Many in the government have clamoured for changes to be made to Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act. Liberal backbencher Julian Leeser, however is not one of them.
Kim Beazley's time as Australia's ambassador to the United States came to an end earlier this year, but he is riveted by next week's presidential election.
The email scandal continues to haunt Hillary Clinton’s campaign with the FBI announcing that it will investigate additional emails just days before the election.
This week's episode focuses on how the re-emergence of the email scandal will impact Hillary Clinton in the final week of the campaign.
Has Donald Trump alienated women, African American and Hispanic voters, leaving him with a support base of largely white men?
This week's episode of Race to the White House looks at how gender, race and class are shaping the voting patterns in this election.
Stuart Morris QC (left) and Leonie Hemingway (formerly Leonie Burke) led the Labor and Liberal governments’ attempts at reforming local government.
In this episode of Change Agents, Andrew Dodd speaks with Stuart Morris and Leonie Hemingway about their successes and failures on the road to reforming Victoria's local government.
Nevada will play host to the third and final presidential debate.
Race to the White House - Episode #6.
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This week's episode of Race to the White House looks at the history and importance of public opinion polls, as well as previewing the third and final presidential debate.
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A podcast on darkness: from why it makes us scared, to what kind of nightlife can thrive in the modern city and an update on the hunt for dark matter.
A contentious move by George Brandis to restrict access to legal advice from the solicitor-general is continuing to raise controversy and questions about its legal validity.
The bruising second presidential debate was dominated by accusations of sexual misconduct.
This episode of Race to the White House examines the fallout from the second presidential debate and asks whether the Republican Party can transform itself to remain politically relevant.
Polls and commentators all suggest Hillary Clinton easily won the first presidential debate.
The third episode of Race to the White House dissects the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
The first US presidential debate is scheduled for Tuesday morning Australian time.
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The second episode of Race to the White House examines the foreign policy differences between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, and previews the first presidential debate.
In part two of our podcast on rebooting, we explore what would happen if humanity was wiped out, take a look at a political comeback in France, and get a taste of a revamped US institution.
The high-stakes race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump for the White House will impact America, Australia and the rest of the world.
In the first podcast of the series, Brendon O'Connor and Tom Switzer look at the current state of the US presidential race.
In this first of two podcasts, listen in to hear about the rebooting of a Syrian rebel group, an old drug and your computer.
Earlier this year, Australian writer Don Watson visited the United States, observing the race for the presidency.
In the first sitting of the new parliament, conservatives within the government have muscled a proposed amendment to the Racial Discrimination Act onto the agenda.
Susan Alberti (left) and Debbie Lee were pivotal to the formation of the national women’s AFL competition.
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Change Agents: Establishing a national women’s football league.
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Andrew Dodd talks to Susan Alberti and Debbie Lee about their fight to overcome prejudice and establish a national women's AFL competition.
Fred Smith is no ordinary Australian diplomat. In postings served in the Uruzgan Province of Afghanistan, he built relationships with tribal leaders while continuing his side-career as a folk musician.
Since retiring from politics in 2012, former Greens leader Bob Brown has continued to offer sharp perspectives on issues of national debate.
Incoming Victorian senator Derryn Hinch has the potential to be an ally or an enemy to the government's agenda.