Monica Smit is an independant journalist and the Founder and Managing Director of Reignite Democracy Australia (RDA). Monica launched RDA in response to the Victorian government's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. Her vision is to empower people by giving them a voice and providing them with honest, timely and truthful information.

Articles by monicasmit.

  • 16 March 2022

    3.8 MINS

    Editor's Note: The Canberra Declaration has taken a consistent, principled stance against vaccine mandates. Regarding the COVID-19 vaccines themselves, we have published articles both encouraging their use and urging caution. We have done so believing that any healthy democracy requires free speech, constructive dialogue and [...]

  • 5 November 2021

    2.8 MINS

    The head of the TGA is Professor John Skerritt. He has played a huge role in Australia's health response to COVID-19, but Skerritt has never treated a patient himself and his background is not in medicine. Dr John Skerritt is the National Manager of the [...]