Unparliamentary with Mark Kenny

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Unparliamentary is the Australia Institute’s fortnightly show that gives you the scoop on what’s happening in federal politics.

Unpack the big political and policy issues with Mark Kenny, Director of Australian Studies Institute at The Australian National University (ANU) and former Fairfax Chief Political Correspondent.


Professor Mark Kenny came to ANU after a high-profile journalistic career culminating in six years as chief political correspondent and national affairs editor of The Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age, and The Canberra Times. He is a fixture on the ABC’s Insiders program, Sky News Agenda, and is a sought after commentator on radio programs across the country. Before Fairfax, Kenny was political editor at The Advertiser having moved across from the ABC.

Ebony Bennett is deputy director of the Australia Institute and host of its popular webinar series and Follow the Money podcast. Beginning her career as a journalist in the Canberra press gallery for The Sydney Morning Herald and Australian Financial Review, Ebony has worked in federal politics in a variety of roles for almost 20 years and has published research on climate change and energy, gender and street harassment and contributed a chapter to Morrison’s Miracle: The 2019 Australian Federal Election (ANU Press 2020) and The Nordic Edge: Policy Possibilities for Australia (MUP 2021). Ebony is a regular commentator and contributor across broadcast and print media, she appears regularly as a commentator on ABC and Sky News and has a fortnightly column in The Canberra Times.


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