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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

Disability services providers: NDIS not working

11/18/2018
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Some in the disability sector are saying the system is suffering a silent crisis under the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Duration:00:03:03

'It's up to China': Paul Jennings on the 2018 APEC summit

11/18/2018
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Peter Jennings is the executive director of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute and he joined AM to discuss the 2018 APEC summit.

Duration:00:06:58

Monday AM

11/18/2018
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On Monday's AM: With his presidency facing a hostile Congress and tightening scrutiny from the Mueller investigation, Donald Trump gives himself top marks; and the gospel according to Steve Bannon: meet the people spreading the word of the alt-right across Europe.

Duration:00:30:11

Steve Bannon sets his sights on Europe for his right-wing group 'The Movement'

11/18/2018
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The former Donald Trump campaign strategist Steve Bannon has been on the hustings again — but this time he's on the other side of the Atlantic.

Duration:00:04:02

Royal Commission: Big Four CEOs to face last round of hearings

11/18/2018
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The financial services royal commission will hit a crescendo during the next fortnight when "big four" bank chief executives face what is expected to be intense questioning over misconduct in the sector.

Duration:00:04:55

Gay conversion supporter preferenced on Liberal ticket in VIC

11/18/2018
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A Victorian Liberal candidate says he had "zero" input in the decision to preference a far-right independent on his ticket at this weekend's state election.

Duration:00:03:13

Trump discusses Mueller probe, Khashoggi murder with Fox News

11/18/2018
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In a revealing interview, Donald Trump has said he's unlikely to sit down with special counsel Bob Mueller over the Russia investigation and that he wants to stick with the alliance with Saudi Arabia despite the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

Duration:00:03:09

APEC 2018: US-China trade tensions coalesce in summit failure

11/18/2018
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Deep divisions between the US and China have derailed the APEC summit in Port Moresby. For the first time the leaders were unable to agree on a final communiqué.

Duration:00:03:12

MATTERS OF STATE: Underpaying workers - oversight or jail time?

11/18/2018
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Victoria could be about to jail bosses who underpay their staff. Why aren't we talking about it? This is the final podcast of a special series in the lead up to the Victorian election.

Duration:00:12:07

Brexit clash intensifies

11/16/2018
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In Britain, Theresa May's leadership has survived the parliamentary week after a string of ministerial resignations and plots against her. The Prime Minister has vowed to push a draft Brexit plan through the British Parliament, but her opponents say they're almost ready to launch a no-confidence motion in her.

Duration:00:02:32

Businesses looking to North Korea for opportunities if sanctions lifted

11/16/2018
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Doing business in North Korea is banned for now. But many are hoping the hermit kingdom could present some significant opportunities if sanctions are lifted.

Duration:00:03:52

Casualties in California fires to grow

11/16/2018
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The fire-ravaged town of Paradise in Northern California is contemplating its future, and bracing for a staggering death toll. Confirmed fatalities rose to 65 yesterday, while the number missing skyrocketed to 630.

Duration:00:03:43

The kilogram has been redefined

11/16/2018
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The kilogram was the last metric unit measured using a physical artefact, rather than the laws of physics. But delegates from 60 countries gathered last night to change the way the unit is defined, replacing the single metal ingot from which all kilograms were measured, with a fixed value from nature.

Duration:00:03:42

Business group opposes making wage theft a crime

11/16/2018
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The Australian Industry Group is warning against a proposal to make wage theft a crime in Queensland. A parliamentary committee in the state has found underpayment of workers is rife to the tune of about $2.5 billion a year and recommends making it a criminal offence. But the AI Group's Queensland branch says that would clog the court system.

Duration:00:03:17

Delivery rider wins unfair dismissal case against Foodora

11/16/2018
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The Fair Work Commission has upheld an unfair dismissal claim brought by a delivery rider against the failed gig economy company Foodora. The Commission found Melbourne man Joshua Klooger was wrongly let go because he complained about pay rates on the Channel 10 show The Project.

Duration:00:03:11

Judge orders White House to return press pass to CNN reporter Jim Acosta

11/16/2018
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In the United States, a judge has ordered the White House to return a White House press pass to a CNN reporter who was dramatically given his marching orders by Donald Trump. Jim Acosta lost his White House access after a run-in with the President during a media conference that also resulted in the journalist being controversially accused of manhandling a White House intern.

Duration:00:04:14

Japanese PM to support Australia's stance on South China Sea

11/16/2018
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Japan's Prime Minister will wrap up a historic visit to Darwin this morning by visiting a memorial to a Japanese submarine sunk off the city's coast during World War Two. Before departing the top end, Shinzo Abe has signed a series of agreements with Australia, and declared that he and Scott Morrison see "eye to eye" on Beijing's activities in the South China Sea.

Duration:00:02:37

Concerns geopolitics could derail APEC agenda

11/16/2018
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison will address the APEC gathering today at a time of new tensions with regional neighbours Indonesia and Malaysia over his controversial plan to look at moving Australia's embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Duration:00:04:48

Saturday AM

11/16/2018
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On today's program: The White House ordered to return a CNN reporter's media pass with a judge finding he was denied due process in the row over press freedom in the US; And amid rising tensions - could today's APEC meeting getting underway in Papua New Guinea be the start of something decidedly unpleasant?

Duration:00:30:01

Prime Minister to join world leaders in PNG for APEC summit

11/16/2018
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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will touch down in Port Moresby this morning to join leaders from across the region at the APEC Summit. This year the APEC Host is the poorest nation of the group, Papua New Guinea.

Duration:00:02:53