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Opinion

Do not count Australia's ruling coalition out just yet

A change of government is likely, but not definite

| Australia
Scott Morrison at Parliament House on Mar. 29: things may not go according to plan.   © Getty Images

Political historian Chris Wallace is an associate professor at the University of Canberra.

If you want to understand a government's strategy, do not listen to their words. Look at what they spend money on. In that light, the budget Australia's government delivered in Canberra on March 29 was widely judged as having one goal: victory in next month's election.

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