How will the new politics change Canberra?
Cathy McGowan, Adam Bandt, and Allegra Spender
Hosted by Karen Middleton
Sunday, 11 September 2022 4pm AEST
Presented as part of Antidote 2022
Live-broadcast from The Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House
Auslan and Live Captioned
The cross benches in our federal parliament got quite a bit more crowded at this year's election. Will this Independents movement continue to grow? And how will they enact their agenda with the new government?
Voters in this year's federal election made a historic move away from the two-party system, and a record number of Independents and Greens candidates have been elected. Labor was able to form government in its own right, but many suggest this might well be the last time a major political party does. Stitching together coalitions after an election in order to form a government is the norm in some countries - could this become the norm here?
Join these cross-bench trendsetters as they put our new state of affairs under the microscope. How will these new voices in power hold the government to account? What role will the Senate play, where the balance of power is in play?” to “What role will the Senate play, where the crossbench holds the balance of power is?
Duration: approximately 60 minutes
Rental period: 30 days
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