am incredibly grateful for the expertise and advice Brendan and the wider Health Department have been able to provide across every step of managing the coronavirus pandemic," "Without this professional guidance, Australia would not be in the enviable position we are today" External link

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Brendan Murphy said : "MRNA vaccines are very different technology and we don't have that production capability, certainly not at a commercial scale in Australia," External link

qt Friday, November 13, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "But that isn't a prospect at the moment," External link

abc-au Friday, November 6, 2020 1:41:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "But that isn't a prospect at the moment," External link

abc-au Thursday, November 5, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “We have diversified our strategy and we have the capacity now to start vaccinating the Australian population in the first quarter of next year, which is a terrific outcome and gives us a very, very strong position internationally in access to vaccines,” External link

msn-uk Thursday, November 5, 2020 6:20:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "It was sort of that time, about the 20th of January, that we got really worried," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, November 1, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "It got to the stage where I started wearing a head cap and sunglasses when going to the supermarket or going for a walk," "People were invariably nice but it is unsettling when you get recognised in the streets and it's not something that I've ever been used to or particularly comfortable with" External link

illawarramercury Sunday, November 1, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "I was a little surprised at some of the extreme views portrayed in those early months because they were more based on fear than evidence," "I tried to stick with the evidence and tried to be as reassuring as the evidence would allow but without being dishonest" External link

illawarramercury Sunday, November 1, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "Every government, federal and state and territory, at the very beginning, basically said that we want to be guided by the health advice," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, November 1, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "I remember saying to Minister Hunt when we were talking about [the Secretary role], I said 'well, I've done three years as CMO and I haven't had any serious public health crisis, so maybe I'll go and do another challenge,'" "That probably tempted fate a bit" External link

illawarramercury Sunday, November 1, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "I'm very happy, very, very proud to be nominated, but that's as much recognition as I need," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, November 1, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : “However, most of the vaccines have not been trialled in the over-65s and it’s quite likely that the first registrations of some vaccines will exclude them being used in over-65s,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : “This is a logistic challenge of the likes we’ve never seen before, so we are going to need a range of strategies,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “We’re planning to train up a whole army of additional nurses to be nurse immunisers,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "However, most of the vaccines have not been trialled in the over-65s and it's quite likely that the first registrations of some vaccines will exclude them being used in over-65s," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, October 27, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "This is a logistic challenge of the likes we've never seen before, so we are going to need a range of strategies," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, October 27, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We're planning to train up a whole army of additional nurses to be nurse immunisers," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, October 27, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We would prefer everyone to stick with the evidence, that is always our view," External link

abc-au Tuesday, October 27, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "However, most of the vaccines have not been trialled in the over-65s and it's quite likely that the first registrations of some vaccines will exclude them being used in over-65s," External link

portstephensexaminer Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "This is a logistic challenge of the likes we've never seen before, so we are going to need a range of strategies," External link

portstephensexaminer Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We're planning to train up a whole army of additional nurses to be nurse immunisers," External link

portstephensexaminer Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "It’s safer for people to be in venues than congregating in large crowds whether on the street, at house or illegal parties," External link

bristolpost Friday, October 2, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "If the public health response had been more prompt we might have avoided some of the scale in the outbreaks in Victoria," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, September 29, 2020 9:04:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "There are instances of poor quality care and system leadership and inconsistencies in staff training and leadership," "Home care needs reform and further investment" External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, September 29, 2020 9:04:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "If the public health response had been more prompt we might have avoided some of the scale in the outbreaks in Victoria," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, September 29, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "There are instances of poor quality care and system leadership and inconsistencies in staff training and leadership," "Home care needs reform and further investment" External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, September 29, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We clearly accept the system does need a significant redesign, including in costing and funding, and transparency of that system," "We do not dispute that overall the financial performance of the sector has deteriorated in recent years and it does needs some addressing" External link

smh Friday, September 18, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy responded : "They [were] doing it legally.... what I am saying is that the intent of the tool was being distorted the way it was used," "When I say I don't blame them, I'm just saying it's a natural thing in a tight, tight market when you have a government funding system for people to maximise it. The same thing happens in the tax system. The problem with this tool was that it was provider-generated and not independently determined" External link

smh Friday, September 18, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "We do not dispute that overall the financial performance of the sector has deteriorated in recent years," External link

