VIDEO: Michelle Grattan on the unofficial election campaign

With the defeat of the government’s industrial relations legislation in the Senate, politicians are gearing up for the July 2 double-dissolution election. But while the nation moves into unofficial election mode, Malcolm Turnbull is quick to emphasise he is still in a governing phase.

University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor Stephen Parker and Professorial Fellow Michelle Grattan discuss the idea of an election caretaker period, the competing bids to build Australia’s next fleet of submarines, and the public’s mood on bad behaviour by the banks.