Michelle Grattan discusses the week in politics with the University of Canberra’s deputy vice-chancellor, Nicholas Klomp.
Topics of discussion include:
the postal ballot to change the Marriage Act to allow same-sex marriages;
the differences in Malcolm Turnbull’s and Bill Shorten’s “yes” campaigns;
the implications for Turnbull if the vote is “no”;
Tony Abbott’s “no” campaign;
the High Court challenge against the postal vote; and
the impact on the Senate of senators’ eligibility issues.
Authors: Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra