Analysis

Federal election 2022: Battle lines are clear for Anthony Albanese, but we're not at the free beer stage - yet

Steve Evans
By Steve Evans
Updated May 11 2022 - 7:43am, first published May 10 2022 - 2:20am

In his comic masterpiece The Pickwick Papers, Dickens describes the Eatanswill election (eat and swill, geddit?): "You have come down here to see an election - eh? Spirited contest, my dear sir, very much so indeed. We have opened all the public houses in the place."

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Steve Evans

Steve Evans

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Steve Evans is a reporter on The Canberra Times. He's been a BBC correspondent in New York, London, Berlin and Seoul and the sole reporter/photographer/paper deliverer on The Glen Innes Examiner in country New South Wales. "All the jobs have been fascinating - and so it continues."

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