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In the Australian Politics Live podcast,  Katharine Murphy and Guardian Australia's political team examine what’s happening in Australian politics and why it matters to you

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In the Australian Politics Live podcast,  Katharine Murphy and Guardian Australia's political team examine what’s happening in Australian politics and why it matters to you

    'I don't think we should fund new coal-fired power plants': Trent Zimmerman on climate and the Liberals

    'I don't think we should fund new coal-fired power plants': Trent Zimmerman on climate and the Liberals

    The Liberal MP for North Sydney, Trent Zimmerman, joins Katharine Murphy to discuss his party’s historical stance on climate change, how denialism was brought into Australian politics and how he navigates the party line when his constituents largely believe in the need to take action on climate • Trent Zimmerman backs net zero emissions target but foresees more Coalition in-fighting

    • 33 min
    Ken Wyatt: some Coalition colleagues 'won't budge' on constitutional recognition

    Ken Wyatt: some Coalition colleagues 'won't budge' on constitutional recognition

    Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt joins Katharine Murphy for a wide-ranging conversation on why changes were made in how we measure targets in the Closing the Gap report and why despite broad public support for constitutional recognition there are members of the Coalition party room who may campaign against it Report: Ken Wyatt expects colleagues to campaign against recognition

    • 33 min
    2020s vision: big ideas to make Australia better – Australian politics live

    2020s vision: big ideas to make Australia better – Australian politics live

    How shall we stare down the challenges of the next decade? Where will we find the hope and solutions required for the 2020s? Listen to a live Guardian Australia panel taking on these big topics. Featuring Guardian editor-in-chief Katharine Viner, Guardian Australia editor Lenore Taylor, political editor Katharine Murphy, Indigenous affairs editor Lorena Allam and writer David Marr

    • 47 min
    'It just feels different': Mike Bowers and Brett Mason on a summer of snapping 'angry' fires | Australian Politics Live podcast

    'It just feels different': Mike Bowers and Brett Mason on a summer of snapping 'angry' fires | Australian Politics Live podcast

    As bushfires and smoke continue to plague our summer, Katharine Murphy speaks to Mike Bowers and Brett Mason, chief political correspondent at SBS, about what it’s been like on fire grounds this season and how the political ramifications are shaping up • Terror on all sides: inside a firestorm tearing through the Australian bush

    • 43 min
    The year in politics - Australian politics live podcast

    The year in politics - Australian politics live podcast

    Katharine Murphy sits down for a final reflection on the year that was with Guardian Australia’s Canberra team. How has Scott Morrison evolved as prime minister? How is Labor holding up after the election? And what lessons can we bring into reporting on fake news and Facebook’s hold on democracy?

    • 32 min
    Martin Parkinson on Australia's decade of climate inaction – Australian politics live podcast

    Martin Parkinson on Australia's decade of climate inaction – Australian politics live podcast

    Katharine Murphy sits down with Martin Parkinson, the former secretary of the prime minister’s department and the bureaucrat at the centre of policymaking on climate change during the Howard, Rudd and Gillard governments. Will Australia and the world move fast enough to avoid 2C of warming? How will the use of carryover credits affect Australia’s future? They also discuss the impact of populism on the global economy and the future of economic growth

    • 47 min

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