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Daniel Michael Andrews is an Australian politician and the current premier of Victoria, a post he has held since 2014. He has been the state leader of the Australian Labor Party (ALP) since 2010, and from 2010 to 2014 was Leader of the Opposition. Andrews has represented the Legislative Assembly seat of Mulgrave since the 2002 election, and served as a parliamentary secretary and minister in the Bracks and Brumby governments. He led the ALP to victory at the 2014 state election, defeating the incumbent Coalition government, and won re-election at the 2018 election with an increased majority.
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Melburnians wake up to eased restrictions as industry groups blast 'unacceptable delay'Melburnians can now travel 25km from home, spend more time outdoors and go to the hairdresser after COVID-19 restrictions were eased by Premier Daniel Andrews.
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