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As Victoria enters a second lockdown, Scott Morrison has offered an apolitical response to the Labor state. The economic impact of the closure will affect the entire country.
Guest: Columnist for The Saturday Paper Paul Bongiorno.
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During Covid-19, the government has been increasingly using legislative powers to bypass the parliament. So-called ‘Henry VIII’ clauses mean some of these laws cannot be amended or overturned.
Guest: Chief political correspondent for The Saturday Paper Karen Middleton.
Five days ago, the Andrews government used police to lock down nine public housing towers. Residents are afraid and have limited access to food and other necessities. We spoke to one resident, Huyla, about what is happening inside.
Guest: Huyla, a resident in one of the Flemington towers.