Jeff Kennett slams lateness of Crown Casino probe, calls for hotel quarantine royal commission

Jeff Kennett slams lateness of Crown Casino probe, calls for hotel quarantine royal commission

Billionaire businessman and investor James Packer has this week topped off a decade of misfortunes with a crushing blow to what was once "the jewel in his crown." Billionaire businessman and investor James Packer has this week topped off a decade of misfortunes with a crushing blow to what was once "the jewel in his crown."... Former Victorian Premier Jeff Kennett has slammed a move to set up a royal commission into Crown Casino and not the state’s failed hotel quarantine scheme, saying the democratic processes in Victoria have “never been lower”. Mr Kennett said he “could not understand” how the families of the 801 Victorians who died as a result of hotel quarantine failings were “still waiting for answers”. “It’s baffling – So there’s still no royal commission into hotel quarantine, which is absolutely justified given the number of deaths,” he said. “Daniel Andrews clearly wasn't prepared to put him and his team under scrutiny,” Mr Kennett said. “The very fact he and his ministers and officials all get up there and claim loss of memory in front of …
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