Strong Australia, a partnership between Sky News and the Business Council, is a television program hosted by Sky Political Editor David Speers.
Business Council members are embarking on a roadshow across the nation to regional areas to discuss the issues facing local communities and to work on the solutions to the challenges people face.
Strong Australia - Broadmeadows
The second Strong Australia broadcast was live from Broadmeadows at 8pm on 12 April and generated a lively and informative discussion. Panellists included Jennifer Westacott, Graeme Whickman from Ford Australia, Harry Hickling from APV, and Jeff Connolly from Siemens.
Strong Australia - Adelaide
The first program was broadcast live from Adelaide at 8pm on 15 March and received a viewing audience of over 85,000 people. Panellists included Jennifer Westacott, Gabby Costigan from BAE Systems Australia, Mike Hirst from the Bendigo and Adelaide Bank and Alister Haigh from Haigh’s Chocolates.
We will run one program a month to November as follows:
|Thursday April 12||Broadmeadows VIC|
|Thursday May 17||Penrith NSW|
|Thursday June 14||Hobart TAS|
|Thursday July 12||Sunshine Coast QLD|
|Thursday August 23||Busselton WA|
|Thursday September 27||Toowoomba QLD|
|Thursday October 11||Townsville QLD|
|Thursday November 1||Geelong VIC|
|Thursday November 29||TBC|
The twitter hashtag for the program is #StrongAustralia
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