Opinion

Will Anthony Albanese maintain the honeymoon mood and will the Attorney-General's Department be a friend of reform?

Jack Waterford
By Jack Waterford
Updated June 17 2022 - 9:45am, first published 2:00am
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese welcomed warmly in the first caucas meeting after the election. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Anthony Albanese is not the first Prime Minister whose taking of office has been greeted with widespread relief and a sense - or at least a hope - those years of acrimony, squabbling and ineffectual government and unpopular policies might be over, at least for a reasonable period. That is in fact the norm - a part of the reason indeed that a different party has captured a majority of the seats.

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Jack Waterford

Jack Waterford is a former editor of The Canberra Times.

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