College of Canberra Professorial Fellow Michelle Grattan and Affiliate Professor Chris Wallace have a look at how the election battle stands as we enter the ultimate marketing campaign week.
They canvass the ever-present Katherine Deves, after Scott Morrison has as soon as extra come out in assist of her, and the impression of the PM’s determination to run her in an obvious broader “canine whistle” tactic that’s backfired in Warringah and elsewhere. Within the wake of two leaders’ debates this week – one shouty, the opposite extra civil – Chris and Michelle additionally focus on whether or not these debates matter in campaigns. They usually have a look at the explosion of the two-coffees-a-day wages argument, which is able to matter to low paid staff.
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 educational appointment.