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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

US Afghanistan expert David Sedney speaks out on Kabul

8/16/2018
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There have been reports of gunmen attacking an Afghan intelligence service compound in Kabul.

Duration:00:05:54

Suicide bomber strikes in the heart of Kabul, killing fifty

8/16/2018
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The past week has seen an upsurge in people killed in Afghanistan as terrorists struck in the heart of the capital Kabul.

Duration:00:03:49

NBN Co backtracks from plans to charge regional users extra

8/16/2018
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After floating a plan to charge regional users more than those in the city, NBN Co has backed down.

Duration:00:03:44

Nauru refugee children suffering 'resignation syndrome'

8/16/2018
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A 12 year old Iranian boy is in a serious medical condition after refusing food and water for nearly two weeks.

Duration:00:04:22

Abuse survivors shocked about the protection of redress scheme

8/16/2018
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Abuse survivors are shocked to learn the intimate details in their applications are to be shared with the offending institutions.

Duration:00:04:31

Australian aid funding for PNG needs to be more focused: Walter Schnaubelt

8/15/2018
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A leading Papua New Guinea opposition figure says Australia's leaving a back door open to China in his country, because of excessively onerous conditions on Australian aid.

Duration:00:03:57

Gaming industry looks to attract millennials

8/15/2018
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The industry's annual Australasian Gaming Expo has been considering the possibility with industry experts calling on manufacturers to discover new methods to attract millennials.

Duration:00:04:44

Widespread outrage over Anning's 'final solution' speech

8/15/2018
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For their reaction to Anning's maiden speech, PM speaks to the President of the Australian Muslim Women's Association, Silma Ihram, and the joint-CEO of the Executive Council of Australian Jewry, Alex Ryvchin.

Duration:00:07:02

June quarter wage growth flat at 2.1 per cent

8/15/2018
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Figures out today for the June quarter show annual wage growth remains low at 2.1 per cent. But when adjusted for inflation, it's zero.

Duration:00:03:39

Increasing number of motorcycle gangs are calling Tasmania home

8/15/2018
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Police believe the increase in number of motorcycle gangs in Tasmania is due to tougher anti-bike laws in other states such as New South Wales and Queensland.

Duration:00:03:21

Amid condemnation, Anning basks in media glow

8/15/2018
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Politicians from across the divide have been tripping over themselves today to condemn Senator Fraser Anning's call for a "final solution" to Muslim immigration.

Duration:00:04:51

'Connectedness' key to scientists solving problems: CSIRO Chief Scientist

8/14/2018
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Physicist Doctor Cathy Foley, the new chief scientist of the CSIRO, says early challenges with words drove her love of science.

Duration:00:04:47

Vienna narrowly edges out Melbourne as most liveable city

8/14/2018
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The Austrian capital Vienna has nudged out Melbourne as the world's most liveable city, though both came out with scores of 99 out of 100.

Duration:00:05:02

Syrian and Iraqi refugees struggle to find work in regional Qld

8/14/2018
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Despite suggestions that more migrants and refugees should be pushed to settle outside Australia's big capital cities, refugees from Syria and Iraq who settled in regional Queensland are having trouble finding work.

Duration:00:04:07

No need to panic over encryption crackdown, tech expert says

8/14/2018
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Under the Government's planned changes to allow access to suspects' encrypted communications, police would still need to make a compelling case to a judge to obtain a wallet, one tech expert says.

Duration:00:05:17

Energy policy passes Coalition party room, pressure now on Labor

8/14/2018
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The Coalition partyroom has accepted the Turnbull Government's National Energy Guarantee, and the states and territories will declare tonight whether they're willing to proceed.

Duration:00:04:25

'Connectedness' key to scientists solving problems: CSIRO Chief Scientist

8/14/2018
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Physicist Doctor Cathy Foley, the new chief scientist of the CSIRO, says early challenges with words drove her love of science.

Duration:00:04:02

WA to trial smart drumlines in shark hotspot

8/14/2018
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Surfers in Western Australia have been campaigning hard for a trial of 'smart' drumlines like those used in New South Wales and today, the government has announced a 12-month study.

Duration:00:04:02

Orca gives up dead calf after unprecedented grieving journey

8/13/2018
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A female orca which carried its dead calf for 17 days has finally given it up, releasing the baby to sink to the Pacific Ocean floor.

Duration:00:03:49

North-South Korean peace treaty before de-nuclearisation "risky": analyst

8/13/2018
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The leaders of North and South Korea have agreed to hold a summit in Pyongyang in September, as peace talks continue between the two nations. Former CIA East Asia intelligence analyst Soo Kim speaks with PM's Linda Mottram.

Duration:00:04:31