Climate bill leaves Coalition out in the cold

Michelle Grattan
Updated August 5 2022 - 5:24pm, first published 5:20pm
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese speaks to independents shortly before the government's climate bill was passed in the House of Representatives. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Perhaps not since the marriage equality vote has the passage of a bill in the House of Representatives carried such a combination of substantive and symbolic import as the Albanese government's climate legislation.

Michelle Grattan

Michelle Grattan is a press gallery journalist and former editor of The Canberra Times. She is a professorial fellow at the University of Canberra and writes for The Conversation, where her columns also appear.

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