Best Australian Politics podcasts we could find (Updated August 2018)
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Katharine Murphy and Guardian Australia's political team examine what’s happening in Australian politics and why it matters to you.
 
An Australian politics podcast from Malcolm Farr and Dennis Atkins
 
A podcast to provide for Nerdjacking; and for other purposes
 
Katherine Murphy, Lenore Taylor and guests bring you all of the week's political news and analysis from Canberra
 
Join Lachlan Hamilton, Patrick Muldrew and Nic Jeffries as they simplify and demystify the Australian Political landscape.
 
Australian Politics
 
Federal politics is as interesting as ever, join RN Breakfast’s Fran Kelly and RN Drive’s Patricia Karvelas in The Party Room. They analyse all the latest news from Parliament House with some of the sharpest minds in journalism.
 
Michelle Grattan, Chief Political Correspondent at The Conversation, talks politics with politicians and experts, from Capital Hill.
 
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The Fifth Estate
Monthly
 
The Fifth Estate responds to the most important stories of the day and reignites those that have fallen off the front pages.
 
Join Lachlan Hamilton, Patrick Muldrew and Nic Jeffries as they simplify and demystify the Australian Political landscape.
 
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Well May We Say
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Join us each week as we discuss what's happening to our country and why...
 
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The Messenger
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Since March 2016, Aziz has been reporting from Manus in short 30 second bursts, via WhatsApp messages sent from a smuggled phone. On the day his correspondence kicks off with Michael, he’s already been in detention for 864 days. Aziz tells the inside story – the good and the bad – of a place that consistently features in the headlines. A place some consider a necessary product of a successful border control policy, for others, a stain on Australia’s reputation from which it will never recove ...
 
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The Dingoes
Weekly
 
A group of young Aussie dissidents talking about what goes on in this great country of ours.
 
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Society & Culture
Monthly
 
Drawing inspiration from the collections of the National Library of Australia, the Society and Culture talks keep you in touch with the Australia of the past, present and future. From the history of settlement through to studies of the environment, these talks will inspire and challenge you.
 
Broadcasting balanced and impartial Australian and international news and information in English.
 
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The Weekly Hour
Monthly
 
The official podcast from the award-awaiting The Weekly Hour, Australia's favourite* broadcaster. Join us every [regular time] as we analyse the world of Australian politics and current events for a bit. Does not go for an hour. *not true
 
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The Political Wrap
Monthly+
 
Marius Benson's look at the-week-that-was in Australian politics.
 
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Is It On?
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Alice Workman and Lane Sainty from BuzzFeed News take you into the corridors of power at Australian Parliament House to dissect the latest goings on in federal politics.
 
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Politics in the Pub
Daily+
 
Podcast by New Farm Neighbourhood Centre
 
The week in Australian politics is dissected and lampooned by three young men in a lounge room with a mixture of irreverence and genuine analytical insight. 100% independent forever.
 
Australian progressive public policy
 
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Something Wonky
Weekly+
 
Dave Gaukroger and Jeremy Sear take a progressive look at Australian news, politics and the media every week.
 
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AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. With key political interviews and stories about the Australian way of life, AM sets the agenda for the nation’s daily news and current affairs coverage.
 
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Is It On?
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Alice Workman and Lane Sainty from BuzzFeed News take you into the corridors of power at Australian Parliament House to dissect the latest goings on in federal politics.
 
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The Election Nerds
Monthly
 
The Election Nerds is a regular podcast on Australian Politics recorded in the studios of radio 2Ser in Sydney, Australia. Established in 2013, the show is hosted by Doctors Amanda Elliot and Stewart Jackson, the Nerds discuss all things Australian and international politics with an array of political scientists and other experts from Australian universities. #auspol. www.electionnerds.info
 
The AustrAlien Podcast is a political podcast by two average guys from opposite ends of the political spectrum. We discuss all things political, usually Australian politics but we fairly regularly veer off onto international topics as they arise.TJ Holis is a professional musician, podcaster, and voice over actor, he tends to support the left-leaning parties in Australian politics. Shawn Mills is a computer game designer, journalist and once-upon-a-time political staffer, he used to vote LNP ...
 
