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The Professor and The Hack is a frank discussion about politics and current affairs from two of the most experienced and trusted sources in the country. Network 10's Hugh Riminton and Peter Van Onselen discuss what is happening in Australi

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Episode 112: For These Are Testing Times

Happy New Year from the Professor and the Hack! And what a start to 2022 it has been.  What with the covid catastrophe, the Djokovic disaster, and rumblings of a republic, there’s a lot to get through.

Episode 112: For These Are Testing Times

Happy New Year from the Professor and the Hack! And what a start to 2022 it has been.  What with the covid catastrophe, the Djokovic disaster, and rumblings of a republic, there’s a lot to get through.

29:58

13 Jan 22

Episode 111: Deck The Great Hall

We’re getting closer to the end of the year, so Hugh and Peter don their Christmas hats and indulge in some more election speculation, while lamenting the decidedly unfestive lack of wit in politics these days.

Episode 111: Deck The Great Hall

We’re getting closer to the end of the year, so Hugh and Peter don their Christmas hats and indulge in some more election speculation, while lamenting the decidedly unfestive lack of wit in politics these days.

28:42

10 Dec 21

Episode 110: What the Omicron Is Going On?

It’s the last sitting week of Parliament for the year, and there’s a lot to talk about. Join Hugh and PVO as they delve into the politics of a virus, Kate Jenkins’ Set The Standard report, defamation and China’s new military exercise off the coast of Taiwan.

Episode 110: What the Omicron Is Going On?

It’s the last sitting week of Parliament for the year, and there’s a lot to talk about. Join Hugh and PVO as they delve into the politics of a virus, Kate Jenkins’ Set The Standard report, defamation and China’s new military exercise off the coast of Taiwan.

29:47

1 Dec 21

Episode 109: Words Matter

As Parliament enters its last sitting period for the year, the Professor and the Hack dissect Scott Morrison’s handling of the most recent protests, and muse about where the upcoming election could be won or lost.

Episode 109: Words Matter

As Parliament enters its last sitting period for the year, the Professor and the Hack dissect Scott Morrison’s handling of the most recent protests, and muse about where the upcoming election could be won or lost.

30:34

22 Nov 21

Episode 108: Hold The Phone

Trust issues, trickery and texts all come under the microscope this week, as Hugh and PVO tackle all the important issues including why it’s never good to lie.

Episode 108: Hold The Phone

Trust issues, trickery and texts all come under the microscope this week, as Hugh and PVO tackle all the important issues including why it’s never good to lie.

31:20

5 Nov 21

Episode 107: Net Zero

This week, it's all climate talk and election speculation. From Glasgow to Canberra, join us.

Episode 107: Net Zero

This week, it's all climate talk and election speculation. From Glasgow to Canberra, join us.

31:18

20 Oct 21

Episode 106: Normal Or Something Close To It

PVO and Hugh discuss the return to normal for our locked-down nation, an impending federal election and, of course, the goings on in state politics. Get your hit of the new normal on episode 106.

Episode 106: Normal Or Something Close To It

PVO and Hugh discuss the return to normal for our locked-down nation, an impending federal election and, of course, the goings on in state politics. Get your hit of the new normal on episode 106.

31:26

5 Oct 21

Episode 105: Le Grand Sulk

This episode traverses from the streets of Melbourne to future battles fought under sea and of course to Australian Parliament. Protests, submarines and China. Get your high vis on and be ready to down periscope.

Episode 105: Le Grand Sulk

This episode traverses from the streets of Melbourne to future battles fought under sea and of course to Australian Parliament. Protests, submarines and China. Get your high vis on and be ready to down periscope.

32:45

22 Sep 21

Episode 104: Public Policy 101

Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there, and of course to Scott Morrison. The economy is bouncing back, what's going on with singles bubbles, and the most surprising of all - PVO got a prediction right!  In the latter part of the episode PVO mentions a drug used in the treatment of Covid. If you didn't get the spelling, it's Tocilizumab.

Episode 104: Public Policy 101

Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there, and of course to Scott Morrison. The economy is bouncing back, what's going on with singles bubbles, and the most surprising of all - PVO got a prediction right!  In the latter part of the episode PVO mentions a drug used in the treatment of Covid. If you didn't get the spelling, it's Tocilizumab.

36:01

8 Sep 21

Episode 103: A Wicked Problem

Hugh and PVO are back chatting about the handling of both domestic issues and international. Also included, a look at the opposition's chances in an upcoming election.

Episode 103: A Wicked Problem

Hugh and PVO are back chatting about the handling of both domestic issues and international. Also included, a look at the opposition's chances in an upcoming election.

32:57

25 Aug 21

Episode 102: The Way Things Are

The PM has shown his workings when it comes to the phases of his roadmap, but does it all add up practically? And where does this leave his plans on when to call the next election?

Episode 102: The Way Things Are

The PM has shown his workings when it comes to the phases of his roadmap, but does it all add up practically? And where does this leave his plans on when to call the next election?

