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The unnecessary royal commission

30 November 2017

12:17 PM

30 November 2017

12:17 PM

If truth is the first casualty of war, then banks are the first casualty of populism – even in a country such as Australia whose banking system is the envy of the world.

In the political climate of 2017, Australia’s banks have become a political football. Taken too far, as the government rightly says, this game can be damaging to the economy.

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