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G'day Patriots
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The Biglyest Australian look at US Politics, by @cjjosh, @willozap, @jcnerd & @rodl. Sound engineering by @creogg. Image by @JonKudelka.
 
Because what else can you do?
 
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What's Cool
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join Jack Marsho, Jacob Ward and Jake Little as they explore what defines something or someone as "cool" in various demographics and eras.
 
ABC political reporters Matthew Doran and Anna Henderson pull apart the political and media circus that is Australian politics to take you inside both camps – with help from some of the ABC’s top political operatives.
 
The National Press Club is Australia's leading forum for discussion and debate and for major statements on politics and public policy. Decision makers, Australian political leaders, foreign Heads of State and leaders from all fields of society are among the speakers at the National Press Club. The addresses are broadcast live on ABC 1 and ABC News 24 and also streamed live online on ABC News 24.
 
Pod on the Hill is the official weekly podcast of the Labor Party. Join us every Thursday for an in depth conversation with Labor people about Australian politics, events and campaign activities from home and abroad. Keeping the light on the hill one podcast at a time.
 
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GK and F
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Behind every face is a story, behind every story is a lesson and underlying each lesson is a way of being that longs to be shared with the world. Join GK and F as they traverse the the paths of the many faces and seek to draw meaning from the words like lesson bounty hunters. Tune in to hear two mates learning on the fly, who love a yarn and hearing of life through the eyes of their guests and 'colourful' friends.
 
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Pidgin Politics
Monthly+
 
A weekly conversation about Australian politics, brought to you by Pidgin
 
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Cory Bernardi
Weekly+
 
Cory Bernardi is the unapologetic voice of conservative principles andcommon sense in Australian politics.He is the author of seven books andhis ‘Weekly Dose of Common Sense’blog reaches hundreds of thousandsof readers every week.His direct confrontation of thepolitical left and their cheerleadersin the media reflect the sentimentsof Australia’s forgotten people- thesilent majority.In a short period of time, Cory hasbecome one of the most watched, read and talked aboutpoliticians in Australia.
 
The best analysis and discussion about Australian politics. Presented by Eddy Jokovich and David Lewis, we go to all the places the mainstream media doesn't want to go.
 
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AM full episode
Daily
 
AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. With key political interviews and stories about the Australian way of life, AM sets the agenda for the nation’s daily news and current affairs coverage.
 
A new podcast about Australian politics, current affairs and journalism
 
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Off The Record
Monthly+
 
Join The Advertiser's award-winning politics team for a fun and lively chat about the week in South Australian politics. Featuring Greg Barila, Daniel Wills, Lauren Novak, Adam Langenberg, Stacey Lee, Paul Starick, Sheradyn Holderhead and other senior reporters from the Advertiser newsroom.
 
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AFL Protected Zone
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The AFL Protected Zone is presented weekly by Eddy Jay and Lintang Enam and we explore everything and the universe about the great game of AFL (that's the Australian Football League, the game that's played in heaven and hell, and everywhere inbetween).A sub-cultural and different view on the very serious sport of Australian Rules football. Sociology, politics, hair styles, culture, music, colours, design. And, of course, football.
 
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Richo's Podcast
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Richo; senior minister in Hawke and Keating governments chews the fat on the past, present and future of Australian politics.
 
A weekly irreverent chat about nothing in particular. From Australian man, Chris Lagana and Englishman, Alex Mills. The best thing to happen to Anglo-Oceanic relations since Captain Cook.Subscribe, review and listen weekly, as we waffle about; Chris’s non-existent love life, ill-informed political opinions and recommendations on stuff we like. If not, don’t worry, It’s Probably Fine.
 
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Rewired
Monthly+
 
Australia is in the midst of an energy revolution and The Innovators wants to take you to the cutting edge of it.It's a place of hydrogen-producing solar paint, of virtual power plants and energy cryptocurrencies.It's a place of pure innovation and leadership, sparked by individuals with a renewable energy future in their sights and, often, extraordinary stories of their own to tell.Yes, between the politics, the market and the consumer, there's a lot of noise distorting the energy debate ri ...
 
A light-hearted political podcast between Australian bound Sam and his international roaming friend Scib.
 
