This week’s Hoot podcast with Ross Solly and Genevieve Jacobs has been just as captured by Matildas mania as everyone else in Australia.
The green and gold glory may have been snuffed out in the semi-finals, but what does this presage for the future of women’s sport?
Can the power and the passion of the last few weeks translate into the future?
On more prosaic matters, Canberra Liberals leader Elizabeth Lee has returned from maternity leave. Region sat down with her for an interview on her challenges for the future, and there are plenty.
There’s an ACT election coming up next year, and as anyone with small children and a demanding job knows, the struggle is very real.
Has she mended the rifts in the party? Will the Opposition’s agenda change with her return?
And finally, the Hoot team addresses the serious challenges of cinema etiquette. As editorial writer Ian Bushnell rages against bad manners at the movies, who will disclose their own dietary quirks at the flicks?
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