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Michelle Grattan

Michelle Grattan

Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra

Michelle Grattan is one of Australia's most respected political journalists. She has been a member of the Canberra parliamentary press gallery for more than 40 years, during which time she has covered all the most significant stories in Australian politics.

As a former editor of The Canberra Times, Michelle Grattan was also the first female editor of an Australian daily newspaper. She has been with the Australian Financial Review, The Sydney Morning Herald and Political Editor of The Age since 2004.

Michelle currently has a dual role with an academic position at the University of Canberra and as Associate Editor (Politics) and Chief Political Correspondent at The Conversation.

In her role at the University of Canberra, Michelle is teaching, working on research projects in politics and political communication, as well as providing public commentary and strategic advice.

She is the author, co-author, and editor of several books and was made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in 2004 for her long and distinguished service to Australian journalism.

View from The Hill: Katter waves Section 44 stick in a 'notice North Queensland' moment

Nov 05, 2018 12:03 pm UTC| Insights & Views Politics

On the day independent Kerryn Phelps was officially declared the winner in Wentworth, a shot was fired across Scott Morrisons bows to remind him of the challenge of managing a now-hung parliament. It came not from...

Shorten proposes investment bank to help Pacific nations' development

Oct 29, 2018 19:28 pm UTC| Insights & Views Economy

Bill Shorten is flagging that Labor would set up a government-backed infrastructure investment bank to promote concessional financing for nation-building projects in the Pacific. In a speech to the Lowy Institute on...

Government to set up new multi-billion Future Drought Fund

Oct 28, 2018 13:13 pm UTC| Insights & Views Politics Nature

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will announce a Future Drought Fund, that will grow to $5 billion over a decade, at Fridays national drought summit. The fund is to provide support against future droughts, helping primary...

Scott Morrison braces for judgement by Malcolm Turnbull's old voters

Oct 20, 2018 15:26 pm UTC| Insights & Views Politics

With a mix of gall and desperation, Scott Morrison appeals to the electors of Wentworth to vote for stability. He warns against sending the government into minority rule, forced to ignore the fact that if this happened the...

VIDEO: Michelle Grattan on Morrison's pitch for the Jewish vote in Wentworth

Oct 20, 2018 05:55 am UTC| Insights & Views Politics

Michelle Grattan discusses the week in Australian politics with University of Canberras deputy VC Nick Klomp. They discuss Scott Morrisons announcement regarding the possible relocation of Australias embassy to Jerusalem,...

View from The Hill: How the government's plan to oppose Hanson's motion became a vote to support it

Oct 17, 2018 22:14 pm UTC| Insights & Views Politics

For Mathias Cormann, 2018 has been the annus horribilis. After emerging badly bruised from the leadership crisis, on Tuesday he took responsibility for the disastrous snafu over Pauline Hansons It is OK to be white...

Government raises glimmer of hope for New Zealand deal on refugees

Oct 17, 2018 22:02 pm UTC| Insights & Views

The Morrison government has sent qualified signals that it might agree to some refugees from Nauru being settled in New Zealand. It says it would be more likely to support the New Zealand option if Labor agreed to pass...

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Economy

U.S. Treasuries edge tad higher ahead of short-term 2-year, 5-year auctions

The U.S. Treasuries edged tad higher during Mondays afternoon session ahead of todays short-term 2-year auction, scheduled to be held at 17:00GMT and 5-year auction, due tomorrow at the same time. The yield on the...

German bunds slump ahead of 10-year auction, April Ifo business climate index

The German bunds slumped during European trading session Tuesday ahead of the countrys Ifo business climate index for the month of April and 10-year auction, both scheduled to be released on April 24 by 08:00GMT and...

USD/INR likely to consolidate in the near term, currently holds below 70 level: Commerzbank

The USD/INR currency pair is expected to consolidate over the near term, currently holding just below the 70 level, according to the latest research report from Commerzbank; the pair had risen steadily off the low 68.00...

Monetary Authority of Singapore likely to leave policy settings unchanged for rest of this year, says ANZ Research

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is expected to leave policy settings unchanged for the rest of this year, with yet another month of weaker than expected inflation numbers, according to the latest report from ANZ...

Taiwan’s export orders remain weak in March; likely to see some stabilisation and recovery further out, says ANZ Research

Taiwans export orders remained weak during the month of March on an annual basis, but sequential data showed some improvement both at the headline level and in the electronics and infocomm product segments; however, some...

