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All episodes by Sean Kelly

Feb 29, 2024 •

Scott Morrison leaves parliament: A winner or a loser?

Scott Morrison has left the building. The former prime minister was known for his finely crafted personal image – a Dad from the shire who loved rugby league. But with a more notorious political career, does that image hold up?

Today, author of The Game, Sean Kelly on Scott Morrison’s final speech, and whether he really won or lost at the game of politics.

Dec 12, 2023 •

Will 2023 convince Albanese to change course?

This time last year, the government was confident, popular and getting its agenda through (parliament?) without controversy. But a year later, the Labor government has slumped in the polls. Is this all a temporary blip, or an urgent warning? And does the Albanese government need to change course, or is it better to persevere with its existing agenda?

Today, contributor to The Monthly, Sean Kelly, on the story of Labor’s year and what it’s taught us about Anthony Albanese's style of leadership.

Dec 20, 2022 •

Spotlight: Who is Scott Morrison?

After years in public life, Scott Morrison can still seem hollow and one-dimensional. According to his biographer, this is deliberate.

But with the election now running, Morrison faces one of the strange truisms of politics: that what helped him win last time could be what costs him victory this time.

Sep 6, 2022 •

What do the 35 new members of parliament believe in?

The federal election marked a change in direction for the country but it also signalled the beginning of 35 new political careers.

As parliament returns once again, many of these newly elected parliamentarians are making their first speeches. So what are they saying? And what do their speeches tell us about the challenges facing Australia right now?

Apr 11, 2022 • 20m 50s

The Vote: Who is Scott Morrison?

After years in public life, Scott Morrison can still seem hollow and one-dimensional. According to his biographer, this is deliberate. But with the election now running, Morrison faces one of the strange truisms of politics: that what helped him win last time could be what costs him victory this time.

Nov 15, 2021 • 17m 05s

Who is Scott Morrison, really?

As the next federal election approaches, the question of whether the Prime Minister Scott Morrison can pull off another ‘miracle’ win looms large. But how much do we really know about our Prime Minister? Today, journalist and author Sean Kelly on what’s underneath the persona that Scott Morrison presents publicly, and what his Prime Ministership tells us about our national identity.

Sep 26, 2020 • 19m03s

The Saturday Quiz: Anne-Louise Sarks and Sean Kelly

How did James Dean die? What are the horn-like structures on a giraffe’s head? And who won this year’s men’s and women’s US Open tennis singles titles? Theatre maker Anne-Louise Sarks and political commentator Sean Kelly join host John Leary to get the answers to these questions and more.

Sep 1, 2020 • 15m 00s

Snapback: Scott Morrison's pandemic optimism

For months the prime minister has been projecting a return to normality, but what kind of Australia is waiting for us on the other side of the pandemic? Today, Sean Kelly on the type of society Scott Morrison envisions, and what might lie ahead.

Aug 5, 2019 • 17m14s

The Latham Moment

Just on 15 years ago, almost half the country voted for Mark Latham. Now, the former Labor leader is a One Nation representative who could play a significant role in the new right.

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