31:38

4 Aug 21

Episode 101: Expectation Management

PVO tries to retire his 'kiss of death' this week before he and Hugh look again at the vaccine rollout and assess how fair it is for Scomo to be shouldering so much blame. Also up for discussion are the looming spectre of recession, farewell to Speaker Tony Smith and what is the new normal that the world is going to be happy with?

Episode 101: Expectation Management

PVO tries to retire his 'kiss of death' this week before he and Hugh look again at the vaccine rollout and assess how fair it is for Scomo to be shouldering so much blame. Also up for discussion are the looming spectre of recession, farewell to Speaker Tony Smith and what is the new normal that the world is going to be happy with?

33:10

15 Jul 21

Episode 100: Living with the Virus

Here we are at the 100th episode! Hugh and PVO raise their bats before turning again to matters at hand: the vaccine rollout, Sydney in lockdown, hard borders and the compliance blitz aimed at one part of the city but not others. Then they field some questions from listeners, mostly seeming to be seeking some reassurance about what the future looks like. The Professor and the Hack has been produced and edited across the 100 episodes by Monty Leadon and Stuart Buckland. Thanks to Ross, Anthony and the 10 News First team for their support, and of course to Hugh and PVO who have dedicated a lot of time and effort to making sure the podcast made it to such a big milestone. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 100: Living with the Virus

Here we are at the 100th episode! Hugh and PVO raise their bats before turning again to matters at hand: the vaccine rollout, Sydney in lockdown, hard borders and the compliance blitz aimed at one part of the city but not others. Then they field some questions from listeners, mostly seeming to be seeking some reassurance about what the future looks like. The Professor and the Hack has been produced and edited across the 100 episodes by Monty Leadon and Stuart Buckland. Thanks to Ross, Anthony and the 10 News First team for their support, and of course to Hugh and PVO who have dedicated a lot of time and effort to making sure the podcast made it to such a big milestone. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31:50

9 Jul 21

Episode 99: The Killing Season

It's an all Barnaby, all Nationals affair today on The Professor and The Hack. How will the party look going forward? What does this mean for religious freedoms? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 99: The Killing Season

It's an all Barnaby, all Nationals affair today on The Professor and The Hack. How will the party look going forward? What does this mean for religious freedoms? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31:51

22 Jun 21

Episode 98: Acting PM

Hugh and PVO are talking McCormack, jobs, and Ben Roberts-Smith. With everything going on in Australia what better way to keep up to date than with The Prof and The Hack. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 98: Acting PM

Hugh and PVO are talking McCormack, jobs, and Ben Roberts-Smith. With everything going on in Australia what better way to keep up to date than with The Prof and The Hack. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

30:23

18 Jun 21

Episode 97: War Games

Brrr! It's chilly all across the nation but that won't stop PVO and Hugh from talking elections, G7, potential wars and Phillip Ruddock. You can find 'Women of the House', the podcast being described in this episode hosted by Stela Todorovic, on the 10 News First Person podcast feed. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 97: War Games

Brrr! It's chilly all across the nation but that won't stop PVO and Hugh from talking elections, G7, potential wars and Phillip Ruddock. You can find 'Women of the House', the podcast being described in this episode hosted by Stela Todorovic, on the 10 News First Person podcast feed. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

35:02

11 Jun 21

Episode 96: Bad Weather Bias

The Prof and The Hack are talking Vaccines, lockdowns and economic growth. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 96: Bad Weather Bias

The Prof and The Hack are talking Vaccines, lockdowns and economic growth. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31:53

4 Jun 21

Episode 95: Tragic Irony

With Victoria heading back into lockdown todays all about vaccine roll out and all things Corona, oh and a little bit of Clive Palmer. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 95: Tragic Irony

With Victoria heading back into lockdown todays all about vaccine roll out and all things Corona, oh and a little bit of Clive Palmer. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

29:08

28 May 21

Episode 94: Shake The Mess Around

Hugh knows Albo can dance! Find out more about this, unemployment, vaccines and the troubles in the middle east in this episode. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 94: Shake The Mess Around

Hugh knows Albo can dance! Find out more about this, unemployment, vaccines and the troubles in the middle east in this episode. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

28:30

21 May 21

Episode 93: A Budget Week Special

How did the budget for women play out? Is there possible issues with Labor leadership? And does Josh Frydenberg have a future? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 93: A Budget Week Special

How did the budget for women play out? Is there possible issues with Labor leadership? And does Josh Frydenberg have a future? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31:32

14 May 21

Episode 92: Get Stuffed Sentiment

Are we going to fine Australian citizens who return from India? Really? PVO and Hugh talk returning citizens, more budget and George Christensen. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 92: Get Stuffed Sentiment

Are we going to fine Australian citizens who return from India? Really? PVO and Hugh talk returning citizens, more budget and George Christensen. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31:54

4 May 21

Episode 91: Taiwan Looms

PVO and Hugh are back from holidays and ready to discuss all thats going on in the world of domestic politics. From the budget to our relations with China there's a lot to break down. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 91: Taiwan Looms

PVO and Hugh are back from holidays and ready to discuss all thats going on in the world of domestic politics. From the budget to our relations with China there's a lot to break down. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31:30

