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Flat White

We don’t need a bushfire royal commission. We need clearly defined responsibilities

16 January 2020

5:00 AM

16 January 2020

5:00 AM

Among the many extraordinary aspects of this season’s bushfire crisis is the blame directed towards the federal government – and the Prime Minister personally – for inadequate preparation and responses. Probably never before has a federal government been taken to task to such an extent for alleged mismanagement of a natural disaster. 

Public opinion has taken this turn for various reasons, only starting with the optics of that Hawaiian holiday.

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