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Covid is changing everything

The biggest public policy disaster in decades

5 September 2020

9:00 AM

5 September 2020

9:00 AM

Covid-19 has had a relatively mild impact in Australia. But the political response to it has changed everything. Governments have thrown their operating manuals – and their political compass – out the window. As those profound television commentators keep saying to us, ‘nothing will be the same again’. We are seeing a reconfiguration of political alliances and interests unfold before our eyes.

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Vern Hughes is the Director of Civil Society Australia

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