yahoo-au Friday, September 18, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy wrote : "This request relates to all COVID-19 related deaths, including those involving other causes or comorbidity factors," External link

theage Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "And it is looking pretty good," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, September 8, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “There’s no rulebook for this virus but I think some of us feel that, if there were more confidence in the public health response capability, you could take some slightly more generous triggers,” External link

guardian Monday, September 7, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "It's not just about tracing. It's about the outbreak response. It's about the epidemiologist expertise. It's about that clinical leadership," External link

theherald-au Monday, September 7, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "It's not just about tracing. It's about the outbreak response. It's about the epidemiologist expertise. It's about that clinical leadership," External link

theage Monday, September 7, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "It's not just about tracing. It's about the outbreak response. It's about the epidemiologist expertise. It's about that clinical leadership," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 7, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "It's not just about tracing. It's about the outbreak response. It's about the epidemiologist expertise. It's about that clinical leadership," External link

watoday Monday, September 7, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “There’s no rule book for this virus but I think some of us feel that, if there were more confidence in the public health response capability, you could take some slightly more generous triggers,” External link

newstalkzb Monday, September 7, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “There’s no rulebook for this virus but I think some of us feel that, if there were more confidence in the public health response capability, you could take some slightly more generous triggers,” External link

guardian Monday, September 7, 2020 8:39:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "They're still pursuing aggressive suppression," External link

9news Monday, September 7, 2020 8:35:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "This virus is incredibly infectious and, unfortunately, the Victorian public health response was unable to control the outbreaks in the way that NSW has done," External link

smh Friday, August 21, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "This virus is incredibly infectious and, unfortunately, the Victorian public health response was unable to control the outbreaks in the way that NSW has done," External link

theage Friday, August 21, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "This virus is incredibly infectious and unfortunately the Victorian public health response was unable to control the outbreaks in the way that NSW has done," External link

smh Friday, August 21, 2020 8:04:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We have seen many examples of facilities that have been bombarded by the media, where staff have been harassed," "We accept the need for transparency but that has to be balanced, " External link

smh Friday, August 21, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We have seen many examples of facilities that have been bombarded by the media, where staff have been harassed," "We accept the need for transparency but that has to be balanced, " External link

watoday Friday, August 21, 2020 6:20:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We have seen many examples of facilities that have been bombarded by the media, where staff have been harassed," "We accept the need for transparency but that has to be balanced, " External link

brisbanetimes Friday, August 21, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "For a period of time, they were feeling so pressured that they decided not to use the app," External link

zdnet Monday, August 17, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We have been closely following all of the vaccine developments, we are actively discussing with all of the so far successful candidates, we are not at the back of the queue," External link

nzherald Sunday, August 16, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We can always do more but I reject the assumption that preparation was not very fulsome," External link

qt Friday, August 14, 2020 6:30:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We have been closely following all of the vaccine developments, we are actively discussing with all of the so far successful candidates, we are not at the back of the queue," External link

qt Friday, August 14, 2020 6:30:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy admitted : “in hindsight, you could have implemented that earlier” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, August 12, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy declared : “We reject categorically that the Australian government failed to adequately plan and prepare” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, August 12, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “is really a reflection of the extraordinarily low community death rate,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, August 12, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "When you're dealing with a once in a hundred year pandemic that has crippled the world, all the rules are out really," "Hundreds of very important policy reforms have been put on ice for months, and we're still trying to really get things going again" External link

abc-au Wednesday, August 5, 2020 12:16:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "There really isn't a lot of very good scientific evidence as to long-term effects of biomass bushfire smoke," External link

abc-au Wednesday, August 5, 2020 12:16:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "I think in Victoria, for a period of time, they were feeling so pressured that they decided not to use the app," "They tried it initially in the outbreak. The community that were involved had a low download rate, and most of the early transmissions were in family gatherings where they identified the contacts anyway. So, because they were so pressured, they kept going without using the app" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, August 4, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "It's getting a lot better now but I think they were significantly under pressure. When you have more than 500 cases a day, they did have a period of time when their contact tracing was delayed," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, August 4, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "For a period of time, they were feeling so pressured that they decided not to use the app," External link

