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The sharks are circling ahead of the election — and it’s asylum seeker policy in the ‘chum bucket’

In full parliamentary flight this week, Prime Minister Scott Morrison raged at Labor that it had “gone to the bottom of the chum bucket” when it started its probing of…

  • Laura Tingle
  • ABC

Chum buckets, for anyone not familiar with the term, are buckets full of fish guts and heads and other smelly stuff that is thrown into the water by fishermen to attract a feeding frenzy of fish, particularly…

And there was some truth to what the Prime Minister had to say, except that the final week of Parliament before the budget is handed down on April 2 and the expected calling of the election saw chum flying in all directions as…

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