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.

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Sunday Jan 29, 2023

Talking AusPol #27 - Dear Diary, it’s Australia Day [Sunday 29 Jan 10:00am AEDT]
Join Ardeet and Loganberry with guest Dugglez as they discuss:
Australia Day, the good the bad and the ugly
Albanese’s diary and government secrecy
South Australia set to get First Nations’ Voice to Parliament by the end of the year.
Australia may get ‘right to be forgotten’ privacy laws
NSW Libs still need to pick 36 candidates.
Does 'tough on crime' work for youth justice?
#auspol #AustralianPolitics

Sunday Jan 22, 2023

Join Ardeet with guests Dangerman and AngerAndHope (Loganberry is away this week) as we discuss the Australian Rental Market.

Sunday Jan 15, 2023

Join Ardeet and ActuallyLoganberry with guest k2svpete as they discuss:
Perrottet dressing up as a nazi.
George Pell passing
Taxpayer funded VIP flights not being reported.
What's being said about the Voice
Time to remove stamp duty?
Action on carbon credits is heating up
Should non union members be levied for union successes?
#auspol #AustralianPolitics

Sunday Jan 08, 2023

Join Ardeet and Loganberry with their guest AngerAndHope as they discuss:
The impact of Millennial voters on Australian Politics
Will Labor reverse their decision on the stage three tax cuts?
Are Queensland's new penalties for young offenders too tough?
Mandatory Covid test for travellers from China
Labor to impose quotas on streamed content.
Predictions for 2023
#AusPol #AustralianPolitics

Sunday Dec 18, 2022

Join Ardeet and Loganberry with guest 'Surprise Jeffo' as we discuss private corporate power over the Australian energy supply and government plans to cap prices.
Then we discuss the top ten political topics for the year from what appealed most to members of the r/AustralianPolitics subreddit.
1. Albanese the 31st PM2. Getting Julian Assange home to Australia3. Performance of the Greens in the Federal and Victorian elections4. 'Google it mate' - Bandt5. Creation of the anti-corruption watchdog6. Increased discussion on legalising marijuana7. Optus data leak8. Scott Morrison appointing himself to five additional portfolios.9. Firebombing of friendlyjordies' Bondi home10. Census Australia 2022 - Christianity plummets as 'non-religious' surges
Talking Auspol will return on Sunday 8th January 2023 at 10:00 AEDT
#AusPol #AustralianPolitics

Sunday Dec 11, 2022

Ardeet and LoganBerry are joined this week by Dangerman to discuss:
Labor gets its workplace changes passed
Australia and United States vow to increase military cooperation in the Pacific
Sydney climate change protester sentenced to 8 months in jail
Federal parliament overturns 25 year old ban on euthanasia laws in ACT and Norther Territory
Greens want new rules for landlords
#AusPol #AustralianPolitics

Sunday Dec 04, 2022

Join Ardeet, Loganberry and magpieburger as they discuss:
Scott Morrison being censured
National Anti-Corruption Commission created
Government capping wholesale gas prices
Giving games with 'loot boxes' an R rating
#auspol #AustralianPolitics #Australia

Sunday Nov 27, 2022

Join Ardeet, Bennelong and Dugglez as we discuss:
The Victorian election results
Zali Steggal's push to criminalise lying in Political ads
Labor planning to boost whistleblower protections.

Monday Nov 21, 2022

Ardeet, Ender and Dangerman discuss the state of the Victorian Election Campaign 2022.
Both leaders being referred to the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC)
Teals winning their case with the Victorian Electoral Commission
Andrews getting raked over the coals over "conspiracy theories".
Glen Druery the 'Preference whisperer' 
We also discuss Australia being grilled by the UN over its treatment of people in detention.
#auspol #AustralianPolitics 

Monday Nov 14, 2022

Apricot and Ardeet discuss the progress of the Victorian Elections as things start getting down to the wire.We interview Samantha Ratnam, Leader of the Victorian Greens.As mentioned by Samantha in the interview if anyone is interested in volunteering with the Greens over the next couple of weeks you can head here: it's also the final episode with our the show's creator and host Apricot.
It has been an absolute pleasure working with Apricot and I'll miss talking to him each week.Adios Apricot.

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