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Your Q&A with Michelle Grattan

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Deakin Edge, Federation Square

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Melbourne, VIC 3000

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By any estimation, politics in Australia is in a dire state. The Coalition government is led by its third prime minister in four years, two of whom were toppled by their own party. Before that, Labor ousted two prime ministers. And in the meantime, voters’ trust in politicians is at an all-time low, there is policy inertia on key issues, and ideology and internal politics too often trump good government. We have the diagnosis, but what’s the cure?

This event is your chance to ask one of Australia's most respected political reporters about the state of our nation's politics and what to expect from #AusVotes2019. Michelle Grattan 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.

We will also launch our latest book Advancing Australia: Ideas for a Better Country, published by Melbourne University Publishing. Purchase your copy now for collection on the night.

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