Chris Kenny: Full Show Podcast 19th Jan 2018
Temperatures of more than 40 degrees are predicted across NSW, the ACT, Victoria and South Australia over the weekend. Steve Price speaks with Federal Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg ahead of the heat wave, discussing whether the energy grid will cope. “We have advice from the Australian Energy Market Operator that the system will be able […]
Music streaming platform Spotify has entered the Australia Day debate, disassociating itself from Cory Bernardi’s Australia Day playlist. The Australian Conservatives Leader created a playlist of his top 100 Aussie songs as an alternative to the Triple J Hot 100, which has been moved from January 26 due to the ‘Change the Date’ campaign. But, […]
David Flint talks to Natalie Peters about US politics.
In response to the ABC’s Triple J changing the date of its Hottest 100, Australia Conservatives Leader Cory Bernadi created his own alternative. But the countdown named #AC100 has faced backlash since its launch yesterday, with Australia artist Darren Haynes slamming the senator’s decision. Hi @CoryBernadi and @AuConservatives. I do not want to be associated with […]
Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott has staunchly defended Australia Day, saying British settlement was good for our country. Mr Abbott tells Chris Kenny he doesn’t understand Labor’s “ambiguous stance” on Australia Day. “Why are these people so embarrassed about our country? “I think there’s been a deafening silence from the Labor Party…they’ve tried to have a […]
Premier Gladys Berejiklian is standing by Transport Minister Andrew Constance as negotiations continue to prevent transport workers striking for 24-hours. The Premier tells Chris Kenny inconveniencing the public in favour of industrial action is “inexcusable”. “The end objective should be to avoid that industrial action of the 29th of January. None of us want to […]
Consumers are facing yet another rise in private health insurance premiums this year, despite major government reforms designed to bring costs down. An average 3.9% rise is expected to come into force on April 1 this year. Steve Price speaks with Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt about what the government is doing to shake up the […]