Special Event
Live and streamed

Political Crossfire

Kieran Gilbert with guest panel Niki Savva, Jane Norman and Mark Kenny

Thursday 13 August 2020
6.30PM – 7.30PM

Due to Covid-19 Victorian lockdown, Insiders Live will no longer be presented in 2020.

Instead, join some of Canberra’s leading political pundits as they discuss and debate the political year to date, and where to from here. Maintain a safe distance, there is bound to be political crossfire.

Presented by the National Press Club Australia @ NPC


Kieran Gilbert

Kieran Gilbert is Sky News’ first chief news anchor. In this role Kieran leads the Sky News Canberra bureau’s political coverage and anchors major news and special events coverage. Previously chief political reporter at Sky News, Kieran has been with the channel since 2002.


Niki Savva

Niki Savva is a journalist, award-winning author and former senior adviser to Prime Minister John Howard and Treasurer Peter Costello. Since 2011, Niki has been a regular panellist on Insiders.


Jane Norman

Jane Norman is a federal political reporter based at the ABC's Parliament House bureau. Originally from Perth, she moved east in 2013 to join the Canberra press gallery to report on politics for TV, radio and digital. So far, she’s covered two election campaigns, three leadership challenges and four prime ministers. Jane regularly hosts coverage of major political events on the ABC’s News Channel, as well as Capital Hill on parliamentary sitting days.


Mark Kenny

Professor Mark Kenny joined the Australian Studies Institute in 2019 after a high-profile journalistic career culminating in six years as chief political correspondent and national affairs editor of The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, and The Canberra Times. A fixture on the ABC’s Insiders, Sky News Agenda, he is a sought after commentator across the country. His research interests include national politics, comparative studies, democracy, and the rise of populism. Mark hosts popular podcast Democracy Sausage, a twice-weekly look at politics and public affairs.