Crikey Calling

Dec 20, 2012

Crikey Calling #5: death of a surplus and the 2012 Crikeys

In the last episode of Crikey Calling for the year, Bernard Keane and Jason Whittaker discuss the announcement that the federal government won't be delivering a surplus next year. Then it's time for a wrap of the year that was in politics and the awarding of the 2012 Crikeys.

Crikey Calling is independent media for independent minds -- in handy podcast form! Join the Crikey crew -- including Canberra correspondent Bernard Keane, the country's sharpest political commentator -- for a lively (if somewhat wonky) look behind the scenes of politics and power in Australia. Know what's really happening in Canberra and around the country as we chew on the biggest national affairs issues of the week, dissecting the politics, policy and players as only the Crikey newsroom can. In our last episode for the year, Bernard and editor Jason Whittaker discuss the announcement that the federal government won't be delivering a surplus next year. Then it's time for a wrap of the year that was in politics and the awarding of the 2012 Crikeys. [podcast]http://media.crikey.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/crikey-calling-21dec1.mp3[/podcast] Side note: For those wanting to subscribe to the podcast, we're still waiting for approval from iTunes. For the meantime you can still subscribe manually by clicking the 'Advanced' menu in iTunes and selecting 'Subscribe To Podcast'. Enter the following URL and hit OK: http://feeds.crikey.com.au/CrikeyCalling.

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