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In the Australian Politics 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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    • 4.3 • 29 Ratings

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

    Essential Report: are voters warming to Peter Dutton?

    Essential Report: are voters warming to Peter Dutton?

    Guardian Australia chief political correspondent Paul Karp talks to Peter Lewis from Essential Media about voters’ changing perceptions of Anthony Albanese and Peter Dutton. They discuss what qualities make for successful opposition leaders and whether Dutton’s stance on issues such as asylum seekers and workplace relations play to his favour.

    • 25 min
    Pat Conroy on Labor’s ‘enhanced lethality’ revamp of Australia’s warships – Australian Politics podcast

    Pat Conroy on Labor’s ‘enhanced lethality’ revamp of Australia’s warships – Australian Politics podcast

    Daniel Hurst, Guardian Australia’s foreign affairs and defence correspondent, speaks to minister for defence industry Pat Conroy about the Albanese government’s decision on Tuesday to increase naval funding, following advice that the country’s warships were too old and not suited for strategic threats. Minister Conroy also discusses the treaty with Tuvalu to manage vulnerability to sea level rises, and humanitarian assistance to the Middle East.

    • 24 min
    Max Chandler-Mather on why house prices need to go down

    Max Chandler-Mather on why house prices need to go down

    The Greens housing spokesperson Max Chandler-Mather joins chief political correspondent Paul Karp to discuss what he calls ‘a tax system that continues to force house prices up’. Chandler-Mather makes the case for why changes to capital gains tax and negative gearing should go forward and why they would not jeopardise Labor’s electoral position at the next election

    • 32 min
    Essential report: are voters up for cracking down on negative gearing?

    Essential report: are voters up for cracking down on negative gearing?

    Chief political correspondent Paul Karp talks to Peter Lewis from Essential Media on the voter responses to Labor’s changes to the stage-three tax cuts. They also discuss changes to Peter Dutton’s and Anthony Albanese’s approval and disapproval ratings, and the impact (if any) Taylor Swift could have on Australian politics

    • 23 min
    Jane Hume on why the Coalition supported Labor’s changes to tax cuts

    Jane Hume on why the Coalition supported Labor’s changes to tax cuts

    Chief political correspondent Paul Karp talks to shadow finance minister Jane Hume about why the Coalition won’t stand in the way of Anthony Albanese’s revamped stage-three tax cuts. They also discuss if the Coalition will introduce further tax changes after the next election, as well as electoral reform How to listen to podcasts: everything you need to know

    • 24 min
    Jim Chalmers on why a politically contentious change to stage-three tax cuts is worth it

    Jim Chalmers on why a politically contentious change to stage-three tax cuts is worth it

    Chief political correspondent Paul Karp talks to the treasurer, Jim Chalmers, about the thinking behind the changes to the stage-three tax cuts. They also discuss how the budget will aim to help reduce inflation while also providing further cost of living relief

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

Ms Aussie ,

Great journalism

Love this podcast. As an Australian living overseas this podcast gives me a clear understanding of what the key issues in Australian politics are back home. Thanks to the Guardian Australia team for doing such a great job.

[Rrr] ,

It’s a “Two Cheers for Journalism” kind of podcast

This is strictly a middle-of-the-road, left-of-the-moderate-left kind of podcast from the “Guardian Australia” website. Tune in to hear how many times the host can say “right?” in between every clause of a conditional hypothetical to her guest.

Hollie Would ,

Great journalism

Katherine provides great insight into Australian politics. As an Australian living abroad, this podcast helps me get a thorough wrap up of what’s happening in Canberra.

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