VIDEO: Michelle Grattan on Manus Island asylum seekers

The move by PNG’s Supreme Court to strike down the continued detention of asylum seekers on Manus Island carries danger for both the government and Labor. In his last Friday video for the University of Canberra, Professor Stephen Parker joins Michelle Grattan to examine the political implications here in Australia.

Ahead of next week’s federal budget, deregulation of higher education is back on the table. And as we edge closer to the official election campaign, it appears Labor is falling short of support in some key marginal seats.