VIDEO: Michelle Grattan on Labor and the Coalition’s troubles

There are headaches on both sides of politics this week with the Liberal National Party executive yet to give Ian Macfarlane’s switch to the National Party the seal of approval and Bill Shorten staring at a fresh set of grim numbers in the latest Newspoll.

Stephen Parker and Michelle Grattan take a look what confronts both Malcolm Turbull and Bill Shorten in the coming weeks, including the mid-year economic and fiscal outlook and a looming report from the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption.

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