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Breakfast is the show the nation’s political class wakes up to. Start each day with comprehensive coverage and analysis of national and international events, and interviews with the leaders and thinkers that matter.

Breakfast is the show the nation’s political class wakes up to. Start each day with comprehensive coverage and analysis of national and international events, and interviews with the leaders and thinkers that matter.
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Melbourne, Vic

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Breakfast is the show the nation’s political class wakes up to. Start each day with comprehensive coverage and analysis of national and international events, and interviews with the leaders and thinkers that matter.

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@RNBreakfast

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English

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


Episodes

The Health Report with Norman Swan

11/18/2018
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New research has found almost 2 million Australian adults begin taking prescription opioids every year, with thousands becoming long-term users.

Duration:00:06:03

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the humanitarian crisis

11/18/2018
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"There is no military solution to this conflict ... I'm urging the leaders on both sides to check a different path."

Duration:00:10:13

Double J Artist of the Year

11/18/2018
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This year's "Double J Artist of the Year" nominees have been announced and Caz Tran joins RN Breakfast to tell us all about them.

Duration:00:07:44

Closing the eye health gap

11/18/2018
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Indigenous children are six times more likely to suffer from blindness and impaired vision compared to the national average but work to close the gap has begun to yield results.

Duration:00:10:42

How will Papua New Guinea benefit from the APEC summit?

11/18/2018
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Australia, US, Japan and New Zealand agreed to joint-fund to connect power to close to three quarters of PNG by 2030.

Duration:00:05:16

Majority of service providers think NDIS isn't working

11/18/2018
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Three out of four disability service providers believe the NDIS is plagued with problems, with one in 10 considering closing in the past year according to a new report.

Duration:00:06:54

Politics with Michelle Grattan

11/18/2018
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Michelle Grattan joins RN Breakfast from our Parliament House studio to discuss the latest developments in federal politics.

Duration:00:05:06

Australian-US Manus naval base partnership not about checking China's influence, Pyne says

11/18/2018
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Many see the partnership as a transparent bid to try and counter China's growing influence throughout the region.

Duration:00:11:06

Sport with Warwick Hadfield

11/18/2018
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RN Breakfast's Sports Commentator Warwick Hadfield joins Fran Kelly to bring you news from the world of sport.

Duration:00:05:06

Finance with Michael Janda

11/18/2018
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RN Breakfast's Business Reporter Michael Janda previews the week ahead in business and finance.

Duration:00:08:20

Conservative MPs plot to oust Theresa May — World News with Matt Bevan

11/18/2018
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The Chair of the Backbench committee, Sir Graham Brady is collecting letters from Conservative MPs stating they have no confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May.

Duration:00:05:36

APEC: Australia stuck in middle of US-China trade dispute

11/18/2018
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Australia will partner with the US to develop the Lombrum naval base on Manus Island — but will this impact our relationship with China?

Duration:00:09:37

CIA finds Saudi crown prince ordered Khashoggi's murder

11/18/2018
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The CIA concluded Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally ordered the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Duration:00:10:11

Performing arts charity inspiring girls in remote indigenous communities

11/15/2018
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A group of indigenous girls from Queensland and WA will join the Australian Girls Choir for a concert in Melbourne on the weekend.

Duration:00:07:22

Refugees on Manus write open letter to world leaders ahead of APAC

11/15/2018
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The men have written an open letter addressed to the leaders gathering in Port Moresby — it calls for them to put pressure on Australia and Papua New Guinea to, "let us free".

Duration:00:10:11

'Night of Broken Glass'

11/15/2018
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In 1938, a Yorta Yorta elder named William Cooper led a protest against Nazi atrocities. eighty years later his life is being honoured in a musical theatre production.

Duration:00:06:38

Slavery in the suburbs: Migrant women abused for dowry

11/15/2018
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As a Senate committee prepares to release its report on dowry abuse in Australia a Background Briefing investigation has been told men are abusing the migration system to gain wealth from a bride.

Duration:00:06:39

Home Affairs must stop deporting foreign criminals before trial, Dreyfus says

11/15/2018
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"Mr Dutton is now adopting a policy that they're going to deport alleged criminals, charged with serious offences, before the trial takes place."

Duration:00:11:41

Scientists to redefine the kilogram

11/15/2018
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In a jar in Paris resides the Perfect Kilogram, but its been losing weight as it gets older.

Duration:00:06:36

Politics with Alice Workman

11/15/2018
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Parliament House Bureau Chief for BuzzFeed News Alice Workman joins RN Breakfast to discuss the latest developments in federal politics.

Duration:00:04:39