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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

Comic book legend Stan Lee dies

11/12/2018
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He was adored worldwide as the king of comics, entertaining generations with superheroes that have become household names. But now, Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee has died at the age of 95.

Duration:00:03:40

Gender pay-gap is solvable if employers act: Libby Lyons

11/12/2018
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According to the latest snapshot by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, the gender pay gap is closing. Though there has been improvement, Women working full-time still earn on average $25,000 a year less than men.

Duration:00:05:45

Tuesday AM

11/12/2018
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On Tuesday's AM: The gender pay-gap is closing but there's a long way to go before there is full workplace equality; WA heads down the path of legalising assisted dying; And the creator of Spider-Man, the Hulk and Iron man dies at 95

Duration:00:30:02

Climate change means water extremes "on steroids"

11/12/2018
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Australians are pretty used to weather extremes, living on a land of drought and flooding rains. But the Climate Council is warning that those extremes are happening in a hotter climate.

Duration:00:03:02

No power and few choices for women sexually harassed at work

11/12/2018
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The Sex Discrimination Commissioner has been holding public consultations on sexual harassment in the workplace.

Duration:00:02:53

Iranian hackers believed responsible for Austal cyber breach

11/12/2018
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Austal, Australia's biggest defence exporter, revealed earlier this month that ‘unknown offenders’ had hacked into its computer system, accessing staff emails and phone numbers, as well as ship designs.

Duration:00:03:44

Former ABC MD Michelle Guthrie breaks her silence over sacking

11/12/2018
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The ABC's former managing director Michelle Guthrie has spoken out for the first time since being sacked in September.

Duration:00:03:49

200 rockets launched at Israel from the Gaza strip

11/12/2018
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Militant groups say the coordinated strikes which killed three and injured a further nineteen were in retaliation for an Israeli military operation, which killed a senior Palestinian commander and six other people.

Duration:00:03:14

WA Government to sponsor assisted dying bill

11/12/2018
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Euthanasia advocates are hoping Western Australia could be the next state to legalise assisted dying.

Duration:00:02:38

Australian Defence Force to bolster security for APEC summit in Papua New Guinea

11/11/2018
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Australian Defence Force personnel and assets, including ships and jets, have been deployed to Port Moresby ahead of the arrival of the world's leaders for the APEC Leaders Summit.

Duration:00:02:56

Bushfires kill 25 people in California, strong winds forecast

11/11/2018
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Strong, hot, dry winds are forecast in fire-ravaged California this morning, where at least 25 people have already been killed by out-of-control blazes.

Duration:00:02:42

'Still in disbelief': Friends of Bourke St attack victim pay tribute

11/11/2018
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Tributes and flowers are piling up outside Pellegrini's espresso bar on Bourke Street, three days after the terror attack that claimed the life of one of the cafe's co-owners, Sisto Malaspina.

Duration:00:02:35

Monday AM

11/11/2018
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On Monday's AM: Mass evacuations after dozens are killed in bushfires ravaging southern California; and "onerous and unwieldy": disability advocates call for a simplification of the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Duration:00:30:11

Rising temperatures from climate change threatens NT turtles

11/11/2018
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Researchers who have been studying flatback turtles in the Northern Territory since the 1980s say climate change-driven sand temperature rise is threatening their future.

Duration:00:03:15

'This is not a criticism; it's an appeal': Peter Dutton

11/11/2018
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The Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton joined AM to discuss Friday's attack.

Duration:00:08:02

Minister: 'enormous' changes afoot to improve NDIS for participants

11/11/2018
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Disability advocacy campaigners are going around the country pushing the case for changes to the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Duration:00:03:15

French President Emmanuel Macron condemns nationalism at armistice memorial

11/11/2018
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The French President Emmanuel Macron has used an armistice memorial service in Paris to condemn nationalism as a threat to a nation's moral values.

Duration:00:03:14

PM terror comments 'divisive and unhelpful', says Iman

11/11/2018
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One of Melbourne's Somali community religious leaders says appeals to the Muslim community to do more to help prevent terrorist attacks are unhelpful and divisive.

Duration:00:03:03

MATTERS OF STATE: Victoria at risk of a teacher shortage

11/11/2018
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Victoria needs more teachers to match the 90,000 extra students enrolling in Victorian schools over the next four years. But just as the state's student population is exploding, the number of school leavers applying for teaching courses is falling, as the requirements for getting into a teaching degree get tighter. This is part five 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:00:12:23

A century since WWI guns fell silent

11/9/2018
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Tomorrow marks 100 years since guns on the Western Front fell silent and over four years of warfare came to an end.

Duration:00:05:27