Albanese government mugged by gas crisis as it faces challenge of managing expectations

Tony Burke reads a poem aloud each individual working day and has a piano lesson at the time a 7 days.

The new Minister for Employment and Office Relations, as nicely as Minister for the Arts, suggests it’s critical not to get trapped by the “info in entrance of you” without any space for resourceful considered.

And, acquiring been a minister ahead of, Burke provides to government classes acquired from to start with time round. A single of them is not to hurry matters like a bull at a gate.

For previous ministers, a next prospect at electrical power is a rebirth, an prospect to do issues in a different way, stay clear of problems, as effectively as to augment an earlier legacy. Burke is 1 of far more than fifty percent the new cabinet who have been ministers previously.

Anthony Albanese, with the encounter of the Rudd-Gillard-Rudd federal government, has a head whole of the dos and don’ts of training electric power.

By the exact same token, relocating into governing administration can be like obtaining diligently swotted for the significant exam and then currently being hit by some remaining-field issues on the working day.

Men and women in suits sit around a curved table in an office.
More than half of Anthony Albanese’s cupboard have former practical experience of being ministers.(Facebook: Anthony Albanese)

The expense-of-dwelling crisis was envisioned but gas price ranges are a thing new

Labor knew it would inherent a expense-of-residing problem — it campaigned on it. But it did not expect the dramatic disaster in gas prices Australia is abruptly struggling with, driven by events in Europe, outages at coal-fired electrical power stations and other things.

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