The Party Room - Podcast
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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. The Party Room returns with a new season on September 29.
||CleanClimate change, leadership and looking forward||Lenore Taylor joins Fran and Patricia for a look back at the year in politics. They also talk climate change policy and get an update on Tanya Plibersek's election rat.||7 12 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCompromise, cross-trading and chaos||Compromise and cross-trading: both were needed to pass the government's Australian Building and Construction Commission legislation this week. But will the backpacker tax mean the end-of-year narrative is one of chaos?||30 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBackpacker tax, Peter Dutton and One Nation||Some significant policy wins for the government this week, but the politics is still on Labor's side.||23 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean457 visas, asylum seekers and the prism of Trump||The success of Donald Trump in the US presidential election has shifted something in Australian politics.||16 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrump wins, productive chaos and asylum seeker policy||What does a Donald Trump presidency mean for Australia? And is parliament a mess or are we seeing productive chaos in action?||9 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBob Day, Rod Culleton and asylum seeker policy||Emma Alberici joins Patricia in The Party Room: she gets nerdy and reads the Constitution, shedding some light on the fate of Bob Day and Rod Culleton.||2 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLeigh Sales, Solicitor-General and Malcolm Turnbull||Leigh Sales joins Fran for a special episode of The Party Room, talking about the resignation of the Solicitor-General, the government's paid parental leave plan and leadership.||25 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTony Abbott, horse trading and avocado in estimates||Efforts to pass the ABCC legislation have brought up questions of horse trading, leadership and Senate tensions. Fleur Anderson joins Fran and Patricia to talk about the industrial relations changes and how guns have been dragged into the debate.||19 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUS election, the same-sex marriage plebiscite and Two Grumpy Hacks||A grumpier time than usual in The Party Room this week, with Malcolm Farr and Dennis Atkins joining Patricia and Fran to talk the US election and the same-sex marriage plebiscite.||12 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBanking, energy and budgie smugglers||ABC Political Editor Chris Uhlmann joins Fran and Patricia in The Party Room to talk banking, energy and whether Tony Abbott is still hoping to be Prime Minister again.||5 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCompromise and the same-sex marriage plebiscite||The election might be over but federal politics is as interesting as ever. Join Fran Kelly and Patricia Karvelas as they talk about the role of compromise in the new government and answer your listener questions.||28 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat comes next? Policies, compromises and new faces||ABC 7:30's Sabra Lane looks to the future with Fran and Patricia. They discuss the policies and people to watch in the new parliament—new faces, a conservative insurgency and a fresh Senate crossbench.||13 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPostal votes, Pauline Hanson and magic number 76||The count continues: Barrie Cassidy joins Fran and Patricia to discuss what's happening under the surface while Australia waits for an election result.||6 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPost-election special: too close to call||Australia went to the polls and delivered a victory to ... well, we don't know yet. Votes are still being counted, with 13 lower house seats currently too close to call. Fran and Patricia recap a big, messy election weekend and look forward to what happen||3 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarriage equality plebiscite, marginal seats and voter apathy||In the final days of the election campaign, David Speers joins Fran and Patricia to talk about what is likely to happen on July 2 and the implications of division within both parties over a plebiscite on marriage equality.||29 6 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBrexit, stability and the final countdown||Not long to go now: ABC NewsRadio's Political Editor Marius Benson joins Fran and Patricia for a special episode of the Party Room at the start of the final week of the election campaign.||26 6 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMinor parties, NBN and CFA: the issues on talkback around the country||We check in with some people who take the pulse of the electorate every day—local radio presenters from Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide. Rafael Epstein, Emma Griffiths and Matthew Abraham join Fran and Patricia to discuss the National Broadband Network||22 6 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPreference deals, pre-polls and the funny side of politics||The news is full of preferences and pre-polls. The Chaser's Charles Firth joins Fran and Patricia to talk about where humour can be found in the 2016 election.||15 6 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInternet speeds, feminism and rural issues||Pip Courtney from Landline tells Fran and Patricia which issues have people talking on farms across Australia. The NBN and backpacker tax are high on the agenda outside the cities.||8 6 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMandates, rats and superannuation policy||At the halfway mark of an eight week campaign, Annabel Crabb joins Fran and Patricia to talk about Malcolm Turnbull, Bill Shorten and whether anyone understands their party's superannuation policy.||1 6 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLeaders' debate special: trust, boats and talking points||What did we learn from the first major leaders' debate of the 2016 election?||29 5 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe 'real Malcolm', costings and Johnny Depp||Amanda Vanstone joins Fran and Patricia to talk about the public perception that Malcolm Turnbull is not being himself on the campaign trail. They discuss what it means to win a leadership debate, and the correct way to say 'spend-o-metre'.||25 5 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAsylum seeker policy, hi-vis and no sparkle||The second week of the election campaign is full of high-visibility vests and asylum seeker debate.||18 5 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarginal seats, preference deals and riding on trains with Turnbull||ABC election analyst Antony Green tells Fran and Patricia which seats he finds most interesting this election. They also talk about preference deals with the Greens and the weird alternate universe that is the campaign trail.||11 5 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe 44th parliament ends and the campaign begins||As the 44th parliament comes to an end, attention turns to the looming election campaign. ABC 7.30's Sabra Lane joins Fran and Patricia to talk about Bill Shorten's budget reply and what happens next.||5 5 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBudget special: 'national economic plan' or campaign platform?||Fran and Patricia are in Canberra for budget week and as the dust settles the morning after, they tease out what this budget means for both sides of politics in the election campaign.||3 5 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNegative gearing, Kerry O'Brien and scare campaigns||The government spent the week demonstrating that they are 'still governing', with big announcements about defence spending and negative gearing. Labor also released their plan for an emissions trading scheme.||27 4 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean'Still governing', trust and the leadership style of Bill Shorten||Which party would prefer a presidential-style campaign? And which musical did ABC Political Editor Chris Uhlmann star in?||20 4 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDouble dissolution, rookie leaders and a long campaign||What issues do the major parties want the 2016 election to be about? Which leader is a better campaigner? Fran Kelly and Patricia Karvelas discuss all this, as well as the big political stories dominating the week.||13 4 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Party Room with Kelly and Karvelas begins April 14||Join Fran Kelly and Patricia Karvelas for RN’s special federal election podcast. It’s already got people whispering in the halls of Parliament House.||7 4 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
My two must listen presenters each day mix it up in a fun format. I listened to the first episode tonight in the car on the way home - great!
Fran and PK - the ABC dream team
Can’t wait for the next episode - fab, fair and fun. And Fran can sing! Great podcast. More please.
A new favourite for this politics junkie
Soft-sand run along Mona Vale beach with the latest Party Room podcast... Is there a better way to spend a sunny Thursday arvo? Cracker. Thanks Fran & PK!
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