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Laurie Oakes joins Neil Mitchell

Posted by: 3AW Radio | 12 July, 2011 - 1:49 PM
Laurie Oakes joins Neil Mitchell on Wednesdays

Neil Mitchell has announced that respected political commentator Laurie Oakes joined the 3AW program as a regular on Wednesday, July 13.

Oakes has the opportunity to set his own agenda, which in all likelihood will probably set the media's political agenda for the day.

As an introduction to Oakes and Mitchell's segment, listen to their recent chat below which came after the former released his latest book.

His first segment is auto-playing below.


Leaks, lies and kleptomaniacs

Laurie Oakes REPLAY: Neil Mitchell said after his interview with political doyen Laurie Oakes 'journalism students could learn more from Laurie's book than they would in three years at university'. It was a really fascinating chat and a must-listen for sure.


'It all comes down to trust'

Julia Gillard in studio with Neil Mitchell VIDEO: "In the end will it really make any difference to climate change? All the risk, all the uncertainty ... in the end I think we (Australia) are too small." Watch Julia Gillard with Neil Mitchell.


Mornings with Neil Mitchell

Neil Mitchell Neil is one of Australia’s most experienced journalists with success in newspapers, radio and television. He was one of the youngest editors of a daily metropolitan newspaper, The Herald. Enter Neil's highlights page for videos. replays and news.

Blog comments Your Say

  • Neil Mitchel needs to have a Liberal Journalist to counter the Labor bias of Journalist Laurie Oaks.

    gill Sunday 17 July, 2011 - 10:42 AM
  • Gotta love Laurie Oakes....especially when Neil asked him who he thought was the best politician to interview....Laurie replies Paul Keating, explaining why...Neil Mitchell did not say a word....funny as !! Guess Neil is still hurting over Keatings refusal to ever appear on his program....lol !!

    Tony Shold Friday 15 July, 2011 - 12:13 AM
  • l don`t believe we need to have another election over the carbon tax, after all the librals would`ent give us one.Tony needs trying scare people, he has not given us thier alturetive.

    heather Thursday 14 July, 2011 - 12:16 PM
  • Laurie,is very good to listen to,he should be on longer,bit less of Neil Mitchell~!!

    Steve Wednesday 13 July, 2011 - 7:30 PM
  • Andrea: That is not fair, he is not a dill, he is a raving bumbling idiot.

    Milton Wednesday 13 July, 2011 - 12:05 PM
  • Fantastic news. Laurie Oaks on the Neil Mitchell programme. Best news to date in 2011.

    peter lesuey Wednesday 13 July, 2011 - 11:51 AM

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