Political Ambitions: The Year That Was Sat 10 Sep, 12pm
In 2022, our country's ambitions changed course – dramatically. Key players were booted off stage and a new cast ushered in after a mind-numbing campaign wherein the room had never been read so badly. Under the discerning eye of veteran ABC broadcaster Fran Kelly, three of our sharpest political commentators come together to discuss the year when everything changed and assess our newly minted government's first few months in power. Featuring journalist and biographer David Marr, Associate Editor at The Australian Cameron Stewart and Chief Political Correspondent at 7.30 Laura Tingle.
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