zdnet Tuesday, August 4, 2020 6:07:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "ICU occupancy is still well within its base and we have already substantial plans to expand ICU capacity in the public and private hospital system in Victoria," "I don't think there would be any foreseeable need … unless we had a very significant increase in the number of severe cases, to do that" External link

qt Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:47:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “We will see deaths every day. That is a tragedy,” External link

aap-au Thursday, July 30, 2020 9:26:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “There will be more deaths with the number of aged-care recipients that are infected,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:03:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "There will be more deaths with the number of aged-care recipients that are infected," "We know that it is a certainty. We will see deaths every day - and that is a tragedy" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, July 30, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “There will be more deaths with the number of aged-care recipients that are infected,” “We know that it is a certainty. We will see deaths every day – and that is a tragedy” External link

aap-au Thursday, July 30, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We will see deaths every day. That is a tragedy," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, July 29, 2020 10:26:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We will see deaths every day. That is a tragedy," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "These incursions of this virus into facilities are essentially unavoidable," "The most important thing we can do to solve the residential aged care outbreak in Victoria is to control the community transmission" External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:49:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “I did say this has become really crucial. I did make a really formal request,” “It’s a bit of a storm in a teacup. They had a cabinet meeting and they made a decision – that’s the most important thing” External link

aap-au Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "I did say this has become really crucial. I did make a really formal request," "It's a bit of a storm in a teacup. They had a cabinet meeting and they made a decision - that's the most important thing" External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "These incursions of this virus into facilities are essentially unavoidable," "The most important thing we can do to solve the residential aged care outbreak in Victoria is to control the community transmission" External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "In this evolving global pandemic with nearly 17 million reported cases and multiples of that unreported almost certainly, one of the key lessons is that where you have sustained significant community transmission, there are tragedies in aged care," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "I did say this has become really crucial. I did make a really formal request," "It's a bit of a storm in a teacup. They had a cabinet meeting and they made a decision - that's the most important thing" External link

bordermail Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "In this evolving global pandemic with nearly 17 million reported cases and multiples of that unreported almost certainly, one of the key lessons is that where you have sustained significant community transmission, there are tragedies in aged care," External link

theage Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "In this evolving global pandemic with nearly 17 million reported cases and multiples of that unreported almost certainly, one of the key lessons is that where you have sustained significant community transmission, there are tragedies in aged care," External link

watoday Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:40:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "One of the things we have all learned about this virus in the last six months is this terrible combination of a virus that can spread so easily in a fit young people, sometimes without any symptoms, and yet when it gets into our frail elderly people, it wreaks havoc," "And it has a very significant death rate, fortunately some do recover but it is a very, very nasty virus with the elderly" External link

9news Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We are on the same trajectory as New Zealand, which is heading for elimination, and if we achieve complete lack of transmission and no cases, that would be great," External link

qt Friday, July 24, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We are on the same trajectory as New Zealand, which is heading for elimination, and if we achieve complete lack of transmission and no cases, that would be great," External link

nzherald Friday, July 24, 2020 12:43:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “there is no reason to put a mask on when you’re walking around the shops” External link

guardian Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:44:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said ( about Christopher Spencer ) : “Spencer’s research has incorporated a wide range of cognate disciplines including petrochronology, geophysics, geodynamics, stable and radiogenic isotope geochemistry, and stratigraphy,” External link

mining Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:32:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "The fact that we're not seeing a major escalation in numbers is reassuring and we are very confident that the Victorian response … is good, strong and appropriate," External link

abc-au Saturday, June 27, 2020 6:13:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "The fact that we're not seeing a major escalation in numbers is reassuring and we are very confident that the Victorian response … is good, strong and appropriate," External link

abc-au Saturday, June 27, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “We're seeing imported cases in hotel quarantine from a range of different countries now,” “We are going to start testing people on entry to quarantine and testing people before they leave quarantine to see whether a testing regime might help in the future” External link

thesun Friday, June 26, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "The states have the powers … to say to someone well, we won't let you out of quarantine until you've been tested and had a clear test," External link

haberler-en Friday, June 26, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "The fact that we're not seeing a major escalation in numbers is reassuring and we are very confident that the Victorian response … is good, strong and appropriate," External link

abc-au Friday, June 26, 2020 12:37:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We're very likely to see more such outbreaks, not just in Victoria. It could be anywhere in the country," "We're prepared, we're responding and we're very, very comfortable with the way things are going" External link

