As the country's first ever African MP, and only the second refugee to win a seat, Ibrahim Omer is ideally placed to tackle the big problems facing immigrant communities.
While the focus has been on containing 'hot spots' of COVID-19 outbreaks, understanding why some areas have few or no cases could point the way to a staged reopening that starts with these areas.
There are repeated calls for agency to be run by Māori and focused on improving Māori health, but so far nothing has been done.
Not everyone has a job they can do from home. Mapping the patterns of occupations across Melbourne's suburbs against COVID-19 cases strongly suggests why some parts of the city are more vulnerable.
COVID-19 has again demonstrated the health inequities that exist between African Americans and whites.