We’re in a time when state premiers seem close to invincible. So let’s meet some of the state opposition leaders you may not have heard of.
It’s not an easy time for state opposition leaders. The pandemic has turned once anonymous premiers into rockstars, giving them significant power and influence in shaping one of Australia’s greatest policy challenges.
Riding a crest of parochialism, state premiers like Western Australia’s Mark McGowan have seen their popularity soar to slightly absurd heights. It’s turned opposition leaders into relatively anonymous figures, struggling to get any cut-through.
Yesterday, we looked at how the Victorian Liberals, who have reinstated Matthew Guy as leader, could take some lessons from NSW Labor in handling opposition during a COVID outbreak. Today, here’s a rundown of some of the other state opposition leaders you might have forgotten.
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