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    TONIGHT: Australia’s economy has bounced back post COVID – but with another lockdown, is Victoria being left behind?

    PLUS: the National Archives misses out on desperately-needed government funding – putting Australia’s history at risk.

    Joining Julia Baird:

    •Michelle Arrow, Professor in Modern History at Macquarie University

    •Catherine Liddle, CEO of SNAICC – Voice for Our Children

    •Amy Remeikis, Political Reporter at the Guardian Australia,

    •Kate Carnell, former ACT Chief Minister

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