SKY News: People’s Forum: Palaszczuk / Frecklington

Kieran Gilbert will host a People’s Forum with Qld leaders ahead of the state election.

SKY News and The Courier-Mail will host the People’s Forum next week three days out from the Queensland Election.

Chief News Anchor Kieran Gilbert will host a one-hour People’s Forum with Annastacia Palaszczuk and Deb Frecklington taking questions from undecided voters.

Kieran Gilbert said: “The People’s Forum approach is the best for a leaders’ debate because it’s real voters face-to-face with the contenders. Sky News has established this forum as a key element of both state and federal election campaigns and a crucial chance for leaders to make their final pitch to voters.”

Paul Whittaker, SKY News Australia CEO said: “The stakes are high for the upcoming Queensland Election, with the winner securing the state’s first fixed four-year term. The SKY News / The Courier-Mail People’s Forum is the only opportunity for Queenslanders to see the leaders go head-to-head and answer questions from undecided voters about their vision for the Sunshine State’s future.”

At 3:00pm AEST/4:00pm AEDT join Political Reporter Tom Connell for pre-forum analysis as he anchors Afternoon Agenda with Kieran Gilbert live from the forum venue.

Palaszczuk and Frecklington will then face the group of undecided voters live for questioning from 4:00pm AEST/ 5:00pm AEDT.

The result of the audience votes and who won the debate will be announced when Kieran Gilbert joins Peta Credlin during Credlin at 5:00pm AEST/6:00pm AEDT.

4:00pm AEST / 5:00pm AEDT Wednesday 28 October on SKY News.

3 Responses

  1. Credit where it’s due, Kieran Gilbert does his best to be impartial and balanced on an otherwise heavily slanted channel. I have zero trust in either Sky or the Courier Mail to include a balanced audience though.

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