30 Apr 21

Episode 90: The Ex-PM and The Hack

On a very special episode of The Professor and The Hack Hugh sits down with former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 90: The Ex-PM and The Hack

On a very special episode of The Professor and The Hack Hugh sits down with former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

14:19

6 Apr 21

Episode 89: Floods and Scandal

With the rain finally subsiding on the East coast PVO and Hugh tackle the issues surrounding parliament. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 89: Floods and Scandal

With the rain finally subsiding on the East coast PVO and Hugh tackle the issues surrounding parliament. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

34:42

24 Mar 21

Episode 88: Reform

The March 4 Justice saw a distinct message being sent to the nation and to parliament. Will it fall on deaf ears or will it be the catalyst for real change? PVO joins Hugh to discuss. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 88: Reform

The March 4 Justice saw a distinct message being sent to the nation and to parliament. Will it fall on deaf ears or will it be the catalyst for real change? PVO joins Hugh to discuss. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

30:54

16 Mar 21

Episode 87: The AOTY and The Hack

Hugh speaks to Australian of The Year Grace Tame about the current mood sweeping the country and speaking out against sexual assault.  If this episode has caused any issues, please reach out to counselling services like Lifeline on 13 11 14. A list of other support services can be found here https://au.reachout.com/articles/sexual-assault-support See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 87: The AOTY and The Hack

Hugh speaks to Australian of The Year Grace Tame about the current mood sweeping the country and speaking out against sexual assault.  If this episode has caused any issues, please reach out to counselling services like Lifeline on 13 11 14. A list of other support services can be found here https://au.reachout.com/articles/sexual-assault-support See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

37:31

9 Mar 21

Episode 86: Do You Never Rest?

Another sizzling week in domestic politics. Craig Kelly, Facebook, the dole and of course the man of titanium Scomo. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 86: Do You Never Rest?

Another sizzling week in domestic politics. Craig Kelly, Facebook, the dole and of course the man of titanium Scomo. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31:27

24 Feb 21

Episode 85: Stunned Silence

On this weeks Professor and The Hack, PVO and Hugh discuss the unfolding story at parliament house, vaccines and the Crown casino drama's. If you're lucky there might be another small PVO prediction as well. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 85: Stunned Silence

On this weeks Professor and The Hack, PVO and Hugh discuss the unfolding story at parliament house, vaccines and the Crown casino drama's. If you're lucky there might be another small PVO prediction as well. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

29:49

16 Feb 21

Episode 84: A Debate We Had To Have

Finally someone's having the debate we had to have. Today Hugh and PVO discuss Craig Kelly, the opposition, and of course PVO's making bold predictions again. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 84: A Debate We Had To Have

Finally someone's having the debate we had to have. Today Hugh and PVO discuss Craig Kelly, the opposition, and of course PVO's making bold predictions again. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

30:57

8 Feb 21

Episode 83: Back At It

With parliament resuming so are The Professor and The Hack. Net zero emissions, policy matters, and who's talking about a carbon tax? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 83: Back At It

With parliament resuming so are The Professor and The Hack. Net zero emissions, policy matters, and who's talking about a carbon tax? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

35:41

2 Feb 21

Episode 82: A Cry For Survival

The 46th President of the United States has been inaugurated. Our regular Prof Peter Van Onselen is still away so Hugh Riminton is joined again by Professor Simon Jackman, the CEO of the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney to discuss the ceremony, Biden's first days in office, the question of how serious the incoming President will take his promises of action on climate change and what now for Trump? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 82: A Cry For Survival

The 46th President of the United States has been inaugurated. Our regular Prof Peter Van Onselen is still away so Hugh Riminton is joined again by Professor Simon Jackman, the CEO of the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney to discuss the ceremony, Biden's first days in office, the question of how serious the incoming President will take his promises of action on climate change and what now for Trump? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31:23

22 Jan 21

Episode 81: We Should Have Seen It Coming

We're back! Well not all of us. PVO is away on personal detail leaving us to employ the services of a stand in Prof. Hugh chats with the CEO of the United States Studies Centre: Professor Simon Jackman. With so much going on in the United States the topics came thick and fast from the 25th amendment to the ramifications of impeachment. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 81: We Should Have Seen It Coming

We're back! Well not all of us. PVO is away on personal detail leaving us to employ the services of a stand in Prof. Hugh chats with the CEO of the United States Studies Centre: Professor Simon Jackman. With so much going on in the United States the topics came thick and fast from the 25th amendment to the ramifications of impeachment. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

34:27

13 Jan 21

Episode 80: Year in Review

And here we are, What a year it's been! Prof and Hack look back at this unforgettable 12 months and look forward to our hopefully better 2021. Happy holidays and happy new year from all of us here at The Professor and The Hack. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 80: Year in Review

And here we are, What a year it's been! Prof and Hack look back at this unforgettable 12 months and look forward to our hopefully better 2021. Happy holidays and happy new year from all of us here at The Professor and The Hack. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

