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Politics rides roughshod over substance as Scott Morrison tries to spin his way out of Covid corner | Katharine Murphy

The Doherty Institute modelling is important but the PM’s presentation was likely incomprehensible to anxious Australians watching at home

What a strange and unfulfilling day Tuesday was.

The government released modelling from the Doherty Institute. This is important, weighty material, and the public is anxious and aggravated. It would have been sensible to distribute it in advance, to convene an expert briefing, so journalists had some prospect of interrogating it in a methodical fashion. But the work was lobbed without preamble once the press conference was under way.

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