Word from The Hill: Chalmers learns hard lesson in 'rule-in-rule-out' game

As well as her interviews with politicians and experts, Politics with Michelle Grattan includes “Word from The Hill”, where she discusses the news with members of The Conversation’s politics team.

In this podcast Michelle and politics + society editor Amanda Dunn discuss the government’s decision to double the tax on big super account earnings, Jim Chalmers’ blunder when quizzed about taxing family homes, and the announcement of a new cyber-security Coordinator in the wake of the Medibank and Optus hacks.

This article is republished from The Conversation is the world's leading publisher of research-based news and analysis. A unique collaboration between academics and journalists. It was written by: Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra.

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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.