Drought and droving in south-west Queensland01/26/15
RN Breakfast’s Cathy Van Extel has been on a road trip around south-west Queensland ahead of thestate election. She spoke to drought-hit cattle farmers Linda and Tim Sypher, who have been forced by drought to drove nearly 1,000 head of cattle on the...
Labor mourns death of Whitlam era minister
ALP leaders, friends, and family, are mourning the death of enigmatic Labor politician Tom Uren, who died on Monday at the age of 93.
Minor parties boost Labor's chances in Qld
Minor parties are likely to play a critical role in the outcome of Saturday's Queensland state election.
Politics with Bernard Keane
A look at all of the latest developments in federal politics with Crikey's Bernard Keane, including a backbench revolt over Prime Minister Tony Abbott's decision to award Prince Philip a knighthood.
Politics with Alison Carabine
Tony Abbott's decision to bestow an Australian knighthood on Prince Philip has raised further questions about his political judgement, and drawn significant criticism from within his own party room.
EU enters talks on Greek debt
The European Union is now discussing what to do about Greece's unsustainable level of debt.
Roger Woodward's autobiography
Roger Woodward's deep connection and obsession with music was clear at a very early age. Today, he is Australia’s most internationally acclaimed pianist, if not the greatest and most adventurous pianist we’ve ever produced.
Republic debate: Professor David Flint
Professor David Flint, from Australians for Constitutional Monarchy, joins RN Breakfast to discuss Opposition Leader Bill Shorten's renewed calls for a debate on a republic.
US academics volunteer to take Saudi blogger's lashings
Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove and US President Barack Obama will join a long line of world leaders travelling to Saudi Arabia to pay their respects to King Abdullah, who died on Friday at the age of 90.
Republic debate: Geoff Gallop
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has revived the debate on an Australian Republic, 16 years after a referendum on the issue was soundly defeated.
Politics with Michelle Grattan
A look at all of the latest developments in federal politics with the Conversation's Michelle Grattan, including Opposition Leader Bill Shorten's renewed push for a debate on an Australian republic.
Syriza party leads in Greek elections
The leftwing Syriza party is on track to win a convincing victory over the ruling conservative New Democratic Party.
Still Lucky: 50 years in Donald Horne's Lucky Country
Fifty years ago a small Penguin paperback, The Lucky Country, outsold all other books on Australia. The title was ironic. This program returns us to Donald Horne’s Australia of the early 1960s.
Education, religion and the state in Australia
In the wake of the successful High Court challenge to the federal government’s controversial school chaplaincy program, Rear Vision looks at the unusual relationship between education, religion and the state in Australia.
Guess who's coming to dinner
This Encounter in the Central Australian desertintroduces Morris Stuart,a former pastor who was born in British Guyana in the Caribbean. He uses sacred music to help empower indigenous people, working with local choirs in Central Australia,Alice...
22 January 2015
The Laurie Oakes interview.
The Laurie Oakes interview
For the past 45 years, Canberra press gallery journalist Laurie Oakes has covered politics, with more than his fair share of scoops. He is our special guest this week. This episode of the Media Report first went to air in October 2014.
Keeping indigenous people out of prison
Addiction, foetal alcohol spectrum disorder, loss of culture, a sense of hopelessness, mental health issues. How can we keep indigenous people with these sorts of complex needs out of prison?
Law Report 13 January 2015
Leading change: The women of Fitzroy Crossing.
New style prison designed for Indigenous offenders
In this special feature The Law Report travels to the Kimberley region in northwest Western Australia to visit a unique prison.
- Melbourne, VIC