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The Whip Podcast
Monthly+
 
Join The West Australian's federal political editor Sarah Martin and a special guest every sitting week to discuss what's happening in Parliament House in Canberra. Find out what is on the political agenda and how it affects you.Further insight and analysis can be located at https://thewest.com.au/politics and https://thewest.com.au/profile/sarah-martin.
 
Three Australians discuss wrestling and also get into the nitty-gritty political details that may not be found elsewhere!
 
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With an administration that fails to observe protocols and tradition, and secret recordings coming out daily, we pull out our own dictaphone to join the party. Press play now >The Biglyest Australian look at US Politics, by @cjjosh, @willozap, @jcnerd & @rodl. Sound engineering by @creogg. Image by @JonKudelka.…
 
Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTR) chair and star of ABC's Gruen Russel Howcroft addresses the National Press Club on the topic 'The Creative Economy Deficit'.
 
The Government will decide on whether to add a new cystic fibrosis drug that could dramatically extend the lives of sufferers to the PBS.
 
An independent review has concluded two boys inside Western Australia's only juvenile detention centre were 'probably' held in solitary confinement for around 10 days last year.
 
The Australian Workers Union believes thousands of shift workers could be entitled to back pay or more sick days because they have missed out on their full personal leave.
 
A review of the impact of the Stolen Generations shows survivors and their children are sicker and poorer than other Indigenous Australians.
 
Monovithya Kem, the daughter of Cambodia's jailed opposition leader, will meet with Foreign Minister Julie Bishop to ask that the Government act against corrupt Cambodian officials using Australia as a haven.
 
The very public falling out between the US President and high-profile former staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman has escalated, with Trump referring to her as a 'dog' in a morning tweet.
 
A man who drove into cyclists and crashed into the fence outside the UK Parliament is in custody and refusing to cooperate with police.
 
Dozens are feared dead in the Italian city of Genoa after a motorway bridge collapsed; some vehicles remain buried in the rubble.
 
Queensland Senator Fraser Anning has used his maiden speech to call for a complete overhaul of the immigration system, including a ban on all Muslims.
 
On today's program: US President Donald Trump calls his former staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman a "dog"; The AWU believes shift workers could be owed hundreds of days in unpaid sick leave; and cystic fibrosis sufferers await a decision on whether an expensive drug will finally be put on the PBS.
 
On today's program: US President Donald Trump calls his former staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman a "dog"; The AWU believes shift workers could be owed hundreds of days in unpaid sick leave; and cystic fibrosis sufferers await a decision on whether an expensive drug will finally be put on the PBS.
 
Tony Abbott's bull-something, debating the right to die and those colourful millions for our bleaching reef.Join Dennis Atkins and Malcolm Farr to find out what's happening in Australian politics.By twogrumpyhacks@gmail.com.
 
Sam invites fellow tinfoiled hat friend Beau Fitzpatrick to talk the behemoth that is Alex Jones.
 
A new generation of boarding houses is surging in popularity among young professionals and essential services workers.
 
Novel approaches to treating alarming rates of hepatitis B in the Northern Territory are showing signs of success, and are set to eliminate new cases of the virus in the Territory in five years.
 
A group of oncologists says thousands of cancer patients are either missing out on medication or spending large portions of their savings on potentially life-saving treatments.
 
The risk of a full blown economic crisis in Turkey is escalating after tough talk on tariffs from Donald Trump precipitated a meltdown in the nation's currency.
 
The US President Donald Trump has lashed out at a former staffer who leaked recordings of her dismissal at the White House.
 
Western Australian sheep farmers are angry that the live sheep export impasse has now lasted longer that Gillard's live cattle ban did back in 2011.
 
The government's backbench committee on energy endorsed the plan for a National Energy Guarantee at a meeting last night.
 
For his reaction to the new security laws, AM speaks to the head of the International Cyber Policy Centre at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, Fergus Hanson.
 
Security agencies such as ASIO and the Federal Police will have greater access to a person's phone or computer, under proposed changes to the laws.
 