Politics

Melania Trump, Donald Trump Problems: ‘Forced’ Holding Hands at Easter Event Suggests Rumored Fight Not Over Yet?

Melania Trump and Donald Trump are once again being rumored having some issues as a married couple. After an alleged dinner fight at Mar-a-Lago, a body language expert reports there were red flags during their appearance...

Vladimir Putin Salary: Over 50 Percent Decline Seen in Russian President’s Pay From 2017 to 2018

Vladimir Putin, as the president of Russia, is regarded as one of the most influential leaders of the world. With that comes the scrutinizing of eyes of critics and his citizens on whatever money he has on the bank. And...

Melania Trump’s Spokeswoman Calls Vogue’s Editor-In-Chief Anna Wintour ‘Small-Minded’ After Stating FLOTUS Will Never Be on Mag’s Cover

Melania Trump was snubbed and rejected by Vogues editor-in-chief Anna Wintour when the latter vowed that the FLOTUS will never find herself on the cover of their famed magazine again. The First Lady responded to such...

Donald Trump Reveals He Spoke With Pope Francis, Emmanuel Macron to Offer Sympathy and Help on Notre Dame Cathedral’s Restoration

Donald Trump revealed on Wednesday that he was able to speak to Pope Francis and French President Emmanuel Macron and expressed his condolences for the Notre Dame Cathedral fire. The President of the United States said...

Vladimir Putin to Meet North Korea’s Leader Kim Jong Un for Their First Summit in Russia; Nuclear Talks Expected

Vladimir Putin, Russias president, is preparing to welcome North Koreas leader Kim Jong Un for their first summit that will be held in Moscow. The meeting comes after the latters failed nuclear talks with Donald Trump...

Science

Cancer Cure: Latest Development in Improving Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer Reported

The World Health Organization lists cancer as the second most deadly diseases worldwide. In 2018 alone, around 9.6 million people reportedly passed away due to cancer-related causes. One of the possible reasons why the...

HIV/AIDS Cure 2019: Researchers Eye Clinical Trials for ‘All-in-One’ Treatment That Can 'Kick and Kill' Virus

There is still a very long way to go before the world actually sees an ultimate cure for HIV. But significant developments are being reported almost every day. One of the most recent good news came from the researchers of...

Can bacteria help us prevent salt damage to concrete roads and bridges?

Bacteria, which have been working for millennia as natures stonemasons, could soon be enlisted to help neutralize the destructive effects of road salt. According to the Transportation Research Board, it takes about 10...

Cancer Cure 2019: Less Popular Treatment - Thermal Ablation - to be Improved by Israeli Company for Precise 'Burning' of Tumors

A biotech company from Israel is currently working on improving a lesser popular cancer treatment while many other scientists and researchers work on a potential cure for the disease. People might now have heard much about...

HIV/AIDS Cure: End to the Epidemic Imminent as Three Patients Become HIV-Free?

The past month has been a groundbreaking period in the hopes of ending the worldwide epidemic of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection that later develops to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Scientists...

Technology

‘Cyberpunk 2077’ Release Date, Latest News, Update: Is Ciri Going to Make an Appearance in the Upcoming Title?

Cyberpunk 2077 is being reported to be a totally different game from the one revealed in E3 2018. Quest director Mateusz Tomaszkiewicz teased this revelation in his interview with Spanish outlet Area Jugones, Digital...

‘World of Warcraft Classic’ Release Date, Latest News, Update: Is a Beta Version Coming Out Soon?

Another update about World of Warcraft Classic has been posted on the games forum by community manager Bornakk, this time discussing the rumored beta version. To put shortly, no, a beta version isnt rolling out soon. We...

Apple Watch 5 Release Date: 3 Rumored Features That Has a Small Chance of Transitioning to Reality

The Apple Watch 5 is perhaps one of the most highly-anticipated product by the Cupertino-based company as its being reported that Apple is the current leader of the smartwatch market. According to Trusted Reviews, the...

'GTA 6' Release Date, Leaks, Features: ‘Holiday 2020’ Launch Revealed by Source With Correct PlayStation 5 Details

Rockstar Games has been mum about the release date window and gameplay details of GTA 6. But a recently leaked information might have already broken the silence claiming that the game would be launched in 2020. A...

iOS 13 Release Date, Latest News, Update: Is Mickey Mouse Part of the Upcoming Animoji Addition?

As we inch closer to the month of June, more features of the iOS 13 are leaking to the public. The latest of this is the supposed addition of four new animoji characters that are expected to provide some entertainment for...
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114.1 %

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1.7 %

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