36:47

11 Dec 20

Episode 79: The Fringe of Western Society

This week our attention turns due west from Seattle to China: Wine, Cartoons and more. There's also domestic issues at hand, like the personal life of pollies and our just begun summer. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 79: The Fringe of Western Society

This week our attention turns due west from Seattle to China: Wine, Cartoons and more. There's also domestic issues at hand, like the personal life of pollies and our just begun summer. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

34:15

2 Dec 20

Episode 78: We're All in This Together

Hugh's time in quarantine is coming to an end so it's back onto local politics. The guys discuss Super, our relationship with China and just how much of a "regular bloke" our PM is. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 78: We're All in This Together

Hugh's time in quarantine is coming to an end so it's back onto local politics. The guys discuss Super, our relationship with China and just how much of a "regular bloke" our PM is. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

33:07

23 Nov 20

Episode 77: Deep Isolation

Hugh's back from The States but stuck in hotel quarantine. The guys wrap up the American election, get stuck into Robodebt and talk unprofessional relationships. Bonus: Hugh gives a pretty good account of life in hotel quarantine. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 77: Deep Isolation

Hugh's back from The States but stuck in hotel quarantine. The guys wrap up the American election, get stuck into Robodebt and talk unprofessional relationships. Bonus: Hugh gives a pretty good account of life in hotel quarantine. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

33:10

17 Nov 20

Episode 76: A New President

Well what more can we say, this episode is all about the events surrounding the election and America's 46th president See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 76: A New President

Well what more can we say, this episode is all about the events surrounding the election and America's 46th president See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

36:45

8 Nov 20

Episode 75: An Unusual Four Years

Hugh calls in from America once again as we edge closer to election day, plus the state of the Australian economy is discussed. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 75: An Unusual Four Years

Hugh calls in from America once again as we edge closer to election day, plus the state of the Australian economy is discussed. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

33:41

28 Oct 20

Episode 74: Armed to the Teeth

Hugh's back on the line from The States with more tales of election madness and heavily armed patriots. PVO brings up local politics and the ongoing Gladys soap opera. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 74: Armed to the Teeth

Hugh's back on the line from The States with more tales of election madness and heavily armed patriots. PVO brings up local politics and the ongoing Gladys soap opera. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

33:03

20 Oct 20

Episode 73: Mr. Riminton Goes to Washington

On a very special episode of The Professor and The Hack: Hugh phones in from Washington D.C. where he's covering the US presidential election. PVO and Hugh discuss all things Trump, polling and the state of democracy. Don't stress all you #AUSPOL fans, they also turn their attention to Gladys, the fall-out from the budget and continuing dramas in Australian politics. Stay tuned for more from our intrepid correspondent! ! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 73: Mr. Riminton Goes to Washington

On a very special episode of The Professor and The Hack: Hugh phones in from Washington D.C. where he's covering the US presidential election. PVO and Hugh discuss all things Trump, polling and the state of democracy. Don't stress all you #AUSPOL fans, they also turn their attention to Gladys, the fall-out from the budget and continuing dramas in Australian politics. Stay tuned for more from our intrepid correspondent! ! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31:39

16 Oct 20

Episode 72: Budget Wrap Up

Hugh and PVO call in from different parts of the country to discuss their reactions to the Federal Budget. Is Australian on the path to economic recovery? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 72: Budget Wrap Up

Hugh and PVO call in from different parts of the country to discuss their reactions to the Federal Budget. Is Australian on the path to economic recovery? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

23:09

7 Oct 20

Episode 71: It's a Gas Gas Gas!

Is new coal done? Is gas really the way? Hugh and PVO delve into the environmental and economic effects of the energy plan as well as a look at the looming budget. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 71: It's a Gas Gas Gas!

Is new coal done? Is gas really the way? Hugh and PVO delve into the environmental and economic effects of the energy plan as well as a look at the looming budget. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

29:33

24 Sep 20

Episode 70: The Biblical Age of Demise

This week Hugh and PVO discuss state leaders, job numbers and whats on Scomo's desk? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 70: The Biblical Age of Demise

This week Hugh and PVO discuss state leaders, job numbers and whats on Scomo's desk? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31:20

14 Sep 20

Episode 69: The Gold Standard

PVO and Hugh talk vaccines and our "it's complicated" relationship with China. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 69: The Gold Standard

PVO and Hugh talk vaccines and our "it's complicated" relationship with China. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

32:30

9 Sep 20

episode 68: It's Spring

PVO and Hugh cover a wide range of topics, from global warming and the Australian government, to the American election. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

episode 68: It's Spring

PVO and Hugh cover a wide range of topics, from global warming and the Australian government, to the American election. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

36:44

1 Sep 20

Episode 67: Armed Neutrality

It's an aged care extravaganza! From royal commissions to Covid19's impact, it's all aged care all the time. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 67: Armed Neutrality

It's an aged care extravaganza! From royal commissions to Covid19's impact, it's all aged care all the time. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

29:42

26 Aug 20

Episode 66: Sand in the Cogs

Today's topics include: Royal commissions, Harry S Truman, and some economic hypotheticals. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 66: Sand in the Cogs

Today's topics include: Royal commissions, Harry S Truman, and some economic hypotheticals. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31:17

20 Aug 20

Episode 65: Kicking a Fiscal Can

Hugh and PVO discuss a "quantum of debt", some bleak milestones, and aged care. Meanwhile, someone might be stealing PVO's car. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 65: Kicking a Fiscal Can

Hugh and PVO discuss a "quantum of debt", some bleak milestones, and aged care. Meanwhile, someone might be stealing PVO's car. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

33:13

17 Aug 20

Episode 64: A Cliff or a Steady Downward Spiral?

