22 episodes

A podcast dedicated to Tasmanian news, politics and business from Font PR. Join Brad Stansfield, Becher Townshend and Brad Nowland to get up to date on everything that's happening in Tassie, and take an in-depth look at the biggest issues of the day.

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A podcast dedicated to Tasmanian news, politics and business from Font PR. Join Brad Stansfield, Becher Townshend and Brad Nowland to get up to date on everything that's happening in Tassie, and take an in-depth look at the biggest issues of the day.

    Leadership Special Edition with Alex Johnston

    Leadership Special Edition with Alex Johnston

    Tasmania has a new Premier after Will Hodgman's shock resignation. The news was big enough to pull Brad, Becher and Brad out of holiday mode and back into the studio. They're joined by senior news-hound and WIN TV News Director Alex Johnston to analyse what the change in leadership means for the state.

    • 23 min
    Summer Series - Cath Hughes, part two

    Summer Series - Cath Hughes, part two

    Cath Hughes continues her deep dive into her three-decade career as a driving force behind the Greens movement in Tasmania. In this episode, she takes Brad, Becher and Brad through the lead up to the 2010 election as the Greens formed minority government with Labor.

    • 30 min
    Summer Series - Cath Hughes, part one

    Summer Series - Cath Hughes, part one

    Cath Hughes has been a driving force behind the Greens movement in Tasmania for the past three decades. She's been right in the middle of the action in many of the state's landmark political events. In this episode of the FontCast Summer Series, she gives Brad, Becher and Brad a no-holds-barred account of what happened behind closed doors during some of those pivotal moments.

    • 42 min
    Summer Series - Darcy Tronson, part two

    Summer Series - Darcy Tronson, part two

    Our exclusive interview with Liberal Party veteran Darcy Tronson continues. Darcy picks up his story from the 1989 state election when then Premier Robin Gray was denied a majority despite a swing against Labor. In this episode, Darcy opens up about what really happened behind closed doors as the results unfolded.

    • 31 min
    Summer Series - Darcy Tronson, part one

    Summer Series - Darcy Tronson, part one

    In the FontCast Summer Series, Brad, Becher and Brad dive in deep with some of the people who made Australian and Tasmanian politics what it is today.

    In his first exclusive interview, Darcy Tronson, who served as private secretary to former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser, and chief of staff to former Premier Tony Rundle, opens up to the FontCast about his five-decade-long career.

    • 26 min
    15 - The Golden Font and year in review with Alex Johnston

    15 - The Golden Font and year in review with Alex Johnston

    One of Tasmania's most senior news-hounds and news director for WIN Television, Alex Johnston, joins Brad, Becher and Brad for the final episode of the FontCast for 2019. They review the highs and lows of the year in state politics and award the coveted Golden Font for best performing Tasmanian politician.

    • 34 min

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