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Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra

As well as her interviews with politicians and experts, Politics with Michelle Grattan includes “Word from The Hill”, where she discusses the news with members of The Conversation politics team.

In this podcast Michelle and politics + society editor Amanda Dunn canvass the final sitting weeks of parliament, in which the government is battling with crossbencher David Pocock to secure its industrial relations reforms. They also discuss the Victorian election, where much attention will be on how teals and other community independents fare. Finally, this week the government receives the report, from former high court judge Virginia Bell, on Scott Morrison’s extraordinary appointment to multi-ministries.

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Michelle Grattan does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment.

ref. Word from The Hill: Industrial relations bill, Victoria’s election, and imminent report on Morrison’s multi-ministries –