Below the Line Episode 12.
The Conversation75.2 MB (download)
In this episode of Below the Line, we dissect the election result and how the media's "presidential–ised" coverage looks in light of it.
Australians head to the polls in federal elections on May 21. Your guide to what’s at stake. Listen to The Conversation Weekly podcast.
Australian authors have formed a new group, Writers for Climate Action. Joelle Gergis explains how art, along with science, can help bring about the changes needed.
There have been few if any elections when, in the last week, it has been the ‘uncommitted’ voters who have turned things around.
Politics with Michelle Grattan: Historian Frank Bongiorno reflects on elections current and past.
Michelle Grattan speaks with Frank Bongiorno, a history professor at the Australian National University who gives his insights into the current battle but also takes the long views of campaigns.
An election expert breaks down the big questions.
Below the Line Episode 11.
The Conversation66.1 MB (download)
In the final episode of our election podcast before polling day, our expert panel interview a Facebook official on the online campaign, and discuss Morrison's mea culpa and last-minute housing policy.
Below the Line Episode 10.
The Conversation84.3 MB (download)
In this episode of our election podcast, our expert panel discuss the last leaders' debate, the latest polls and what might the future of the unsuccessful major party might look like.
Voting is not just about getting a sausage sandwich and avoiding a fine. There are many reasons - historical, political and personal - to vote on or before May 21.
Experts and undecided voters from pubs across the country awarded the debate to Albanese, in what was a much more civil contest than the previous debate.
Labor needs substantially more than 50% of the two-party preferred vote – 51.8% according to the pendulum – to win the majority of seats, 76. This equates to a swing of 3.3 percentage points.
How might Gunner’s resignation affect the federal seat of Lingiari?
Below the Line Episode 9.
The Conversation72.8 MB (download)
In the latest episode of our election podcast, our expert panel discuss the leaders debate and which issues aren't being discussed on the campaign trail.
In the often fiery debate, the leaders answered questions about the cost of living, aged care, national security and a federal integrity commission, among other issues.
Below the Line Episode 8.
The Conversation67.7 MB (download)
In this episode of our election podcast, our expert panel dissect the interest rate rise, political ad spending and the impact of early voting – which opens on Monday May 9.
The social media strategies of many parties and candidates aim to bypass mainstream media to speak directly to voters, but they are often not as sophisticated as is assumed.
Electric cars are important - but we can now electrify all land-based transport, from buses to bikes to trucks. We need good policy settings.
Below the Line Episode 7.
The Conversation87.9 MB (download)
In this episode of our election podcast Below the Line, our expert panel speak to a Chinese media expert about how the Chinese-Australian community is being courted in the campaign.
Below the Line Episode 6.
The Conversation75.3 MB (download)
In this episode of our election podcast Below the Line, our expert panel speak to former independent MP Cathy McGowan about the independent candidates seeking office.
Former ambassador to the United States Joe Hockey considers himself ‘a unique and successful politician’. Dennis Altman is not convinced.