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ABC TV: Q&A; puts punters, pollies and pundits together in the studio to thrash out the hot issues of the week. It's about democracy in action - on Q&A; the audience gets to ask the questions.

Panellists: Josh Frydenberg, Minister for the Environment and Energy; Chris Bowen, Shadow Treasurer; Louise Adler, CEO of Melbourne University Publishing; Simon Breheny, Director of Policy, IPA; and Shareena Clanton, Actress.


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Panellists: Isabella Manfredi, Lead singer of The Preatures; Josh Bornstein, Employment lawyer; Janet Albrechtsen, Opinion columnist for The Australian; Catharine Lumby, Professor of Media at Macquarie University; and Charles Waterstreet, Barrister.
Panellists: Linda Reynolds, Liberal Senator for WA; Terri Butler, Queensland Labor MP; John Hewson, Former leader of the Liberal Party; Chris Kenny, Associate Editor National Affairs, _The Australian_ ; and Van Badham, Columnist for _The Guardian Australia_.
Panellists: Sally McManus, Secretary, ACTU; Chris Richardson, Economist and chair of Deloitte Access Economics; Heather Ridout, Businesswoman & former RBA board member; James Pearson, CEO, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry; and Stephen Mayne, Crikey Founder.
5 February 2018: Panellists: Sally McManus, Secretary, ACTU; Chris Richardson, Economist and chair of Deloitte Access Economics; Heather Ridout, Businesswoman & former RBA board member; James Pearson, CEO, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry; and Stephen Mayne, Crikey Founder.
18 December 2017: **Panellists** : Greg Hunt, Minister for Health and Sport; Anthony Albanese, Shadow Minister for Infrastructure; Maxine McKew, Author and Hon Enterprise Professor, University of Melbourne; Greg Sheridan, Foreign Affairs Editor, _The Australian_ ; and Alice Workman, Political Reporter with _Buzzfeed Australia_.
11 December 2017: **Panellists** : Malcolm Turnbull, Prime Minister of Australia.
4 December 2017: Panellists: Eric Abetz, Tasmanian Liberal Senator; Lisa Singh, Tasmanian Labor Senator; Gillian Triggs, Former President, Australian Human Rights Commission; Simon Breheny, Director of Policy, IPA; and Kate McClymont, Investigative journalist with _Sydney Morning Herald_.
27 November 2017: Panellists: James McGrath, Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister; Murray Watt, Labor Senator for Queensland; Lenore Taylor, Editor of _The Guardian_ Australia; Jan Fran, Presenter, _The Feed_ , SBS; and Warren Mundine, Former adviser to the PM on Indigenous Affairs.
20 November 2017: Panellists: George Brandis, Attorney-General; Brendan O'Connor, Shadow Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations; Janet Rice, Greens Senator for Victoria; Stephen O'Doherty, Christian radio broadcaster; and Jacqui Lambie, Outgoing Independent Senator for Tasmania.
13 November 2017: **Panellists** : Angus Taylor, Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation; Terri Butler, Queensland Labor MP; Brian Cox, Particle Physicist and TV Presenter; Judith Sloan, Economist and Businesswoman; and Shara Evans, Technology Futurist.
6 November 2017: **Panellists** : Simon Birmingham, Minister for Education; Tanya Plibersek, Deputy Opposition Leader; Geordie Brown, Oxley High School, Tamworth; Nadia Homem, Burwood Girls High School; Arthur Lim, Moorebank High School; and Lauren McGrath-Wild, Presbyterian Ladies' College, Sydney.
30 October 2017: **Panellists** : Kevin Rudd, Former Prime Minister; Laura Tingle, Political Editor, _The Australian Financial Review_ ; Alan Jones, Radio Broadcaster; and Judith Brett, Emeritus Professor, La Trobe University.
23 October 2017: **Panellists** : Magda Szubanski, Actress and Comedian; Glenn Davies, Anglican Archbishop of Sydney; Frank Brennan, Jesuit priest and professor of law; and Karina Okotel, No campaign spokesperson.
16 October 2017: **Panellists** : Jimmy Barnes, Rock Icon and Author; Bridget McKenzie, National Party Senator for Victoria; Anne Aly, Labor Member for Cowan; Lydia Khalil, Director, Arcana Partners & Research Fellow at the Lowy Institute; and Tim Fischer, Former Deputy Prime Minister and author.
9 October 2017: **Panellists** : Matt Canavan, Queensland Nationals Senator; Amanda Rishworth, Shadow Minister for Veterans Affairs and Defence Personnel; Richard Di Natale, Leader of The Australian Greens; Peggy O'Neal, President of the Richmond Football Club; and Michele Levine, CEO, Roy Morgan Research.
2 October 2017: **Panellists** : Craig Laundy, Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science; Ed Husic, Shadow Minister for the Digital Economy and Future of Work; Catherine Ball, Scientist, Entrepreneur and Drone Specialist; Sandra Peter, Director, Sydney Business Insights; and Adam Spencer, Broadcaster and Maths Geek.
18 September 2017: **Panellists** : Michael Sukkar, Assistant Minister to the Treasurer; Penny Wong, Opposition Leader in the Senate; Sarah Hanson-Young, Greens Senator; Emma Herd, CEO Investor Group on Climate Change; and Bret Stephens, Author and journalist.
11 September 2017: **Panellists** : Zed Seselja, Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs; Mark Dreyfus, Shadow Attorney-General; Lucy Gichuhi, Independent Senator for South Australia; A.C. Grayling, Philosopher; and Merav Michaeli, Chair of the Zionist Party, Israel.
4 September 2017: **Panellists** : Rutger Bregman, Historian and author; Laurie Penny, Writer and journalist; Shashi Tharoor, Indian diplomat, politician and author; Amani Al-Khatahtbeh, Founder and editor-in-chief of Muslim Girl; and Michael Fullilove, Executive Director of the Lowy Institute for International Policy.