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Michelle Grattan talks politics with politicians and experts, from Capital Hill.

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Michelle Grattan talks politics with politicians and experts, from Capital Hill.

    Politics with Michelle Grattan: Antony Green, Kos Samaras and Tim Costello on Dunkley contest

    Politics with Michelle Grattan: Antony Green, Kos Samaras and Tim Costello on Dunkley contest

    The March 2 byelection in the outer suburban Melbourne seat of Dunkley is a challenge for the government. Labor goes in as the favourite but at a time of high cost of living will it's 6.3 margin be enough?

    • 27 min
    Politics with Michelle Grattan: Assistant minister Malarndirri McCarthy says there's 'no rush' on treaty and truth-telling

    Politics with Michelle Grattan: Assistant minister Malarndirri McCarthy says there's 'no rush' on treaty and truth-telling

    To discuss this week's policy announcement, the centrepiece of which is a $700 million jobs program for people in remote areas, we're joined by Northern Territory Senator Malarndirri McCarthy. 

    • 25 min
    Politics with Michelle Grattan: Chris Bowen on fuel efficiency standards and the energy transition

    Politics with Michelle Grattan: Chris Bowen on fuel efficiency standards and the energy transition

    The new fuel efficiency standards regime will move Australia in the direction of comparable countries, but it has its critics. Minister for Climate Change and Energy Chris Bowen joins the podcast to discuss this policy and more.

    • 24 min
    Politics with Michelle Grattan: Angus Taylor on tax and the economy

    Politics with Michelle Grattan: Angus Taylor on tax and the economy

    In our first podcast of 2024, Shadow Treasurer Angus Taylor discusses the tax broken promise, where the economy is heading, falling inflation, and more. 

    • 28 min
    Politics with Michelle Grattan: Jim Chalmers says Australians will be better off next year

    Politics with Michelle Grattan: Jim Chalmers says Australians will be better off next year

    Treasurer Jim Chalmers, overseer of the government's economic policy, joins us on the podcast to talk us about the latest budget numbers, interest rates, changes to the Reserve Bank board, Australia's debt, cost of living measures and more. 

    • 24 min
    Politics with Michelle Grattan: Bill Shorten on making the NDIS fit for purpose

    Politics with Michelle Grattan: Bill Shorten on making the NDIS fit for purpose

    Bill Shorten, Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme and Government Services, has released the review of the NDIS, which recommends sweeping changes to the scheme. The reforms to come will see the states take up much of the responsibility for providing services for people with more minor issues, especially children with developmental delays.
    Shorten joined the podcast to talk about the way ahead for a scheme that has run off the rails and become financially unsustainable. 

    • 20 min

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