Michelle Grattan is the political editor of The Age. In 2008, she shared the Melbourne Press Club Lifetime Achievement Award with Laurie Oakes. She edited the books 'Reconciliation' and 'Australian Prime Ministers' (2000), and wrote 'Back on the Wool Track' (2004).
Michelle Grattan Families Minister Jenny Macklin wants Victoria to talk long-term funding arrangements.
Michelle Grattan Labor Senator John Faulkner can always get public attention when he talks about party reform. But as he'd be the first to admit, it's quite another matter to get something meaningful done.
Michelle Grattan Perceptions Prime Minister has 'caved to the Greens' over state environment plans.
Michelle Grattan Kevin Rudd declares Labor must 'get real' about party reform, condemning the inadequate response to the sweeping party review undertaken by senator John Faulkner and two former premiers.
Michelle Grattan and Tom Arup Federal government will tell business leaders that it is putting on hold plans to devolve to the states power to deal with environmental approvals for major projects.
Michelle Grattan 'Black Jack' McEwen is one of the Nationals' legendary heroes, and Liberals mess with his name at their peril.
Michelle Grattan Liberal frontbencher Malcolm Turnbull takes a swipe at one of Tony Abbott's heroes, B. A. Santamaria.
Michelle Grattan Shadow treasurer Joe Hockey again injects cautionary note into timing of Coalition's commitment to the National Disability Insurance Scheme, declaring that it would require a 'strong surplus' to fund...
Michelle Grattan Pressure is increasing on Tony Abbott to broaden his promised investigation into the Australian Workers Union affair, with two Liberal MPs urging a general inquiry into union behaviour and governance.
Michelle Grattan Prime Minister Julia Gillard has given an assurance that the government will ''inscribe'' funding for its multibillion-dollar ambitious disability insurance scheme in the finances of the nation.
Michelle Grattan and Clancy Yeates Federal and state leaders urged by their own ''watchdog'' to make significant progress on energy reform on Friday when they consider a package of measures put up by the Prime Minister to tackle high...
Michelle Grattan Former workplace relations minister Peter Reith has called for a Coalition government to set up a broad inquiry into behaviour and governance in the trade union movement and not just into the...
Michelle Grattan Tony Abbott has had his own slush fund experience, not all of it happy.
Michelle Grattan Tony Abbott commits to judicial inquiry into AWU slush fund if he wins government.
Michelle Grattan The final parliamentary week has seen the Coalition repeatedly allege the Prime Minister engaged in criminal activity when she was a lawyer in the 1990s.
Michelle Grattan and Michael Gordon Prime Minister Julia Gillard has told Tony Abbott to put up or shut up, as his allegation that she broke the law ensured a vicious parliamentary year ended on a vitriolic note.
Michelle Grattan The final parliamentary week has seen the Coalition repeatedly allege that the Prime Minister engaged in criminal activity when she was a lawyer in the 1990s.
Michael Gordon and Michelle Grattan An emboldened Julia Gillard ends political year convinced she has her opponent's measure and the public's confidence that she has the strength and grit 'to get this job done'.
Michelle Grattan Government launches new broadside against Deputy Opposition Leader, accusing her of lying.
Michelle Grattan A Coalition government would provide $35m to seek a cure for type 1 diabetes.