With Amber back in Australia and the government seemingly on the ropes, we caught up with the events in politics of the last month, from the aftermath of the federal budget to the chronic instability that continues to dog the Australian Labor Party. Amber also tells us about ordinary life in economically depressed Spain
Episode 13: In the week that Clive Palmer announced his tilt at federal Parliament, Amber and Ben are joined by Miriam Lyons of the Centre for Policy Development.
In the week in which the states and Commonwealth negotiated over schools funding, Amber and Ben interview education policy Bronwyn Hinz
Episode 11: the NBN edition. We interview futurist and technology commentator Mark Pesce to discuss Labor and the Coalition’s competing Continue reading
Episode 10 of the Thought Bubble examines superannuation policy and the Royal Commission into the Institutional Response to Child Sex Abuse. Our interview is with NSW Police whistleblower Peter Fox.
We’re taking a break over the Easter holiday. There will be no Thought Bubble this week. Stay tuned for a Continue reading
Episode 9: The spill edition. In the week that the federal Australian Labor Party tore itself apart, we talk to former Continue reading
Episode 8: the media and culture episode. In the week that the Gillard government unveiled two major pieces of media and cultural policy, we talk to Griffith University academic Susan Forde about Labor’s proposed media reforms, and Ben and Amber discuss the new national cultural policy, Creative Australia.