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
Simon Birmingham on the budget forecast, economic recovery and the Jenkins review
Katharine Murphy speaks to finance minister Simon Birmingham about the mid-year budget update, jobs and wage growth, and how the Coalition is responding to the Jenkins review into commonwealth parliamentary workplaces
The year in politics with the Guardian’s Canberra bureau
Katharine Murphy and Guardian Australia’s team of political reporters answer your most burning political questions. What lies ahead for Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese in an election year? What would a federal integrity commission look like? Will Australia go to war against China? The team also share some of their highs and lows from the year in politics
Peter Lewis on polling in the lead-up to an election year
Katharine Murphy speaks to the executive director of Essential about how Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese are polling post-Covid lockdowns and the sexual harassment allegations in Parliament House
Jim Chalmers on Labor’s plan for Australia’s economy
Katharine Murphy speaks to the federal shadow treasurer about the ALP’s economic and climate policy ahead of an election year
China’s acting ambassador to Australia on Taiwan, diplomacy and a damaged relationship
Guardian Australia’s foreign affairs and defence correspondent Daniel Hurst speaks to China’s acting ambassador to Australia, Wang Xining, on the future of the relationship between the two countries China’s infamous list of grievances with Australia ‘should be longer than 14 points’, top diplomat says
Australia navigates the relationship with France, Aukus and the G20
At the G20 in Rome in the wake of the controversial Aukus deal in which Australia opted to buy nuclear submarines from the US and UK and ditch the $90bn existing deal with France – Katharine Murphy speaks with the political editor of the Australian Financial Review, Phil Coorey and the chief political correspondent of the SMH and the Age, David Crowe about the growing tensions with France and what this could mean for Australia in the international arena
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.