PVO and Hugh are talking state of the virus, health workers, second waves, and "Ideological partisan gumph" Apparently they still need each other, they still feed each other it's episode 64! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 64: A Cliff or a Steady Downward Spiral?

PVO and Hugh are talking state of the virus, health workers, second waves, and "Ideological partisan gumph" Apparently they still need each other, they still feed each other it's episode 64! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31:21

10 Aug 20

Episode 63: Partisan by Nature

On the menu today: state borders, paid pandemic leave, the American election and... Hugh's got corona? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 63: Partisan by Nature

On the menu today: state borders, paid pandemic leave, the American election and... Hugh's got corona? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

32:19

5 Aug 20

Episode 62: Back Once Again

They're back, and straight back into it. In today's discussion; The long term and short term economic impacts of COVID, the future of underemployment, and... Ken Sutcliffe? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 62: Back Once Again

They're back, and straight back into it. In today's discussion; The long term and short term economic impacts of COVID, the future of underemployment, and... Ken Sutcliffe? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

35:09

27 Jul 20

Holiday

PVO and Hugh won't be making into the studio this week. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Holiday

PVO and Hugh won't be making into the studio this week. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

01:19

8 Jul 20

Episode 61: A Map of Shanghai and a Compass

Hugh and PVO discuss the state of jobkeeper and jobseeker and our current rocky relationship with China See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 61: A Map of Shanghai and a Compass

Hugh and PVO discuss the state of jobkeeper and jobseeker and our current rocky relationship with China See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31:38

29 Jun 20

Episode 60: Higher Education

On today's Professor and The Hack the guys discuss the future of universities, unemployment, and factions. Plus The PM vs The speaker! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 60: Higher Education

On today's Professor and The Hack the guys discuss the future of universities, unemployment, and factions. Plus The PM vs The speaker! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31:07

19 Jun 20

Episode 59: The Hack and The Branch Stacker

The guys talk branch stacking, the economy, the crisis after the crisis and PVO makes another election prediction. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 59: The Hack and The Branch Stacker

The guys talk branch stacking, the economy, the crisis after the crisis and PVO makes another election prediction. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

34:33

16 Jun 20

Episode 58: There's No Place Like Childcare

Hugh and PVO talk childcare, job seeker, job keeper, and our general political future. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 58: There's No Place Like Childcare

Hugh and PVO talk childcare, job seeker, job keeper, and our general political future. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

33:47

11 Jun 20

Episode 57: The Good Old Days

What do the new home buyers grant and Australia-US foreign relations have in common? Not much, but they're both discussed on today's podcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 57: The Good Old Days

What do the new home buyers grant and Australia-US foreign relations have in common? Not much, but they're both discussed on today's podcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

32:58

4 Jun 20

Episode 56: America Burns

Hugh and PVO focus on the current state of affairs in the United States and discuss the Robodebt scandal in matters closer to home. If anything discussed in this episode brings up any issues for you, don't hesitate to contact lifeline. Lifeline - 13 11 14 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 56: America Burns

Hugh and PVO focus on the current state of affairs in the United States and discuss the Robodebt scandal in matters closer to home. If anything discussed in this episode brings up any issues for you, don't hesitate to contact lifeline. Lifeline - 13 11 14 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31:42

1 Jun 20

Episode 55: The Frog and The Scorpion

PVO and Hugh ask the question, are we returning too normalcy to quickly? They discuss the creeping loss of the fourth estate, Trump Vs. social media and of course The Frog and The Scorpion. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 55: The Frog and The Scorpion

PVO and Hugh ask the question, are we returning too normalcy to quickly? They discuss the creeping loss of the fourth estate, Trump Vs. social media and of course The Frog and The Scorpion. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

34:00

29 May 20

Episode 54: 60 Billion Dollars!

Guess who found 60 Billion dollars just laying around? Plus PVO and Hugh tackle the voting future and cast their eyes to Hong Kong. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 54: 60 Billion Dollars!

