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Australia is ruled by ‘experts’

28 August 2023

4:00 AM

28 August 2023

4:00 AM

Politicians can’t seem to live without experts. Faced with technical complexity all around them – whether in public health, climate science, economics, or infrastructure costing – it is understandable that few politicians have either the time or the talent to gain mastery over so much detail.

Sometimes they even seem to need experts to tell them when they need experts.

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