8 episodes

Wish someone had explained politics to you earlier? No idea who to vote for this election? Tune in so we can help!
We aim to help voters make up their own mind, and ensure they can have a say in how the 2019 Australian Federal Election turns out.

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Wish someone had explained politics to you earlier? No idea who to vote for this election? Tune in so we can help!
We aim to help voters make up their own mind, and ensure they can have a say in how the 2019 Australian Federal Election turns out.

Find us on facebook! Search "A Podcast You Shouldn't Ignore: Aussie Politics Explained" and join the conversation.

    Covid 19 Special with Matt and Dave - 12th July

    Covid 19 Special with Matt and Dave - 12th July

    A look at the Australian political response to Covid 19 in comparison to the rest of the world!

    Please note this episode was recorded 12th July. A lot has happened since then. Please be aware this podcast is not made by virus experts or specialists, just two guys who enjoy politics. Please get all your latest medical advice from the announcements from the Department of Health and Human Services.

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Episode 5 - Voting Day! Audience Q&A!

    Episode 5 - Voting Day! Audience Q&A!

    Some last minute info on some of the policy differences between Labor and Liberal on election day! These questions have been sent in by our amazing listeners, today we're briefly covering health, education, franking credits, negative gearing, small business, and dispelling the myth that voting for a minor party is "throwing your vote away". Enjoy!

    • 16 min
    Episode 4 - The Minor Parties! How do they work?

    Episode 4 - The Minor Parties! How do they work?

    In this episode special guest Dave (politics enthusiast and my former housemate!) and I have a look at the Minor political parties in Australian Politics. We recap how voting for the senate works, how this impacts the minor parties and where they are most effective. We warn about the dangers of misleading party names, and look in a bit more detail at 3 of the more prominent minor parties: The Greens, One Nation and the United Australia Party. Enjoy!

    • 52 min
    Episode 2.2: Mini-Episode! Climate Change. Labor vs Liberals

    Episode 2.2: Mini-Episode! Climate Change. Labor vs Liberals

    A mini-episode edited from my conversation with average voter Liam in episode 2. In this mini-episode we focus on the policy differences between Labor and the Liberals on Climate Change.

    • 11 min
    Episode 3 - A Game of Thrones: How have we had 5 Prime Ministers in 9 years?

    Episode 3 - A Game of Thrones: How have we had 5 Prime Ministers in 9 years?

    Rudd, Gillard, Rudd again, Abbott, Turnbull... and now ScoMo. Why have our politicians been so keen to axe the sitting Prime Minister over the years?
    A flashback episode that was originally recorded the week Scott Morrison was voted Prime Minister by the Liberal  Party room. Special guest: My old housemate and avid politics fan David!

    A history of political backstabbings in Australia. Enjoy!

    • 44 min
    Episode 2.1 - Mini-Episode! The Economy: Labor vs Liberal.

    Episode 2.1 - Mini-Episode! The Economy: Labor vs Liberal.

    A mini-episode edited from my conversation with average voter Liam in Episode 2. This episode focuses on the policy and ideological differences between the Labor and Liberal parties on the economy. 

    • 20 min

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