25 episodes

Q&A is a television discussion program that focuses mostly on politics but ranges across all of the big issues that set Australians thinking, talking and debating.

It is driven by interaction: Q&A provides a rare opportunity for Australian citizens to directly question and hold to account politicians and key opinion leaders in a national public forum.

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Q&A is a television discussion program that focuses mostly on politics but ranges across all of the big issues that set Australians thinking, talking and debating.

It is driven by interaction: Q&A provides a rare opportunity for Australian citizens to directly question and hold to account politicians and key opinion leaders in a national public forum.

    Trust

    Trust

    Panellists: Katie Allen, Liberal MP for Higgins; Clare O’Neil, Shadow Minister for Innovation, Technology and the Future of Work; Jacqui Lambie, Independent Senator; Jack Manning Bancroft, Founder and CEO of Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience; and Simon McKeon, Investment banker and former Australian of the Year.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Climate Solutions

    Climate Solutions

    Panellists: Osher Günsberg, TV and radio host; Jennifer Westacott, Business Council of Australia CEO; Sophia Hamblin Wang, Sustainability entrepreneur; Matt Evans, Chef and farmer; and Martijn Wilder, Chair of Australian Renewable Energy Agency.

    • 59 min
    Bushfires Special

    Bushfires Special

    Panellists: Kristy McBain, Mayor of Bega Valley Shire; Andrew Constance, Member for Bega; Victor Steffensen, Indigenous fire practitioner; Cheryl McCarthy, Far South Coast Director, Surf Life Saving NSW; Michael Mann, Renowned US climate scientist; and Jim Molan, Liberal Senator for NSW.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    The End of an Era: 2019 Finale

    The End of an Era: 2019 Finale

    Panellists: Malcolm Turnbull, Former Prime Minister of Australia; Anthony Albanese, Opposition Leader; Sisonke Msimang, Author; Patricia Turner, CEO of National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation; and Brian Schmidt, Nobel laureate and Vice-Chancellor, ANU.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Q&A Pacific

    Q&A Pacific

    Panellists: Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, Fijian Attorney-General; Enele Sopoaga, Former Prime Minister of Tuvalu; Manu Tupou-Roosen, Director-General of the Pacific Fisheries Agency; Virisila Buadromo, Fijian women's advocate; and Alex Hawke, Minister for International Development and the Pacific.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    International Power

    International Power

    Panellists: Samantha Power, Former US Ambassador to the United Nations; Tanya Plibersek, Shadow Minister for Education; Tamar Zandberg, Israeli Parliamentarian; Greg Sheridan, Foreign Editor, The Australian; James Brown, United States Studies Centre.

    • 1 hr 6 min

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