Hewson's View: Carpe diem for a sustainable recovery

By John Hewson
Updated July 1 2021 - 3:25pm, first published April 30 2020 - 9:00am
Co-ordinated approach: The formation of a permanent National Cabinet, including the opposition, may be the way to ensure a sustainable recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. Photo: Getty Images

Any objective assessment of public policy in Australia would readily concede that there has been little genuine reform for the last couple of decades, at least. At best, the most challenging issues and problems have been "patched up", but mostly just "kicked down the road".



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