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Balancing a budget and a pandemic, Labor must reboot public expectations | Katharine Murphy

The problem for the Albanese government is the politics of pivoting away from emergency support won’t get any easier

If you missed our Guardian Essential poll at the start of this week, there were two key insights. The first is Australians are in a complicated headspace about Covid. The second is Anthony Albanese’s post-election honeymoon has moderated.

By complicated, I mean contradictory. More than half the voters surveyed want to treat Covid like the flu and just get on with normal life. But we don’t like high death rates. We also worry about pressure on hospitals.

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