Episodes
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has had a tough 2020, but she has high hopes for 2021. In this episode she speaks with good friend Christopher Pyne on improving the support for mental health, discussing her heritage and about the tough year she had to face. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 03/17/21
Being a political strategist isn't an easy job, sometimes you're called in to help win an un-winnable election. Sir Lynton Crosby chats with Cristopher Pyne on how he helped win some of the hardest elections, being knighted by the queen and what it takes to be a political strategist. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 03/10/21
Since 2003 Senator Sarah Hansen Young has represented the Greens party, but it hasn't been an easy journey. SHY joins Christopher Pyne to talk about how she became an influential politician in the Greens Party, growing up in a small country town and the trials of being a young female politician in Australia.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 03/03/21
Franklin Roosevelt has had a large impact on both Michael Fullilove and Christopher Pyne. Listen as they speak about Presidential influence, Australia's rocky relationship with China and the future of technology and think tanks. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 02/24/21
Adelaide Arts Festival Director and good friend to Christopher, Rachel Healy is optimistic about the future of arts surrounding COVID. She speaks with Christopher Pyne about our generations greatest artists, politics in art and why eating phallic shaped food is social suicide. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 02/17/21
Wyatt Roy, also known as Boy Wonder (to Christopher), was the youngest person to ever be elected to parliament. Hear Wyatt as he talks with Christopher Pyne about the impact that had on his social life, his journey into the world of AI, and his sense of fashion. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 02/10/21
Broadcaster, journalist and bestselling author Julia Baird has created some stunning works with her biography on Queen Victoria and more recently - Phosphorescence. Hear Julia talk with Christopher Pyne about researching the scandals of Queen Victoria, finding inspiration in the little things, and how her books compare to Christopher's. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 02/03/21
In the middle of 2018, the world stood still and watched as rescuers raced to save the young Thai soccer team trapped in a cave. Richard Harris talks with Christopher Pyne about going from cave diver to life saver, how the impossible was achieved & becoming Australian of the year. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 01/27/21
Amanda Vanstone has achieved a great amount in her career, including mentoring Christopher. Hear the former ambassador reminisce with Christopher Pyne about getting drunk on martinis, how easy it could be to hijack a plane and when she wrote an 'almost' famous song. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 01/20/21
Anthony Albanese was first known for his scathing speeches in parliament, which could be why he got along so well with Christopher. Hear the Opposition Leader talk with Christopher Pyne about their time being set up on television, getting in trouble in parliament and a recent family discovery. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 01/13/21
Christopher Pyne is back and once again turning the tables on his guests so that you can hear the stories that you've never heard before. This season Christopher has his sights set on Anthony Albanese, Gladys Berejiklian, Richard Harris, Amanda Vanstone and more.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 01/05/21
Albert Dadon is a successful migrant story with a humble past. Christopher Pyne talks with Albare about his philanthropy and love of music, the relationship between Australia and Israel and practicing the art of disagreement.
Published 02/02/20
Published 02/02/20
Martin Parkinson worked in Public Service long enough to witness a lot of good outcomes in Australia. Christopher Pyne talks with Martin about the first world struggles of life after being somebody and how the current civil war in politics is affecting our ability to face world challenges.
Published 01/19/20
Lindsay Fox began his transport business with 3 trucks parked along the road on High Street in Melbourne and now has over 8000 trucks globally. Christopher Pyne invites Lindsay on to discuss how he built his empire, international politics and not allowing wealth to change who you are.
Published 01/12/20
Waleed Aly from The Project joins Christopher Pyne to dismantle the myth that they don’t like each other. Listen as they discuss why some politicians get in the game, why faith is important to Waleed and Christopher’s weird, socialist monopoly rules.
Published 01/05/20
Malcolm Turnbull has always tried to be a man of the people. The former Prime Minister opens up to Christopher Pyne about his strong relationship with his father, his favourite moment as PM and why he chooses to catch public transport.
Published 11/17/19
Getting on with the job is what the current Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison had to do when he took over. Christopher Pyne invites the PM to discuss the good old days of working together and whether Christopher would have made a great Prime Minister himself.
Published 11/10/19
Recently appointed Deputy Leader of the Labor Party Richard Marles doesn’t shy away from a funny story. Christopher Pyne invites Richard on to discuss their friendship, family life and the line that divides Liberal and Labor, which begs the question - Could this be the unofficial return of Pyne and Marles?
Published 11/03/19
As one of the most respected political commentators, Barrie Cassidy was able to expose what went on behind the curtains of a lot of political campaigns. Now both of them are retired, Christopher Pyne invites Barrie on to discuss working with Bob Hawke and life after politics.
Published 10/27/19
For years Annabel Crabb has taken delightful jabs at the career of Christopher Pyne, but now that he is out of politics… nothing has changed. Annabel joins Christopher in a light-hearted discussion on their time together on television, going to university and whether Annabel had, or has a crush on Christopher.
Published 10/20/19
The Project was able to bridge the gap between comedy and politics with Peter Helliar at the forefront of the funny business. Christopher Pyne chats with Peter on his success as a comedian, what interests him in politics and how they became the most unlikely of friends.
Published 10/13/19
For years Christopher Pyne was on the receiving end of a barrage of questions from the media and politicians but still managed to keep it together and had a successful career in politics. Now he is out of the game and risking it all to step out of his comfort zone and embrace a new world of media to turn the tables and go from the interviewee to the interviewer (…sort of). Hear the stories from guests that you’ve never heard before, as they succumb to what people describe as “the Pyne...
Published 10/03/19