While most of us have switched completely into election mode, there is the not insignificant matter of Senate estimates to be held before we can really give up on governing and head to caretaker mode. The hearings are being squashed into two days though, to be finished by tomorrow. That was optimistic at best; we’re not even halfway through day one and we’re already running late in at least one portfolio:

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