20 July 2016
Were Sonia's comments on the Today show out of line or the tip of a new trend in national conversation? In light of Channel 9's pledge to free-speech we attempt to dig into what's causing public's anguish in response to the host's contentious comments on Muslim Immigration. Click here to check out the video version with captions.
1 June 2016
Still Buffering: Have we sabotaged Australia's internet future? We talk about the controversy around National Broadband Network documents and if the project will ever deliver what was promised.
15 May 2016
Does it really matter if refugees don't become millionaires? - What's the point of humanitarian settlement and why the media got it spectacularly wrong. We tackle those questions and more for this week's episode!
18 May 2016
Governments - who needs them! Why we might be throwing out a first-term government and if there's any sign of salvaging the sinking ship.
18 May 2016
Cutting the belt on the 2016 Budget - Did Scott Morrison just give all the candy to the corporations? We take a sledgehammer to the political motivators behind Australia's plan for the next financial year. Here is the link to the graph of personal income tax as percentage of GDP (Scroll down to Figure 3):1. Tax-To-GDP ratio - Past and Prospective Developments
11 May 2016
How do we regulate the media? Should we even do it? Mario reckons they should be treated like any other trade. Saranga is a little sceptical.
4 May 2016
We get angry about the 60 Minutes abduction scandal. Mario gives us some insight from within the media industry. Things get hectic!
20 Apr 2016
In this episode we tackle the explosive issue of foreign investment and ownership in Australia. What is permissible? How much are we comfortable with? Have a listen and find out!
13 Apr 2016
This week we dive hard and straight into some pre-election speculation for this year's upcoming election.
6 Apr 2016
This week we tackle what the senate voting reforms mean for you and how that might affect the election this year.
30 Mar 2016
We take on Australia's national sport: Negative Gearing!
23 Mar 2016
We follow up on last week's episode by discussing the issue of data encryption and its role in Australia's data retention laws.
9 Mar 2016
We discuss the reintroduction of nuclear power in the public discourse by Australia's Chief Scientist Alan Finkel.
2 Mar 2016
We have a conceptual discussion about natural disasters in Australia and the way we respond to them.
24 Feb 2016
We discuss the Federal Government's proposed changes to Medicare.
18 Feb 2016
We discuss the NSW state government policy to sell off publicly owned buildings.
18 Feb 2016
We discuss Sydney's controversial Lockout Laws.