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
Adam Bandt on pushing policy with ‘gaslighting governments’ – Australian politics podcast
On parliament’s final sitting day for 2023, political editor Katharine Murphy sits down with federal MP and the leader of the Australian Greens, Adam Bandt. They discuss the recent Murray-Darling deals pushed by Senator Sarah Hanson-Young, the ‘water trigger’ policy on gas projects and whether Labor should revisit reforms to negative gearing and capital gains tax.
Chris Bowen on delivering climate outcomes ‘against the clock’ – Australian politics podcast
Political editor Katharine Murphy speaks to the climate change minister, Chris Bowen, about the annual climate change statement, one of the biggest policy shifts in Australian energy and the tensions of consensus at COP28 climate talks
Essential report: why has support for Anthony Albanese fallen?
Guardian Australia’s political editor, Katharine Murphy, is joined by Essential Media’s Peter Lewis to discuss Albanese’s fall in approval ratings, government performance on cost of living and opinions on the stage-three tax cuts Most voters now disapprove of Anthony Albanese’s performance as PM, Guardian Essential poll finds
Alan Kohler on how housing policy entrenches inequality
Guardian Australia political editor Katharine Murphy speaks to finance journalist Alan Kohler about why decades of government, starting from Robert Menzies, gave up on affordable housing
The return of David Cameron
The former British prime minister David Cameron has been installed as foreign secretary in Rishi Sunak’s reshuffle, in which Suella Braverman was also sacked from the cabinet. Guardian UK political editor Pippa Crerar reports
Guardian Essential report: does Australia belong in international affairs?
Guardian Australia’s chief political correspondent, Paul Karp, is joined by Peter Lewis of Essential Media to discuss Anthony Albanese’s falling approval ratings, the changing public perspective on conflict in Israel and Palestine and explore why Australians increasingly want to ‘stay out’ of affairs on the global stage
As an interested American, this podcast has been a fantastic deep dive into Australian politics and political culture. I’ve been listening since Malcolm Turnbull’s deposition, and I can confidently say that it’s been a truly exciting ride!
Great coverage, enjoyable range of focus each episode
Keep it up.