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PM covers a broad spectrum of issues relevant to all sections of Australia's geographically and culturally diverse community. It looks behind political, economic, industrial, business, social, cultural, rural, regional and arts stories.
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Melbourne, VIC

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PM covers a broad spectrum of issues relevant to all sections of Australia's geographically and culturally diverse community. It looks behind political, economic, industrial, business, social, cultural, rural, regional and arts stories.

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English

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


Episodes

Indigenous lawyers of the NT band together

5/21/2018
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The small but growing number of Indigenous lawyers in the Northern Territory have joined forces to develop young professionals, advocate on justice issues, and lend each other support.

Duration:00:03:08

Spratley's militarisation shows China's promises can't be trusted: expert

5/21/2018
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Professor Rory Medcalf from the Australian National University says the overt landing of bombers on the militarised islands shows that China's promises can't be taken seriously and neighbouring countries are right to be concerned.

Duration:00:06:30

Details of ADF Marawi operation blacked out in Budget papers

5/21/2018
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The details of an Australian Defence Force operation in the Philippines, "Operation Augury" was blacked out in this year's Federal Budget papers and marked 'not for publication' due to security issues.

Duration:00:05:16

Banking Royal Commission not sure to deliver for regional Australia: Katter

5/21/2018
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One group of Australians whose experiences were key to getting the Financial Services Royal Commission up and running was farmers, especially those in Queensland, but Queensland MP Robert Katter says he's confident it will deliver for regional Australians.

Duration:00:06:26

Cape York land clearing charges relate to destruction of Indigenous burial sites

5/21/2018
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The Queensland Government has launched legal action against the owners of Cape York's Kingvale Station at the centre of a land clearing controversy for allegedly breaching a responsibility to the land's traditional owners.

Duration:00:03:49

Friday PM

5/18/2018
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On tonight's program: The Prime Minister has today been at pains to highlight the strength of the relationship with Australia's biggest trading partner, China; Falun Gong practitioners in Sydney say a local council has discriminated against them; And research shows sediment flowing into the Great Barrier Reef could be drastically reduced.

Duration:00:29:57

Thailand's annual rocket festivals underway in country's north-east

5/18/2018
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An explosive mix of gunpowder, alcohol and tradition; Thailand's annual rocket festivals have begun. While farmers ask the Gods for rain, many others gamble on how long the rockets will fly, betting up to $40,000.

Duration:00:04:20

Research shows sediment flowing into the reef could be drastically reduced

5/18/2018
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A pilot programme by Greening Australia shows that water quality around the Great Barrier Reef could be improved by as much as 97 per cent.

Duration:00:03:54

Seizure of Najib Razak property amid widening kleptocracy investigation

5/18/2018
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Malaysian authorities have seized truckloads of luxury goods, cash, safes and valuables from homes owned by ex prime minister Najib Razak and his wife Rosmnah Mansor.

Duration:00:03:42

Sydney Falun Gong practitioners claim local council discriminated against them

5/18/2018
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Some adherents of the Falun Gong movement claim one Sydney council has discriminated against local Falun practitioners as a result of pressure from the Chinese government.

Duration:00:06:16

Turnbull at pains to highlight strengths in relationship with China

5/18/2018
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The Prime Minister has today been at pains to highlight the strength of the relationship with Australia's biggest trading partner, China, as Trade Minister Steve Ciobo heaps praise on China's President Xi Jinping.

Duration:00:08:40

One year on, what has the Mueller investigation achieved?

5/17/2018
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It's one year since special counsel Robert Mueller began investigating allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 US election. The investigation has resulted in 19 people being indicted, but not much is known about the evidence against Trump himself.

Duration:00:04:56

Government refuses to ban live sheep exports, imposes more restrictions

5/17/2018
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The Federal Government has refused to ban live sheep exports, instead imposing more restrictions on companies transporting the animals overseas. Animal welfare groups are warning many more animals will die.

Duration:00:03:28

Will Najib Razak face charges over the 1MDB scandal?

5/17/2018
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As former prime minister Najib Razak's properties are raided by police, there are questions about whether he'll face charges over the 1MDB scheme, a state fund established in Malaysia in 2009 that lined the pockets of a select few.

Duration:00:03:17

Malaysian police raid properties of former PM Najib Razak

5/17/2018
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As police in Malaysia raid the luxury homes and offices of former prime minister Najib Razak, Australia has been criticised by the freed opposition figure Anwar Ibrahim for appeasing ruthless, corrupt leaders. But Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says Australia's "level of protest and objection was appropriate".

Duration:00:07:59

'We held her until her heart stopped beating': Mum's plea after baby's death following misdiagnosis

5/17/2018
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Kadjahna Skinner was twice turned away from her local clinic when her baby was sick, and the nine-month-old died from meningitis. Now she hopes others can learn from her experience.

Duration:00:03:06

Malcolm Turnbull shows keen support for embattled MP Anne Sudmalis

5/17/2018
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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has showered enthusiastic support on Liberal MP Anne Sudmalis, who's locked in a fierce contest to retain her party's preselection for the seat of Gilmour.

Duration:00:04:27

Discovery could save lives of babies found to have heart defects in utero

5/16/2018
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Doctors from Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute are hopeful their new research could eventually result in more innovative treatments for babies, and could lead to an increased number of those with heart conditions being brought to term.

Duration:00:04:28

Malaysia's King gives Anwar Ibrahim a full pardon

5/16/2018
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In Malaysia tonight, they are having their Nelson Mandela moment. After spending 8 of the past 20 years behind bars on politically motivated charges, Anwar Ibrahim has been given a full pardon.

Duration:00:07:18

Wednesday PM

5/16/2018
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On Wednesday's program: North Korea has issued a warning that next month's summit in Singapore between Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump may be at risk; in Malaysia, a sweeping royal decree from Malaysia's King has wiped away all of Anwar Ibrahim's past convictions; and the Government's review of live exports due to be released.

Duration:00:30:00

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