abc-au Friday, June 26, 2020 12:37:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "You have powers to say to someone: 'Well, we won't let you out of quarantine until you've been tested and had a clear test'," "We will ... make sure people understand before they come that [testing] is a requirement. I think most people will co-operate with that arrangement" External link

watoday Friday, June 26, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : “We are going to start testing people on entry to quarantine and testing people before they leave quarantine,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, June 26, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "You have powers to say to someone: 'Well, we won't let you out of quarantine until you've been tested and had a clear test'," "We will ... make sure people understand before they come that [testing] is a requirement. I think most people will co-operate with that arrangement" External link

smh Friday, June 26, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "You have powers to say to someone: 'Well, we won't let you out of quarantine until you've been tested and had a clear test'," "We will ... make sure people understand before they come that [testing] is a requirement. I think most people will co-operate with that arrangement" External link

theage Friday, June 26, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "The fact that we're not seeing a major escalation in numbers is reassuring and we are very confident that the Victorian response … is good, strong and appropriate," External link

abc-au Friday, June 26, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We're very likely to see more such outbreaks, not just in Victoria. It could be anywhere in the country," "We're prepared, we're responding and we're very, very comfortable with the way things are going" External link

abc-au Friday, June 26, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "It was a very useful decision, I think, fateful maybe," External link

abc-au Friday, June 26, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "The hardest thing for governments was the introduction of severe physical distancing measures because of the huge impact that had on the economy and employment," "Two days after those measures were introduced, driving past Centrelink and seeing huge queues was gut-wrenching for me and for all the governments" External link

abc-au Friday, June 26, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "To fully open the international border without any quarantining or any restrictions probably will require a vaccine to be able to adequately protect vulnerable people in the community," "Until that happens, we're going to have some sort of border measures … and if we don't get a successful vaccine in the relatively near future, then we have to re-evaluate" External link

abc-au Friday, June 26, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "WHO is in a difficult position," External link

abc-au Friday, June 26, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "It was a very useful decision, I think, fateful maybe," External link

abc-au Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "The hardest thing for governments was the introduction of severe physical distancing measures because of the huge impact that had on the economy and employment," "Two days after those measures were introduced, driving past Centrelink and seeing huge queues was gut-wrenching for me and for all the governments" External link

abc-au Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "To fully open the international border without any quarantining or any restrictions probably will require a vaccine to be able to adequately protect vulnerable people in the community," "Until that happens, we're going to have some sort of border measures … and if we don't get a successful vaccine in the relatively near future, then we have to re-evaluate" External link

abc-au Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "WHO is in a difficult position," External link

abc-au Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "It's still too early to say how the Victorian outbreaks are going, but they are throwing every resource at this," External link

bbc Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:56:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "The early signs are that it is not escalating at the moment, [but] we have to make sure it is brought under control," "I have great confidence in the Victorians' response on this" External link

bbc Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:56:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "I can understand the anxiety in those states," External link

abc-au Monday, June 22, 2020 11:16:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “It’s a concept where the outbreak is such that you don’t think the public health measures can easily control it in the short term,” External link

msn-uk Monday, June 22, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "School holidays are coming up so if you live in one of those areas, we don't want you to fly to visit your family in Sydney or to go to country Victoria and potentially spread the virus," External link

smh Monday, June 22, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "If this outbreak escalated and we had several hundred cases, that would be the sort of situation where I would be extremely concerned," External link

9news Monday, June 22, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "If this outbreak escalated and we had several hundred cases, that would be the sort of situation where I would be extremely concerned," External link

yahoo-au Monday, June 22, 2020 10:16:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "School holidays are coming up so if you live in one of those areas, we don't want you to fly to visit your family in Sydney or to go to country Victoria and potentially spread the virus," External link

abc-au Monday, June 22, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "That's a second small in the number of cases over the last three days in Victoria. We always expected to see some continuing cases in Victoria given the peak that occurred towards the end of last week," External link

