Episode 42: Morrison and his QAnon friends, Barilaro isn't so friendly to Jordy, Minimum wage to increase, Biloela family update & good news!
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Van Badham and Ben Davison examine Scott Morrison's QAnon friendships as exposed by 4Corners. Van puts her expertise on internet conspiracy theories to good use as she and Ben discuss what this might mean for democracy, the Morrison government and our society.
John Barilaro has made accusations that have resulted in the arrest of the producer for FriendlyJordies. Van and Ben talk about Barilaro, the work of Jordan Shanks, what these events might mean for freedom of speech, freedom of satire and what they add to our knowledge of the NSW Deputy Premier.
The Minimum wage is set to go up by 2.5% on July 1 for most of Australia's 2.2 million minimum wage workers but not for those in retail, restaurants, airlines or hair styling with delays ranging from 1 September to 1 November for workers in those industries.
The Biloela family have been reunited but the Morrison ministers still can't quite bring themselves to let them go home to Bilo.
Good news about support for more women to get into trades in Victoria and bottle bricks in Nigeria!