About This Show
Your alternative to talkback.
Backchat is a weekly show of news, politics, interviews, discussion, satire, and feature reporting.
Hosted by Maddison Connaughton and Swetha Das.
Executive produced by Natalie Sekulovska, with producer Amelia Zhou.
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Most Recent Episode
Race politics and data encryption laws
3 days ago
Earlier this week, Queensland senator Fraser Anning used his maiden speech in parliament to call for an end to Muslim immigration in Australia, invoking the "final solution to the immigration problem." We discuss what Anning's speech reflects to the state of race politics in Australia.Later, we chat to Lyndsey Jackson, Chair of Electronic Frontiers Australia, about a new law proposal which would create a process where the government would be able to access your encrypted data. She discusses the draft laws and how it would impact on our privacy.Read more »