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.

07 November 2016: **Panellists** : James Paterson, Victorian Liberal Senator; Anthony Albanese, Shadow Infrastructure Minister; Naomi Klein, Author _This Changes Everything_ ; Don Watson, Author; and Georgina Downer, Adjunct Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs.
31 October 2016: **Panellists** : Sussan Ley, Minister for Health and Aged Care; Joel Fitzgibbon, Shadow Minister for Agriculture; Stefano de Pieri, Chef and Author of _A Gondola on the Murray_ ; Emma Germano, General Manager of I Love Farms; Dean Wickham, Executive Officer of Sunraysia Mallee Ethnic Communities Council; …
24 October 2016: **Panellists** : Arthur Sinodinos, Cabinet Secretary; Tanya Plibersek, Deputy Opposition Leader; Chris Mitchell, Former editor-in-chief, _The Australian_ ; Robert Manne, Writer and Emeritus Professor; and Christine Dolan, Investigative journalist.
17 October 2016: **Panellists** : Richard Di Natale, Leader of The Australian Greens; Tim Watts, Federal Member for Gellibrand; Judith Sloan, Economist and Businesswoman; Ged Kearney, President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions; Grace Collier, IR commentator; and John Roskam, Executive Director, Institute of Public Affairs.
10 October 2016: **Panellists** : Shen Narayanasamy, No Business in Abuse and #LetThemStay campaigns; Jim Molan, Co-author of Operation Sovereign Borders; Jane McAdam, Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, UNSW; Huy Truong, Refugee & entrepreneur; and Father Frank Brennan, Jesuit priest and Professor of Law.
3 October 2016: **Panellists** : Christian Porter, Minister for Social Services; Mark Butler, Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy; Marina Go, Media executive and author; Eva Cox, Author & social analyst; and Trisha Jha, Centre for Independent Studies.
26 September 2016: **Panellists** :Jay Weatherill, South Australia Premier;Penny Wong, Opposition Leader in the Senate; Simon Birmingham, Minister for Education; and Amanda Vanstone, Former Liberal Senator.
19 September 2016: **Panellists** : Jimmy Barnes, Rock icon and author; Magda Szubanski, Actress and Comedian; Fiona Nash, Deputy Nationals Leader; Tony Burke, Manager of Opposition Business; and Jacqui Lambie, Independent Senator for Tasmania.
12 September 2016: **Panellists** : Bridget McKenzie, National Party Senator for Victoria; Doug Cameron, Shadow Minister for Human Services; Larissa Waters, Queensland Greens Senator; Rowan Dean, Editor, _Spectator Australia_ ; and Dai Le, Founder, Diverse Australasian Women's Network.
5 September 2016: **Panellists** : John Bell, Founding Artistic Director, Bell Shakespeare; Kylie Farmer, Indigenous actor and Shakespeare translator; Germaine Greer, Feminist icon and provocateur; Kate Mulvany, Actor, playwright and screenwriter; and A.C. Grayling, Philosopher.ey.
29 August 2016: **Panellists** : Cassandra Goldie, Head of Australian Council of Social Service; Warren Mundine, Chair of the Indigenous Advisory Council; Sir Michael Marmot, President of the World Medical Association; Christine Bennett, School of Medicine, The University of Notre Dame; and Deborah Cobb- Clark, Professor of Economics , University …
22 August 2016: **Panellists** : Mitch Fifield, Minister for Communications; Catherine King, Shadow Health Minister; Corinne Grant, Comedian & Writer; Brendan O'Neill, Editor, _spiked_ magazine; and Erin Watson-Lynn, Academic and entrepreneur.
15 August 2016: **Panellists** : Greg Hunt, Minister for Industry, Innovation & Science; Linda Burney, Shadow Minister for Human Services; Brian Cox, Particle Physicist and TV Presenter; Lily Serna, Mathematician and TV Presenter; and Malcolm Roberts, One Nation Senator-elect for Qld.
8 August 2016: **Panellists** : Linda Tirado, American Anti-poverty Campaigner; Bob Carr, Former Foreign Minister; P.J. O'Rourke, Author and Satirist; Lydia Khalil, Middle East Analyst; and Crispin Rovere, US politics and defence policy analyst.
1 August 2016: **Panellists** : Matt Canavan, LNP Senator for Queensland; Lisa Singh, Tasmanian Labor Senator; Peter Singer, Renowned philosopher and ethicist; Celeste Liddle, Indigenous writer and commentator; and Kate Roffey, Former CEO of the Committee for Melbourne.
25 July 2016: **Panellists** : Craig Laundy, Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science; Ed Husic, Opposition innovation spokesman; Gillian Triggs, President, Australian Human Rights Commission; Peter Kurti, Research Fellow, Centre for Independent Studies; and Shireen Morris, Constitutional reform research fellow, Cape York Institute.
18 July 2016: **Panellists** : Simon Birmingham, Minister for Education; Sam Dastyari, Labor Senator for New South Wales; Larissa Waters, Queensland Greens Senator; Nick Xenophon, NXT Senator for South Australia; and Pauline Hanson, Queensland Senator-elect.
11 July 2016: **Panellists** : George Brandis, Attorney-General; Tanya Plibersek, Deputy Opposition Leader; Derryn Hinch, Journalist and Senator- elect; Van Badham, Columnist for _The Guardian Australia_ ; and Steve Price, Broadcaster.
4 July 2016: **Panellists** : Josh Frydenberg, Minister for Resources and Energy; Chris Bowen, Shadow Treasurer; Sarah Hanson-Young, Greens Senator; Paul Kelly, Editor-at-large _The Australian_ ; and Holly Ransom, Entrepreneur and Youth Advocate.
27 June 2016: **Panellists** : Mathias Cormann, Finance Minister; Tanya Plibersek, Deputy Opposition Leader; Chris Richardson, Economist; Marcia Langton, Professor of Indigenous Studies; and Alan Jones, Influential Radio Broadcaster.