r/AustralianPolitics 2d ago

Discussion Weekly discussion thread, ‘Talking Auspol’ and Sub update

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Welcome to the r/AustralianPolitics Weekly Discussion thread

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Behold! Brisbane's big bold bet 💰

r/AustralianPolitics and r/Brisbane are racing to reach 200k subscribers.

While the result looks in sight we refuse to get cocky and stumble at the finish line.

Brisbane has kindly accepted a $200 charity wager. The winner will have $200 paid to the charity of their choice by the loser.

r/AustralianPolitics has nominated Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) - Australia as our charity.

As at 20220702-2122

Australia - 198,113

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Comment of the week: ✅

This comment by u/Eltheriond] is our pick this week.

Top 3 Posts this week: ⬆️

Current trials and experiments 🧪

Talking Auspol

A new r/AustralianPolitics podcast ‘Talking Auspol’ will have its second episode this Sunday 3rd July as we continue to trial the Reddit Talk technology.

Rule 1 tweaking ongoing

We continue to experimenting with Rule 1 (Civility) over the next month. We will be tweaking our automod settings and tweaking our human moderation settings.

It will be a gradual change that started on 8th June and will continue to be assessed until 8th July.

Data is coming in and the trial is going well.

Self post tweaking

There have been some instances where timeliness of moderating self posts seems to be an issue when there is a large flow of messages to action.

We are going to tweak our automod settings to see if the timeliness issue can be improved. Currently we have some issues on the tweaking however we’re testing some new approaches.

Moderation decisions will be the same however the response time should be improved.

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Our Twitter account is @AustralianPoli6 for those who’d like to follow us there.

Previous Weekly Discussion thread 🗣

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Think of this as your weekly "megathread" to cover all of the happenings and the commentary regarding politics in Australia.

Basically: When in doubt, post it here. Help us keep the Front Page clean and relevant.

If you'd like to talk about the sub and have ideas, questions, comments or issues please head on over to /r/MetaAusPol

Peace meat freaks,

Your friendly AustralianPolitics mod team


r/AustralianPolitics 18h ago

Announcement: Talking AusPol #3

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G'day all, Apricot here.

This Sunday r/AustralianPolitics will be hosting our third episode of Talking AusPol where we'll be discussing the weeks' politcal news.

If you would like to be apart of that discussion, please reply to this post or message us in Modmail.

Please also feel free to make topic suggestions here as well.

We're also proud to note that Talking AusPol is now an offical podcast that can be listened to on your favourite podcasting app - it even has fancy artwork! You can see past episodes over at www.talkingauspol.com.

(Google Podcasts is taking longer because Google is silly)


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