9news Monday, June 22, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "School holidays are coming up so if you live in one of those areas, we don't want you to fly to visit your family in Sydney or to go to country Victoria and potentially spread the virus," External link

abc-au Monday, June 22, 2020 8:33:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "We're asking people to respect the public health situation and change their behaviour accordingly," External link

qt Monday, June 22, 2020 5:09:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "School holidays are coming up so if you live in one of those areas, we don't want you to fly to visit your family in Sydney or to go to country Victoria and potentially spread the virus," "If you are coming from interstate and you have family in one of those areas, we would prefer you not to come and visit that area and potentially take the virus back [to a regional area]" External link

abc-au Monday, June 22, 2020 3:56:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "I am confident that Victoria is going to get on top of this," "They have a huge army of contact tracers and they will step up testing" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, June 22, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “Small amounts of community transmission remain in Victoria, which is another reminder of the need for people to be diligent in following the health advice to protect themselves from Covid-19,” External link

msn-uk Saturday, June 20, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "They were done against the conventional mantra," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, June 16, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "I remember going on ABC Radio saying 'We're alert but not alarmed'," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, June 16, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "Over that coming week we closed down not nearly as much as countries like New Zealand, we kept a lot of things going, but we still put a lot of Australians out of work and I remember driving to work four days after that, driving past a Centrelink office, and seeing the queue and realising the enormity of what we'd done," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, June 16, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "They were done against the conventional mantra," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, June 16, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "I remember going on ABC Radio saying 'We're alert but not alarmed'," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, June 16, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "Over that coming week we closed down not nearly as much as countries like New Zealand, we kept a lot of things going, but we still put a lot of Australians out of work and I remember driving to work four days after that, driving past a Centrelink office, and seeing the queue and realising the enormity of what we'd done," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, June 16, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "These sort of events really are dangerous," External link

illawarramercury Friday, June 12, 2020 10:15:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "These sort of events really are dangerous," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, June 12, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "These sort of events really are dangerous," External link

watoday Friday, June 12, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "We have effectively achieved elimination at this time in many parts of the country," External link

JakartaPost Friday, June 12, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "We have effectively achieved elimination at this time in many parts of the country," External link

dhakatribune Friday, June 12, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We've only had 38 new cases over the last week, more than half of them are overseas returned travellers," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, June 12, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : “We have effectively achieved elimination at this time in many parts of the country,” External link

tribuneonlineng Friday, June 12, 2020 11:15:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy replied : “I certainly have not warned any politician about not practising social distancing” External link

msn-uk Friday, June 12, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "We have effectively achieved elimination at this time in many parts of the country," External link

standard Friday, June 12, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "We have effectively achieved elimination at this time in many parts of the country," External link

trust Friday, June 12, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "That's not our goal, because we know we will have return travellers coming, we know our quarantine arrangements are not going to be 100 per cent perfectly safe all the time," External link

abc-au Friday, June 12, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We saw in Victoria that one of the people who was at the event potentially could have been infectious," "We won't know for another week or so whether that has led to any spike in cases in that state" External link

abc-au Friday, June 12, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "The risk to loss of life and spread of this virus in some of those remote communities would be catastrophic," External link

9news Saturday, June 6, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "A mass gathering, even if people try to make it safe by trying to practise distancing and hand hygiene, is inherently dangerous," "It would be very foolish to sacrifice … many of those gains by uncontrolled large gatherings" External link

abc-au Saturday, June 6, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "This is a matter of principles and safety. Of course, there could be a gathering with no infected person, but we just don't know. But one single high viral load person can infect 30,40,50 other people. We've seen that in Australia," "If you had 50 unrelated people who got infected at a mass gathering, you can imagine that over a period of weeks you could get a very significant community spreading event" External link

qt Friday, June 5, 2020 2:11:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "The more people you have together, the closer they are together, the higher the risk," "A mass gathering, even if people try to make it safe by trying to practise distancing and hand hygiene, is inherently dangerous because people can't really keep apart. They can't stop touching each other" External link

smh Friday, June 5, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "A mass gathering, even if people try to make it safe by trying to practise distancing and hand hygiene, is inherently dangerous," "It would be very foolish to sacrifice … many of those gains by uncontrolled large gatherings" External link

abc-au Friday, June 5, 2020 10:38:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "A mass gathering, even if people try to make it safe by trying to practice distancing and hand hygiene, is inherently dangerous," "It would be very foolish to sacrifice … many of those gains by uncontrolled large gatherings" External link

abc-au Friday, June 5, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We would still like to do more tests. We would like every person with an acute respiratory problem, cough, cold, to get tested," External link

theherald-au Sunday, May 31, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We would still like to do more tests," External link

abc-au Friday, May 29, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We would still like to do more tests. We would like every person with an acute respiratory problem, cough, cold, to get tested," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, May 29, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We would still like to do more tests. We would like every person with an acute respiratory problem, cough, cold, to get tested," External link

bordermail Friday, May 29, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We've got good testing and good stable epidemiology with small outbreaks only," "If the Australian public are managing to maintain all these new behaviours of social distancing, and have shown that they can do things in a safe way in the progressively increased gathering sizes, that will give us the confidence to look at a staged further progression in the future" External link

