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Breaking Politics Podcast

Breaking Politics Podcast

A look at the events that have shaped the week in federal politics

Breaking Politics - the week in #auspol 2020/05/22, 05:29
Breaking Politics - the week in #auspol

China agrees to Covid inquiry but imposes tariffs on Australian imports, Concern over construction jobs, Covid data from ICU patients, Insurance woes during the pandemic, crackdown on welfare fraud 

Breaking Politics - the week in #auspol 2020/05/14, 12:43
Breaking Politics - the week in #auspol

Economy dominates the parliamentary week, China threatens Australian barley and beef producers, Queensland Govt pushes for a stake in Virgin, Covid-19 vaccine, and transforming the workforce post the pandemic 

Road to Recovery - PM's press conference - Fri May 8, 2020 2020/05/08, 10:20
Road to Recovery - PM's press conference - Fri May 8, 2020

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Australia's Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy outline a three-stage plan to kickstart the economy by the end of July.

Breaking Politics - the week in #auspol 2020/05/08, 10:03
Breaking Politics - the week in #auspol

Three-step plan to get the economy moving, Labor pushing for an immigration overhaul, calls for a review into Australia's relationship with China, Qantas flags cheap fares to crank-up tourism & Covid-19 leads to a $1.5bln reduction in poker machine spending

Breaking Politics - the week in #auspol 2020/05/01, 05:00
Breaking Politics - the week in #auspol

Twiggy Forrest defends China stunt, oil price plunge, 250 years since Captain Cook's voyage to Australia, Libs slam Turnbull memoir, ANZAC Day in shadow of Covid-19

COVID-19 - Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt press conference 2020/04/26, 11:39
COVID-19 - Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt press conference

Mr Hunt talks about the new CovidSafe app to help health workers track down people who have come into contact with a coronavirus sufferer. He's joined by the Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy and other key health officials.

Breaking Politics - Covid-19 - Special 5 2020/04/24, 07:16
Breaking Politics - Covid-19 - Special 5

Coronavirus hits Virgin, Government pushes for tracing app, Marking ANZAC Day in 2020, AMP boss on Superannuation, Relationships in a Covid world 

Breaking Politics - Covid-19 - Special 4 2020/04/17, 08:16
Breaking Politics - Covid-19 - Special 4

IMF predicts global economy will fall to levels not seen since the Great Depression, Govt mp calls for restrictions to be eased in a limited capacity, the dangers of Hydroxicloriquin to deal with coronavirus, World Health Organisation in the spotlight over its handling of the crisis, the businesses doing well during Covid-19 downturn

Breaking Politics - COVID-19 - Special 3 2020/04/09, 12:44
Breaking Politics - COVID-19 - Special 3

$130bln support package to help business and save jobs, the history of pandemics, boosting our manufacturing sector, some migrant workers miss-out on job payments, using super savings during the coronavirus downturn

COVID -19 - PM & Opposition leader statements to Parliament 2020/04/08, 09:09
COVID -19 - PM & Opposition leader statements to Parliament

Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese have addressed an historic one-day sitting of federal parliament to pass $130bln package to support the Australian economy