Newspoll data shows the Coalition has lost electoral ground in WA, Queensland and SA, following fallout from the vaccine rollout and in the aftermath of sexual assault allegations and the treatment of women.
The Federal Government’s so-called “women’s ministry” meets for the first time this week in an attempt to drive change and respond to calls for action.
Will it be enough to turn the Prime Minister’s fortune around?
The Government is also trying to turn around its vaccine rollout, as it fails to reach its targets. Some medical experts are warning further delays to the rollout could increase the likelihood of more lockdowns and more delays to international travel.
The number of medical centres delivering the jab will double this week but what else can be done to accelerate and restore confidence in the process?
And this week another Indigenous Australian died in custody, the fifth death since the start of March.
Almost thirty years on from the Royal Commission’s Aboriginal Deaths in Custody report, how do we turn the tide against Indigenous disadvantage and stop our First Nations people dying in prison?
Joining Hamish Macdonald on the panel:
Liberal Member for North Sydney
Labor MP for Lilley
Managing Director, Australian Christian Lobby
Journalist, diversity advocate, and author
Teela Reid is a lawyer, activist, storyteller and proud Wiradjuri and Wailwan woman, born and raised in Gilgandra western NSW.