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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

What do we know about the Caddick case?

2/28/2021
New South Wales police continue to investigate the disappearance of businesswoman Melissa Caddick as more remains washed ashore on the state's south coast on Friday and Saturday.

Duration:00:07:09

Four Corners probes Chinese leader

2/28/2021
When Xi Jinping emerged as China's new president in 2013, western observers were optimistic about how they'd get on with the emerging giant's new leader. But in the seven years since, Xi has developed into the country's most powerful leader since Mao Zedong, with a grip that looks set to last and a desire to assert China's ambitions abroad.

Duration:00:05:37

Who will receive the AstraZeneca vaccine and when? - Health with Dr Norman Swan

2/28/2021
Most Australians will receive a dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, with 50 million doses set to be manufactured locally, but concerns remain about its effectiveness compared to other vaccines.

Duration:00:07:13

Aged Care Commissioners reportedly split on key issues

2/28/2021
There are reports that Aged Care Commissioners are split on key issues, including whether the Federal Government should continue to administer aged care, and how the sector should be funded in the future.

Duration:00:09:37

Breakthrough on part-time workers

2/28/2021
There's been a breakthrough in the battle over Australia's workplace laws with unions and small business agreeing to let part-time retail staff take on extra hours without forcing employers to pay extra penalty rates.

Duration:00:11:28

Cinemas warn of closures and massive job losses without government help

2/28/2021
Australia's cinema industry warns that around 6,000 workers will lose their jobs and some venues will be forced to close when JobKeeper finishes at the end of the month.

Duration:00:07:37

Alleged rape scandal and a toxic political culture - Politics with Michelle Grattan

2/28/2021
The Prime Minister has been left to grapple with what to do about a minister who is the subject of a serious allegation of historic rape. Michelle Grattan joins RN Breakfast to discuss the latest developments in federal politics.

Duration:00:03:28

Anonymous letter alleges Cabinet minister raped 16 year old girl in 1988

2/28/2021
The sexual assault allegations scandal which has engulfed the Morrison Government for the past fortnight has deepened, with a letter accusing a Cabinet minister of a historical rape.

Duration:00:13:16

Cautious economic bounce-back expected in upcoming GDP figures - Monday Finance with Peter Ryan

2/28/2021
The official economic growth figures will be released on Wednesday, and despite strong consumer spending, the annual growth rate is expected to remain in negative territory as the economy continues to recover from the pandemic.

Duration:00:07:38

Saudi Arabia's treatment of critics back in spotlight - The Backstory with Matt Bevan

2/28/2021
Yesterday reports emerged of an Australian citizen detained in Morocco, with Saudi Arabia seeking to extradite him on charges of "activism". Australia may now face the challenge of deciding how to handle a strategic ally with an increasingly bad reputation for how it treats critics.

Duration:00:06:04

Yemen's children starve as UN seeks billions to avoid man-made famine

2/28/2021
The United Nations, Sweden and Switzerland will host an urgent pledging conference in Yemen on Monday, asking donor nations to step up and help avert the worst famine the world will see for decades.

Duration:00:08:48

Key moments of the Aged Care Royal Commission revisited

2/28/2021
Following a two-year inquiry into allegations of widespread neglect and abuse inside aged care facilities, the Aged Care Royal Commission's final report is expected to be publicly released today.

Duration:00:05:33

Dozens of Nigerian schoolboys freed as authorities continue search for 300 abducted girls

2/28/2021
Nigeria has mobilised police and its armed forces to search for hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped in a night-time raid from a school in the country's north-west.

Duration:00:08:54

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