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ABC radio news and current affairs afternoon program reporting on Australia and the world.

ABC radio news and current affairs afternoon program reporting on Australia and the world.
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Melbourne, VIC

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ABC radio news and current affairs afternoon program reporting on Australia and the world.

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English

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Radio Current Affairs GPO Box 9994 Melbourne, VIC 3001 +61 2 8333 2177


Episodes

NT longs for a bigger slice of the population pie

7/19/2018
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As cities on the east coast strain under the pressure of a population boom, Northern Territory leaders can only look on longingly, hoping some of those crowds would come their way.

Duration:00:03:10

Hefty fines and sanctions after 'Basketbrawl'

7/19/2018
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Hefty fines and sanctions have been handed down to all involved in the frenzied brawl during a basketball match between Australia and the Philippines earlier this month.

Duration:00:03:38

Concerns over Defence power grab on tech research

7/19/2018
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The Defence Department wants sweeping new powers over any new technologies developed in Australia that it thinks could have national security implications.

Duration:00:05:42

Ambulance costs can be a burden long after emergency care

7/19/2018
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The story of a Good Samaritan in Melbourne being chased by debt collectors over an ambulance invoice has raised questions about who's liable for emergency transport.

Duration:00:04:10

Alleged Russian spy appears in US court

7/19/2018
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A 29 year-old Russian woman has appeared in a US court on charges of being an agent of Moscow and conspiring against the US.

Duration:00:04:29

British police identify Novichok suspects

7/19/2018
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The UK Press Association is tonight reporting that British police have identified the suspected perpetrators of the Novichok attack on Russian former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.

Duration:00:05:11

Turnbull calls on Pope to sack Archbishop Wilson

7/19/2018
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The Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called on the Pope to sack the Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson who is refusing to step down after being convicted of concealing child sexual abuse.

Duration:00:04:12

The New Zealand company pioneering a four-day working week

7/18/2018
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Perpetual Guardian trialled a four-day working week over a two month period earlier this year, and paid its employees for working five.

Duration:00:03:25

Young Koori detainees lack sufficient opportunities to connect to culture

7/18/2018
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A new report says that young Koori detainees lack sufficient opportunities to connect to culture that could help move them out of the justice system.

Duration:00:04:29

Trump backtracks on Helsinki comments

7/18/2018
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In a stunning about-face the US President has announced he didn't mean to say what he said during a media conference in Helsinki with the Russian leader Vladimir Putin.

Duration:00:04:16

Health Minister Greg Hunt defends My Health Record system

7/18/2018
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Australians will automatically have an online user account for their health records created for them if they don't opt- out of the My Health Record system by October.

Duration:00:11:27

Republican party 'horrified' over Trump's comments in Helsinki

7/18/2018
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The US President has attempted to row back one of his key concessions to Russia's Vladimir Putin in Helsinki this week.

Duration:00:07:01

Sudanese gangs a 'real concern'

7/17/2018
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After months of concern over unfair stereotyping of Melbourne's African communities, the Prime Minister has today said there is concern about Sudanese gang activity.

Duration:00:04:43

Spotlight on link between mental health and violence after WA murders

7/17/2018
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The murders of a Perth mother and her two children have put a spotlight on the intersection between mental health and violence.

Duration:00:03:14

Helsinki summit the worst humiliation for Trump: Tom Nichols

7/17/2018
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"We must get along" says the US President but is that what was going on at the Helsinki summit?

Duration:00:05:17

Role of Australian broadcasting services in the Asia Pacific

7/17/2018
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When the ABC abandoned short wave four years ago, there was a surge of dismay and alarm with the Federal government eventually setting up a review of Australian Broadcasting Services in the Asia Pacific.

Duration:00:06:51

Experts warn PFAS contamination more widespread than reported

7/17/2018
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Experts are warning the chemicals used in fire fighting foam could be more wide-spread than the Defence sites currently being scrutinised by a Federal inquiry.

Duration:00:04:39

Trump doubles down on Russia comments

7/17/2018
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Donald Trump is not backing down from comments in which he appeared to back the word of the Russian President over the assessment of his own intelligence agencies.

Duration:00:05:22

Tonight's Trump-Putin summit a "blank page"

7/16/2018
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Donald Trump says America's relationship with Russia has never been worse, ahead of tonight's meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. In a break with tradition, the summit has no formal agenda and the US President says not to expect too much from the one-on-one talks.

Duration:00:05:18

Government accused of making doctors "sell" confidential patient data

7/16/2018
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The Federal Government is accused of encouraging doctors to sell patient data as it attempts to digitise every Australian's health information under the new My Health Record system.

Duration:00:03:54