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The election might be over but federal politics is as interesting as ever. How is the Turnbull government managing with its one-seat majority? What does a potentially unruly Senate mean for the policies they took to the election? Join Fran Kelly and Patricia Karvelas as they pull apart the week in politics.

Episodios

  • Furore over the governments handling of rape allegations plus Facebooks news ban

    Furore over the government's handling of rape allegations; plus Facebook's news ban

    18/02/2021 Duración: 33min

    Rape allegations have highlighted the issue of the safety of women in Parliament House. And Facebook has banned Australian users from accessing news in their feeds in response to the federal government's media bargaining code. 7:30's chief political correspondent Laura Tingle is with Fran and PK to pour over the details.

  • Pressure building over climate change action and IR reform

    Pressure building over climate change action and IR reform

    11/02/2021 Duración: 28min

    The Prime Minister's "preference" to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 has been complicated by Nationals backbenchers threatening to cross the floor. Will internal resistance spell the end for a net-zero emissions target? Plus, Insiders host David Speers joins Fran and PK to hone in on Labor's industrial relations policy.

  • Leadership, climate and Craig Kelly

    Leadership, climate and Craig Kelly

    04/02/2021 Duración: 33min

    The first sitting week of 2021 begins with Prime Minister Scott Morrison under pressure to do more on climate change. And what will division over climate change targets mean for Anthony Albanese's leadership? The ABC's political editor Andrew Probyn joins Fran and PK to kick off The Party Room for 2021.

  • An unprecedented year ends with a bang

    An unprecedented year ends with a bang

    10/12/2020 Duración: 36min

    The final sitting week of 2020 is ending with the unveiling of a long-awaited IR bill  that’s already causing fireworks. On our last episode of The Party Room for 2020 Sydney Morning Herald columnist Jacqueline Maley joins Fran and PK. They dissect the issues that dominated politics in 2020: the pandemic, China and climate change

  • The tweet that roared

    The tweet that roared

    03/12/2020 Duración: 29min

    An offensive, fabricated tweet sent by the Chinese Foreign Ministry has taken relations with our biggest trading partner to an all-time low. Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s demands for an apology and for the tweet to be taken down have so far been ignored, so what’s the end game? Peter Hartcher, the Political and International Editor for The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald joins Fran and PK in The Party Room.

  • More Australian borders come down

    More Australian borders come down

    26/11/2020 Duración: 29min

    As Queensland relaxes its borders and South Australia returns to some normality, The Party Room talks about the politics of COVID-19. And The Guardian's political reporter Amy Remeikis joins Fran and PK to also discuss the cost of former Finance Minister Mathias Cormann’s campaign for the top job at the OECD.

  • Australias alleged war crimes

    Australia's alleged war crimes

    19/11/2020 Duración: 33min

    PK and David Speers talk about the landmark report outlining Australia's alleged war crimes in Afghanistan.

  • Does Canberra have a culture problem?

    Does Canberra have a culture problem?

    12/11/2020 Duración: 33min

    A Four Corners investigation has raised concerns about the conduct of two senior Cabinet ministers and their dealings with female staffers. It’s also raised questions about the workplace culture in Parliament House, and the lack of industrial protections for political employees. This week Sam Maiden, Political Editor with news.com.au joins Fran and PK in the Party Room.

  • What just happened in the United States?

    What just happened in the United States?

    05/11/2020 Duración: 28min

    What will the outcome of the US election mean for Australia? Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he’s confident in American democracy and that the historic turnout is “actually a demonstration of democracy working.” The Australian Financial Review’s Political Editor, Philip Coorey joins the Party Room to discuss the US poll, that other election in Queensland and the momentum toward a federal anti-corruption agency.

  • Lockdown ends, but not lockdown politics

    Lockdown ends, but not lockdown politics

    29/10/2020 Duración: 34min

    Melburnians are rejoicing over the long awaited easing of COVID-19 restrictions. And with the Reserve Bank now suggesting Australia may have come out of recession, there are plenty of reasons for optimism. But there’s anger as well as elation, with federal Liberal MPs highly critical of the way the Victorian Government has been handling the crisis. Host of Drive on ABC Melbourne, Raf Epstein joins PK and guest co-host David Speers on The Party Room.

