April 7th, 2015
Episode 164 of 579 episodes
Prime Minister Tony Abbott recently described the independents and minor parties in the Australian parliament as 'feral' and has claimed previously that no deals will be made with them under any political movement he leads. But how realistic is that when for the past 27 of the last 30 years the Australian government has lacked a majority of votes in some form and the parliament has worked successfully in passing legislation. Is it time to rethink the Westminster system?