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.

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.
28 August 2017: **Panellists** : George Brandis, Attorney-General; Tony Burke, Manager of Opposition Business; Jacqui Lambie, Independent Senator for Tasmania; Christine Forster, City of Sydney Councillor; and Dan Sultan, Singer-songwriter.
21 August 2017: **Panellists** : Bill Shorten, Leader of the Opposition.
14 August 2017: **Panellists** : Eric Abetz, Tasmanian Liberal Senator; Sam Dastyari, Labor Senator for New South Wales; Kim Rubenstein, Professor, ANU College of Law; Jamila Rizvi, Author, presenter and columnist; and Michael Jensen, Theologian and author.
7 August 2017: **Panellists** : Nigel Scullion, Minister for Indigenous Affairs; Marcia Langton, Professor of Indigenous Studies; Noel Pearson, Founder, Cape York Partnership; Denise Bowden, Festival Director, Garma; Djapirri Mununggirritj, Board Member, Yothu Yindi Foundation; and Peter Yu, CEO Nyamba Buru Yawuru.
31 July 2017: **Panellists** : Steve Ciobo, Minister for Trade and Investment; Jim Chalmers, Shadow Minister for Finance; Mei Fong, Journalist and writer; Greg Sheridan, Foreign Affairs Editor, _The Australian_ ; and Jessica Irvine, Economics Journalist.
24 July 2017: Panellists: Josh Frydenberg, Minister for the Environment and Energy; Catherine King, Shadow Health Minister; Pinidu Chandrasekera, Parade College, Bundoora; Aretha Brown, Williamstown High School; Jock Maddern, Kaniva College; and Jacinta Speer, The MacRobertson Girls' High School.
17 July 2017: **Panellists** : Matt Canavan, Minister for Resources and Northern Australia; Terri Butler, Queensland Labor MP; Mehdi Hasan, Host with Al Jazeera English; John Stackhouse, Christian scholar and historian; and Rachel Corbett, Writer, radio and television presenter.
3 July 2017: Panellists: Warren Snowdon, Shadow Assistant Minister for Indigenous Health; Jacinta Price, Alice Springs Council; Dale McIver, Chair of Tourism Central Australia; Josie Douglas, Senior Policy Officer, Central Land Council; Bob Katter, Leader of the Katter's Australian Party; and William Tilmouth, Co-founder Children's Ground.
26 June 2017: Panellists: Alastair Campbell, Former Press Secretary to Tony Blair; Anna Greenberg, Pollster and Commentator; Christopher Pyne, Minister for Defence Industry; Clare O'Neil, Shadow Minister for Justice; and Grahame Morris, Political Strategist.
19 June 2017: Panellists: James Paterson, Victorian Liberal Senator; Linda Burney, Shadow Minister for Human Services; Jane Goodall, Primatologist; Peter Kurti, Research Fellow, Centre for Independent Studies; and Rachel Botsman, Author and Social Innovator.