Just Quietly with Senator Amanda Stoker

Just Quietly with Senator Amanda Stoker

By Amanda Stoker
Join Amanda Stoker, LNP Senator for Queensland (barrister, amateur potter and sometimes cranky mother) as she explores some of the big policy issues of our time with friends, colleagues and experts. Cut through the bull, get to the point and have a laugh as you go beyond the 3-second soundbytes and find out what's really going on in the issues of the day.
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Episode 19 - A conversation with Hugo Toovey about his battles with cancer to mark International Men's Health Week
Senator Stoker spoke with Captain Hugo Toovey, a serving Army Officer, about his battles with cancer which started when he was just 21. Hugo's story provides many lessons for young people, particularly young men, about the importance of actively monitoring their health.
15:32
June 17, 2020
Episode 18 - A conversation with Nicole Flint MP
I took a moment to speak with Nicole Flint MP about the double standard with Labor and the greens political party becuase apparently, some women are more equal than others. 
24:28
June 10, 2020
Episode 17 - A conversation with Janet Wishart, LNP Candidate for Mansfield
I took a moment recently to sit down with Janet Wishart, the LNP Candidate for Mansfield, to discuss some of the issues around child protection and her background with community work and social issues. 
27:42
June 3, 2020
Episode 16 - A Conversation With Luke Howarth MP
I took a moment recently to sit down with Luke Howarth to discuss some of the great work he is doing as the Assistant Minister for Community Housing, Homelessness and Community Services.
22:19
May 27, 2020
Conversation with Cr Steven Huang
Today I had the pleasure of speaking to Brisbane City Councillor, Steven Huang, about the impacts of COVID-19 in his community, and other topics. 
20:55
May 20, 2020
Episode 14 - A conversation with Andrew Hastie MP
I had a great discussion about a wide range of issues with my good friend and colleague Andrew Hastie MP this week in Parliament.
23:08
May 13, 2020
Episode 13 - Vaping
Senator Stoker talks about the issues around vaping and legalisation. 
42:18
May 5, 2020
Episode 12 - The Quality Foods COVID pivot
Senator Stoker talks to Quality Foods | Beverages founder Frank De Pasquale about how they pivotted their business to adjust to the COVID crisis. 
16:56
April 28, 2020
Episode 11 - Helping business during COVID-19
Helping business during COVID-19, Senator Stoker chats with Brad Roberts from the Peak Partnership 
31:35
April 22, 2020
Episode 10 - The Free Speech Union with Toby Young
Senator Amanda Stoker talks with Toby Young, founder of The Free Speech Union,  a non-partisan, mass-membership public interest body that stands up for the speech rights of its members.  Find out more here: https://freespeechunion.org/
25:58
April 21, 2020
Episode 9 - The "non-crime crime" with Harry Miller
Harry Miller is an ex-policeman and docker whose world was turned upside down when the police showed up at his door to “check his thinking”. I know COVID-19 is front of mind right now, but if you’d like a break and want to discuss something different for a little while, tune in to this episode of Just Quietly.
37:19
April 16, 2020
Episode 8 - Senator Amanda Stoker explains the Job Keeper Payment
Today the parliament passed legislation to help keep people in work with the Job Keeper Payment.  Listen to this episode of Just Quietly to find out what it means both for you and for the way we approach industrial relations in this country.
13:33
April 8, 2020
Episode 7 - Home schooling tips during COVID-19
Senator Amanda Stoker discusses how she is navigating home schooling during COVID-19 and shares some tips. 
11:44
March 31, 2020
Episode 6 - In discussion with Phil Thompson OAM MP
Episode 6 - In discussion with Phil Thompson OAM MP
21:54
March 17, 2020
Episode 5 - Books that have defined Senator Slade Brockman's pathway to politics
Episode 5 - Books that have defined Senator Slade Brockman's pathway to politics
17:25
March 10, 2020
Episode 4 - Why not nuclear with Senator Alex Antic
Join Senator Amanda Stoker as she discusses nuclear energy with South Australian Senator Alex Antic. 
25:31
March 3, 2020
Episode 3 - Do young people want religious freedom?
Join Senator Amanda Stoker and three young bright minds as they discuss if young people want religious freedom. 
22:06
February 25, 2020
Episode 2 - Timeless tales from political giants with Senator James Paterson and Senator Claire Chandler
In this episode I chat about timeless tales from political giants with Senator James Paterson and Senator Claire Chandler. We discuss Lazarus Rising by former Prime Minister John Howard and Confessions of a Failed Finance Minister by the late Peter Walsh. 
21:21
February 18, 2020
Episode 1: How do we get indigenous people into work?
Welcome to the first episode of “Just Quietly”, a podcast in which I tackle some of the most interesting policy challenges we face with friends, colleagues and experts – in what I hope you’ll find a light, easy way!  In episode 1 I chat with Senator Matt O’Sullivan from WA, whose expertise pre-parliament was in indigenous employment.  We tackle the challenge of reducing the 52% indigenous unemployment rate.  It’s timely, as today the PM delivered the Closing the Gap statement to the parliament.  Let me know what you think, and any topics you’d like to see on the podcast.
17:14
February 12, 2020