In addition to her interviews with politicians and specialists, Politics with Michelle Grattan now contains “Phrase from The Hill”, the place she discusses the information with members of The Dialog politics workforce.
This week they focus on the imbroglio over Scott Morrison’s non secular discrimination invoice, authorised by the Coalition on Tuesday after in depth debate however with dissidents threatening its destiny within the Home of Representatives.
Reasonable Liberal MPs have severe considerations: Bridget Archer, who holds the marginal Tasmanian seat of Bass, instructed Parliament she wouldn’t vote for the invoice, whereas Trent Zimmerman, from NSW, within the occasion room reserved his proper not to take action. In the meantime, Labor has but to resolve its angle – if it helps the laws that might guarantee its passage.
Amanda and Michelle additionally focus on Tuesday’s parliamentary apology to victims of unhealthy behaviour within the parliamentary office – with Morrison saying “sorry” to Brittany Higgins.
In the meantime the opposition instantly homed in on the aged care disaster, which noticed the federal government this week sending within the defence forces to assist out in services.
Michelle Grattan doesn’t work for, seek the advice of, personal shares in or obtain funding from any firm or organisation that might profit from this text, and has disclosed no related affiliations past their tutorial appointment.