Guess who found 60 Billion dollars just laying around? Plus PVO and Hugh tackle the voting future and cast their eyes to Hong Kong. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

32:24

25 May 20

Episode 53: We're Getting Old

PVO and Hugh discuss the coming impacts on the economy and our current relations with China. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 53: We're Getting Old

PVO and Hugh discuss the coming impacts on the economy and our current relations with China. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

36:04

21 May 20

Episode 52: Coming Out the Other Side

Elections, state border control, China, and one "Deadset flat out bloody lunatic" We've got it all on todays Prof and Hack. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 52: Coming Out the Other Side

Elections, state border control, China, and one "Deadset flat out bloody lunatic" We've got it all on todays Prof and Hack. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

32:24

19 May 20

Episode 51: Back in Black

On todays list of topics: the budget, Chinese relations, the U.S. election and sports rorts are back See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 51: Back in Black

On todays list of topics: the budget, Chinese relations, the U.S. election and sports rorts are back See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

32:18

13 May 20

Episode 50: Still no Albo

Hugh and PVO had planned to celebrate the 50 episode milestone by not talking about Covid, that proves to be impossible. On today's agenda; returning to school, by elections, New Zealand becoming an Australian state, and sewerage. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 50: Still no Albo

Hugh and PVO had planned to celebrate the 50 episode milestone by not talking about Covid, that proves to be impossible. On today's agenda; returning to school, by elections, New Zealand becoming an Australian state, and sewerage. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

36:29

4 May 20

Episode 49: Anything Can Fall

On todays agenda: Opening the country, opening schools, and opening the new Covid19 app. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 49: Anything Can Fall

On todays agenda: Opening the country, opening schools, and opening the new Covid19 app. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

27:59

27 Apr 20

Episode 48: Where do They Get Off?

It's a Professor and the Hack money episode. PVO and Hugh discuss Jobseeker, the banks, the property market, and reshaping the economy. Also discussed is the mental toll of Covid19. Lifeline Australia: 13 11 14 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 48: Where do They Get Off?

It's a Professor and the Hack money episode. PVO and Hugh discuss Jobseeker, the banks, the property market, and reshaping the economy. Also discussed is the mental toll of Covid19. Lifeline Australia: 13 11 14 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

33:41

24 Apr 20

Episode 47: Are Things Getting Better?

Prof and Hack discuss noisy neighbours, the trajectory of Covid19 in Australia, and Malcolm Turnbull's new book. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 47: Are Things Getting Better?

Prof and Hack discuss noisy neighbours, the trajectory of Covid19 in Australia, and Malcolm Turnbull's new book. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

37:56

20 Apr 20

Episode 46: Confession is Good for the Soul

PVO and Hugh are back after their easter break, discussing the current state of leadership in the time of Corona. As they always say: "Confession is good for the soul, but bad for the reputation" See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 46: Confession is Good for the Soul

PVO and Hugh are back after their easter break, discussing the current state of leadership in the time of Corona. As they always say: "Confession is good for the soul, but bad for the reputation" See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

39:33

17 Apr 20

Episode 45: Children and Corona

As we approach a different kind of Easter weekend than we are used to, The Prof and The Hack look at the latest economic measures the government has put in place, the danger of trying to go 'back to normal' too quickly and how children are coping with this strange new reality. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 45: Children and Corona

As we approach a different kind of Easter weekend than we are used to, The Prof and The Hack look at the latest economic measures the government has put in place, the danger of trying to go 'back to normal' too quickly and how children are coping with this strange new reality. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

32:11

9 Apr 20

Episode 44: Let's Not Get Ahead of Ourselves

Will Scomo come out of the current crisis ahead? Will the economy suffer more than expected if the wrong decisions are made? Will PVO's internet drop out? All of these questions are answered here in episode 44. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 44: Let's Not Get Ahead of Ourselves

Will Scomo come out of the current crisis ahead? Will the economy suffer more than expected if the wrong decisions are made? Will PVO's internet drop out? All of these questions are answered here in episode 44. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

32:35

6 Apr 20

Episode 43: Politicians Are Humans

PVO and Hugh discuss the virus on the high seas, Scomo's feelings, plus Hugh puts on his foreign correspondent's hat. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 43: Politicians Are Humans

PVO and Hugh discuss the virus on the high seas, Scomo's feelings, plus Hugh puts on his foreign correspondent's hat. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

37:28

3 Apr 20

Episode 42: Inconvenienced Versus in Need

Both Hugh and PVO embrace the working from home ethos and dial in to discuss all the current crisis goings on and to ask the question: Will the idealogical shifts the coalition has had to adopt in order for the country to get through this situation roll on into the future? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 42: Inconvenienced Versus in Need

Both Hugh and PVO embrace the working from home ethos and dial in to discuss all the current crisis goings on and to ask the question: Will the idealogical shifts the coalition has had to adopt in order for the country to get through this situation roll on into the future? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

34:51

30 Mar 20

Episode 41: Straddling Two High Wires

How much can a mindset change in seven days? Do we keep on being Australians? The messaging is mixed as schools prepare for distance learning. Hugh and Peter discuss the latest happenings in the current crisis. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 41: Straddling Two High Wires

How much can a mindset change in seven days? Do we keep on being Australians? The messaging is mixed as schools prepare for distance learning. Hugh and Peter discuss the latest happenings in the current crisis. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

34:27

23 Mar 20

Episode 40: Escape Hatch

Hugh has got his results back but remains in isolation. He dials in to chat to Peter Van Onselen about the latest Corona news, the new stimulus measures, the debunking of herd immunity, Tasmania sealing itself off and more. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 40: Escape Hatch

