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Flat White

Inside the Great Siege of Sydney

14 July 2021

4:00 PM

14 July 2021

4:00 PM

The current Covid-19 restrictions on normal life in Sydney and surrounds have been portrayed as both ‘lockdown lite’ and ‘draconian’ — and that’s in the same newspaper on the same day. They can’t both be right. Anyone subject to the restrictions knows that ‘draconian’ is closer to the truth.  

For all the talk of dissent within its ranks, the Berejiklian government is being guided by the zero-tolerance mentality that grips all other states and territories.

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