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  • The Drum is an Australian current affairs and news analysis program presented by Steve Cannane and Julia Baird. The program airs at 5:30pm weekdays on ABC and is aired later on ABC News 24 at 9pm on Monday due to Q&A and 9:30pm Tuesday to Friday. The program follows on from The Drum website which offers blogs and discussions from various commentators. Regular contributors include Annabel Crabb, Barrie Cassidy, Leigh Sales, Jonathan Green, Michael Brissenden, Alan Kohler, Madonna King, Antony Green, Ben Knight, Dominic Knight, Craig Murtrie, Rhys Muldoon, Jeff Waters and many more guest contributors. Chris Uhlmann and Annabel Crabb have hosted the program. The main fill in hosts are Peter Lloyd, Tim Palmer, and Peter Wilkins. In May 2014, The Drum moved to ABC TV with a new look, a new timeslot of 5.30pm, and a new 30 minute format. The program will run on ABC News 24 at 9.30pm.

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