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Podcasts on the subject of Australian politics, including interviews with visiting Australian politicians to La Trobe University.
||Australia's Asylum Seeker Policy||Professor Mary Crock (Public Law, University of Sydney) on the Abbott Government’s approach and plans towards asylum seeker policy.||11/11/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Why Should Australia Give Foreign Aid?||Why should Australia increase foreign aid at a time when there is a major international debate about what will replace the Millennium Development Goals for relieving poverty and inequality?||8/13/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Talk with Mick Dodson||Professor Mick Dodson (Former Australian of the Year, Director of National Centre for Indigenous Studies at The Australian National University) on indigenous Australian issues and politics.||3/14/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||On Economics and Politics||Andrew Leigh (Federal Member for Fraser, former Professor of Economics at Australian National University) on applying economic methods and thinking in politics.||10/17/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Fair Share: Country and City in Australia||Professor Judith Brett (Politics, La Trobe University) on the relationship between country and city in Australia. This interview is based on Professor Brett's essay 'Fair Share', issue 42 of the Quarterly Essay.||6/16/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Australian Sex Party||Fiona Patten (Party Leader, Australian Sex Party) on party policies, why Australia needs better sex education, and civil liberties.||1/27/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||Asylum Seekers and Australia||Julian Burnside (Queen's Council) on the situation with asylum seekers and boat people in Australia.||11/21/10||Free||View In iTunes|
||Australian Election 2010 Special||Professor Robert Manne (politics, La Trobe University) talks about issues of the approaching Australian election and it's candidates.||8/2/10||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Talk With Barry Jones||Barry Jones is the former Minister for Science in Australia during the Hawke government, and former National President of the ALP.||2/4/10||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Talk With Malcolm Fraser||Former Prime Minister of Australia (1975 - 1983) Malcolm Fraser discusses his time as the leader of a country, what prompted him to join politics, and what he would give his attention to if he were in power today.||11/1/09||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Emissions Trade Scheme (ETS)||The Emissions Trade Scheme (ETS) could cause an upset in Federal Politics when it is voted on this coming November.||9/13/09||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Talk With Carmen Lawrence||The former WA Premier shares her views on her long career and current Australian and international politics.||10/16/08||Free||View In iTunes|
||Politics and the Public Language||The 2008 Sir John Quick Lecture, presented by Don Watson, well-known author, public intellectual and former speechwriter to Australian Prime Minister Paul Keating.||9/22/08||Free||View In iTunes|