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What is Daniel Andrews’ legacy?

You know the former Victorian Premier for his North Face jackets and extremely long COVID-19 era press conferences, but he is also known for his socially progressive policies and cancelling the Commonwealth Games. In today’s deep dive, we’ll look at Daniel Andrews’ legacy as one of Australia’s most divisive, yet electorally successful Premiers Australia has seen.


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