Relive all the thrills and spills of the year in Australian politics with veteran journo Barrie Cassidy and his hand-picked squad of the country’s sharpest pundits. From ScoMo’s secret ministries to the climate reckoning of the Teal wave and the verdict on Labor’s first year in office, it’s all up for dissection as they take the pulse of the nation. Barrie shares the stage with Katharine Murphy, Niki Savva and Laura Tingle.
This event is Auslan interpreted and open captioned.
Katharine Murphy (Australian)
Katharine Murphy has worked in the parliamentary press gallery in Canberra since 1996. She is currently political editor and Canberra bureau chief of Guardian Australia, and the host of the weekly podcast, Australian Politics. Katharine is a two time winner of the Paul Lyneham Award for Excellence in Press Gallery Journalism, a Walkley award winner for her political commentary, and has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Canberra. Katharine is the author of On Disruption, an analysis of the impact of the internet on journalism, and two Quarterly Essays – The End of Certainty: Scott Morrison and Pandemic Politics and Lone Wolf: Anthony Albanese and the New Politics.
Niki Savva (Australian)
Niki Savva is an author and columnist for the The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age. She is a regular panellist on ABC's the Insiders. She has written four books, beginning with So Greek. Her other three books, chronicling the coups and chaos which beset the Liberal Government – The Road to Ruin, which was awarded best non-fiction prize by ABIA, Plots and Prayers and Bulldozed – have all been best sellers.
Laura Tingle (Australian)
Laura Tingle has reported on Australian politics for more than 40 years. She joined the ABC in 2018 as chief political correspondent for 7.30, after a long career in print, notably for The Australian Financial Review. She has written four Quarterly Essays, a book about the recession of the early 1990s and won two Walkley Awards. Laura is President of the National Press Club of Australia
Barrie Cassidy (Australian)
Barrie Cassidy is one of Australia's most experienced political correspondents and analysts. He was the creator of Insiders on the ABC, a program he hosted for 18 years.