More leading, less cheering needed in Melissa Lee's business development portfolio

More leading, less cheering needed in Melissa Lee's business development portfolio
Economic development minister Melissa Lee. (Image: Mark Mitchell)
Peter Griffin
Do we need an economic development minister?Coming hard on the heels of Budget 2024, the government’s “scrutiny week” is proving a useful opportunity to rake over the coals of the spending cuts and reallocations that dominated the Budget.I logged into the livestream of the Economic Development, Science and Innovation session on Monday to listen to economic development minister Melissa Lee outline her work to help achieve the government’s ambitious goal of doubling exports over the next 10 years.Having been demoted from C...

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