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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

Australian musicals set the scene for the world's re-opening

2/25/2021
The world-renowned stage production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has re-opened in Melbourne, marking an emotional return for the arts industry.

Duration:00:06:06

Papua New Guinea mourns the death of the country's first Prime Minster, Sir Michael Somare

2/25/2021
Papua New Guinea is in mourning after the death of the country's first Prime Minster, Sir Michael Somare, at the age of 84.

Duration:00:04:26

Lyrebirds observed imitating the sound of multiple different birds at once - Science with Jonathan Webb

2/25/2021
Scientists from the University of Wollongong and the ANU observed lyrebirds in Victoria imitating a whole flock of other birds at the same time - imitating a sound known as a mobbing flock.

Duration:00:08:50

Calls for international approach to regulating tech giants

2/25/2021
As conflict between news companies and the tech giants eases in Australia, there are growing calls for an international approach to regulating the tech giants.

Duration:00:10:20

AFP tells MPs and Senators that failure to report crime could allow the alleged perpetrator to continue offending

2/25/2021
Yesterday it was revealed the AFP Commissioner has written to all federal MPs and Senators, reminding them that failure to report an alleged crime could prejudice subsequent investigations and result in evidence being lost.

Duration:00:08:00

AFP Commissioner writes to remind MPs about crime reporting obligations - Politics with Andrew Probyn

2/25/2021
This week, federal politics was meant to be focused on the start of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Instead, all the attention has been on the culture at Parliament House, following the rape allegations made by former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins.

Duration:00:02:48

New book explores populist politician's false remedies sold to voters around the world

2/25/2021
Politics around the world is being turned on its head and it's the fakes and the fraudsters who are winning, according to a new book by one of Australia's most senior opposition politicians, Chris Bowen.

Duration:00:09:39

Chanel Contos lays out her plan after collecting 3,000+ testimonies from current and former students alleging sexual assault and harassment

2/25/2021
It started as a petition, attracting more than 3,000 harrowing testimonies about alleged sexual assault and harassment from predominantly private school students in Sydney's eastern suburbs.

Duration:00:11:30

Warning over growing rental pressure on elderly Australians

2/25/2021
Tens of thousands more older Australians will face rental stress and potentially homelessness over the coming decade, as a shortage in social housing and fall in private ownership combine with an ageing population.

Duration:00:08:17

Hong Kong's strange new pro-Beijing school curriculum - The Backstory with Matt Bevan

2/25/2021
The Hong Kong has been forced to deny that the new education curriculum they've implemented in the city's school system is aimed at brainwashing children.

Duration:00:07:18

WA Libs adopt high risk tactic to save seats in looming poll

2/25/2021
The West Australian state election campaign has taken an extraordinary turn, with the Liberal leader conceding he cannot win.

Duration:00:07:53

Aged Care Royal Commission final report handed down to Government today

2/25/2021
Today, the Aged Care Royal Commission will hand its findings to the Government following nearly two years investigating the experience of our elderly Australians.

Duration:00:06:12

Ghana has become the first nation to receive vaccines through COVAX

2/25/2021
As developing nations roll-out their COVID-19 vaccination scheme, Ghana has become the first country to receive 600,000 vaccinations as part of the COVAX scheme for poorer nations.

Duration:00:08:36

Documentary explores the success and tragic history of Bangarra - Film with Jason Di Rosso

2/24/2021
The Bangarra Dance Theatre documentary 'Firestarter' looks at the success but also tragic history of one of Australia's premier dance companies, Bangarra.

Duration:00:05:05

Ecological damage caused by dingo fence can be seen from space

2/24/2021
A dingo fence that stretches more than five and a half thousand kilometres across three Australian states is one of the longest human-made structures in the world.

Duration:00:05:43

Prime Minister orders review of $90 billion Future Subs project

2/24/2021
Defence Minister Linda Reynold's hospitalisation comes at a tricky time for Australia's biggest ever defence acquisition - the $90 billion future submarine project.

Duration:00:07:47

Former students who claim they were sexually assaulted call for better education on consent

2/24/2021
This month, there's been a petition circulating among former students of private schools in Sydney asking participants if they ever experienced sexual assault from "someone who went to an all-boys school."

Duration:00:13:23

The fraught task of freighting COVID-19 vaccine

2/24/2021
Vaccinating the country against COVID-19 has been described as the biggest public health program in our country's history.

Duration:00:05:52

Australian woman recounts horrific domestic violence relationship amidst coercive control debate

2/24/2021
RN Breakfast has explored the issue of coercive control - something many Australian survivors are hoping will become a criminal offence. Here's the harrowing experience of one woman, Geraldine Bilston.

Duration:00:13:51

Momentum grows for Australian coercive control laws

2/24/2021
Australia is considering a different approach to domestic and family violence, with a push to criminalise coercive and controlling behaviour.

Duration:00:08:30