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Today marks the 28th anniversary of the historic elevation of Joan Kirner as Victoria’s 42nd Premier. This week’s special episode is extracts from an interview from 2013 conducted by Nicola Castleman and RTBU Secretary Luba Grigorovitch.We thank Ron Kirner for supporting the publication of this timeless piece of both Labor’s history and Joan’s story.

After Marsha Thomson, long-standing member for Footscray, announced her retirement from politics a daughter of the west emerged as Labor's new candidate for this iconic seat.

This week's guest is Labor Member for Carrum Sonya Kilkenny.

While outrage focuses on Trump and his attacks on social justice Australia isn't immune.

On this week’s episode of Pod on the Hill, Nicola spoke with National Secretary of the CPSU, Nadine Flood.




On this week’s episode Stephen spoke with Israeli Labor’s outgoing leader of the opposition in Knesset - Isaac Herzog. 

From Oakleigh Tech to sparkie, Shaun’s journey to the red seats of State Parliament has been a fascinating journey.

This week Peter Kahlil talks about his parents' journey from Egypt and the sacrifices they made, and how Peter Daicos was his hero (and not just because of his marvellous football skills).

They also discuss the fracturing of society and the politics of fear, plus his own achievements to date and what he wants to achieve in the future.

The FIFA World Cup is the quadrennial, month-long football tournament that end with one nation from either South America or Europe being declared the best while the rest of us watch from lounge rooms and pubs across the globe. 

We all get a day off on Monday, why?

The Queen’s Birthday.

Wouldn’t it be better if we could celebrate an Australian as Head of State?

Australian Republican Movement CEO Michael Cooney talks with Stephen about how we can do just that.