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Allan Claims Deputy Premiership, Sworn in Today

1 Victorian Legislative Assembly Chamber
 
 
MP for Bendigo East's Jacinta Allan will be sworn into the role of deputy premier today.
 
Allan, who replaces James Merlino, formerly held the portfolio of transport and infrastructure. 
 
Importantly, the new position puts in her in charge of the delivery of the Commonwealth Games for regional Victoria. 
 
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