‘He wanted to charge ahead and be the hero’: colleagues hope Dominic Perrottet has learned from backflips

After 100 days in office and with skyrocketing Omicron cases, the NSW premier’s bullish approach has not always gone to plan

In the second week of October, as New South Wales was emerging from a winter of stultifying Covid-19 lockdown, new premier Dominic Perrottet quickly set about positioning himself as the optimistic face of post-pandemic Australia.

Introducing himself to an electorate which had clung to the cautious leadership of Gladys Berejiklian like a security blanket during the Delta wave, the new premier did not seek to define himself as a business-as-usual replacement.

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from Coronavirus | The Guardian
via COVID-19 Alerts

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