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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

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    • 4.7 • 17 Ratings

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

    Is Scott Morrison safe until the election? – Australian politics podcast

    Is Scott Morrison safe until the election? – Australian politics podcast

    Katharine Murphy sits down with fellow Canberra reporters Sarah Martin, Paul Karp and Amy Remeikis to answer your most urgent political questions. Is Scott Morrison’s approval rating high enough to keep him in office? Why haven’t the promised 4m Covid vaccines been rolled out? Does the toxic culture within parliament extend outside the Coalition?

    • 34 min
    David Littleproud on getting farmers on board with the climate flight

    David Littleproud on getting farmers on board with the climate flight

    Katharine Murphy sits down with the Nationals’ deputy leader, David Littleproud, to discuss the party’s stance on reducing carbon emissions. They discuss how communities in regional areas want to see progress in tackling climate change, and whether the party is ready to address the facts or continue its turbulent stance

    • 31 min
    Asio chief: 'no direct lessons' from Christchurch but 'this can happen to us'

    Asio chief: 'no direct lessons' from Christchurch but 'this can happen to us'

    In a sit-down interview, political reporter Daniel Hurst speaks to Asio chief Mike Burgess about lessons from Christchurch and why the organisation is no longer using the umbrella term ‘rightwing extremism’ • Australia’s spy chief vows to call out rightwing terrorism when there’s a specific threat

    • 26 min
    Kate Jenkins on addressing workplace risks in parliament – Australian politics podcast

    Kate Jenkins on addressing workplace risks in parliament – Australian politics podcast

    Katharine Murphy talks to sex discrimination commissioner Kate Jenkins as she starts her investigation into parliament’s workplace culture. Jenkins discusses the risk factors in all workplaces which can heighten the risk to safety, and how she plans to bring about cultural change in Canberra

    • 38 min
    Sarah Hanson-Young on the reckoning of parliament – Australian politics podcast

    Sarah Hanson-Young on the reckoning of parliament – Australian politics podcast

    After a turbulent two weeks in parliament, Katharine Murphy talks to Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young about her experiences in fighting toxic cultures in the workplace. They discuss the ways women in the spotlight can be supported, and whether the domino-like effect will continue

    • 31 min
    Tackling online extremism in Australia – Australian politics podcast

    Tackling online extremism in Australia – Australian politics podcast

    Katharine Murphy and Daniel Hurst talk to Liberal senator James Paterson about his new role as the chair of Australia’s security and intelligence committee. After the the US Capitol riot and the Christchurch attack, what threats does Australia face from terrorism, and how should extremism be managed in online spaces?

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

Camden Raynor ,

Absolutely Amazing

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!

Ottoaway ,

Great coverage, enjoyable range of focus each episode

Keep it up.

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