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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

Contact:

Radio Current Affairs GPO Box 9994 Sydney 2001


Episodes

Govt pushes ahead with electricity benchmark pricing plan

10/22/2018
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The Federal Government is pushing ahead with a plan to set a price benchmark for power bills, meaning cheaper electricity for consumers.

Duration:00:04:06

Compromise offered on 'New Zealand solution' for asylum seekers on Nauru

10/22/2018
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Labor and the Greens have shifted their position on asylum seekers in an effort to compromise with the Coalition to get asylum seekers on Nauru resettled in New Zealand.

Duration:00:03:31

Tuesday AM

10/22/2018
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On Tuesday's AM: The Government pushes ahead with a plan to set a price benchmark for power bills; and Donald Trump lashes out at a convoy of migrants headed towards the US, vowing to cut off aid to countries that allow free passage.

Duration:00:30:01

Turkish President to reveal Khashoggi investigation results

10/22/2018
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International scepticism and condemnation of Saudi Arabia is continuing, after the kingdom finally admitted journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in its consulate in Istanbul.

Duration:00:03:10

Donald Trump lashes out at US-bound migrant caravan

10/22/2018
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The US President Donald Trump has lashed a convoy of migrants and vowed to cut off aid to countries that allowed them to transit through.

Duration:00:03:31

The housing correction we had to have: Deloitte Access partner Chris Richardson

10/22/2018
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With housing prices in Sydney and Melbourne bracing for more falls, Deloitte Access Economics partner Chris Richardson says "it's the correction we had to have".

Duration:00:02:47

One-third of renting families have struggled to pay rent

10/22/2018
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A long-term study of thousands of children shows about a third of families who live in rental accommodation have struggled to afford their home.

Duration:00:03:30

The next journey for abuse survivors

10/22/2018
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Survivors of child sexual abuse and their supporters say the battle for justice is far from over after the Prime Minister's national apology in Canberra.

Duration:00:03:26

State is the biggest factor in how well kids do at school: report

10/22/2018
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Many assume private schools will deliver better results for their children, but new research is challenging that assumption.

Duration:00:02:53

Short memories will see history of banking misconduct repeat, warns former ACCC chair Graeme Samuel

10/21/2018
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Former ACCC chairman Graeme Samuel warns that despite shocking revelations from the banking Royal Commission, the history of misconduct is destined to repeat.

Duration:00:05:52

Saudi Arabia's claim Jamal Khashoggi killed in a brawl draws global criticism

10/21/2018
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Saudi Arabia's claim that its agents killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a brawl inside a consulate has led to a chorus of international criticism.

Duration:00:03:29

How will the Morrison Govt deal with the new-look Parliament?

10/21/2018
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Before Saturday, government frontbenchers warned a hung Parliament wouldn't be good for stability. After the Wentworth result, the Government now faces the question of how it will deal with the new-look Parliament.

Duration:00:03:40

Monday AM

10/21/2018
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On Monday's AM: The international community reacts sceptically to Saudi Arabia's version of events about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi; and today the Prime Minister formally apologises to the survivors of institutional child sexual abuse.

Duration:00:30:01

Khashoggi murder was a 'rogue operation', says Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir

10/21/2018
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Saudi Arabia has continued to advance its version of events over the killings, granting an interview to US broadcaster Fox News.

Duration:00:02:21

Wentworth boosts independents' confidence in safe seats

10/21/2018
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It would be difficult to replicate the large swing in the Wentworth by-election at a general election, but the result has nonetheless energised independent campaigners in other safe seats, including Tony Abbott's.

Duration:00:03:17

Wallabies coach stands by staff despite lacklustre results

10/21/2018
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Wallabies coach Michael Cheika is standing by his coaching staff, despite immense pressure on the team following disappointing results in 2018.

Duration:00:02:46

Abuse survivors prepare for national apology

10/21/2018
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After years of royal commission hearings and evidence from thousands of witnesses, the Federal Government will today formally apologise to survivors of institutional child sexual abuse.

Duration:00:03:14

Coalition MPs confident Wentworth drubbing won't be replicated nationally

10/21/2018
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The Federal Government has lost its majority in Parliament with an independent winning the Wentworth by-election.

Duration:00:03:36

MATTERS OF STATE: Is Melbourne's $50-billion train plan a waste of money?

10/21/2018
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$50 billion is a mammoth amount of money and the Victorian Labor Government says this is what it will cost to build "the biggest public transport project in Australian history". Is it worth it? This is part two of a special series in the lead-up to the Victorian election. Keep an eye on the AM feed on Mondays for the latest episode.

Duration:00:08:02

Lebanon cannabis growers wary of plans to legalise

10/19/2018
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In Lebanon, cannabis growers are resisting a push by the government to legalise the drug. Politicians want to approve growing cannabis for medical purposes, because the nation is in desperate need of cash.

Duration:00:03:03