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About our Polipods

About our Polipods

June 26, 2018

These seven to ten minute podcasts were made by the students enrolled in Political Journalism (JOU2107) in 2018. The students were tasked with talking a state or federal WA politician into being interviewed...

Is this a game we want here?

Is this a game we want here?

June 26, 2018

Eddie Scown talks to shadow police minister Peter Katsambanis about the legal issues facing the sport of Airsoft, a game similar to paintball that was banned via the firearms laws brought in after the...

The struggle is not over yet

The struggle is not over yet

June 26, 2018

Women's rights and the push for equality are still hot topics. Kelly Smith talks to politician Donna Faragher and organisational change expert Aleisha Godenzie about the current state of feminist affairs.   https://soundcloud.com/user-197537892/kelly-smith-womens-rights

Facing up to difficult choices

Facing up to difficult choices

June 26, 2018

Amber-Jade Sanderson is the state member for Morley currently chairing the End-of-Life Choices committee that is looking into euthanasia laws in WA. Henry Sims spoke to her about her entry into politics...

Insights on state and local political work

Insights on state and local political work

June 26, 2018

We are often bombarded with news about the policies, laws, and scandals brought about by our politicians. However, we don’t often hear about what it’s like from the other side. In this Polipod Joshua Smith ...

Doing something about that house

Doing something about that house

June 26, 2018

Mason Smith speaks with MLA Jessica Stojkovski and others about saving historic Duffy House in Woodvale from vandals, and alternative options, such as demolishing it.   https://soundcloud.com/user-197537892/mason-smith-on-duffy-house

Mick Murray on the ball

Mick Murray on the ball

June 26, 2018

Kerrod Sharpe speaks with Sports Minister Mick Murray about his life in politics and his efforts to support sport in regional WA, using methods such as events tourism and funding to keep sporting facilit...

Young blood in the house

Young blood in the house

June 26, 2018

In this Polipod Amber Wilkinson talks to Labor member for Wanneroo Sabine Winton about the importance of youth involvement in politics.   https://soundcloud.com/user-802511020/amber-wilkinson-youth-empowerment

Ocean Reef Marina – Too late to backflip

Ocean Reef Marina – Too late to backflip

June 18, 2018

In this Polipod Jess Allia talks to Joondalup MLA Emily Hamilton, Joondalup Mayor Albert Jacob and Ocean Reef Sea Sports Club member Ron Lindsay about the Ocean Reef Marina development that is set to...

Will taxis get a fair go?

Will taxis get a fair go?

June 18, 2018

The state of the taxi industry has been declining ever since the introduction of uber in 2014. In this Polipod Andjela Ergic talks to Tony Butti and Athan Tsirigotis about the proposed taxi industry...

Working for Joondalup

Working for Joondalup

June 18, 2018

Member for Joondalup, Emily Hamilton has an ever growing list of accomplishments and successes. She is a mother to two beautiful children Mya and Ryan, a University of Notre Dame graduate with a Bachelor...

Should there be more end of life options?

Should there be more end of life options?

June 18, 2018

James O’Donohue brings us this piece looking into the recent decision by David Goodall to legally end his life in Switzerland, weighing up the pros and cons of whether Euthanasia should be made legal...

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