In the final week before parliament breaks for winter, PK and Fran discuss the government's manoeuvring on Gonski 2.0, Pauline Hanson's comments on disability and autism, and the Coalition's one big problem with the Finkel report.
Parole reform, foreign political donations, energy policy: this week there's a whole lot of change and reform being discussed. But should we change the way we deal with the United States, as the chasm widens between what President Trump tweets and what his government puts forward as foreign policy?
A leak from Labor about internal divisions over the proposed Medicare levy has drawn attention from the government's post-budget sell. Rafael Epstein joins Patricia to talk about this and more: the government's reset, President Donald Trump's photograph with an orb, and a secret tape of a One Nation meeting.
The morning after the budget, what does it mean for the political landscape? Fran and Patricia break it down in this special budget wrap-up.
The week before the budget is usually filled with leaks and whispers, but this year it was full of announcements. Chris Uhlmann joins Fran and Patricia to talk Gonski 2.0, infrastructure spending and the PM's leadership.
Fran and Patricia take your questions about federal politics, and talk about refusing sausages and Family First's Senate seat.
Senate arguments heat up in the middle of the night, and Malcolm Turnbull bolsters support within his party by moving on 18C. Fran and PK pull the week's politics apart with Barrie Cassidy.
What could Labor's landslide victory in Western Australia mean for the future of the Liberal Party? And could the PM's Snowy Mountains Scheme extension be the 'game changer' he's been looking for?
Parliament is back and so are Fran and PK: they're joined by Andrew Probyn to talk about the year ahead and what the split in the Liberal Party means for Malcolm Turnbull.