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27 November 2021

9:00 AM

27 November 2021

9:00 AM

The hot political word of the moment has to be faction. In Victoria the anti-corruption body, IBAC, is currently investigating the actions of the right-wing faction in the Victorian Labor party (and it may, in due course, also get around to look at its rival—the socialist left faction). And when Dominic Perrottet became the premier of New South Wales there was moaning at the bar that he came from the ‘wrong’ faction—namely the right wing of the Liberal party, rather than the left-wing faction (who laughably call themselves the Moderates).

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