Point of order on the grounds of weirdness. From the Senate to the House of Reps, Australian politics just keeps getting stranger, thanks to leaks, spills and other hazardous accidents. Join the Guardian’s Bridie Jabour in conversation with political editors Mark Di Stefano from BuzzFeed, the ABC’s Chris Uhlmann, long-time political reporter Steve Lewis and writer Jeff Sparrow as they recount – and attempt to explain – some of the latest goings-on in Canberra and beyond.
Jeff Sparrow (Australian)
Jeff Sparrow is a Walkley award-winning writer, editor and broadcaster. He writes a regular column for Guardian Australia and contributes regularly to many other publications. His books include No Way But This: In Search of Paul Robeson; Trigger Warnings: Political Correctness and the Rise of the Right; and, most recently, Fascists Among Us: Online Hate and the Christchurch Massacre.
Bridie Jabour (Australian)
Bridie Jabour is the Opinion Editor at Guardian Australia, where she has also worked as assistant news editor and a reporter. She writes social commentary and on pop culture and is a regular guest on The Drum, triple j and ABC News Breakfast. Her debut novel The Way Things Should Be was published in the UK as My Not So Functional Family.