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The Conversation

  • Written by Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra
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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

Read more http://theconversation.com/video-michelle-grattan-on-same-sex-marriage-going-postal-82379