In this podcast, @michellegrattan and @amandadunn10 discuss Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit and his rock-star welcome, The Voice, and the G7 and Quad meetings in Japan
Nine years on from the Indian prime minister’s first visit to Australia, much has changed in the Indo-Pacific and in the bilateral relationship.
Like Albanese, Plibersek is pragmatic, but probably hasn’t moved quite so far to the centre as he has. If she were running things, would this Labor government have a more radical tinge?
Anthony Albanese will be on the international road again next week. He’ll be at the NATO summit in Madrid, where they will discuss Ukraine, China and climate change.
Michelle Grattan discusses the political week that was with Emma La Rouche from the University of Canberra’s Media and Communications team
The Albanese government’s insistence on maintaining a booming coal export industry will hamper Australia’s comeback.
Anthony Albanese had expected the election might be a week earlier than it was, because last Saturday would bump up against Tuesday’s Quad meeting in Tokyo.
The Quad summit in Tokyo has praised Australia raising its ambition on climate change, after Anthony Albanese told fellow leaders his government would do more to assist Pacific countries address it.
Word from The Hill: Biden impressed by Albanese’s energy (even if the Liberals weren’t)
Michelle Grattan discusses politics with politics + society editor, Amanda Dunn
The transition from one government to another involves a democratic miracle and a physical mess.
Michelle Grattan discusses the political week that was with Professor Paddy Nixon, Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Canberra
Australia’s increasingly fractious relationship with China has taken another blow after the ‘Quad’ meeting in Tokyo.