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Q&A; is a television discussion program that focuses mostly on politics but ranges across all of the big issues that set Australians thinking, talking and debating. It is driven by interaction: Q&A; provides a rare opportunity for Australian citizens to directly question and hold to account politicians and key opinion leaders in a national public forum.

Fight Of Our Lives July 27, 2020
Panellists: Bill Bowtell, Adjunct Professor, UNSW and Strategic Health Policy Adviser; Gigi Foster, Economist, UNSW; George Megalogenis, Author and journalist; Cassandra Goldie, CEO of Australian Council of Social Service; and Karen Soo, Executive Officer at the Haymarket Chamber of Commerce. With a live cross to Simon Birmingham, Minister for Trade, …
Disrupted Recovery July 20, 2020
Panellists: Sarah Henderson, Liberal Senator for Victoria; Adam Bandt, Leader of the Australian Greens; Margy Osmond, CEO of the Tourism and Transport Forum; Jodie McVernon, Epidemiologist, Doherty Institute; L-FRESH the LION, Hip Hop artist from south-west Sydney; with a live cross to Michael Gunner, Chief Minister of the Northern Territory.
Julia Gillard July 13, 2020
Panellists: Julia Gillard, Former Prime Minister of Australia
Panellists: Shaun Micallef, Television host; Brooke Boney, Today Show entertainment reporter; Christopher Pyne, Former Liberal MP; and Terri Butler, Shadow Minister for the Environment and Water.
Panellists: Paul Fletcher, Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts; Bill Shorten, Shadow Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme; Katie Noonan, Musician, producer, composer and artistic director; Yasmin Poole, Writer and youth advocate; and Sue Morphet, President, Chief Executive Women. Guest Host: Virginia Trioli
Australia: Secret State? June 22, 2020
Panellists: Dennis Richardson, Former Director-General of ASIO; Nick Xenophon, Lawyer and former Senator; Annika Smethurst, News Corp journalist and AFP raid victim; Clinton Fernandes, National security analyst; and Jacinta Carroll, Counter-terrorism expert.
The Future of Sport June 15, 2020
Panellists: Andrew Abdo, Interim NRL CEO; Brendon Gale, Richmond Football Club CEO; Tracey Holmes, Sports broadcaster and journalist; Bruce Djite, Director of Football, Adelaide United and former A-League player; and Sharni Layton, World Champion Australian Netballer and AFLW All-Australian.
Hard Truths June 8, 2020
Panellists: Andrew Bragg, Liberal Senator for NSW; Jim Chalmers, Shadow Treasurer; Nakkiah Lui, Actor, Writer and Gamillaroi and Torres Strait Islander woman; Nyadol Nyuon, Commercial Litigator with Arnold Bloch Leibler and Community Advocate; and Meyne Wyatt, Wongutha-Yamatji man, raised in Kalgoorlie, Writer and Actor.
Our Energy Future June 1, 2020
Panellists: Matt Canavan, Queensland Nationals Senator; Zali Steggall, Independent MP for Warringah; Joel Fitzgibbon, Shadow Minister for Agriculture and Resources; Zoe Whitton, Citi ESG analyst and Investor Group on Climate Change; and Sophia Hamblin Wang, sustainability entrepreneur.
Australia Reimagined May 25, 2020
Panellists: Lucy Turnbull, Former Lord Mayor of Sydney; Jordan Nguyen, Engineer, Futurist and Broadcaster; Alan Finkel, Chief Scientist; Rae Johnston, Science and Technology Editor, NITV; Genevieve Bell, Anthropologist and AI Specialist; and a live cross to Women's Advocate, Georgie Dent.
Young and Free? May 18, 2020
Panellists: Yael Stone, Actor and Climate Advocate; Sophie Johnston, Commissioner, National Youth Commission; Tim Fung, CEO and co-founder, Airtasker; Danielle Wood, Economist, Grattan Institute; and Innes Willox, CEO, Australian Industry Group.
The Premiers May 11, 2020
Panellists: Dan Andrews, Premier of Victoria, and Gladys Berejiklian, Premier of New South Wales; with a live cross to Annastacia Palaszczuk, Premier of Queensland
Panellists: Dave Sharma, Liberal Member for Wentworth and Former Diplomat; Penny Wong, Shadow Foreign Minister; Michael Fullilove, Executive Director, Lowy Institute; and Elaine Pearson, Australia Director, Human Rights Watch.
Panellists: Nick Coatsworth, Deputy Chief Medical Officer; Lisa Jackson Pulver, Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Sydney; Mark Scott, Secretary, NSW Department of Education; Lian Davies, Principal, Whittlesea Secondary College; with a live cross to Dan Tehan, Minister for Education.
COVID-19: Where to Next? April 20, 2020
Panellists: Neville Power, Chairman, National COVID-19 Coordination Commission; Sally McManus, Secretary, ACTU; Simon Longstaff, Executive Director, The Ethics Centre; Gigi Foster, Economist, UNSW; Jodie McVernon, Epidemiologist, Doherty Institute.
Surviving Lockdown April 13, 2020
Panellists: Matt Preston, Food writer and author; Craig Foster, Refugee advocate and former Socceroos captain; Julie McCrossin, Broadcaster and comedian; John Anderson, Former Deputy Prime Minister of Australia; Christine Morgan, CEO, National Mental Health Commission.
Panellists: Dr Stephen Parnis, Emergency Doctor and Former AMA Vice President; Danielle Austin, Senior Nurse and Disaster Manager at St Vincent's Hospital; Dr Vyom Sharma, General Practitioner; Dr Lucy Morgan, Respiratory Physician, Nepean Hospital; Katie Allen, Liberal Member for Higgins; Chris Bowen, Shadow Minister for Health.
Coronavirus: The Cost March 30, 2020
Panellists: Panellists: Nicki Hutley, Economist, Deloitte Access Economics; Matt Comyn, CEO and Managing Director of Commonwealth Bank; Jennifer Westacott, CEO, Business Council of Australia; Josh Pyke, Singer/songwriter; Michael Sukkar, Assistant Treasurer and Minister for Housing; and Linda Burney, Shadow Minister for Families and Social Services.
Coronavirus: Ask A Doctor March 23, 2020
Panellists: Dr Norman Swan, Presenter, RN and Coronacast; Professor Sharon Lewin, Leading infectious diseases expert and Director of the Doherty Institute; and Professor Paul Kelly, Deputy Chief Medical Officer.
Panellists: Richard Colbeck, Minister for Aged Care, Youth and Sport; Katy Gallagher, Shadow Minister for Finance; Bill Bowtell, Adjunct Professor, UNSW and Strategic Health Policy Adviser; Dr Mukesh Haikerwal, GP and former President of the AMA; Sam Mostyn, Business and sustainability advisor.