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Tim doesn't know a great deal about Aussie politics, but he wants to learn. So, he is going straight to the source, the politicians, to engage in conversation and find out who they really are. Facebook, Twitter & Instagram: @polliepodcast

Latest Episodes

36 - Senator Cory Bernardi, Australian Conservatives

This was an interesting chat. The first part recorded on March 7 covers Senator Bernardi's recent journey and decision to start his own party - the Australian Conservatives - something we covered briefly in the second ever episode of Pollie Wanna Cracker. He talks in detail about what led to the decision while also discussingthe political landscape as a whole, including whether corruption exists in Aussie politics. Twenty-four hours later, a Fairfax Media report was published allegingSenator Bernardi failed to declare a $1 million property in Kent Town, South Australia. In part twothe Senator speaks openlyabout the report. Follow Pollie Wanna Cracker on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @polliepodcast

50 MIN2017 MAR 9
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36 - Senator Cory Bernardi, Australian Conservatives

35 - Senator Janet Rice, Greens Australia

Greens Senator Janet Rice is an advocate for the LGBTIQ community and climate change in particular. A climate scientist, Janet was once stuck on a Russian ship when it became lodged in thick ice on an expedition to the Antarctic. In this show, Janet has plenty to say about climate change, the formation of the Greens Australia and same sex marriage. Follow Pollie Wanna Cracker on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: @polliepodcast

33 MIN2017 MAR 7
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35 - Senator Janet Rice, Greens Australia

34 - Senator Stirling Griff, Nick Xenophon Team

NXT Senator Stirling Griff has been by Senator Nick Xenophon's side almost the entire way. He helped piece the Nick Xenophon Team together and plays a large role as Nick's deputy. Here he talks at length about the make up of NXT, how decisions are made as an "independent" team and extends on colleague Senator Skye Kakoschke-Moore's thoughts on the recent Murray Darling Basin and ABCC talks with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and the Coalition Government. Follow Pollie Wanna Cracker on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @polliepodcast www.radelaidemedia.com Thumbnail: The Guardian

20 MIN2016 DEC 15
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34 - Senator Stirling Griff, Nick Xenophon Team

33 - Senator Skye Kakoschke-Moore, Nick Xenophon Team

It was an interesting week in the lead up to this chat with Senator Skye Kakoschke-Moore andthe Nick Xenophon Team a playing a crucial role in the bills forthe Murray Darling Basin and the ABCC. Skye opens up about those negotiations, talks about her time in parliament so far, discussesher campaigns for Carly's Law, problem gambling and more. Follow Pollie Wanna Cracker on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @polliepodcast www.radelaidemedia.com

28 MIN2016 DEC 10
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33 - Senator Skye Kakoschke-Moore, Nick Xenophon Team

32 - Senator Sue Lines, Australian Labor Party

Western Australia Senator Sue Lines has some strong views on the Government, conservative politics and their most recent refugee policy. But Sue also talks about what the Australian Labor Party is doing to engage with young voters and gives an insight into how she thinksand what she is passionate about. Follow Pollie Wanna Cracker on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @polliepodcast www.radelaidemedia.com

25 MIN2016 NOV 17
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32 - Senator Sue Lines, Australian Labor Party

31 - Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, Greens Australia

Senator Surfer, Peter Whish-Wilson has a backgroundin mining and bankinghavingspent time working on Wall Streetand once upon a time studied at the Australian Defence Force Academy.It's not the archetypal resume for a Greens Senator but it has given Peter unique perspective that he applies to his political career. Peter discusses inequality, economics, environment, surfing and the celebrity culture invading Australian politics. Follow Pollie Wanna Cracker on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram @polliepodcast www.radelaidemedia.com Thumbnail: Peter Whish-Wilson Facebook page.

