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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S1E1: An Introduction To Australian Politics (And Us)

May 4, 2017

Confused and dismayed with the Australian political scene? You're not alone. Join Lachlan Hamilton, Patrick Muldrew and Nic Jeffries as they uncover the mess of Australian politics. 

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