Q&A returns February 7 at 9:35pm
Press release from ABC
Q&A is back for another year of entertaining political debate. Host Tony Jones will be joined live on the Q&A panel by:
*Former Labor Minister: Graham Richardson
*Former Liberal Minister: Amanda Vanstone
*Australian playwright: David Williamson
*Comedian and social commentator: Catherine Deveny
*Historian and former advisor to John Howard: Gerard Henderson
Last year Q&A grew its audience by 23% and generated a twitter phenomenon with thousands of audience members joining the live twitter conversation.
Q&A is also extending its reach through the ABC’s other networks.
‘Australia Network’ will broadcast Q&A live into Southeast Asia and the Pacific at 9.35pm AEDT every Monday night. ABC News 24 and ABC News radio will continue to simulcast the program live so that Australians everywhere can join the Q&A conversation live. The program is also streamed live at abc.net.au/qanda.
Members of the public can get involved in Q&A in a variety of ways:
*Go to abc.net.au/qanda to register to be part of future live Q&A studio audiences;
*The website is also the place to go to submit questions;
*Viewers can also contribute to the discussion via Q&A’s Twitter highlight’s feed, using #qanda;
*And follow @abcqanda on Twitter to receive firstâ€hand updates about the program and panel members.