Education, religion and the state in Australia01/24/15
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.
Law Report 6 January 2015
New style prison designed for Indigenous offenders.
Law Report 30 December 2014
Ethical lessons from Guantanamo Bay.
Looking for Bannockburn
What remains of the idea of nation after history and memory are casually erased? Gary Bryson revisits Scotland for the referendum on Independence.
A personal take on Scottish nationalism
Looking for Bannockburn. The long way home. Chook in memoriam.
Report finds surge in Aboriginal suicide rates
The Productivity Commission's report into Indigenous disadvantage has found that life expectancy rates amongst Aboriginal communities are increasing, while child mortality rates are falling.
Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young joins RN Breakfast to discuss the Abbott Government's new policy on asylum seekers in Indonesia.
Study shows improvement in Indigenous health
The Productivity Commission has undertaken a comprehensive study of Aboriginal Disadvantage, showing improvements in a number of key areas.
Fears Ebola spreading to Mali, Ivory Coast, and Senegal
Mali has placed almost 600 people under surveillance as it battles to contain the spread of Ebola.
Politics with Michelle Grattan
A look at all of the latest developments in federal politics with the Conversation's Michelle Grattan, including the Government's new policy for stopping asylum seekers who use Indonesia as a transit country into Australia.
Netanyahu vows harsh response to synagogue killings
Tensions in Jerusalem are escalating after an attack at a synagogue on Tuesday that killed four Rabbis during morning prayers.
Ferguson verdict: police brace for violence
US police are bracing for possible violent protests as the country awaits a grand jury decision over whether to indict a white policeman who killed an unarmed black teenager in August.
Geo politics and the US- China relationship
Former US National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley offers his thoughts on how the China -US relationship might be framed.
Gough Whitlam recognises China
Bob Carr hosts a discussion on Gough Whitlam’s historical visit to China in 1971
- Melbourne, VIC