Talking AusPol

Talking AusPol

Talking AusPol is a weekly casual podcast by the Moderation Team over at r/AustralianPolitics on Reddit. Each week we invite members of our community to discuss the recent news in Australian Politics. Episodes are broadcast live on Reddit every Sunday at 10AM AEST. Our current hosts are Ardeet and Apricot.

Episodes

September 25, 2022 64 min

Join Apricot, Ardeet and our "correspondent from the UK" AngerAndHope as we discuss:

 

  • ICAC Shenanigans with the Coalition and Labor and the impact on Greens and Independents
  • Labor in front in NSW and Victoria according to polls
  • The Republic and Queen Elizabeth II
  • The UN ruling on the Morrison government's responsibility for climate change and how it has affected Torres Straight Islander people
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    Topics discussed today are:

    1. North West Central By-Election

    2. Opal Card Rail Strike

    3. Ombudsman finds Law enforcement acting illegally

    4. Government's change of tune on the ICAC

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  • The UAP deregisters
  • Question Time in Federal parliament - costs and opinions
  • Pembroke, Tasmania, Poll results
  • 64 percent of young voters would consider backing Independents in the NSW and Victorian elections
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    September 5, 2022 60 min

    On this episode of Talking AusPol Ardeet and Apricot are joined by AngerAndHope. They discuss Tasmania's expanding parliament, the Government's commitment to the Stage Three Tax Cuts, The Greens' position on the Voice to Parliament, and how even other Liberal Politicians seem to have given up on the Victorian Liberals.

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    On this episode of Talking AusPol, we dive into the first 100 Days of the Albanese Government. Ardeet and Apricot are joined by Ender and Eltheriond, and they interview Tim Hollo. Tim Hollo is the Executive Director of the Green Institute, and has recently written a book called "Living Democracy".

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    On this episode of Talking AusPol Ardeet and Apricot are joined by Ender to discuss Scott Morrison's secret ministerial appointments, the Northern Territory Fannie Bay by-election and Anthony Albanese's approach to the climate Safeguard Mechanism.

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    August 18, 2022 52 min

    On this episode of Talking AusPol Ardeet and Apricot are joined by Bennelong to discuss why Matthew Guy is not our guy, the rise and demise of the Victorians Party and an evaluation of Peter Dutton's performance so far as Opposition leader and our speculations on his future.

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    On this episode of Talking AusPol Ardeet and Apricot are joined by Spence, and they discuss the passing of Labor's Climate Change legislation and whether or not the Climate Wars have ended, the latest Newspoll, alarm clocks, and ask the ever important question: "Why are the Victorian Liberals so shit?"

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    August 2, 2022 57 min

    On this episode of Talking AusPol Ardeet and Apricot are joined by Jeffo, and they reflect on the first week of parliament, discuss the idea that politics has now become boring with the election of a Labor government, and Jeffo gives a little presentation about strikes.

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    On this episode of Talking AusPol Ardeet and Apricot are joined by AngerAndHope, and they discuss the recent Subreddit Survey, the Final AEC Data Release, and Scott Morrison breaking convention with the reveal that he authorised the Boarder Force release on election day. They also briefly discuss the recent legislative changes to Victorian Political Parties, and how that may impact minor parties.

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    On this episode of Talking AusPol Ardeet and Apricot are joined by Ausmomo and Vampire, and they discuss the recent resurgence of The Climate Wars between Labor and The Greens, as well as The Government's recent pandemic management. They also ponder whether The Government's honeymoon period with the voters has ended.

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    On this episode of Talking AusPol Ardeet and Apricot are joined by Spence and Matt, and they discuss the recent proposal to expand voting to include New Zealanders, as well as the Government flagging a potential referendum on an Indigenous voice to parliament as soon as next year.

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    On this episode of Talking AusPol Ardeet and Apricot are joined by Eltheriond, and they discuss the New Cabinet of the Victorian Labor Government - and the internal pressures that may have influenced the decision making process. They also discuss the most recent scandal involving the former Deputy Premier of NSW John Barilaro, as well as examining the recent census results and the political implications therein. 

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    On this episode of Talking AusPol Ardeet and Apricot are joined by Napstascott, and they discuss the New Labor Government's emissions target, the final Senate results being declared, and the Internal issues plaguing The Australian Greens.

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