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You can almost hear the sound of pitchforks being sharpened.

Last week, the NSW and Victorian governments released damning data which showed the biggest clusters of COVID-19 infections were located in some of the states' most affluent areas: the beachside areas of Sydney’s eastern suburbs, and Toorak and the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria.

Speaking on ABC radio yesterday, Health Minister Greg Hunt fired a parting shot at Australia's recalcitrant one-percenters.