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Michelle Grattan on vaccine hesitancy, international borders, and unemployment

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

Michelle Grattan discusses the week in politics with University of Canberra Associate Professor Caroline Fisher.

In the wake of last week’s budget, this week the pair discuss the April unemployment figures, the latest in the vaccine rollout, and the coronavirus situation in India - and the Australian citiziens stranded there.

Also discussed is the government’s plan to build a $600 million gas power plant, and how that accords with Liberal philosophy and the Hunter by-election.

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