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CEOs: Vic extended lockdown is extreme and unfair

Headshot of Mark Newman, Dymocks
Retail leaders have pushed back strongly against the Victorian Government’s plan to keep vast swathes of Melbourne’s retail sector closed until at least October 26. Stephen Younane, co-founder and CEO of the Melbourne-based Retail Prodigy Group, said he was surprised at the government’s decision to extend the lockdown and called for a “common sense plan for Victoria that balances health and safety with the economy”. Dymocks’ managing director Mark Newman described the