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RN Breakfast - Separate stories podcast

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RN Breakfast daily stories separated out for easy listening. RN Breakfast is the program informed Australians wake up to. Start each day with comprehensive coverage and analysis of national and international events, and hear interviews with the people who matter today—along with those who'll be making news tomorrow.

RN Breakfast daily stories separated out for easy listening. RN Breakfast is the program informed Australians wake up to. Start each day with comprehensive coverage and analysis of national and international events, and hear interviews with the people who matter today—along with those who'll be making news tomorrow.

Location:

Melbourne, Vic

Description:

RN Breakfast daily stories separated out for easy listening. RN Breakfast is the program informed Australians wake up to. Start each day with comprehensive coverage and analysis of national and international events, and hear interviews with the people who matter today—along with those who'll be making news tomorrow.

Twitter:

@RNBreakfast

Language:

English

Contact:

ABC Radio National Breakfast GPO Box 9994 Sydney 2001 (02) 8333 1367


Episodes

State of Music live-stream series features Something For Kate

5/28/2020
The State of Music live-stream series has been highlighting some of Australia's best musical talent, and this week it will feature one of this country's favourite rock bands, Something For Kate.

Duration:00:05:34

Concern over new national security laws being imposed on Hong Kong by China

5/28/2020
Australia has joined the United States, Canada and the UK in expressing "deep concern" over new national security laws being imposed on Hong Kong by the Chinese government, warning they could curtail people's liberties and exacerbate existing tensions.

Duration:00:03:28

Friday Poem: Karla Dickens reads "A Dickensian Country Show"

5/28/2020
To mark National Reconciliation Week, celebrated Wiradjuri visual artist Karla Dickens reads a poem about her major work that's currently on exhibition at the Adelaide Biennial.

Duration:00:02:06

High Court to decide today whether to allow access to secret letters

5/28/2020
Locked away in the national archives, there are 211 letters sent between the Governor General John Kerr, and the Queen, at the time of the Whitlam government dismissal in 1975.

Duration:00:05:49

News Corp abandons print editions of most regional and community newspapers

5/28/2020
News Corp's move is a seismic change in how our news will be consumed and produced across the nation, and a continuation of the downsizing of newsrooms that has been hastened by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Duration:00:07:32

"You cannot replace them": Traditional owners had been negotiating to preserve rock shelters

5/28/2020
Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt says there should have been consultation with traditional owners before the blasting of two 46,000 year old rock shelters last Sunday.

Duration:00:09:46

Australia expands aid commitment to the Pacific

5/28/2020
As China seeks to capitalise on the current global crisis, some are urging the government to strengthen our strategic influence in the Pacific as it deals with the challenge of coronavirus.

Duration:00:07:33

Labor to renew its call for a rescue package for arts and entertainment sector

5/28/2020
The COVID-19 lock-downs and social distancing restrictions have hit the creative industries particularly hard, threatening the livelihoods of 50,000 professional artists and the 600,000 workers that support them.

Duration:00:09:17

Cautious hopes for economy post-lockdown

5/28/2020
Yesterday the Governor of the Reserve Bank Phillip Lowe said the economic hit from the coronavirus pandemic didn't appear to be as bad as first feared, and that there are already signs of recovery.

Duration:00:11:12

Pacific nations keen to be included in trans-Tasman travel bubble

5/28/2020
There's a view within some parts of government that a Pacific travel bubble would be in Australia's strategic interest, as China seeks to capitalise on the pandemic.

Duration:00:08:25

Invisible threat of lead continues to impact lives of Port Pirie residents

5/28/2020
While Australia is facing an economic shutdown to save lives, there's one town where the choice between the economy and the health of its residents is not so clear-cut.

Duration:00:05:33

Major climate talks delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic

5/28/2020
In breaking news this morning, major climate talks due to take place in Glasgow have been delayed by 12 months because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Duration:00:06:25

Music producer Orlando Higginbottom releases EP made with bird sounds recorded around the world

5/27/2020
Coronavirus lockdowns have let animals and birds wander back to some of our biggest cities, and some are finding comfort in that, including electronic music producer Orlando Higginbottom.

Duration:00:06:39

Future of native forest logging in Victoria further in doubt after Federal Court ruling

5/27/2020
Justice Debra Mortimer found that the Victorian forest corporation, Vicforests, was not complying with state and federal laws designed to protect threatened species.

Duration:00:06:39

Big job cuts at News Corp could be announced as early as today

5/27/2020
Up to 1,000 jobs could be lost, while around 100 community and regional papers may no longer be printed, in one of the biggest convulsions to the media landscape in recent years.

Duration:00:07:41

Bad weather halts lift-off of SpaceX mission from Florida's Cape Canaveral

5/27/2020
Two astronauts were set to travel to the International Space Station aboard the Dragon capsule, built by Elon Musk's SpaceX company.

Duration:00:08:24

Traditional owners mourning 'irretrievable loss' of two ancient rock shelters

5/27/2020
The ancient shelters, which were blasted by mining company Rio Tinto on Sunday, contained thousands of artefacts, including what are believed to be the earliest examples of grindstone technology in Western Australia.

Duration:00:08:12

NSW Government intends to freeze wages of the state's 400,000 employees for a year

5/27/2020
A day after the Prime Minister called for an end to tribalism in industrial relations, New South Wales has started a brawl with Labor and the unions over pay.

Duration:00:11:05

Government pushing for Australia to become global powerhouse in hydrogen technology

5/27/2020
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency - ARENA - has just taken submissions for a $70 million round of funding for new hydrogen projects.

Duration:00:09:42

Friends and former colleagues of Kylie Moore-Gilbert call on Government to put more pressure on Iran

5/27/2020
Friends and former colleagues of Australian Kylie Moore-Gilbert are breaking their silence today, to call on the Australian Government to exert more pressure on the Iranian regime, saying the 'softly softly' approach taken so far has not worked.

Duration:00:09:14