Michelle Grattan | Cost of living helped Anthony Albanese win government, now it is Peter Dutton's weapon

Michelle Grattan
Updated October 28 2022 - 1:23pm, first published 8:00am

An opposition leader has a tricky task when delivering a first budget reply after an election rout. But circumstances played into the hands of Peter Dutton for his big parliamentary occasion on Thursday night.

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Michelle Grattan

Michelle Grattan is a press gallery journalist and former editor of The Canberra Times. She is a professorial fellow at the University of Canberra and writes for The Conversation, where her columns also appear.

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