13 episodes

From polls to party spin to policies, ‘Below the Line’ is a 2022 limited edition podcast breaking free of party, media and populist lines. Brought to you by La Trobe University and The Conversation, our host Jon Faine dusts off his microphone and joins political scientists Anika Gauja, Simon Jackman and Andrea Carson to cut through the election noise. Regularly joined by journalists, activists and politicians in new episodes twice a week, we’ll unpack the election issues that matter to you. Produced by Courtney Carthy and Benjamin Clark.

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From polls to party spin to policies, ‘Below the Line’ is a 2022 limited edition podcast breaking free of party, media and populist lines. Brought to you by La Trobe University and The Conversation, our host Jon Faine dusts off his microphone and joins political scientists Anika Gauja, Simon Jackman and Andrea Carson to cut through the election noise. Regularly joined by journalists, activists and politicians in new episodes twice a week, we’ll unpack the election issues that matter to you. Produced by Courtney Carthy and Benjamin Clark.

    Below the Line: How might our new, more diverse parliament change Australia and the Asia-Pacific? – podcast

    Below the Line: How might our new, more diverse parliament change Australia and the Asia-Pacific? – podcast

    In the final episode of our election podcast, our regular panellists are joined by two expert guests to discuss what the election outcome could mean for domestic and foreign policy.

    • 39 min
    Below the Line: Has Australia's political landscape changed forever? – podcast

    Below the Line: Has Australia's political landscape changed forever? – podcast

    In this episode of Below the Line, we dissect the election result and how the media's "presidential–ised" coverage looks in light of it.

    • 32 min
    Below the Line: A Facebook executive explains the last-minute election battle on social media – podcast

    Below the Line: A Facebook executive explains the last-minute election battle on social media – podcast

    In the final episode of our election podcast before polling day, our expert panel interview a Facebook official on the online campaign, and discuss Morrison's mea culpa and last-minute housing policy.

    • 40 min
    Below the Line: What might happen to the major party that loses the election? – podcast

    Below the Line: What might happen to the major party that loses the election? – podcast

    In this episode of our election podcast, our expert panel discuss the last leaders' debate, the latest polls and what might the future of the unsuccessful major party might look like.

    • 36 min
    Below the Line: What issues are politicians ignoring this election? – podcast

    Below the Line: What issues are politicians ignoring this election? – podcast

    In the latest episode of our election podcast, our expert panel discuss the leaders debate and which issues aren't being discussed on the campaign trail.

    • 31 min
    Below the Line: How much are the parties spending on ads? And how come One Nation's Townsville candidate lives in Melbourne? – podcast

    Below the Line: How much are the parties spending on ads? And how come One Nation's Townsville candidate lives in Melbourne? – podcast

    In this episode of our election podcast, our expert panel dissect the interest rate rise, political ad spending and the impact of early voting – which opens on Monday May 9.

    • 29 min

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