S1E10: So What’s A Gonski Anyway?

June 29, 2017

In the season finale of Eating Onions, the team delve into the Liberal Party's Gonski 2.0 reform. Who is David Gonski? Why did we need reform? Where is the money going?

 

Show Notes:

How Is Gonski School Funding Going To Be Delivered?

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-05-03/how-is-gonski-school-finding-going-to-be-delivered/8492490

 

Is Your School A Winner Or A Loser Under Malcolm Turnbull's Education Plan?

http://www.abc.net.au/news/story-streams/federal-budget-2017/2017-05-09/federal-budget-2017-education-is-your-school-a-winner/8509486

 

Government Finds A Way On Gonski School Funding

http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/government-finds-a-way-on-gonski-schools-funding-20170621-gwvsjz.html

 

Gonski 2.0 Passes Parliament As Crossbench Deal Holds

http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/gonski-20-schools-plan-clears-the-senate-20170622-gwwtmf.html

 

David Gonski - Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Gonski

 

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S1E7: Trump Pulls USA from Paris Climate Agreement

June 8, 2017

The Eating Onions team discuss Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the United States fro mthe Paris Climate Agreement, and what that means for Australia. Current renewable energy policies are overviewed also.

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S1E6: Margaret Court and the Same Sex Marriage Debate

June 1, 2017

Margaret Court appeared on Channel 10's "The Project" last week to discuss Same sex Marriage, and her open letter regarding her boycott of QANTAS, specifically targeting Alan Joyce. We look at how The Project's Waleed Aly handled their interview with Court, and look at the reaction Andy Murray, Casey Dellacqua and other tennis players have reacted to the matter. 

 

Related Links:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMXCg5cljeI&feature=youtu.be

http://www.smh.com.au/sport/tennis/andy-murray-warns-margaret-court-samesex-marriage-controversy-could-cause-australian-open-chaos-20170530-gwgrnw.html

http://www.smh.com.au/comment/you-dont-have-to-agree-with-margaret-court-but-she-shouldnt-be-silenced-20170527-gweh7q.html

http://www.smh.com.au/sport/tennis/the-devils-after-our-kids-margaret-courts-second-serve-20170531-gwhfbj.html

 

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S1E2: BUDGET

May 11, 2017

The Eating Onions team break down the Liberal government's budget for 2017/2018. We go over the major points of housing and superannuation, the Gonski 2.0 education reforms for schools. How did the universities fare, as well as the Medicare levy, defence, and of course, why are the banks so angry?

 

Links to articles mentioned in this episode:

Houses of Parliament: Politicians own an estimated $370m of property - http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/houses-of-parliament-politicians-own-an-estimated-370m-of-property-20170420-gvp2g5.html

Budget Jargon Buster - http://www.abc.net.au/news/story-streams/federal-budget-2017/2016-05-02/budget-jargon-buster/7375618

budget 2017: Your five-minute guide - http://www.smh.com.au/business/federal-budget/budget-2017-your-five-minute-guide-20170509-1nxufb.html

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