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Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. AM sets the agenda for the nation's daily news and current affairs coverage.

Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. AM sets the agenda for the nation's daily news and current affairs coverage.
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Sydney, NSW

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Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. AM sets the agenda for the nation's daily news and current affairs coverage.

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English

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Radio Current Affairs GPO Box 9994 Sydney 2001


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French President Emmanuel Macron issues stern advice to Donald Trump on eve of US visit

4/22/2018
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On the eve of a state visit to Washington, French President Emmanuel Macron has issued stern advice to Donald Trump, to resist waging too many wars on too many fronts.

Duration:00:02:39

Turnbull urges Europe to sign free trade deal with Australia

4/22/2018
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Malcolm Turnbull is urging Europe to sign a free trade deal with Australia to send a clear message to parts of the world grappling with populism and protectionism.

Duration:00:02:44

Insulation manufacturers and installers bring class action against Commonwealth

4/22/2018
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Eight years after the home insulation program was scrapped, more than 140 installers, tradespeople and manufacturers are seeking in excess of 150 million dollars in compensation from the Commonwealth.

Duration:00:03:04

Monday AM

4/22/2018
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On today's program: The Prime Minister defends his decision not to hold a Royal Commission into the banks before now; A promise to cut Centrelink call wait times with staff from the private sector; And archaeologists in northern France identify the signatures of 2,000 Australian soldiers in underground caves on the Western Front.

Duration:00:29:58

AMP chairman Catherine Brenner has serious questions to answer says Shareholders Association

4/22/2018
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AMP chairman Catherine Brenner has serious questions to answer about admissions that the wealth manager's board tampered with a supposedly independent report to the corporate regulator ASIC.

Duration:00:03:44

ASIC needs to become a feared regulator to be effective: John Williams

4/22/2018
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Nationals Senator John 'Wacka' Williams joins AM, he was a lone voice in the Coalition, calling for a Royal Commission into the banks and white-collar crime.

Duration:00:06:23

2,000 Australian soldiers signatures identified on Western Front cave walls

4/22/2018
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Archaeologists in northern France are now convinced they've identified the signatures of 2,000 Australian soldiers who wrote their names on the walls of underground caves on the Western Front.

Duration:00:03:21

Centrelink clients being promised shorter waiting times on the phone

4/22/2018
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An additional 1,000 call centre operators will be hired in an attempt to reduce the wait times for Centrelink customers using phone services.

Duration:00:03:16

Fears lessons of the past won't be learnt as budget fortunes improve

4/22/2018
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After years of post-GFC turmoil, the world economy is finally in a sweet spot, and the economy is working for not against the health of the federal budget. Deloitte Access Economics says that gives the Government political wriggle room.

Duration:00:03:02

High school students doing real marine science in Tasmania

4/20/2018
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A group of year 11 and 12 students from every state and territory in Australia are spending the week doing university level marine science in Tasmania.

Duration:00:03:30

Queensland dog fighting raids find signs of 'designer' breeding

4/20/2018
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For the second time this year, Queensland animal welfare investigators have found cases of suspected dog fighting linked to "designer dog" breeding. Warning: this story contains some distressing material.

Duration:00:03:43

New Facebook data privacy laws won't apply to Australian users

4/20/2018
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Facebook users outside the United States are currently governed by terms of service agreed with the company's international headquarters in Europe, but that will change from next month.

Duration:00:03:51

Rose McGowan talks about her role in the fall of Harvey Weinstein

4/20/2018
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Former actress Rose McGowan was the driving force behind the investigative journalism that unearthed thousands of allegations of sexual assault and harassment against Harvey Weinstein, and sparked the #MeToo movement; she said her involvement started well before the articles were published.

Duration:00:04:16

Democrats to sue Russia, Wikileaks and Trump campaign over 2016 election

4/20/2018
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In the United States, the Democrats have announced they're suing Russia, the Trump campaign and Wikileaks for conspiring to disrupt the 2016 presidential election.

Duration:00:04:16

AM

4/20/2018
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AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs program

Duration:00:29:58

Queen declares "sincere wish" for Prince Charles to lead the Commonwealth

4/19/2018
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Prince Charles looks almost certain to become the next head of the Commonwealth. The Queen, who's about to turn 92, has declared it's her "sincere wish" for her son to take over the non-hereditary role "one day".

Duration:00:02:41

Shadow Energy Minister Mark Butler on the National Energy Guarantee

4/19/2018
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Mark Butler is the Shadow Climate Change and Energy Minister and joins AM to discuss why Labor states aren’t convinced the Government's NEG plan does enough to reduce carbon emissions.

Duration:00:06:03

Live trade laws should be based on 'evidence not emotion': David Littleproud

4/19/2018
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Is the live sheep trade on its last warning? David Littleproud, Agriculture Minister joins AM to discuss the Federal Government's review into the industry after a recent video was aired, showing 2,400 sheep dying on a ship to the Middle East last year.

Duration:00:06:41

Friday AM

4/19/2018
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On today's program: Is the live sheep trade on its last warning? Agriculture Minister David Littleproud joins AM; And the challenges of finding a job when you're on the autism spectrum.

Duration:00:29:58

AMP boss resigns after damning Royal Commission revelations

4/19/2018
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The chief executive of AMP Craig Meller has resigned after the damaging revelations made at the financial services Royal Commission earlier this week.

Duration:00:01:28

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