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AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. AM sets the agenda for the nation's daily news and current affairs coverage. Saturday AM is presented at 8.30am by Elizabeth Jackson. Ensure you are informed.

AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. AM sets the agenda for the nation's daily news and current affairs coverage. Saturday AM is presented at 8.30am by Elizabeth Jackson. Ensure you are informed.
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Sydney, NSW

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AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. AM sets the agenda for the nation's daily news and current affairs coverage. Saturday AM is presented at 8.30am by Elizabeth Jackson. Ensure you are informed.

Language:

English

Contact:

Radio Current Affairs GPO Box 9994 In your capital city +61 2 8333 2177


Episodes

Miranda Tapsell on writing, producing and starring in Top End Wedding

5/25/2018
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Three years ago, Darwin-born actor Miranda Tapsell called on the Australian film and television industry to tell more diverse Australian stories; now she's shooting a romantic comedy about home and family in locations across the Northern Territory's Top End.

Duration:00:03:16

Cash printers strike for higher pay

5/25/2018
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The workers who print Australia's bank notes have just ended a 24-hour strike for a bigger pay rise, quoting the RBA head Philip Lowe who last year called for all workers to seek pay rises to boost the economy.

Duration:00:02:45

Citizen journalist investigators identify key MH17 suspect

5/25/2018
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A day after the Joint Investigation Team directly connected Russia to the downing of MH17, a high level intelligence officer has been named as one of the key suspects by the citizen journalist group Bellingcat.

Duration:00:02:48

Federal Labor isn't ruling out postponing its national conference until next year

5/25/2018
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The Labor Party's plans to settle controversial policy debates by the end of July have been upended by the Super Saturday by-elections.

Duration:00:03:21

WA Labor candidate quits over fudged resume saga

5/25/2018
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The West Australian Labor Party has lost another MP to a resume scandal after Colleen Yates after questions emerged about her qualifications.

Duration:00:03:05

Victoria's Labor Govt promises harsh new penalties for wage theft

5/25/2018
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After a string of underpayment scandals, Victoria's Labor Government is promising to legislate for harsh new penalties for employers who underpay workers, fail to pay superannuation or fail to keep employment records.

Duration:00:02:26

Harvey Weinstein charged with sexual offences

5/25/2018
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Movie producer Harvey Weinstein has for the first time been charged with sex crimes - including rape - months after claims against him set off a wave of global reckoning about sexual misconduct.

Duration:00:03:53

Yes vote wins landslide victory in Irish abortion referendum

5/25/2018
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After a divisive campaign in the lead up to the referendum, Ireland has voted overwhelmingly in favour of changing its abortion laws.

Duration:00:03:13

AM

5/25/2018
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AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs program

Duration:00:29:58

"Bigger than life:" Jack Johnson, first African American boxing world champion, pardoned

5/24/2018
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Jack Johnson, the first African American boxer to hold the world heavyweight title, has been pardoned by US President Trump. Johnson was convicted for violating the Mann Act, long seen as payback for beating a white man in the ring.

Duration:00:03:02

BGC to be sold; family to access inheritances

5/24/2018
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One of Australia's biggest privately owned businesses, BGC, is about to be sold by the founder's heirs in order to access their share of his estate. BGC employs more than 4,000 staff, who will be closely watching the sale.

Duration:00:02:48

Fed Govt to launch HTLV-1 taskforce

5/24/2018
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Health Minister Greg Hunt speaks with AM ahead of announcing a new $8 million taskforce to tackle the astonishingly high rates of HTLV-1 infection in remote Indigenous communities.

Duration:00:03:26

'Super Saturday' by-elections: nine-week campaign to test independents

5/24/2018
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A long campaign leading up to an unprecedented five by-elections on July 28 will prove difficult for those not aligned with the major parties, who don't have a campaign war chest behind them.

Duration:00:03:01

Ireland votes on abortion

5/24/2018
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Today in Ireland, voters will decide whether to change Ireland's constitution, which currently prevents abortion except in cases where the mother's life is at risk. The debate has been divisive and it's unclear if the 'yes' or 'no' campaign will prevail.

Duration:00:03:03

AM

5/24/2018
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AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs program

Duration:00:29:53

MH17 investigators conclude Russian missile responsible for destruction

5/24/2018
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The international team of investigators into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in 2014 have announced they traced the missile launcher responsible to the Russian Federation's 53rd Anti-Aircraft Rocket Brigade.

Duration:00:03:26

North Korea "was never serious" about de-nuke program: Michael Green

5/24/2018
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Former presidential national security adviser Michael Green says Donald Trump read "way too much into statements from Pyongyang" over de-nuclearisation and that North Korea was never serious about the Singapore summit with the US.

Duration:00:01:44

Shock value of anti-smoking images waning: research

5/24/2018
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For over a decade, cigarette packets have been plastered with graphic images in an attempt to deter smokers. New research suggests the shock value of those images has worn off and that perhaps anti-smoking messages should focus instead on the cost of smoking habits.

Duration:00:02:51

MH17 investigation closes in on the Kremlin

5/24/2018
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An international investigation has found the missile that shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, killing 298 people, belonged to Russia's 53rd Anti-Aircraft Rocket Brigade. Australia's Foreign Minister says the Russians have questions they must answer.

Duration:00:03:36

US "terminates" North Korea summit

5/24/2018
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Donald Trump has cancelled next month's much-hyped meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, after a senior Pyongyang official called US-Vice President Mike Pence as "ignorant and stupid".

Duration:00:03:12

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