Byelections, A Clash Of Western Civilisation And The ABC Of Attacking The Public Broadcaster

The June 2018 New Politics podcast presented by Eddy Jokovich and David Lewis – filling in all the gaps left behind by the mainstream media.

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Three sections in this edition:

Five Federal Byelections

[13 minutes]

There are five byelections on June 28 – Super Saturday, with elections in Western Australia, South Australia, Tasmania and Queensland. We suggest this is a good litmus test for how the Federal Government is traveling. But will there be a change in any of the seats? We don’t think so: situation unchanged, and all seats will return to the fold.

Full transcript coming soon…


A Clash Of Western Civilisation

[9 minutes]

The Ramsey Centre for Western Civilisation wants to create a course in Western Civilisation at the Australian National University, but is this about really wanting to create a course, or trying to expand the influence of conservative players within higher education? ANU has rejected the course, and we share the sentiments.

Full transcript coming soon…

The ABC Of Attacking The Public Broadcaster

[15 minutes]

The old punching-bag of conservatives, the ABC, is in the firing line. The Liberals want to privatise the ABC – yes, their Council voted for this – yet, federal cabinet is denying this to be the case. But who said “no cuts to the ABC”, just before he cut $254 million from their budget? Yes, former Liberal Prime Minister, Tony Abbott. Can the Liberals be trusted with the ABC? No, we don’t think so.

Full transcript coming soon…

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