Dangerous lack of leadership during Omicron crisis

By The Canberra Times
Updated December 29 2021 - 9:54pm, first published 6:30pm
Dominic Perrottet has presided over a dramatic escalation in COVID-19 case numbers in NSW. Picture: Sylvia Liber

Australians have every reason to feel let down by federal, state and territory leaders this week. At a time when the risk of catching COVID-19 has never been greater, testing and contact tracing systems are buckling under the strain and there are fears the health system will not be able to cope with rising hospitalisations many federal ministers, premiers and chief ministers have been missing in action.

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