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AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. AM sets the agenda for the nation's daily news and current affairs coverage. Saturday AM is presented at 8.30am by Elizabeth Jackson. Ensure you are informed.

AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. AM sets the agenda for the nation's daily news and current affairs coverage. Saturday AM is presented at 8.30am by Elizabeth Jackson. Ensure you are informed.
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Sydney, NSW

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AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. AM sets the agenda for the nation's daily news and current affairs coverage. Saturday AM is presented at 8.30am by Elizabeth Jackson. Ensure you are informed.

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English

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Radio Current Affairs GPO Box 9994 In your capital city +61 2 8333 2177


Episodes

Anglicare Australia says the country's employment services are broken and must be urgently fixed

10/17/2018
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Anglicare Australia has been looking at what the job market is really like for the most disadvantaged.

Duration:00:03:57

Suspicions grow around doctor's involvement in Khashoggi's murder

10/17/2018
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The ABC has confirmed a doctor suspected of killing and dismembering dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi trained at the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine in Melbourne, after being sponsored by the Saudi Government.

Duration:00:03:09

The National Party's leadership turmoil

10/17/2018
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Detractors of the leader and Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack say he's failing to connect with the public and unable to muscle up to the Prime Minister Scott Morrison on key policies like a new visa program to attract seasonal agriculture workers.

Duration:00:03:02

Paul Fletcher on the National Disability Insurance Fraud's first arrest

10/17/2018
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The Federal Government set up the National Disability Insurance Fraud taskforce to target people ripping off the system, and it's made its first arrest.

Duration:00:07:43

Wentworth by-election takes a nasty turn

10/17/2018
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The Wentworth by-election campaign has taken a nasty turn with an email sent to hundreds of people falsely claiming independent candidate Kerryn Phelps has HIV.

Duration:00:03:12

Thursday AM

10/17/2018
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On Thursday's AM: At least 19 people have been killed and 50 injured at a mass shooting in Russia's Crimea; QLD has removed abortion from its criminal code making NSW the only state where it's a crime; and the Invictus Games will show the advancement of prosthetic limbs this weekend.

Duration:00:30:00

Invictus Games: advanced use of prosthetic limbs

10/17/2018
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Wounded, injured and ill veterans and service personnel from around the world, will compete in eleven adaptive sports from archery and athletics, to swimming and sailing.

Duration:00:01:54

QLD removes abortion from the criminal code

10/17/2018
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Abortion has been removed from the criminal code in Queensland making New South Wales the only state in the federation where it's a crime.

Duration:00:02:21

Deputy PM leadership chatter growing louder

10/17/2018
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Nationals leader Michael McCormack retains as few as three core supporters as confidence in his performance salts away among colleagues.

Duration:00:03:18

Crimea shooting: 19 killed and 50 injured

10/17/2018
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The small city of Kerch in the Black Sea region of Crimea has been rocked by a mass killing at a local college.

Duration:00:02:05

Clean Up Australia co-founder Ian Kiernan dies

10/16/2018
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Ian Kiernan, co-founder of Clean Up Australia, has died of cancer at the age of 78.

Duration:00:03:00

NBN complaints "turning the corner" says Telcom Ombudsman Judi Jones

10/16/2018
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The latest annual report from the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman shows that complaints relating to the performance of the beleaguered NBN are down, and gripes about telcos in general are falling.

Duration:00:03:20

Mike Pompeo meets with Saudi Crown Prince over Khashoggi "disappearance"

10/16/2018
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has held crucial talks with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman in an effort to end a crisis over the disappearance of an influential journalist.

Duration:00:03:06

New US sanctions against Iran to target recruitment of child soldiers

10/16/2018
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The US will impose a raft of new sanctions against Iran, targeting entities that support the recruitment and training of child soldiers.

Duration:00:02:54

Jerusalem announcement unrelated to Wentworth by-election: Foreign Minister

10/16/2018
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AM asked Foreign Minister Marise Payne her views on the issue of the Australian embassy in Israel.

Duration:00:06:33

Moving Australian embassy to Jerusalem would sabotage peace process, Palestinian experts say

10/16/2018
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Scott Morrison says the Australian embassy in Israel would only be moved to Jerusalem if it advanced the Israel-Palestine peace process, but Palestinians say the gesture would sabotage it.

Duration:00:03:22

Wednesday AM

10/16/2018
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On today's program: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has met with Saudi Arabia's leader over the disappearance of influential journalist Jamal Khashoggi; A new telco report shows complaints about the NBN have fallen; And the neo-NAZI origins of Pauline Hanson's 'It's ok to be white' Senate motion.

Duration:00:30:03

Not okay: PM calls Liberal backing of One Nation whiteness motion 'regrettable'

10/16/2018
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In a humiliating reversal, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has described Liberal senators' decision to back Pauline Hanson's "It's OK to be white" motion as "regrettable".

Duration:00:03:21

WA university student discovers rare mineral created by meteor

10/16/2018
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A 25 year old West Australian geology student has made a chance discovery of one of the earth's rarest minerals, reidite, while testing samples that had been in a shed for almost two decades.

Duration:00:02:55

Duke and Duchess of Sussex expecting their first child

10/15/2018
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In Britain, the announcement that Meghan Markle is expecting her first child has been met with joy.

Duration:00:03:00