  • Dodgy deals and political vitriol

    Dodgy deals and political vitriol

    22/10/2020 Duración: 32min

    The gulf between Victoria and the Federal Government is widening as bickering over the pace and priorities of the state’s reopening gets personal. And in senate estimates, the spotlight on a dodgy land deal is prompting fresh calls for a federal anti-corruption body. ABC Political Editor Andrew Probyn joins Fran and PK in the Party Room to dissect the latest developments in #auspol

  • Too good to lose?

    Too good to lose?

    15/10/2020 Duración: 30min

    The Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews and NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian are both under incredible pressure. The COVID-19 pandemic has lifted them to national prominence but they’re now both embroiled in accountability issues. Both premiers have survived no confidence motions but are they dispensable or too good to lose? This week Laura Tingle, chief political correspondent with 7.30 joins the Party Room to discuss leadership, integrity and judgement, along with the same old political fights over tax cuts contained in the Federal Budget.

  • Are women and older workers the losers in Budget 2020?

    Are women and older workers the losers in Budget 2020?

    08/10/2020 Duración: 36min

    The big sell is on, with the PM and his ministers hitting the airwaves to promote the government’s big-spending budget. But while business is largely on board, unions, community and welfare groups have taken aim at #Budget2020, slamming a lack of support for women and older workers. So what are the economic consequences of the Coalition’s policy choices, and how will the politics play out? Shane Wright, Senior Economics Correspondent with The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald, joins Fran and PK on The Party Room.

  • Bonus Episode: The Budget has landed

    Bonus Episode: The Budget has landed

    07/10/2020 Duración: 16min

    Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has handed down a budget clearly aimed at getting us all spending. The Government’s economic blueprint includes tax cuts, business investment allowances, an asset write-off and hiring incentives, and will rack up nearly a trillion dollars in net debt. But the Opposition says it delivers insufficient bang for the money spent, with women and older workers left out. In this bonus episode of the Party Room, Fran and PK give their initial assessments of #Budget2020

  • What to expect from the biggest budget of our lifetime

    What to expect from the biggest budget of our lifetime

    24/09/2020 Duración: 35min

    The Federal Government is laying the groundwork for a budget aimed at rebooting an economy, badly bruised by the coronavirus shutdown. An $18 billion investment in technology to reduce carbon emissions and a $4.5 billion upgrade of the National Broadband Network have already been announced. Wage subsidies, tax cuts and infrastructure are all going to be in the mix too, but will we see the kind of structural reforms economists are crying out for?

  • Divisions deepen in National Cabinet

    Divisions deepen in National Cabinet

    17/09/2020 Duración: 31min

    The Federal Government has pre-empted its meeting with the states by unilaterally raising the international arrivals cap, letting an additional 2000 Australians back into the country. But it’s the states that will have to provide the quarantine facilities and they’re not impressed. Meantime, with the budget just a few weeks away, the Morrison Government has begun laying out its energy policy. But is gas really the way to power the post-pandemic economic recovery, or should the Government be more focused on renewables?

  • How Victorians really feel about the lockdown

    How Victorians really feel about the lockdown

    10/09/2020 Duración: 32min

    If you thought tensions between the Victorian and Federal Government couldn't get any bigger, think again. It was a week where the Prime Minister ramped up his attack on Victoria, and compared it to the gold standard of NSW. But how were his comments received in Victoria, even though the prism of extended restrictions?

  • A recession is here. How will the Government respond?

    A recession is here. How will the Government respond?

    03/09/2020 Duración: 27min

    Australia is officially in recession and it's set to be the deepest one since the Great Depression. While the government contends with a 7 per cent contraction in the economy, tensions with the states and China continue to simmer. And, an ex-PM makes a comeback (again) To unpack it all, PK and Fran are joined by AM host Sabra Lane.

  • Could we be at the polls again within the next 12 months?

    Could we be at the polls again within the next 12 months?

    27/08/2020 Duración: 30min

    As Parliament returns it's been a historic week in Canberra, with MPs joining via video link for the first time. In the halls of power, our politicians are already discussing the story they'll try to sell at the election with some tipping we could be voting again within a year. Outside Canberra, relations between the states and the Federal Government continue to sour and new branch stacking allegations come to light in Victoria. To help break it all down PK and Fran and joined by the ABC's Political Editor Andrew Probyn.

  • Wine joins barley in the beef with China

    Wine joins barley in the beef with China

    20/08/2020 Duración: 35min

    Barley was first. Then it was beef. Now, it's wine.

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