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Monday 13 August at 9:35pm

Panellists :

  • Dr Cornel West, Scholar and Poet;
  • Eric Abetz, Tasmanian Liberal Senator;
  • Anne Aly, Labor Member for Cowan;
  • Lindsay Shepherd, Free Speech Advocate; and
  • Jeremy Bell, People’s Panellist.



It was broadcast live from Lismore this week.


Monday 20 August at 9:35pm


  • John Marsden, Author, Tomorrow, When the War Began ;
  • Maxine Beneba Clarke, Author, The Hate Race ;
  • Sofie Laguna, Author, The Choke ;
  • Michael Mohammed Ahmad, Author, The Lebs ; and
  • Trent Dalton, Author, Boy Swallows Universe .



Can’t wait for the 27th of August. Pauline Hanson, Bob Katter and George Christiansen on the panel. Such a shame Clive Palmer isn’t on for that night.


Monday 27 August at 9:35pm

Five elected representatives from five different political parties competing for votes in Queensland, face questions from the citizens living in and around Mackay, Qld


  • George Christensen, Nationals MP for Dawson;
  • Cathy O’Toole, Labor MP for Herbert;
  • Larissa Waters, Queensland Greens;
  • Pauline Hanson, Leader, One Nation; and
  • Bob Katter, Leader of the Katter’s Australian Party



Monday 3 September, 2018

3 September 2018

Panellists :

  • Steve Ciobo, Minister for Defence Industry;
  • Anthony Albanese, Shadow Minister for Infrastructure;
  • Alan Jones, Radio Broadcaster;
  • Annika Smethurst, National Political Editor for News Corporations Sunday papers; and
  • Elmari Whyte, People’s Panellist from Brisbane.


Monday 10 September 2018

High School Special.

  • Bridget McKenzie, Deputy National Party Leader;
  • Penny Wong, Opposition Leader in the Senate;
  • Dylan Storer, Fitzroy Crossing, WA;
  • Joanne Tran, Sydney, NSW;
  • Rueben Davis, Eagleby, QLD; and
  • Holly Cooke, Glen Osmond, SA.


Even though next week is a high school special, it will be broadcast live from Australian National University in Canberra.




Monday 17 September at 9:35pm


  • Feminist icon and provocateur Germaine Greer
  • British journalist and Chairman of The Spectator Andrew Neil
  • Author and commentator David Marr
  • South African writer and political analyst Sisonke Msimang
  • People’s Panellist from Perth Elena Jeffcoat.


Monday 24 September

No Q and A

Monday 1 October


  • Simon Birmingham, Minister for Trade;
  • Amanda Rishworth, Labor Shadow Minister;
  • Sarah Hanson-Young, SA Greens Senator;
  • John Butler, Iconic singer-songwriter; and
  • Sali Miftari, People’s Panellist.




Monday 1 October


Q&A broadcasts live from Melbourne with host Tony Jones and Panellists

  • Simon Birmingham, Trade Minister;
  • Amanda Rishworth, Labor Front Bencher;
  • Sarah Hanson-Young, Greens Senator;
  • John Butler, Singer-songwriter; and
  • Sali Miftari, People’s Panellist.

The John Butler Trio band will close the show with a live performance.


Monday 8 October

Teaching Special

Panellists :
Eddie Woo, Internet sensation Maths teacher;
Pasi Sahlberg, Finnish educator, author and scholar;
Cindy Berwick, Indigenous education advocate and former teacher;
Gabbie Stroud, Author, blogger and former teacher; and
Jennifer Buckingham, CIS Education researcher.


Monday 15 October


Panellists :

  • Jeffrey Sachs, American economist;
  • James Bartholomew, Journalist and author;
  • James Paterson, Liberal Senator for Victoria; and
  • Terri Butler, Shadow Minister for Young Australians and Youth Affairs.


22 October


Panellists :

  • Kerryn Phelps, Independent candidate for Wentworth;
  • Philip Ruddock, NSW Liberal Party President;
  • Anthony Albanese, Labor MP;
  • Peter Van Onselen, political commentator and author; and
  • Anne Summers, author and journalist.


Depending on Saturday’s by-election result, by next Monday night Kerryn Phelps could well be the new Federal MP for Wentworth.


Monday 29 October


Panellists :

  • Neil Armfield Co-Artistic Director of the Adelaide Festival of Arts 2017-19
  • Nakkiah Lui, Writer and actor;
  • Toby Schmitz, Actor and playwright
  • Zindzi Okenyo, Actor, musician and presenter, ; and
  • Miles Gregory founder and Artistic Director of Pop-up Globe.