John R Walker is a professional practising artist whose principal interest is the Australian landscape and environmental history. He has been making art and exhibiting for 40 years and his work can be found in major Australian public and private collections. A full biography can be accessed on his website
In Australia we have no ‘herd immunity’: we still have plenty of ‘fuel’ for the virus to burn. The virus is still smouldering, largely stifled, in Australia, and actively burning in many other places around the world. Embers will continue to land here, and we have already gone through a lot of our resources and assets.