ABC to broadcast Leader’s Debate this Sunday


ABC has now confirmed a Leaders Debate between Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and the Leader of the Opposition Bill Shorten for Sunday night.

ABC Political Editor Chris Uhlmann will moderate the debate Live from the National Press Club in Canberra. This will air locally on ABC at 7:30pm and is Live to all states on ABC News 24 and iview

The panel comprises Laura Tingle (Australian Financial Review), Andrew Probyn (The West Australian) and Ellen Whinnett (Herald Sun).

I will update with other ABC scheduling as a result of this late change shortly.

(*On ABC the 7.30pm broadcast is Live in eastern states, delayed in SA & NT (airing after the 7pm ABC News bulletin). In WA the broadcast is Live at 5.30pm on ABC).

One Comment:

  1. Sky News has had a counter to the debate, so they’re also broadcasting it I guess. I saw their daytime anchor, who is clearly not a fan of counters, suggest Sky management put up a counter for when the debate will end in the middle of the screen ha!

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