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Albanese has let Australian voters down on COVID-19

Labor won kudos for states' virus management, but now is 'letting it rip'

| Australia
Anthony Albanese in Bangkok on Nov. 18: Poll leads can turn around quickly for even the most popular governments.   © Reuters

Chris Wallace is a professor of political history at the University of Canberra and author of the upcoming book "Political Lives: Australian prime ministers and their biographers."

The government of Australian Labor Party Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, which took office last May, is finishing its opening months high in the opinion polls.

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