9news Friday, May 29, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We are doing 30,000 tests a day with a very low positivity rate of 0.05 per cent at the moment," External link

smh Friday, May 29, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "The majority of these have been residents of major cities, with no cases being reported from remote areas of Australia," "The median age of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cases is 37 years, much lower that the median age of non-Indigenous cases (47), with 37 per cent acquiring their infection overseas" External link

9news Friday, May 29, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "The majority of these have been residents of major cities, with no cases being reported from remote areas of Australia," "The median age of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cases is 37 years, much lower that the median age of non-Indigenous cases (47), with 37 per cent acquiring their infection overseas" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, May 28, 2020 11:48:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “I’m not even sure when these positive tests were confirmed,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:26:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "If we had their death rate and outcomes, we would've had about 14,000 deaths in Australia, not just over 100," "So I think we have done well, we are in a very cautious phase now of trying to move to a living-with-COVID economy" External link

watoday Tuesday, May 26, 2020 9:48:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "If we had their death rate and outcomes, we would've had about 14,000 deaths in Australia, not just over 100," "So I think we have done well, we are in a very cautious phase now of trying to move to a living-with-COVID economy" External link

smh Tuesday, May 26, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "The Western Australian Chief Health Officer informed us that there was a livestock ship that has some crew on board that's tested positive, and they're working out how to deal with them, and deal with the ship," External link

abc-au Tuesday, May 26, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "Absolutely, we have responsibility, but … we do not have public health officers on the ground, and we delegate under a usually extremely effective partnership with the state and territory public health officers," External link

abc-au Tuesday, May 26, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "We knew that the greatest risk to uncontrolled transmission was in imported cases," External link

abc-au Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We are very worried about the rate of rise of the number of coronavirus cases in Australia, particularly over the last few days," External link

9news Friday, May 22, 2020 5:42:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "We're saying again that they are not recommended," External link

Stuff Wednesday, May 20, 2020 12:33:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy says : "They've been in exile there," "They haven't dared go back to Manhattan" External link

qt Saturday, May 16, 2020 1:57:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy says : "Even though we'd put in really good border measures, we didn't feel we could control it properly without some of those measures, and that had a huge impact on people," External link

qt Saturday, May 16, 2020 1:57:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy says : "That was probably the first realisation that a relatively high income country with a good health system could have missed widespread community transmission for probably weeks before they even knew they had it, and that this disease could overwhelm the health system in a high income country," External link

qt Saturday, May 16, 2020 1:57:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "In those states that are having essentially no cases, they want to go fairly quickly back to full elective activity," External link

watoday Friday, May 15, 2020 3:24:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "Our hospital capacity is around 50-60 percent," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, May 15, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "I was able to brief National Cabinet on the fact that this is extremely rare and probably unlikely to be seen in Australia, given our very, very low number of infections in children," "It's still not clear what the association with the virus is, for this condition, but it is extremely rare" External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, May 15, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We had a discussion on the very rare condition in children, which you've all heard about from overseas, the paediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome," External link

9news Friday, May 15, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "Just a reminder this virus is still there, at very low levels in the community, and I reiterate the Prime Minister's message – as people start to go back to some normal activities and open up, please, please be careful," External link

smh Friday, May 15, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "I want to make it very clear that there is no amount of PCR (polymerase chain reaction) testing or swab testing that can obviate the need for quarantine," External link

dailytelegraph Friday, May 15, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "Just a reminder this virus is still there, at very low levels in the community, and I reiterate the Prime Minister's message – as people start to go back to some normal activities and open up, please, please be careful," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, May 15, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "I want to make it very clear that there is no amount of PCR (polymerase chain reaction) testing or swab testing that can obviate the need for quarantine," External link

qt Friday, May 15, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "We are starting to see some increase, with elective surgery relaxations announced a few weeks ago but there is now pretty good room for further expansion, and clearly in those states that are having essentially no cases, they want to go fairly quickly back to full elective activity," External link

qt Friday, May 15, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "Just a reminder this virus is still there, at very low levels in the community, and I reiterate the Prime Minister's message – as people start to go back to some normal activities and open up, please, please be careful," External link

theage Friday, May 15, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “There is unfortunately a lot of very silly misinformation out there,” “There is absolutely no evidence about 5G doing anything in the coronavirus space. I have unfortunately received a lot of communication from these conspiracy theorists myself. It is complete nonsense. 5G has got nothing at all to do with coronavirus” External link

homelandsecuritynewswire Friday, May 15, 2020 1:25:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “There is unfortunately a lot of very silly misinformation out there,” “There is absolutely no evidence about 5G doing anything in the coronavirus space. I have unfortunately received a lot of communication from these conspiracy theorists myself. It is complete nonsense. 5G has got nothing at all to do with coronavirus” External link

voanews-sw Thursday, May 14, 2020 12:38:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “There is unfortunately a lot of very silly misinformation out there,” “There is absolutely no evidence about 5G doing anything in the coronavirus space. I have unfortunately received a lot of communication from these conspiracy theorists myself. It is complete nonsense. 5G has got nothing at all to do with coronavirus” External link

voanews Thursday, May 14, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : “It may appear in other countries with large volumes of infected people but because it’s so rare, it’s unlikely to appear in Australia,” “We’ve got alerts on it and we’re clearly watching it” External link

aap-au Thursday, May 14, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "Essentially, the message from government ... has been, 'Spend what you need to make Australia safe'," External link

theherald-au Thursday, May 14, 2020 9:17:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "I would be very surprised if the true international case load is not closer to the 20 million mark. There are countries that don't really have access to testing where there are outbreaks," External link

theherald-au Thursday, May 14, 2020 9:17:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "It may appear in other countries with large volumes of infected people but because it's so rare, it's unlikely to appear in Australia," "We've got alerts on it and we're clearly watching it" External link

9news Thursday, May 14, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "Essentially, the message from government ... has been, 'Spend what you need to make Australia safe'," External link

bordermail Thursday, May 14, 2020 1:41:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "I would be very surprised if the true international case load is not closer to the 20 million mark. There are countries that don't really have access to testing where there are outbreaks," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, May 13, 2020 6:06:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy told : "I would be very surprised if the true international case load is not closer to the 20 million mark. There are countries that don't really have access to testing where there are outbreaks," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, May 13, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "It may appear in other countries with large volumes of infected people but because it's so rare, it's unlikely to appear in Australia," "We've got alerts on it and we're clearly watching it" External link

theherald-au Wednesday, May 13, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "It may appear in other countries with large volumes of infected people but because it's so rare, it's unlikely to appear in Australia," "We've got alerts on it and we're clearly watching it" External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy said : "It may appear in other countries with large volumes of infected people but because it's so rare, it's unlikely to appear in Australia," "We've got alerts on it and we're clearly watching it" External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy explicou : "O aplicativo poderá apresentar a lista dos números de telefones das pessoas que estiveram a esta distância durante 15 minutos ou mais" External link

correiodopovo Monday, April 27, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy explicou : "O aplicativo poderá apresentar a lista dos números de telefones das pessoas que estiveram a esta distância durante 15 minutos ou mais" External link

odia Monday, April 27, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy explicou : "O aplicativo poderá apresentar a lista dos números de telefones das pessoas que estiveram a esta distância durante 15 minutos ou mais" External link

g1-globo Monday, April 27, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy explicou : “O aplicativo poderá apresentar a lista dos números de telefones das pessoas que estiveram a esta distância durante 15 minutos ou mais” External link

istoe Monday, April 27, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy afirmou : "Acabamos de recomendar ao Gabinete Nacional que as estritas proibições que impedem os australianos de deixar o país, a menos que haja circunstâncias excepcionais, ou a entrada daqueles que não são cidadãos australianos, devem ser mantidas" External link

uol Thursday, April 23, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy disse : "Não há nenhum lugar do planeta além da Austrália que eu gostaria de estar neste momento" External link