35 MIN2016 OCT 30
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31 - Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, Greens Australia

30 - Senator Rachel Siewert, Greens Australia

Greens Senator for Western Australia Rachel Siewert shares her concerns after a week of estimates in Canberra. Mental health, Newstart allowances and other benefits, indigenous affairs and the marriage equality plebiscite are all on the agenda. Follow Pollie Wanna Cracker on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: @polliepodcast Email: polliepodcast@gmail.com www.radelaidemedia.com Thumbnail credit: The Australian

34 MIN2016 OCT 22
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30 - Senator Rachel Siewert, Greens Australia

29 - MP Rebekha Sharkie, Nick Xenophon Team

NXT's Rebekha Sharkie upset the apple cart in South Australia winning a blue ribbon seat in the electorate of Mayo from Liberal MP Jamie Briggs. In doing so Rebekha became the first woman in 115 years to represent the area and the first non-Liberal member since the seat'screation. Rebekha opens up about the campaign, her first few months in Parliament and talks about what goes into hers and NXT's decision making. Follow Pollie Wanna Cracker on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @polliepodcast www.radelaidemedia.com

31 MIN2016 OCT 9
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29 - MP Rebekha Sharkie, Nick Xenophon Team

28 - Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, Liberal Party Of Australia

Liberal Party Senator and Minister for International Development and the Pacific Concetta Fierravanti-Wells joins Pollie Wanna Cracker for a bite sized podcast to talk about the assistance to nations in the Asia-Pacific region and a portfolio that doesn't garneras much media attention as others. #auspol Follow Pollie Wanna Cracker on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @polliepodcast www.radelaidemedia.com Thumbnail image: ABC.net.au

14 MIN2016 OCT 4
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28 - Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, Liberal Party Of Australia

27 - MP Tony Burke, Australian Labor Party

Labor Member for Watson, Shadow Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Australia, Shadow Minister for Environment and Water and Shadow Minister for The Arts; Tony Burke shares his views on Muslim immigration and the poll to stop Muslim migration into Australia. He also opens up about his passions which just happen to be the environment and The Arts, playing guitar,the make up of Parliament and politics and his recent appearancealongside Jimmy Barnes on ABC's Q&A. Follow Pollie Wanna Cracker on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: @polliepodcast www.radelaidemedia.com

30 MIN2016 SEP 27
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27 - MP Tony Burke, Australian Labor Party

Latest Episodes

36 - Senator Cory Bernardi, Australian Conservatives

This was an interesting chat. The first part recorded on March 7 covers Senator Bernardi's recent journey and decision to start his own party - the Australian Conservatives - something we covered briefly in the second ever episode of Pollie Wanna Cracker. He talks in detail about what led to the decision while also discussingthe political landscape as a whole, including whether corruption exists in Aussie politics. Twenty-four hours later, a Fairfax Media report was published allegingSenator Bernardi failed to declare a $1 million property in Kent Town, South Australia. In part twothe Senator speaks openlyabout the report. Follow Pollie Wanna Cracker on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @polliepodcast

50 MIN2017 MAR 9
Comments
36 - Senator Cory Bernardi, Australian Conservatives

35 - Senator Janet Rice, Greens Australia

Greens Senator Janet Rice is an advocate for the LGBTIQ community and climate change in particular. A climate scientist, Janet was once stuck on a Russian ship when it became lodged in thick ice on an expedition to the Antarctic. In this show, Janet has plenty to say about climate change, the formation of the Greens Australia and same sex marriage. Follow Pollie Wanna Cracker on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: @polliepodcast

33 MIN2017 MAR 7
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35 - Senator Janet Rice, Greens Australia

34 - Senator Stirling Griff, Nick Xenophon Team

NXT Senator Stirling Griff has been by Senator Nick Xenophon's side almost the entire way. He helped piece the Nick Xenophon Team together and plays a large role as Nick's deputy. Here he talks at length about the make up of NXT, how decisions are made as an "independent" team and extends on colleague Senator Skye Kakoschke-Moore's thoughts on the recent Murray Darling Basin and ABCC talks with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and the Coalition Government. Follow Pollie Wanna Cracker on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @polliepodcast www.radelaidemedia.com Thumbnail: The Guardian

