For GPs like my mum, payroll tax is an act of betrayal

Dr Ben Hurst
Dr Ben Hurst.

Victorians well remember their ex-premier, Dan Andrews, fronting up to his daily media COVID update in his North Face swag.

Gripping the lectern, he’d diligently itemise the number of new cases, hospital admissions and tests taken, before expressing his deep gratitude to all frontline healthcare workers with his trademark sign-off on behalf of all Victorians: “We thank you.”