Get behind Canberra's closed doors. In PodcastOne's new series, Peacock Politics, Adam Peacock speaks with politicians and leading commentators to find out how the Australian political system functions and why it was set up the way it was.
Personal beliefs vs pursuit of power. Host Adam Peacock sits down with former press secretary to Bob Hawke and political journalist, Barrie Cassidy, to find out who our politicians really are - and what they believe in - behind closed doors.
How much does the media influence politics - and vice versa? Host Adam Peacock chats with Kevin Rudd's former senior press secretary, Lachlan Harris, about the tricks leaders use to get their message across and why politicians never seem to give a straight answer.
Why did we choose a mixture of a Washington and Westminster political system? Host Adam Peacock asks political commentator, Dr Keith Suter, how the Australian framework was created and whether it's still effective today.
How does the House of Representatives work? Host Adam Peacock sits down with former Speaker, Anna Burke, to discuss what goes on in the Lower House and her run-ins with Tony Abbott during Question Time.
Why do we need the Senate? Former Senator and leader of the Democrats, Natasha Stott Despoja, speaks to host Adam Peacock about how the Senate works and why decorum seems to have flown out the windows of Parliament House.
Is politics becoming more polarised in Australia? Host Adam Peacock asks Australian National University Emeritus Professor, John Warhurst, how the ideologies of those on the left differ from those on the right and whether this has evolved over time.