#transitzone by Peter Clarke, Margo Kingston and Tim Dunlop

Episode notes

Tasmania has just had an election called by disgruntled premier, Jeremy Rockliff, who wanted to escape the "chaos" (his words) of an unstable, minority government. The election did not go well for Rockliff. The Tasmanian Liberal party did gain the most seats in the new parliament but below an absolute majority. However, the Tasmanian Greens gained significant ground adding new seats , as did the Jacqui Lambie Network. A sprinkling of independents made up the rest. Peter Clarke, Margo Kingston and guest, Nicholas Gruen, discuss the prospects for this inevitably more deliberative parliament (if it can be formed and sustained). Nicholas then lays out his visions for a standing Citizen Assembly, made of citizens not elected but sampled from the population. And, with the roiling USA presidential and congressional election campaigns now well un ... 

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