em Sunday, April 12, 2020 3:31:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy comentou : "Nós temos que manter a pressão em cima do vírus e garantir que não acabemos como outros países no mundo que vocês estão vendo nos jornais" External link

em Sunday, April 12, 2020 3:31:00 PM EAT

Brendan Murphy souligné : "Cela ne sert à rien, nous devons nous concentrer sur le long terme" External link

afp-fr Wednesday, March 18, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Brendan Murphy souligné : "Il n'y a aucun moyen d'empêcher que cela entre dans le pays si cela devient plus important" External link

msn-fr Tuesday, January 21, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
professor42.65%EN10/30/201730/10/2017
officer21.32%EN10/30/201730/10/2017
medical officer15.44%EN10/30/201730/10/2017
medical officer professor5.88%EN10/30/201730/10/2017
president of cit0.74%EN06/27/201727/06/2017
president5.88%EN06/19/201719/06/2017
geologist0.74%EN02/17/201717/02/2017
general0.74%EN07/14/201614/07/2016
vice president2.21%EN06/23/201623/06/2016
technology president0.74%EN06/19/201619/06/2016
midfielder0.74%EN05/20/201620/05/2016
ceo2.94%EN02/12/201512/02/2015
Names Lang Count
Brendan MurphyEN90.30%
Brendan MurphyDE9.70%


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Mr Morrison said ( about Brendan Murphy ) : "The vaccine investments we've made under the recommendations of medical experts led by Professor Brendan Murphy look like they're really paying off," External link

watoday Tuesday, November 24, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Gillon McLachlan said ( about Brendan Murphy ) : "A word that was put into our lexicon very early by [then chief federal health officer] Brendan Murphy was 'proportionate risk'," "It was an articulation that stuck with us. [It was] health and wellbeing as a priority, but [there was] also the game, and the economy of it, and the impact on so many Australians. We had to get going" External link

theage Friday, October 23, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Gillon McLachlan said ( about Brendan Murphy ) : "A word that was put into our lexicon very early by [then chief federal health officer] Brendan Murphy was 'proportionate risk'," "It was an articulation that stuck with us. [It was] health and wellbeing as a priority, but [there was] also the game, and the economy of it, and the impact on so many Australians. We had to get going" External link

theherald-au Friday, October 23, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Gillon McLachlan said ( about Brendan Murphy ) : "A word that was put into our lexicon very early by [then chief federal health officer] Brendan Murphy was 'proportionate risk'," "It was an articulation that stuck with us. [It was] health and wellbeing as a priority, but [there was] also the game, and the economy of it, and the impact on so many Australians. We had to get going" External link

watoday Friday, October 23, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Gillon McLachlan said ( about Brendan Murphy ) : "A word that was put into our lexicon very early by [then chief federal health officer] Brendan Murphy was 'proportionate risk'," "It was an articulation that stuck with us. [It was] health and wellbeing as a priority, but [there was] also the game, and the economy of it, and the impact on so many Australians. We had to get going" External link

smh Friday, October 23, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Niall Carew told ( about Brendan Murphy ) : "Brendan Murphy is probably really the only one that can't commit. He might reassess after Christmas but for what I'm looking for from players, he's not able to commit for now and he's not on the present panel," External link

independent-ie Friday, October 16, 2020 1:46:00 PM EAT

Allen Cheng said ( about Brendan Murphy ) : "I first went to check our internal modelling. I also checked with the Commonwealth, with Brendan Murphy's team. We can't find anything that looks like that," External link

9news Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Mr Morrison told ( about Brendan Murphy ) : "He's been in the living rooms of Australians now for many months and I know, Brendan, you have been a person of great assurance to Australians with your calm way of explaining what are often very complex things," External link

9news Friday, June 26, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Daniel Andrews told ( about Brendan Murphy ) : "We have a massive team - a 1000-plus team - that pounces on this outbreak and (Victoria Chief Medical Officer) Brendan Murphy has made the point we will see more outbreaks and see more positive cases," External link

9news Monday, June 1, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Greg Hunt says ( about Brendan Murphy ) : "I am incredibly grateful for the expertise and advice Brendan and the wider Health Department have been able to provide across every step of managing the coronavirus pandemic," "Without this professional guidance, Australia would not be in the enviable position we are today" External link

qt Saturday, May 16, 2020 1:57:00 AM EAT