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Keeping the light on the hill one podcast at a time. Pod On The Hill is the official weekly podcast of Victorian Labor that give voice to our MPs and supporters. Join us every Thursday for an in depth conversation. Available on iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher and your favourite podcast app.



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Despite nursing a broken hip, and having just retired as the State Secretary of Ambulance Employees Australia - Victoria, Steve McGhie stepped up to run for the state seat of Melton at the 2018 election. The rest, as they say, is history.

Last year Matt Fregon was elected in what Anthony Green described as a shock win for Labor in Mount Waverley. Matt tells us how that happened, how it changed his and his family's life and what he wants to achieve now.

Julie Kun is the CEO of WIRE, the crisis support service established in 1984, when it stood alone to support the most vulnerable women facing family violence.

This week Nicola spoke with Mounir Kiwan, car expert, car nerd and veteran of the electric car industry. Mounir doesn't speak for any car company or industry body but instead gives us his own perspective on the future of the electric car industry.

This week Pod on the Hill went to the Change the Rules Rally. Clare Burns spoke with Union leaders and members about why they were attending the rally and what the Change the Rules campaign is all about.

This week Dr Tien Kieu, professor in quantum mechanics and newly elected MP in the South Eastern Metropoltan region, joins us in conversation on Pod on the Hill.

Angela Pippos is an established sports journalist who for many years presented national sports news for leading news broadcasters. She joined Conrad to discuss the AFLW Grand final but also women in football and football Journalism more broadly.

This week we continue with our new Labor MP series. Will Fowles was elected at last year's Victorian State election. We find out his route to Parliament, why he ran for election and what he wants for the people of Burwood and Victoria.

This week new Assistant State Secretary Clare Burns appears on Pod on the Hill for the third time, but the first time as host.

She speaks to Sarah Connolly the new Labor Member for Tarneit. They discuss Sarah's journey to parliament, and her excitement in her new role. Sarah also tells a story of loss - the challenges and emotions of being mother to her stillborn daughter.