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Feb 26, 2019

Upper house member of Victoria's state Parliament and Leader of the Reason Party Fiona Patten stopped by to talk about what life in the 60th Victorian Parliament is like, and her current policy priorities, including drug law reform. Professor David Walker, a historian from Deakin University, discusses his essay in Australian Foreign Affairs, 'Great Australian divide: The Western outpost faces the Asian Century.' It concerns the history of Australia's relationship with Asia and the surprising origins of the multicultural spirit in 19th century Australia. New Matilda's National Affairs Correspondent Ben Eltham discussed the latest in federal politics.