Hugh has got his results back but remains in isolation. He dials in to chat to Peter Van Onselen about the latest Corona news, the new stimulus measures, the debunking of herd immunity, Tasmania sealing itself off and more. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

35:26

19 Mar 20

Episode 39: COVID-19

The global pandemic hits close to home with Hugh in isolation. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 39: COVID-19

The global pandemic hits close to home with Hugh in isolation. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

40:30

16 Mar 20

Episode 38: No Crisis Without Opportunity

Looks like the economy has caught the corona virus. What does this hold for the future and potential re-election of the current government. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 38: No Crisis Without Opportunity

Looks like the economy has caught the corona virus. What does this hold for the future and potential re-election of the current government. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

32:31

11 Mar 20

Episode 37: Coming Uncertainty

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself....and the coronavirus and its effect on the economy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 37: Coming Uncertainty

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself....and the coronavirus and its effect on the economy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31:32

2 Mar 20

Episode 36: Mangled At First Sight

This week Hugh Riminton and Peter Van Onselen examine the reaction to Labor's announcement of a 'Zero Net Emissions by 2050' policy, further details about the extent of Sports Rorts and is there a bubble forming? We believe in merit! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 36: Mangled At First Sight

This week Hugh Riminton and Peter Van Onselen examine the reaction to Labor's announcement of a 'Zero Net Emissions by 2050' policy, further details about the extent of Sports Rorts and is there a bubble forming? We believe in merit! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

33:20

24 Feb 20

Episode 35: Political Terrorists

Peter Van Onselen and Hugh Riminton look at the National Party crisis, Labor's inconsistency on coal, the effect of the coronavirus situation on the Australian economy and to try to keep the caravan from moving on, another mention of Sports Rorts! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 35: Political Terrorists

Peter Van Onselen and Hugh Riminton look at the National Party crisis, Labor's inconsistency on coal, the effect of the coronavirus situation on the Australian economy and to try to keep the caravan from moving on, another mention of Sports Rorts! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31:32

11 Feb 20

Episode 34: Who Do You Want at Your BBQ?

The fall out from sports rorts and the Green's leadership is whats on the menu at today's Barbecue with PVO and Hugh Riminton See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 34: Who Do You Want at Your BBQ?

The fall out from sports rorts and the Green's leadership is whats on the menu at today's Barbecue with PVO and Hugh Riminton See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

33:39

5 Feb 20

Episode 33: SPRORTS... It's Just Not Cricket

Hugh and PVO are talking sports club funding and the pro's and cons of democracy, american-style. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 33: SPRORTS... It's Just Not Cricket

Hugh and PVO are talking sports club funding and the pro's and cons of democracy, american-style. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

32:58

22 Jan 20

Episode 32: Meeting and Beating

With the fires still burning Hugh and PVO discuss polls, climate change, and emissions. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 32: Meeting and Beating

With the fires still burning Hugh and PVO discuss polls, climate change, and emissions. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

32:10

15 Jan 20

Episode 31: Australian Fires Rage

Hugh and PVO are back after an eventful Christmas period. They discuss the ongoing bushfire crisis and how all levels of politics are handling things. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 31: Australian Fires Rage

Hugh and PVO are back after an eventful Christmas period. They discuss the ongoing bushfire crisis and how all levels of politics are handling things. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

35:35

8 Jan 20

Episode 30: Looking Back and Looking Ahead

In the final episode for the year Hugh and PVO look back at the year that was and look ahead to 2020. This episode Includes a Professor and the Hack exclusive Chistopher Pine bombshell. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 30: Looking Back and Looking Ahead

In the final episode for the year Hugh and PVO look back at the year that was and look ahead to 2020. This episode Includes a Professor and the Hack exclusive Chistopher Pine bombshell. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

32:53

22 Dec 19

Episode 29: Now's Not the Time...

Hugh and PVO discuss MYEFO, Boris Johnson and want to talk about climate change but "Now's not the time" See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 29: Now's Not the Time...

Hugh and PVO discuss MYEFO, Boris Johnson and want to talk about climate change but "Now's not the time" See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

30:57

16 Dec 19

Episode 28: The P.M. Dodges Questions While Albo Straddles A Barbed-Wire Fence

The year winds down as Hugh and Peter look at Labor strategy, the razor gang getting the razor and Arrogant or Likeable: Which way will Scomo go? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 28: The P.M. Dodges Questions While Albo Straddles A Barbed-Wire Fence

The year winds down as Hugh and Peter look at Labor strategy, the razor gang getting the razor and Arrogant or Likeable: Which way will Scomo go? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31:44

9 Dec 19

Episode 27: Wrong but Effective

Hugh and PVO are on a shopping spree!! Politics and online shopping don't usually go together but on black friday they do! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 27: Wrong but Effective

Hugh and PVO are on a shopping spree!! Politics and online shopping don't usually go together but on black friday they do! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

33:53

2 Dec 19

Episode 26: Chinese Spies and Evil Bankers

Hugh and Peter convene again to discuss the Chinese spy drama and Westpac's woes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 26: Chinese Spies and Evil Bankers