On Tuesday's AM: A crucial test for the government's energy overhaul at today's partyroom meeting, with critics making a last-ditch attempt to stop it; A push to subsidise more rare cancer treatments with concerns thousands of patients are missing out; And could Turkey's currency crisis put global markets including Australia at risk?…
 
On Tuesday's AM: A crucial test for the government's energy overhaul at today's partyroom meeting, with critics making a last-ditch attempt to stop it; A push to subsidise more rare cancer treatments with concerns thousands of patients are missing out; And could Turkey's currency crisis put global markets including Australia at risk?…
 
Despite the pressures of the drought farmers have travelled hundreds, if not thousands of kilometres, to show their cattle in Brisbane at the Royal Queensland show or Exhibition, commonly known as the Ekka.
 
In Indonesia, they're calling it "hashtag warfare" — an explosion in political attacks online, targeting the status quo ahead of next year's Presidential election.
 
Lawyers with firm Slater and Gordon say makers of the Essure contraceptive device should have foreseen it would corrode inside women's bodies.
 
Australian doctors have treated their first patient who has gone blind from having dermal filler injected into her face.
 
Andrew Hagger will face another grilling after evidence last week that the NAB charged fees with no service and misled the corporate regulator ASIC.
 
Key crossbencher David Leyonhjelm struck a deal with the Government which means the Senate is required to debate whether the Northern Territory and the ACT should be allowed to legalise euthanasia.
 
Defence Industry minister Christopher Pyne says the overwhelming feeling in the coalition party room is one of support for the National Energy Guarantee.
 
On Monday's AM: NEG and company tax cuts high on the agenda as Parliament resumes; The maker of a contraceptive device facing legal action, with concerns the implant can corrode inside the body; And the alarming consequences from cosmetic procedures, that are exploding in popularity.
 
Energy policy and company tax cuts are two of the Government's key policies that it's determined to push ahead with as parliament resumes after a long winter break today today.
 
On Monday's AM: NEG and company tax cuts high on the agenda as Parliament resumes; The maker of a contraceptive device facing legal action, with concerns the implant can corrode inside the body; And the alarming consequences from cosmetic procedures, that are exploding in popularity.
 
This week the panel revisits familiar themes of African vibrancy and its affect on the media landscape, the desperation of the multicultural lobby and the cultural delights to be savoured at the National Gallery of VictoriaBy thedingoes.88@gmail.com (TheDingoes.xyz).
 
This week the panel gloats over the Fairfax-Channel 9 merger, learns about feminist pre-colonial Australia and discusses strategies to optimise your career in a diversity-quota workplace.By thedingoes.88@gmail.com (TheDingoes.xyz).
 
'Black Coffee' is a networking movement that started in Townsville about two years ago and has since been adopted in other parts of Queensland.
 
'Black Coffee' is a networking movement that started in Townsville about two years ago and has since been adopted in other parts of Queensland.
 
A team of scientists led by Monash University is making major inroads in the fight against Dengue fever in the Indonesian city of Yogyakarta.
 
A team of scientists led by Monash University is making major inroads in the fight against Dengue Fever in the Indonesian city of Yogyakarta.
 
Saturday AM speaks to Glen MacDonald, a Professor of Geography and Environmental Science at UCLA in Los Angeles.
 
Migration seems to be the only thing keeping the population of the Northern Territory from falling into decline, and for the first time, South Asian countries have taken over England as leading country of birth.
 
As drought spreads across the country, seventy-year-old hay contractor Dennis Walker has delivered his last load to struggling graziers.
 
Statistics experts have reassured state education chiefs that all issues with the scaling of this year's NAPLAN results have been fixed, but international assessment authority Les Perelman still has doubts.
 
The NSW Government's new electoral funding laws are up against a High Court challenge by Unions NSW, who say the laws undermine third party political campaigners' freedom of political communication.
 
The Government's plans to lower power prices and reduce carbon emissions will fail to get support in the Coalition partyroom if state Labor governments' demands are incorporated into the final design, says government backbencher Craig Kelly.
 
On today's program: New NSW electoral funding laws facing a High Court challenge by Unions NSW; Parents are being reassured about this year's NAPLAN results, but some question marks remain for one international education expert; and a veteran of the land delivers his last load of hay to drought stricken graziers.…
 
On today's program: New NSW electoral funding laws facing a High Court challenge by Unions NSW; Parents are being reassured about this year's NAPLAN results, but some question marks remain for one international education expert; and a veteran of the land delivers his last load of hay to drought stricken graziers.…
 
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