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  • Written by Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra

Michelle Grattan talks with Deputy Vice Chancellor Geoff Crisp about the week in politics, including further developments in the “sports rorts” affair, the future of Michael McCormack’s leadership of the Nationals, and the extension of the corona virus travel ban.

Michelle Grattan does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment.

Authors: Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra

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