Hugh and Peter convene again to discuss the Chinese spy drama and Westpac's woes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31:32

25 Nov 19

Episode 25: Australia Burns

PVO and Hugh are in the studio discussing the current bushfires and the governments reaction to the crisis. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 25: Australia Burns

PVO and Hugh are in the studio discussing the current bushfires and the governments reaction to the crisis. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31:27

18 Nov 19

Episode 24: Back At It

The Prof and Hack are back in the studio talking Syria, the labor voter base and aged care. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 24: Back At It

The Prof and Hack are back in the studio talking Syria, the labor voter base and aged care. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

32:19

4 Nov 19

Episode 23: Sport and Politics

While Hugh's away Catalina and PVO will play.. and by play we mean equate politics to sport. Topics of the day include: referee blunders, asylum seekers, and the state of leadership. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 23: Sport and Politics

While Hugh's away Catalina and PVO will play.. and by play we mean equate politics to sport. Topics of the day include: referee blunders, asylum seekers, and the state of leadership. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

32:39

8 Oct 19

Episode 22: PVO vs PMO

Hugh is away so 10 News First's Catalina Florez sits in the 'Hack' chair to talk to PVO about his trip to the U.S. with the Prime Minister, PMO staffers and how low can interest rates go? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 22: PVO vs PMO

Hugh is away so 10 News First's Catalina Florez sits in the 'Hack' chair to talk to PVO about his trip to the U.S. with the Prime Minister, PMO staffers and how low can interest rates go? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

32:46

3 Oct 19

Episode 21: Mandatory Drug Testing?

Hugh and PVO discuss Jackie Lambie and how good she is for Tasmania, mandatory drug testing, planes and PVO’s big dinner date. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 21: Mandatory Drug Testing?

Hugh and PVO discuss Jackie Lambie and how good she is for Tasmania, mandatory drug testing, planes and PVO’s big dinner date. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31:54

9 Sep 19

Episode 20: Perception Matters in a Democracy

In the twentieth outing of Prof and Hack, Hugh and Peter tackle immigration, pollie perks and Sussex Street. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 20: Perception Matters in a Democracy

In the twentieth outing of Prof and Hack, Hugh and Peter tackle immigration, pollie perks and Sussex Street. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

33:19

2 Sep 19

Episode 19: A.I. Economy

Hugh and PVO are back in the studio. Today they discuss Donald Trump and the G7, Josh Frydenberg and automation, and immigration and Australia. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 19: A.I. Economy

Hugh and PVO are back in the studio. Today they discuss Donald Trump and the G7, Josh Frydenberg and automation, and immigration and Australia. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

32:24

26 Aug 19

Episode 18: Walk and Chew Gum

Hugh and Peter discuss the upcoming American state dinner, abortion laws in New South Wales and the career of Tim Fischer. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 18: Walk and Chew Gum

Hugh and Peter discuss the upcoming American state dinner, abortion laws in New South Wales and the career of Tim Fischer. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

35:44

20 Aug 19

Episode 17: A Delicate Dance

It's the winter recess in parliament. Hugh and Peter get together to discuss Scomo and Albo's strategies, issues with China and question the perception of polls post-election. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 17: A Delicate Dance

It's the winter recess in parliament. Hugh and Peter get together to discuss Scomo and Albo's strategies, issues with China and question the perception of polls post-election. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

33:44

5 Aug 19

Episode 16: The Full Bottle

After time on the road, both the Prof and the Hack are back! They discuss the religious freedoms act, Josh Frydenberg's citizenship and Scomo's upcoming trip to the White House. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode 16: The Full Bottle

After time on the road, both the Prof and the Hack are back! They discuss the religious freedoms act, Josh Frydenberg's citizenship and Scomo's upcoming trip to the White House. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

34:58

17 Jul 19

Episode 15: Virtue Signalling

This week Hugh is joined by Catharine Lumby, Professor of Media at Macquarie University, to get her thoughts on the Israel Folau situation, John Setka, and the AFP raids.

Episode 15: Virtue Signalling

This week Hugh is joined by Catharine Lumby, Professor of Media at Macquarie University, to get her thoughts on the Israel Folau situation, John Setka, and the AFP raids.

30:52

24 Jun 19

Episode 14: Crossbench Power

What is Scott Morrison's legislative agenda? Will we ever have another truly future-focused government? Are we creeping towards becoming a police state? Professor Van Onselen is away so Hugh asks ANU Senior Fellow and host of the Democracy Sausage podcast, Mark Kenny, these questions and more in the latest episode of The Professor and The Hack. You can find Mark's podcast, Democracy Sausage, on your pod player of choice.

Episode 14: Crossbench Power

What is Scott Morrison's legislative agenda? Will we ever have another truly future-focused government? Are we creeping towards becoming a police state? Professor Van Onselen is away so Hugh asks ANU Senior Fellow and host of the Democracy Sausage podcast, Mark Kenny, these questions and more in the latest episode of The Professor and The Hack. You can find Mark's podcast, Democracy Sausage, on your pod player of choice.

36:13

17 Jun 19

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