Politics podcast: Sarah Hanson-Young on the plight of Abyan.
In this interview, Sarah Hanson-Young calls on the government to appoint an independent advocate to protect the interests of the Somali woman known as "Abyan", who is being held on Nauru.
Sam Dastyari unleashes with Michelle Grattan in Canberra’s Muse wine bar and bookstore.
Sam Dastyari Unleashed
In The Conversation's first live podcast, Sam Dastyari gives a candid insight into Labor's strategy to win back government, the threat of the Greens and much more.
Ben Oquist, former chief of staff to Greens leaders Bob Brown and Christine Milne, says Tony Abbott risks being on the ‘wrong side of history’ at the 2015 Paris climate summit.
Ben Oquist on the direction of the Greens and the Senate crossbench.
Ben Oquist, Executive Director of the Australia Institute, talks to Michelle Grattan about the current direction of the Greens, the Senate crossbench, climate change, and much more.
University of Canberra Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) Professor Nicholas Klomp and Professorial Fellow Michelle Grattan discuss the week in politics.
New Greens leader Richard Di Natale has focussed on health, climate change and public transport in his budget reply.
Climate change should have been tackled and investment and jobs in the renewable energy sector protected in the budget, new Greens leader Richard Di Natale said in his budget reply.
The new leadership team: co-deputies Larissa Waters and Scott Ludlam flank leader Richard Di Natale.
The Greens mostly like to keep their party 'internals' internal. The leadership transition from Christine Milne to Victorian senator Richard Di Natale was marked by secrecy and tightly stitched up.
Greens’ leader Christine Milne has resigned, after 25 years in politics.
Victorian Senator Richard Di Natale has been elected Greens' leader unopposed, after Christine Milne announced she would not contest the next federal election.
It’s hard to know for sure what role climate change played in the intensity of Cyclone Pam.
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A causal relationship between cyclone behaviour and anthropogenic global warming is a very real possibility. But most climate scientists hesitate to attribute any single event to global warming.
Kangaroos are common in some areas but scarce in others.
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Are kangaroos in plague proportions, necessitating large-scale killing and a commercial industry, or are they in decline?
One Nation’s Pauline Hanson says landholders’ constitutional water rights have been undermined by government changes – but is that true?
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The Australian Constitution says residents have the right to water from the rivers for irrigation and conservation purposes but governments have brought in laws that are restricting this – One Nation’s…
It’s easy with your eyes closed.
David Cameron’s decision to champion the Green Party’s inclusion in the general election debates has, regardless of his motives, considerably raised the stakes. It has also opened up broader questions…
Under a Greens-PUP deal, the senate inquiry into the Queensland government will investigate coal seam gas approvals granted under the previous Queensland government.
The Greens have secured a deal with the Palmer United Party (PUP) and Labor that effectively kills the federal government’s plan to hand its environmental approval powers to the states under its “one-stop…
A ‘national ICAC’, which the Greens recently proposed in response to the revelations in NSW, would be fraught with difficulties if implemented.
The corruption scandals facing New South Wales politics are about as complex as they come. The sheer number of investigations, seemingly involving a conveyer belt of familiar faces, have made the question…