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This is part seven in a series. For the full series, go here.

Oran Park on Sydney's western fringe is solid Labor territory, so what would it take to get the cream of the Morrison government to gather out there, 60 kilometres from the CBD, on a pre-COVID summer's day early last year with all the cost and logistics involved?

The event that drew Prime Minister Scott Morrison with his wife, Jenny, the then NDIS minister, Stuart Robert, and the Foreign Affairs Minister, Marise Payne -- not to mention assorted hangers-on -- was the opening of a pilot design home for people with a disability.