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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.

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

'Postvention' a focus at national Indigenous suicide prevention conference

11/20/2018
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Delegates attending the second National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Conference heard that maintaining a connection to culture is important for mental health.

Duration:00:03:15

Tasmania close to being first state to remove gender from birth certificates

11/20/2018
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The Liberal speaker in Tasmania has voted against the government to side with the Tasmanian Greens and Labor party to introduce laws to make it easier for adults to change their gender of birth certificates.

Duration:00:02:50

Suicide attack on religious gathering kills at least 43 in Kabul

11/20/2018
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A suicide bomb attack on a gathering of religious scholars in Kabul has killed at least 43 people.

Duration:00:02:47

Calls for new organisation to replace Interpol if Russian candidate wins top job

11/20/2018
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There have been calls for the establishment of a new international crime-fighting organisation to replace Interpol if the former head of the Russian interior ministry is elected as its president.

Duration:00:03:27

RBA boss raps banks for misconduct but warns tighter regulation could hurt economy

11/20/2018
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Reserve Bank governor Dr Philip Lowe says Australia's banks have been "severely tarnished" by evidence of shocking misconduct but has warned that tougher regulation might hurt the economy.

Duration:00:04:18

Wednesday AM

11/20/2018
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On today's program: Calls to scrap Interpol as one of Vladimir Putin's allies emerges as the top contender to take control of the international crime fighting body; Tasmania may become the first state to allow people to remove gender from birth certificates; And conference delegates working to prevent suicide in the Indigenous community.

Duration:00:30:11

Low protein, high carb diet found to be better for brain and ageing

11/20/2018
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Australian scientists have discovered what could be the best diet for keeping your brain youthful.

Duration:00:03:00

Australian aid agency body apologises for sexual abuse

11/20/2018
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Some of Australia's biggest aid organisations are publicly apologising to victims of sexual abuse and harassment at the hands of their staffers, on some of the world's most vulnerable people.

Duration:00:03:01

Trump vows to stand by Saudi Arabia despite Khashoggi murder

11/20/2018
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Donald Trump has declared that America is standing by Saudi Arabia, even though he concedes the country's crown prince may have had knowledge of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Duration:00:03:10

Pushback against Govt attempts to rush encryption laws through parliament

11/20/2018
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The Home Affairs Minister has ramped up pressure on Parliament to pass laws that would compel tech companies to decrypt messages for police and intelligence operations, but some are arguing more time is needed.

Duration:00:03:23

Sydney astronomers find rare star system

11/19/2018
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Astronomers say they've found a doomed star system in our galaxy that could be a ticking time-bomb.

Duration:00:03:03

Will cutting migration benefit Australia's cities?

11/19/2018
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The Prime Minister Scott Morrison has floated the idea of cutting the number of migrants coming to Australia. But will it make a difference to issues such as congestion in Sydney and Melbourne?

Duration:00:10:27

Opinions divided over proposed changes to migration intake

11/19/2018
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How do commuters on their way to work in Sydney feel about Australia's immigration levels?

Duration:00:02:39

Tuesday AM

11/19/2018
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On Tuesday's AM: After tonight, Renae Lawrence will become the first and only one of the Bali Nine to be freed; the German Government has given 18 Saudi citizens a European travel ban over Jamal Khashoggi's murder; and Australian medical experts have made a breakthrough in the potential treatment of Multiple Sclerosis.

Duration:00:30:10

Scott Morrison to tackle Australia's population growth issue

11/19/2018
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison has turned his attention to the subject of Australia's population growth and says it is growing discomfort in Australia's major cities with its pace.

Duration:00:02:34

Government unveils package to boost women's economic independence

11/19/2018
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The Federal government's unveiling a $109 million dollar package over four years to boost women's economic independence, workforce participation and earning potential.

Duration:00:06:40

Australian researcher completes 'world-first' trial of possible new MS treatment

11/19/2018
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Australian medical experts have made a breakthrough in the potential new treatment of Multiple Sclerosis, or MS, using immunotherapy.

Duration:00:03:19

Saudi citizens receive a European travel ban over Khashoggi killing

11/19/2018
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The German Government has cut weapons exports to Saudi Arabia and banned 18 Saudi citizens from entering Europe, for suspected involvement in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Duration:00:03:12

Bali Nine member to be freed tonight

11/19/2018
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It's been 13 years since nine Australians were arrested in Bali on charges of heroin trafficking. After tonight, Renae Lawrence will become the first and only one of the Bali Nine to be freed.

Duration:00:03:03

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