From 5pm Monday, July 22, it will feature “Australia Votes” an hour of specialised political coverage every afternoon, with Capital Hill, News Exchange and a political interview.
In addition to live coverage of political events, analysis and interviews with key political figures throughout the day, ABC News 24 is expanding its flagship political commentary Capital Hill and adding new editions of its social media program News Exchange.
At 5pm, (Monday to Friday) on Capital Hill, Political Editor Lyndal Curtis and the ABC News 24 reporting team in Canberra will look beyond the daily spin to discuss politics and policy with key figures from all sides. The program will analyse the major events of the day and provide the context that allows the audience to make informed decisions on the political process.
At 5.30pm the groundbreaking social media news program News Exchange is being extended to five nights a week to give viewers an up to the minute snapshot of trends and activity on social media as the election campaign progresses. News Exchange Votes, presented by Matt Cargill takes a unique look at what political news is trending on social media platforms.
At 5.45pm, ABC News 24 will feature a political interview, from senior Government and Opposition members and those who make the political news on a daily basis.
For the latest political coverage, tune into “Australia Votes” from 5-6pm Monday to Friday on ABC News 24.
(The regular edition of News Exchange can still be seen at 8pm on Friday night)
All times are AEST