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Queensland has one more day until its government goes into caretaker mode. The Labor government is using it to sign an agreement to keep Virgin’s headquarters in Brisbane. It’s a $200m deal, the opposition has said it would scrap, and re-direct the money into tourism programs.
Why not both?
The public service commissioner has said it is OK for public servants to get back to work in offices. Scott Morrison wants to see people back to work in offices. And now, Gladys Berejiklian is determined NSW will be first.
As AAP reports: