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Q&A: Beyond the vote

Insights and implications from the 2019 Federal Election result 


As the dust settles on an unexpected election outcome, join some of the country’s sharpest political minds – including Editor-in-Chief of The Australian Christopher Dore, plus panellists Peter van Onselen, Geoff Chambers, Chris Kenny and Alice Workman  – at this unmissable subscriber-only Q&A event.

You’ll get answers to your big questions as our panel dissects how the country voted and why, what issues really did matter to the electorate, and what the next three years hold for our country, economy and you.


Seats are limited so book yours now.


The panel


Christopher Dore
Editor-in-Chief, The Australian

Christopher Dore is the current Editor-in-Chief of The Australian. Chris began his career in Sydney at The Australian and has held a range of senior roles during his 17-year tenure. He has been the editor of The Daily Telegraph for three years, editor of The Courier-Mail in Brisbane, editor of The Sunday Times in Perth and deputy editor of The Sunday Telegraph.


Peter van Onselen
Contributing Editor, The Australian

Peter van Onselen is a contributing editor at The Australian and political editor at Network Ten, along with being an Australian political journalist, academic, author and commentator. Prior to this, Peter has been a host at Sky News Australia for 7 years and has worked on cover stories for Channel 9’s Sunday program.


Geoff Chambers
Canberra Bureau Chief, The Australian


Geoff Chambers is the Canberra Bureau Chief at The Australian. Previously, he was The Australian’s Queensland Bureau Chief, News Editor at The Daily and Sunday Telegraphs and Head of News of the Gold Coast Bulletin. He has covered state and federal elections and budgets across Australia as a senior political journalist in Queensland, NSW and Canberra. He has also covered major stories across the Asia-Pacific region, including people smuggling, natural disasters and special investigations.


Chris Kenny
Associate Editor, The Australian


Chris Kenny is an Associate Editor of The Australian, host and commentator on Sky News and radio 2GB. Chris has published two books, written columns for The Advertiser, Sunday Mail and Adelaide Review and was previously Chief of Staff to former foreign minister Alexander Downer and then-opposition leader Malcolm Turnbull.  


Alice Workman
Political Reporter, The Australian


Alice Workman is an award-winning federal political reporter at The Australian. Alice was previously the political editor of BuzzFeed News in Australia for 4 years. In 2018, she was named the ‘Young Journalist of the Year’ in the Canberra press gallery by the National Press Club and ‘Journalist of the Year’ at the Mumbrella Publish Awards. 

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