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Linda Burney was 10 years old when the 1967 referendum was held, a vote which famously changed the constitution to allow the commonwealth to make laws for Aboriginal people, and corrected the injustice that had excluded Aboriginal people from being counted in the census.

On Tuesday morning August 20 Peter Dutton unsuccessfully challenged Malcolm Turnbull for the Liberal Party leadership. Since then what has occurred has been unprecedented.

Rob Mitchell the Labor Member for McEwen joined us for an insiders perspective on the weeks events.

Its only taken the Victorian government 146 years to appoint a woman as the Agriculture Minister, but Labor's Jaala Pulford is busy making up for lost time.

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.