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How long has Dan got?

The Victorian budget: A for politics, F for economics

10 June 2023

9:00 AM

10 June 2023

9:00 AM

It was a wonderful cartoon. Premier Dan Andrews is getting ready for work. He looks in the bathroom mirror, but the reflection is the hapless former premier, Joan Kirner. The obvious question: after all this time, has Dan simply turned into a sad version of Joan – a premier who is remembered for her fiscal profligacy and incompetence?

State budgets generally elicit about as much interest as daytime TV: they are the classic case of here one day, gone the next.

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