Analysis

Bringing home the bacon: a brief history of pork-barrelling

Katie Burgess
By Katie Burgess
Updated July 1 2021 - 5:42pm, first published January 24 2020 - 1:00pm

There's a highway that stretches from Burnie to Launceston in Tasmania that's so smooth your wheels almost sing when they hit it. Keep driving further south, though, and the music stops.

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Katie Burgess

Katie Burgess

Federal politics reporter

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