Alfred Hitchcock famously delineated the difference between suspense and surprise in filmmaking. Put simply, surprise is a sudden explosion interrupting a conversation, while suspense is letting the audience know the bomb is there a minute earlier.
The Morrison government manages both states simultaneously. While it has been hit with so many explosions it's a wonder it has any limbs left, there are still many bombs sitting under the table. Here's a rundown of them as we enter the last week of parliament for the year.