Who said "lies, damned lies, and statistics"? Mark Twain, Benjamin Disraeli, or some unknown? Whoever it was, there'll be plenty of it this week when the report card on the federal government's Covid-19 economic response is released.
A prime ministerial statement that Black Lives Matter, a JobTransition package that puts renewables at the heart of recovery, a widening of JobKeeper to its fullest potential, and the rapid passage of all post-Hayne legislation to better protect consumers.
Climate change and how to manage it is set to dominate as Parliament resumes for another fortnight, after Labor announced late last week it was setting a target of net zero emissions by 2050 but would also not stymie the coal export industry.
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