WTF Australia? How Australia's politics let us down description
Five Prime Ministers in five years. A Government unable to govern. Former leaders sniping from the sidelines. Preference-whispering electing Senators with the merest skerrick of support. Formerly respected institutions revealed to be rife with base corruption and criminal self-interest. WTF is going on? Crikey’s Bernard Keane (The Mess We’re In), The Guardian’s Katharine Murphy (On Disruption) and George Megalogenis (The Football Solution) explain.
Chair: Adam Suckling
Supported by the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund
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Bernard Keane has been Crikey's correspondent and politics editor in Canberra since 2008. His books include the War on the Internet, A Short History of Stupid (with Helen Razer) and most recently The Mess We’re In: How Our Politics Went to Hell and Dragged Us With It.
George Megalogenisis an award-winning author and journalist with three decades' experience in the media.His most recent book is The Football Solution, a paean to his beloved Richmond Football Club.
Katharine Murphy is the political editor for Guardian Australia and has been a journalist in Canberra’s parliamentary press gallery for two decades.
Adam Suckling is the CEO of the Copyright Agency. His previous roles include the Director of Policy, Corporate Affairs & Community Relation of News Corp and Director of Policy and Corporate Affairs at FOXTEL.
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