20 MIN2016 DEC 15
Comments
34 - Senator Stirling Griff, Nick Xenophon Team

33 - Senator Skye Kakoschke-Moore, Nick Xenophon Team

It was an interesting week in the lead up to this chat with Senator Skye Kakoschke-Moore andthe Nick Xenophon Team a playing a crucial role in the bills forthe Murray Darling Basin and the ABCC. Skye opens up about those negotiations, talks about her time in parliament so far, discussesher campaigns for Carly's Law, problem gambling and more. Follow Pollie Wanna Cracker on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @polliepodcast www.radelaidemedia.com

28 MIN2016 DEC 10
Comments
33 - Senator Skye Kakoschke-Moore, Nick Xenophon Team

32 - Senator Sue Lines, Australian Labor Party

Western Australia Senator Sue Lines has some strong views on the Government, conservative politics and their most recent refugee policy. But Sue also talks about what the Australian Labor Party is doing to engage with young voters and gives an insight into how she thinksand what she is passionate about. Follow Pollie Wanna Cracker on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @polliepodcast www.radelaidemedia.com

25 MIN2016 NOV 17
Comments
32 - Senator Sue Lines, Australian Labor Party

31 - Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, Greens Australia

Senator Surfer, Peter Whish-Wilson has a backgroundin mining and bankinghavingspent time working on Wall Streetand once upon a time studied at the Australian Defence Force Academy.It's not the archetypal resume for a Greens Senator but it has given Peter unique perspective that he applies to his political career. Peter discusses inequality, economics, environment, surfing and the celebrity culture invading Australian politics. Follow Pollie Wanna Cracker on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram @polliepodcast www.radelaidemedia.com Thumbnail: Peter Whish-Wilson Facebook page.

35 MIN2016 OCT 30
Comments
31 - Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, Greens Australia

30 - Senator Rachel Siewert, Greens Australia

Greens Senator for Western Australia Rachel Siewert shares her concerns after a week of estimates in Canberra. Mental health, Newstart allowances and other benefits, indigenous affairs and the marriage equality plebiscite are all on the agenda. Follow Pollie Wanna Cracker on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: @polliepodcast Email: polliepodcast@gmail.com www.radelaidemedia.com Thumbnail credit: The Australian

34 MIN2016 OCT 22
Comments
30 - Senator Rachel Siewert, Greens Australia

29 - MP Rebekha Sharkie, Nick Xenophon Team

NXT's Rebekha Sharkie upset the apple cart in South Australia winning a blue ribbon seat in the electorate of Mayo from Liberal MP Jamie Briggs. In doing so Rebekha became the first woman in 115 years to represent the area and the first non-Liberal member since the seat'screation. Rebekha opens up about the campaign, her first few months in Parliament and talks about what goes into hers and NXT's decision making. Follow Pollie Wanna Cracker on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @polliepodcast www.radelaidemedia.com

31 MIN2016 OCT 9
Comments
29 - MP Rebekha Sharkie, Nick Xenophon Team

28 - Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, Liberal Party Of Australia

Liberal Party Senator and Minister for International Development and the Pacific Concetta Fierravanti-Wells joins Pollie Wanna Cracker for a bite sized podcast to talk about the assistance to nations in the Asia-Pacific region and a portfolio that doesn't garneras much media attention as others. #auspol Follow Pollie Wanna Cracker on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @polliepodcast www.radelaidemedia.com Thumbnail image: ABC.net.au

14 MIN2016 OCT 4
Comments
28 - Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, Liberal Party Of Australia

27 - MP Tony Burke, Australian Labor Party

Labor Member for Watson, Shadow Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Australia, Shadow Minister for Environment and Water and Shadow Minister for The Arts; Tony Burke shares his views on Muslim immigration and the poll to stop Muslim migration into Australia. He also opens up about his passions which just happen to be the environment and The Arts, playing guitar,the make up of Parliament and politics and his recent appearancealongside Jimmy Barnes on ABC's Q&A. Follow Pollie Wanna Cracker on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: @polliepodcast www.radelaidemedia.com

30 MIN2016 SEP 27
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27 - MP Tony Burke, Australian Labor Party
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