Category Archives: xxAusPol

2X Auspol Episode Eight – Foriegn Politics

The 2X Auspol team examine issues dominating foreign policy during the week, such as the sentencing of the Bali Nine duo, the US presidential race, and the Jordanian King’s response to the IS killing of a national pilot.

Hosted by Annabelle Conaghan & Kimberly Phillips, produced by Mel Keyte. With stories by Mel Keyte (Bali Nine duo sentencing), Andrew Thorpe (US Presidential election) and Courtney Lawler (Jordanian King’s response to IS). Originally aired on JACRadio.com.au on February 17th, 2015.

2X Auspol Episode Seven – Federal Politics

In the wake of the unsuccessful leadership spill attempt against Tony Abbott, the 2XAuspol crew take a look at the tumultuous goings-on in the national capital.

Hosted by Aimee Hourigan, Andrew Thorpe & Annabelle Conaghan, produced by Andrew Thorpe. With stories by Mel Keyte (backbenchers in revolt) and Kimberley Phillips (women in Canberra). Originally aired on jacradio.com.au, February 10 2015

 

2X Auspol Episode Six – Gender Equality

The 2XAuspol crew take on an issue close to heart – gender equality. Joined by the UQ Union’s Women’s Officer Amy Jelacic, they also discuss issues such as women in politics, domestic violence, and equal pay.

Hosted by Aimee Hourigan & Kimberley Phillips, produced by Andrew Thorpe. With stories by Mel Keyte (female representation in Queensland parliament), Andrew Thorpe (Peta Credlin) and Aimee Hourigan (gender equality in the modern world). Originally aired on jacradio.com.au, February 2 2015.

 

2X Auspol Episode Five – QLD Election Special

The 2XAuspol crew bring you a state election special, just two days before Queenslanders go to the polls. Our panel sums up the issues of the campaign so far and profiles the marginal seats that will decide the election, before being joined by Anita Diamond, the People Decide candidate for the seat of Indooroopilly.

Hosted by Mel Keyte, Andrew Thorpe, Annabelle Conaghan & Kimberley Phillips, produced by Andrew Thorpe. With stories by Mel Keyte (Great Barrier Reef policy), Kimberley Phillips (the Indooroopilly campaign) and Annabelle Conaghan (youth issues). Originally aired on jacradio.com.au, January 29 2015.

 

 

2X Auspol Episode Four – Technology

The 2XAuspol crew discuss changing technology and its effect on our lives – from the benefits it offers to the issues it raises about free speech in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris.

Hosted by Aimee Hourigan & Andrew Thorpe, produced by Andrew Thorpe. With stories by Annabelle Conaghan (NBN rollout), Aimee Hourigan (technology in the classroom), Kimberley Phillips (social media’s impact on journalism) and Mel Keyte (hashtag activism). Originally aired on jacradio.com.au, January 19 2014.

 

2X Auspol Episode Three – Health

The 2XAuspol crew discuss mental health initiatives, abortion rights and what’s going on with the federal government’s proposed GP co-payment.

Hosted by Aimee Hourigan & Annabelle Conaghan, produced by Andrew Thorpe. With stories by Mel Keyte (mental health policy) and Kimberley Phillips (abortion access). Originally aired on jacradio.com.au, January 12 2015.

 

2X Auspol Episode Two – Environment

The 2XAuspol crew take a look at environmental issues, specifically what action is being taken to mitigate the effects of global climate change.

Hosted by Aimee Hourigan & Mel Keyte, produced by Andrew Thorpe. With stories by Annabelle Conaghan (Lima climate conference), Aimee Hourigan (the Great Barrier Reef), Andrew Thorpe (local government planning) and Kimberley Phillips (fossil fuel divestment). Originally aired on jacradio.com.au, December 15 2014.

 

https://soundcloud.com/2xauspol/2xauspol-podcast-02-environment

2X Auspol Episode One – Education

The 2XAuspol crew take a look at the contentious issue of education funding policy in Australia, and discuss what parents expect from politicians with local mum Seren Trump.

Hosted by Aimee Hourigan & Kimberley Phillips, produced by Andrew Thorpe. With stories by Annabelle Conaghan (higher education reforms) and Mel Keyte (Queensland’s Education Accord). Originally aired on jacradio.com.au, December 8 2014.

 

https://soundcloud.com/2xauspol/2xauspol-podcast-01-education