The rout of Scott Morrison goes beyond the defeat of his government. It has left behind a Liberal party that is now a flightless bird. The parliamentary party has had one wing torn asunder, and its path to recovery will be difficult and painful. It has lost a clutch of moderates, and with them the… Read more »
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
She was the former editor of The Canberra Times, was Political Editor of The Age and has been with the AFR and The SMH.
Michelle is currently an academic at the University of Canberra and as Associate Editor (Politics) and Chief Political Correspondent at The Conversation.