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AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. With key political interviews and stories about the Australian way of life, AM sets the agenda for the nation’s daily news and current affairs coverage.

AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. With key political interviews and stories about the Australian way of life, AM sets the agenda for the nation’s daily news and current affairs coverage.

Location:

Sydney, NSW

Description:

AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. With key political interviews and stories about the Australian way of life, AM sets the agenda for the nation’s daily news and current affairs coverage.

Language:

English

Contact:

Radio Current Affairs GPO Box 9994 Sydney 2001


Episodes

Italy blocks exports of AstraZeneca vaccine

3/4/2021
Italy blocks exports of AstraZeneca in an act of it's called 'Vaccine Nationalism' and what might it mean for Australia's rollout which starts this morning?

Duration:00:20:14

Government crisis with 2 senior Ministers on sick leave

3/3/2021
The Morrison Government is in crisis, with two of its most senior cabinet Ministers on sick leave, after grappling with two different, high profile, alleged rape cases;

Duration:00:20:20

Cabinet Minister to break his silence

3/2/2021
The Minister at the centre of an historical rape allegation expected to speak about the claim for the first time;

Duration:00:20:21

How will Australia's aged care system be fixed?

3/1/2021
A Medicare-style levy where all workers make a contribution is one option under consideration as the federal government works on fixing Australia's aged care system;

Duration:00:20:17

Federal politics marred by further allegations of sexual assault

2/28/2021
Allegations of sexual assault by MPs set to dominate national politics again this week

Duration:00:20:34

SAT 27 FEB - World Watches Australian Media Deal

2/26/2021
A deal is done between the tech giant and federal government over paying for news content, but who’s the winner and what does it mean for Australia’s media landscape?

Duration:00:25:11

Is this Federal Parliament's "Me Too" moment?

2/25/2021
After a traumatic fortnight of intense scrutiny about how women are treated, can federal parliament change its culture?

Duration:00:20:03

Brisbane in lead to host 2032 Summer Olympics

2/24/2021
The Olympics are a step closer to returning to Australia, with the IOC designating Brisbane the "preferred candidate city" for the 20-32 summer games;

Duration:00:19:18

Morrison Govt grapples with MP's defection

2/23/2021
Controversial MP's defection to crossbench brings more political headaches for Government;

Duration:00:20:05

More revelations of alleged abuse in aged care centre

2/22/2021
The ABC can reveal that an aged care resident in a Queensland government run residential facility was allegedly sexually abused by a staff member and the allegations weren't reported to police for five years

Duration:00:20:03

Australia's COVID-19 vaccination rollout begins

2/21/2021
After a year when almost 1000 Australians have been killed by Covid-19, the day's arrived for the vaccination program to officially begin

Duration:00:20:21

SAT 20 FEB - "Don't ask, Don't tell" In Parliament

2/19/2021
As Brittany Higgins proceeds with a formal police complaint about her alleged rape in parliament, we ask who knew what in the capital.

Duration:00:25:10

Australia rallies international support in Facebook fight

2/18/2021
International backlash as Australian Facebook users face second day of news blackout; Concerns some people with disabilities aren't at the front of the queue for the COVID vaccine; And new research reveals what may have been behind mass extinctions on earth, tens of thousands of years ago.

Duration:00:20:11

Facebook restricts viewing news content in Australia

2/17/2021
Social media giant Facebook is blocking Australians from sharing or viewing any news content on its site in response to proposed new technology laws; The Prime Minister backs an independent review in the wake of rape allegations at Parliament House; And new Australian research that may explain why many children don't become seriously ill with COVID-19.

Duration:00:20:17

Some Australians hesitant about COVID-19 vaccines

2/16/2021
With Australia's second COVID vaccine now approved, new research shows some people will still need to be convinced to get the shot; More trouble for Crown with the company facing an independent inquiry into whether it should hang on to WA's only casino licence; And enrolments are booming in university agricultural courses.

Duration:00:20:12

Liberal staffer plans to ask police to investigate Parliament rape

2/15/2021
A former Liberal staffer plans to ask police to investigate allegations she was raped at Parliament House; Aged care facilities prepare to begin COVID vaccinations for their residents and workers; And alarm as the Defence Department extends a deal to store highly sensitive data with a Chinese owned company.

Duration:00:20:13

Victorians wait to see if their third COVID lockdown is working

2/14/2021
Victorians are waiting to see if today's Covid results will mean the five-day circuit breaker lockdown will be extended

Duration:00:20:08

SAT 13 FEB - Victoria wakes up in lockdown

2/12/2021
Victoria has been plunged into another COVID lockdown as authorities race to contain the hyper-infectious variant that has escaped hotel quarantine. Plus, what's next for Crown Resorts?

Duration:00:25:10

FRI 12 FEB - Bridget McKenzie faces grilling over Sports Rorts Scandal

2/11/2021
Sports rorts back in the spotlight; Olympic hopes dashed for some Australian athletes as many qualifying events for Tokyo games are cancelled; And, Crown director Andrew Demetriou has resigned following a damning report.

Duration:00:19:25

Industrial relations policy stoush set to feature in Federal election. Again.

2/10/2021
Labor wants to put industrial relations front and centre in the next federal election -- and the coalition says "bring it on";

Duration:00:20:08