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World View is a meeting place for the diverse perspectives and issues in Australian society to be explored, debated, considered and understood by its many peoples.

World View is a meeting place for the diverse perspectives and issues in Australian society to be explored, debated, considered and understood by its many peoples.
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South Melbourne, Australia

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World View is a meeting place for the diverse perspectives and issues in Australian society to be explored, debated, considered and understood by its many peoples.

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English

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SBS Radio Sydney Locked Bag 028 Crows Nest NSW 1585 Australia 02) 9430 2828


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AM bulletin 21 April

4/20/2018
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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says Brexit will deliver more opportunities for Australia, Prince Charles to be the next head of the Commonwealth and the Matildas lose the Asian Cup final to Japan.

Duration:00:05:17

How humans are evolving to work underwater

4/20/2018
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The secret to holding your breath for long periods underwater may have been revealed: It's all in the spleen.

Duration:00:04:15

Indications gym-based strength training limits elderly falls

4/20/2018
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A new study suggests elderly people in aged-care facilities are almost half as likely to fall if they use gym-based, strength-training equipment.

Duration:00:04:29

Politicians who fought and Anzac Day's meaning to them

4/19/2018
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As Australians prepare to mark Anzac Day, it holds particular significance for some Canberra politicians -- a special-forces soldier, an experimental test pilot, a retired general.

Duration:00:05:10

'A warmth in the welcome': Rural Australians renew bid for more refugees

4/19/2018
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Refugee-advocacy groups in rural Australia are calling on the government to increase the refugee intake, saying it could help communities survive.

Duration:00:05:23

CHOGM leaders consider their leadership

4/19/2018
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Discussions about trade and security were plentiful on the first day of CHOGM, but the most significant talking point was who will lead after Queen Elizabeth finishes.

Duration:00:03:58

How humans are evolving to work underwater

4/19/2018
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The secret to holding your breath for long periods underwater may have been revealed: it's all in the spleen.

Duration:00:04:27

The Gallery Episode 10

4/19/2018
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SBS Chief Political Correspondent Brett Mason and SBS Europe Correspondent Ben Lewis sit down with the Presidents of Seychelles and Kiribati at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London.

Duration:00:22:35

Remembering the frontier wars

4/19/2018
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As Australia prepares to mark Anzac Day and pause to remember the nation's fallen soldiers, some have again questioned why there is no national acknowledgement of the frontier wars. The frontier wars refer to conflict between Europeans and the Indigenous population in the years immediately after Europeans arrived. It is an uncomfortable chapter in Australia's history. At the forefront of it is Tasmania's so-called Black War, one of the bloodiest conflicts between white settlers and...

Duration:00:03:17

Indigenous boys shine at AFL National Diversity Championships

4/19/2018
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Indigenous boys from around the country met in Sydney's west this week for the AFL National Diversity Championships. On the line a chance to represent Australia's Indigenous side and the opportunity to play professionally, with several AFL club scouts present.

Duration:00:02:11

Healthcare sector tipped to become Australia's largest employer

4/19/2018
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Agriculture and manufacturing - once considered diminishing sectors - could soon become employers of choice for Australian job seekers. But they will not be traditional farm and factory jobs according to a landmark study exploring Australia's transforming workplaces and jobs market.

Duration:00:02:40

Weekend Sport Preview

4/19/2018
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There is another big weekend of sport ahead for fans, with the Matildas going for Asian Cup glory in the final against Japan. Plus the A-League finals getting underway. There is also the NRL, AFL, Super Rugby and Fed Cup Tennis coming up with Australia taking on the Netherlands.

Duration:00:03:16

Calls to increase humanitarian intake amid debate on migrant reduction

4/19/2018
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The Turnbull government is being urged to create an extra avenue to resettle more refugees in Australia through a community sponsorship program. Despite reports of debate within the Coalition on reducing Australia's migrant intake, refugee advocates are calling on the government to create an extra 5,000 humanitarian places a year, growing to 10,000 over the next five years.

Duration:00:04:50

Cuba stares down a Castro-less future

4/18/2018
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Cuba's parliament is on track to elect a new president to replace Raul Castro, who is due to step down in a move that will usher in the nation's first non-Castro leader since the 1959 revolution. Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel is the sole candidate nominated for the position.

Duration:00:03:43

Barrier Reef may not recover from 2016 heatwave

4/18/2018
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Scientists say the marine heatwave of 2016 caused catastrophic damage to the Great Barrier Reef, affecting around one-third of the iconic formation - and it may never fully recover.

Duration:00:03:42

What can we learn from organisations' responses to discrimination and harassment?

4/18/2018
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Organisations trying to shift their workplace culture warn that improving diversity, leadership and cultural change is not a short-term project.

Duration:00:03:49

Suspected Sydney plane bomb plotters held in Iraq

4/18/2018
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The suspected ringleader of a failed plot to blow up an Etihad flight from Sydney to Dubai last year has been captured in Iraq. His Australian relative, an Islamic State soldier, has also been detained. Intelligence experts say the arrests could provide crucial information about the global terror threat.

Duration:00:03:12

Mediator to relaunch Yemen peace talks within two months

4/18/2018
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Top United Nations officials have briefed the Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Yemen, saying restricted access to ports and a potential for an outbreak of cholera are putting millions of people at risk. The U-N's Special Envoy for Yemen says he plans to present a new framework for fresh negotiations within two months to end the conflict. But he has warned that further military action could jeopardise peace.

Duration:00:03:20

Australians help PNG on ongoing post-quake recovery

4/18/2018
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The trauma of a series of earthquakes in Papua New Guinea continues with thousands of victims still in need of humanitarian aid. Australia has responded with support for its closest neighbour in a bid to help people overcome mental and physical scars.

Duration:00:04:37

British PM apologises to 'Windrush' generation

4/18/2018
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The British government has apologised for its treatment of the so-called Windrush immigrants from the Caribbean. Reports of law-abiding residents being threatened with deportation are overshadowing this week's Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in the UK.

Duration:00:04:38

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