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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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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.

Is this weeks special episode we talk to Stephen Koukoulas who explains exactly what franking credits are.

Victorian Labor had only won the seat of Bayswater once since its inception in 1992. In 2018 Jackson Taylor won the seat, only the second time Victorian Labor has won the seat.

Tune in and find out why Jackson ran, what makes him tick, what he loves about his electorate and what he is looking forward to.


In 2017 following the passing of Labor member for Northcote Fiona Richardson the Victorian Labor Party lost the seat to the Greens Political Party.

At last year's Victorian State Election Kat Theophanous reclaimed the seat for Labor. We hear her story and what drives her in Northcote.

This week we meet another of the new Labor MPs elected at last years Victorian state election. Gary is the former Victorian State Secretary of the NUW.

Pod on the Hill is back for 2019. This weeks guest is the new Labor member for Wendouree Juliana Addison who was elected at last years State Election.

To discuss the major announcements from the 2018 election launch and look back on the first week of the campaign to re-elect Australia’s most progressive government, we are joined by the Minister for Health - Jill Hennessy on this election special edition of Pod On The Hill.

In part 2 of our six part election series special we are joined by Minister Jenny Mikakos.

This is the first in our six part election series special. This week Minister Natalie Hutchins