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Join The Canberra Times journalists Alex Crowe and Steve Evans as they chat with colleagues and special guests about what's happening in the news this week.

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Join The Canberra Times journalists Alex Crowe and Steve Evans as they chat with colleagues and special guests about what's happening in the news this week.

    Higher education: What university environment awaits the class of 2020?

    Higher education: What university environment awaits the class of 2020?

    On Talk of the Times this week, hosts Alex Crowe and Steve Evans dive into the world of education with The Canberra Times reporters Sarah Lansdown and Sally Whyte. As Australian year 12 students sit their final exams and submit their last assignments, many will look to universities to continue their education. How will government policy changes or COVID-19 restrictions alter their job prospects? How important is it that universities continue researching and teaching? To support journalists at The Canberra Times, visit canberratimes.com.au/subscribe

    • 11 min
    Barr vs Coe: Who is Canberra really voting for in this election?

    Barr vs Coe: Who is Canberra really voting for in this election?

    This week in Talk of the Times, Alex Crowe and Steve Evans caught up with fellow The Canberra Times journalists Daniella White and Dan Jervis-Bardy. Just days out from the ACT election, the two political reporters discussed the personal and public perceptions of Labor leader Andrew Barr and Liberals leader Alistair Coe.

    • 10 min
    The federal budget

    The federal budget

    This week Alex and Steve are discussing the significance of the imminent federal budget with The Canberra Times political reporters Sally Whyte and Katie Burgess. Is this budget likely to impact the public's perception of the government? And who could be the budget's big winners? To support journalists at The Canberra Times, visit canberratimes.com.au/subscribe

    • 9 min
    ACT election 2020: What are the defining issues, and do Canberrans care?

    ACT election 2020: What are the defining issues, and do Canberrans care?

    In this week's episode, Alex and Steve talk all things ACT election with emeritus professor of political science at the Australian National University and regular columnist for The Canberra Times John John Warhurst, and political reporters Daniella White and Dan Jervis-Bardy. Do Canberrans care about the election? What are the most important issues for voters and candidates? And what could be the impact of a new or returning government for the ACT in the years to come? To support journalists at The Canberra Times, visit canberratimes.com.au/subscribe

    • 10 min
    Women in politics and sport

    Women in politics and sport

    This week in Talk of the Times, Alex Crowe and Steve Evans caught up with fellow The Canberra Times reporters to discuss what it's like for women to report in circles historically dominated by men.
    They tackle questions around equality with federal politics reporter Sally Whyte, former sports journalist Karen Hardy and current sports reporter Lucie Bertoldo. To support journalists at The Canberra Times', visit canberratimes.com.au/subscribe

    • 13 min
    Canberra's hot property

    Canberra's hot property

    Today Alex and Steve are talking about property - your property, Canberra's property and the nation's property. And what about Walter Burley Griffin? Is it time to move on from the original plan for the ACT's built environment?
    Join hosts Alex Crowe and Steve Evans as they discuss these questions and more with fellow Canberra Times journalists Lucy Bladen, Doug Dingwall and Jasper Lindell.
    To support journalists at The Canberra Times', visit canberratimes.com.au/subscribe

    • 11 min

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