QA

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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.

11 August 2014: **Panellists**: Greg Combet, Former Labor Minister; Sussan Ley, Assistant Minister for Education; Jennifer Robinson, Human Rights Lawyer; John Stackhouse, Visiting Christian Scholar; and Simon Breheny, Editor of _FreedomWatch_.
04 August 2014: **Panellists**: Noel Pearson, Chairman, Cape York Partnership; Nova Peris, Labor Senator; Ken Wyatt, Liberal Member for Hasluck; Djawa Yunupingu, Deputy Chairman, Yothu Yindi Foundation; Joe Morrison, CEO, Northern Land Council; and Dhaŋggal Gurruwiwi, Galpu Clan Elder.
28 July 2014: **Panellists**: Barnaby Joyce, Minister for Agriculture; Mark Butler, Shadow Minister for Environment; David Suchet, British Actor; Louise Adler, CEO of Melbourne University Publishing; and Madonna King, Journalist and Commentator.
21 July 2014: **Panellists**: Michael Kirby, Former High Court Judge; Nafsiah Mboi, Indonesian Health Minister; Françoise Barre-Sinoussi, French Nobel Prize winner & co-discoverer of HIV; Amanda Vanstone, Former Liberal Senator; and Nic Holas, Writer and HIV Activist.
14 July 2014: **Panellists**: Philip Ruddock, Chief Government Whip; Tanya Plibersek, Deputy Opposition Leader; Charlie Pickering, Comedian and television presenter; Tania Major, Cape York indigenous leader; and Tim Hawkes, Author and Headmaster of The King's School, Sydney.
7 July 2014: **Panellists**: Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize-winning Economist; Ross Garnaut, Distinguished Government Adviser; Judith Sloan, Businesswoman, Academic and Columnist; and Christine Wong, Director of The Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies.
30 June 2014: **Panellists**: Sarah Henderson, Liberal Member for Corangamite; Richard Marles, Shadow Minister for Immigration and Border Protection; Darryn Lyons, Mayor of Geelong; Elaine Carbines, CEO, G21 - The Geelong Region Alliance; and Richard Di Natale, Greens Senator and Health spokesperson.
23 June 2014: **Panellists**: Mark Carnegie, Venture capitalist and philanthropist; Mark Latham, Former Federal Opposition Leader; Tony Shepherd, Chairman, National Commission of Audit; Eva Cox, Author & social analyst; and Holly Ransom, Youth Advocate and Co-Chair G20 Youth Summit.
16 June 2014: **Panellists**: Josh Frydenberg, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister; Ed Husic, Labor MP; Dee Madigan, Author and advertising director; Virisila Buadromo, Fijian women's advocate; and James Allan, Professor of Law, University of Queensland.
9 June 2014: **Panellists**: Jane Goodall, Primatologist; Betty Churcher, Art educator; Peter Coleman, Conservative intellectual; Rosalie Kunoth-Monks, Central Australian Indigenous leader; and Stuart Rees, Founder of the Sydney Peace Foundation.
2 June 2014: **Panellists**: Cory Bernardi, Liberal Senator; Catherine King, Shadow Health Minister; Lawrence Krauss, Theoretical Physicist & Cosmologist; Lucy Turnbull, Former Lord Mayor of Sydney; and Rowan Dean, Associate Editor, _Spectator Australia_.
26 May 2014: **Panellists**: Thomas Keneally, Acclaimed author and historian; Tara Moss, Author; Richard Flanagan, Novelist; Jean Kittson, Comedian and author; and Tim Storrier, Artist.
19 May 2014: **Panellist**: Joe Hockey, Treasurer.
12 May 2014: **Panellists**: Sharman Stone, Liberal MP; Alannah MacTiernan, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Development & Infrastructure; David Marr, Journalist and commentator; Innes Willox, CEO, Australian Industry Group; and Satyajit Das, Finance Expert.
5 May 2014: **Panellists**: Christopher Pyne, Education Minister; Anna Burke, Former Speaker of the House; Mark Trevorrow, Actor and comedian aka 'Bob Downe'; Pallavi Sinha, Human Rights & Immigration Lawyer; and John Roskam, Executive Director, Institute of Public Affairs.
28 April 2014: **Panellists**: Malcolm Turnbull, Minister for Communications; Doug Cameron, Shadow Minister for Human Services; Sarrah Le Marquand, Opinion editor of _The Daily Telegraph_; Andrew Neil, British broadcaster and journalist; and Van Badham, Playwright and Columnist for _The Guardian Australia_.
21 April 2014: **Panellists**: Bob Carr, Former Foreign Minister; Kerry Chikarovski, Former State Liberal leader; Eva Cox, Author & social analyst; Brendan O'Neill, British Editor, _Spiked Online_; and Nigel Kennedy, British Violin Virtuoso.
14 April 2014: **Panellists**: Marise Payne, Minister for Human Services; Penny Wong, Opposition Leader in the Senate; Michelle Garnaut, Chef and restaurateur; Jacqui Lambie, PUP Senator-Elect for Tasmania; and Judith Sloan, Economist and businesswoman.
7 April 2014: **Panellists**: Dr Geoff Raby, Former Ambassador to China; Mei Yan, Businesswoman and media executive; Ma Tianjie, Program Director, Greenpeace East Asia; Cheng Lei, Television Presenter; and Guo Jian, Chinese Australian artist.
31 March 2014: **Panellists**: Mona Eltahawy, Egyptian author and commentator; Kenneth Roth, International Director of Human Rights Watch; Tim Wilson, Human Rights Commissioner; Ilwad Elman, Somalian peace and human rights activist; and Lucy Siegle, Ethics columnist The Observer.