No Fibs Podcast

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The No Fibs Podcast explores a wide range of issues and topics of interest as it relates to #ausvotes and #auspol written by Australian citizen journalists.

PODCAST: former Australian deputy chief UN climate negotiator on hunger strike
11/09/2023

IN THIS EPISODE No Fibs talks with Gregory Andrews who’s currently on a climate hunger strike outside Parliament House in Canberra. Andrews is the owner and founder of Lyrebird Dreaming, an adjunct professor with the University of Canberra’s applied ecology, a former Ambassador and High Commissioner in West Africa and was a diplomat in China, […]

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Wayne Jansson

Chief reporter & photographer at No Fibs

Wayne Jansson is an Australian citizen journalist and photographer. He covered the seat of Indi during the 2013 federal election and since has covered the growth of the community indepe...


PODCAST: Thousands of KTCs for #VoteYes – Mary Crooks on the Victorian Women’s Trust’s ‘Together, Yes’ campaign
09/24/2023

WHEN I INTERVIEWED Mary Crooks in May, the Victorian Women’s Trust was finalising its ‘Together, Yes’ Kitchen Table Conversations package for Australians willing to host get togethers of up to ten people to discuss The Voice without the noise.  Four months on, we discuss the project’s rollout, under the auspices of the Yes23 campaign, and why Mary […]

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Margo Kingston

Co-publisher and editor-in-chief at No Fibs

Margo Kingston is a retired Australian journalist and climate change activist. She is best known for her stint as Phillip Adams’ ‘Canberra Babylon’ contributor and her work at The Sydney...


SPEECH: Nova Peris makes powerful case for #Voice
09/06/2023

AFL LEGEND AND anti-racism campaigner, Michael Long on Monday told a crowd gathered at Marmungun Rock (Apex Park), Wangaratta a “contingent” will be sent to London seeking support for the ‘Yes’ campaign from, King Charles III. Long is on The Long Walk to Canberra and he was joined by Nova Peris. In 1996 as part […]

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Wayne Jansson

Chief reporter & photographer at No Fibs

Wayne Jansson is an Australian citizen journalist and photographer. He covered the seat of Indi during the 2013 federal election and since has covered the growth of the community independent movement.

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PODCAST: Kylea Tink’s radical #NorthSydneyVotes ‘Deliberative Democracy’ experiment to break housing crisis impasse
09/04/2023

FIFTY VOTERS IN the seat of North Sydney will meet on October 29 for a Deliberative Democracy people’s summit to determine what they think should be done to solve the housing crisis.  During our interview half way into her term, North Sydney’s #IndependentsDay MP Kylea Tink said she’s organising the experiment under the mentorship of New Democracy, […]

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Margo Kingston

Co-publisher and editor-in-chief at No Fibs

Margo Kingston is a retired Australian journalist and climate change activist. She is best known for her stint as Phillip Adams’ ‘Canberra Babylon’ contributor and her work at The Sydne...


PODCAST: Political participation #TheIndiWay, in paperback
06/07/2023

IN THIS No Fibs episode I talk with Phil Haines and Lesley Howard, two of the 12 authors of the recently published book, THE INDI WAY. “THE INDI WAY is a revealing account of a community using values-based, respectful processes to rewrite the political playbook. Featuring contributions by @helenhainesindi, @latingle, @barriecassidy, @Indigocathy, and more.” Scribe […]

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Wayne Jansson

Chief reporter & photographer at No Fibs

Wayne Jansson is an Australian citizen journalist and photographer. He covered the seat of Indi during the 2013 federal election and since has covered the growth of the community independent movement.

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#BradfieldVotes PODCAST: Nic Boele and Carey Francis on the ‘Bradfield for Yes’ campaign for The Voice
05/29/2023

ON JUNE 19 last year at the Lindfield Football Club debrief for volunteers, Nicolette Boele announced that Voices for Bradfield had re-endorsed her as its candidate for the next federal election. After all, an all-volunteer campaign on a tight budget in the Indi Way tradition had achieved the biggest swing against a sitting Liberal MP […]

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Margo Kingston

Co-publisher and editor-in-chief at No Fibs

Margo Kingston is a retired Australian journalist and climate change activist. She is best known for her stint as Phillip Adams’ ‘Canberra Babylon’ contributor and her work at The Sydney Morning Herald a...


PODCAST: Antipoverty Centre and Kristin O’Connell on a mission to break ‘the poverty machine’ #RaiseTheRate
05/08/2023

KRISTIN O’CONNELL AND her colleagues at the Antipoverty Centre are on a mission to break ‘the poverty machine’. O’Connell talks to No Fibs about pre-budget kite flying, raising the rate and explains what the poverty machine is. I wish I could say something optimistic on that front. I’m a very cynical person and I feel […]

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Wayne Jansson

Chief reporter & photographer at No Fibs

Wayne Jansson is an Australian citizen journalist and photographer. He covered the seat of Indi during the 2013 federal election and since has covered the growth of the community in...


PODCAST: Kitchen table conversations on the #Voice: Mary Crooks on the why and how of the Victoria Women’s Trust ‘Together, yes’ project
05/04/2023

YES TO THE Voice can’t happen without widespread engagement at the local level on a subject people who disagree generally steer clear of. Simple as that.  Yes there’ll be big ad spends, famous Australian endorsements and sophisticated polling informing highly targeted social media messaging. But, like the community independent movement’s success at the last election, […]

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Margo Kingston

Co-publisher and editor-in-chief at No Fibs

Margo Kingston is a retired Australian journalist and climate change activist. She is best known for her stint as Phillip Adams’ ‘Canberra Babylon’ contributor and her work at The Sydney M...


PODCAST: Fred Chaney calls for mobilisation of citizenry to deliver #UluruStatement
04/07/2023

FRED CHANEY TALKS with Margo Kingston the day after the federal Liberal Party decided to officially oppose the Indigenous Voice to Parliament. Chaney helped establish the Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia before entering the Australian Parliament as a Senator for WA. He was Aboriginal Affairs Minister in the Fraser government. After leaving politics at […]

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Margo Kingston

Co-publisher and editor-in-chief at No Fibs

Margo Kingston is a retired Australian journalist and climate change activist. She is best known for her stint as Phillip Adams’ ‘Canberra Babylon’ contributor and her work at The Sydney Morning...


PODCAST: In play #NorthShoreVotes prompts Matt Kean attack on Helen Conway
03/19/2023

IN THE UPCOMING NSW election the Liberal Party is facing a strong challenge from community independent, Helen Conway in the safe seat of North Shore. The seat was last held by an independent between 1988 and 1991 when Robyn Read was the local Member. North Shore is currently held by Felicity Wilson who won 46.6% […]

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Margo Kingston

Co-publisher and editor-in-chief at No Fibs

Margo Kingston is a retired Australian journalist and climate change activist. She is best known for her stint as Phillip Adams’ ‘Canberra Babylon’ contributor and her work at The Sydney Morning Herald and #Webdiary...