Politicians answer countless queries every day, whether it be from journalists, constituents colleagues or political rivals.
But rarely are they asked the sorts of questions one might ask someone they’ve just met.
Like, “What kind of music are you into?”
We at Fairfax Tasmania decided it was high time that our state’s MPs were asked just that.
Ever thought to yourself, “I wonder if the Treasurer listens to Bananarama”?
Because we have.
And, for better or worse, maybe now we’ll get an answer.
Episode 1: Will Hodgman
Our first instalment features Premier Will Hodgman and chief political reporter Matt Maloney.
Treat your ears to Premier Hodgman’s Spotify playlist.
Episode 2: Andrea Dawkins
This week, Bass Greens MHA Andrea Dawkins chats with political reporter Rob Inglis.
Here’s a Spotify playlist featuring some of Andrea’s favourite records.
Episode 3: Mike Gaffney
The independent Mersey MLC reveals his love of musicals to chief political reporter Matt Maloney.
Listen to some of Mike’s favourites below.