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Enjoy a comprehensive current affairs program which backgrounds, analyses, interprets and encourages debate on events and issues of interest and importance to all Australians.
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Sydney, NSW

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Enjoy a comprehensive current affairs program which backgrounds, analyses, interprets and encourages debate on events and issues of interest and importance to all Australians.

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English

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Arrest notification service for NT Indigenous people coming at last

11/19/2018
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Twenty-seven years after a Royal Commission said a phone hotline for Indigenous offenders would prevent deaths in custody, the Northern Territory is now looking to legislate it.

Duration:00:03:38

Monday PM

11/19/2018
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On Monday's PM: CBA's boss pressured to admit mortgage brokers are being paid for nothing; the Victorian Opposition promises to subject judges and magistrates to more scrutiny; and a Christian schools leader attacks the premise of a parliamentary committee into discrimination of students and staff.

Duration:00:30:11

Vic election: Libs pledge to publish judges' sentencing records

11/19/2018
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The Victorian Liberal Party is promising to publish the sentencing records of judges and magistrates if elected in the state election this weekend.

Duration:00:06:10

Analysts cast doubt on longevity of Queensland's new mining boom

11/19/2018
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The Federal Government is celebrating Australian coal exports, with the industry seeing a new boom out of Queensland. But some analysts say that, despite solid prices, overseas demand is not likely to increase anytime soon.

Duration:00:03:42

Senate probe into prejudice based on a lie: Christian Schools leader

11/19/2018
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A Christian school leader has questioned the legitimacy of a parliamentary inquiry into the rights of faith-based schools to discriminate against same-sex-attracted students.

Duration:00:05:00

Banks have lost control of mortgage broking: Pat McConnell

11/19/2018
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Pat McConnell, visiting fellow in the Applied Finance Centre at Macquarie University, speaks with PM on the need to re-think the entire issue of mortgage broking as a financial activity.

Duration:00:08:19

CBA CEO admits no value from ongoing mortgage broker fees

11/19/2018
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CBA CEO Matt Comyn admitted at the Royal Commission today that services provided in return for ongoing mortgage broker commission fees are "closer to none" - but that his bank had no plan for moving to flat fees.

Duration:00:03:41

Royal Commission highlights need for mortgage broking reform: Pat McConnell

11/19/2018
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CBA CEO Matt Comyn admitted at the Royal Commission that services provided in return for ongoing mortgage broker commission fees are "closer to none" - but that his bank had no plan for moving to flat fees. Pat McConnell, visiting fellow in the Macquarie Applied Finance Centre, speaks with PM on the need to re-think the whole issue of mortgage broking.

Duration:00:12:01

Friday PM

11/16/2018
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On Friday's PM: The Former Foreign Affairs Minister Bob Carr is our guest: he's lashing out at the Treasurer Josh Frydenberg over comments relating to the Israel embassy move; and the Hollywood actress Rebel Wilson fails in her attempt to get her defamation case back in court.

Duration:00:30:11

Japan PM’s visit to Darwin marks wartime past and new investments

11/16/2018
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits Darwin this evening, and is expected to pay his respects to the war dead and mark the official opening of the massive Inpex LNG plant.

Duration:00:04:12

Back from the brink: Mountain gorilla recovery hailed as rare conservation success

11/16/2018
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After facing near-extinction, the recovery of Africa's legendary mountain gorillas has been hailed as a rare conservation success.

Duration:00:03:37

Rebel Wilson case over as High Court refuses to hear appeal

11/16/2018
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The High Court has refused to hear actress Rebel Wilson's appeal against the slashing of her defamation damages. Ms Wilson says the money isn't important and she's proud to have taken the case as far as she could.

Duration:00:03:44

Reports some refugees resettled in US want to return to Nauru

11/16/2018
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They spent up to five years trying to get off Nauru, but now it seems that some of the refugees who've been resettled in the United States want to return to the Pacific Island.

Duration:00:03:56

'Not in Australia's national interests': Bob Carr on moving the Israel embassy

11/16/2018
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There has been a Twitter spat between the Treasurer and Bob Carr over the Prime Minister's intent to move the Australian embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. To explore his views on the matter, PM was joined by Bob Carr.

Duration:00:07:23

Jerusalem embassy idea causes trouble at home and abroad for PM Scott Morrison

11/16/2018
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The Federal Government's consideration of moving the Israeli embassy to Jerusalem is causing ongoing trouble for Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

Duration:00:04:02

Massive crater found under Greenland glacier

11/15/2018
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Scientists working from around the globe have discovered a crater buried deep under ice in Greenland. The asteroid may have hit the planet as recently as 12,000 years ago, making it one of the more recent large scale collisions.

Duration:00:03:38

Deep divisions continue within the UK: Bruce Wilson

11/15/2018
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Many are dismissively labelling Theresa May's new deal with the acronym BRINO — "Brexit in Name Only" — complaining that Britain has made so many concessions, it will still be subject to European Union trade and border controls.

Duration:00:05:45

Vic Liberals disendorse candidate appearing in anti-Muslim video

11/15/2018
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Less than a fortnight from the Victorian election the Liberal party has disendorsed its candidate for the seat of Yan Yean after she appeared in an anti-Muslim video posted by another party.

Duration:00:04:10

Ban on foreign donations passes the Senate

11/15/2018
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A ban on foreign donations to political parties has passed the Senate and will soon become law but other reforms to bring more transparency to political donations have failed.

Duration:00:04:10

Thursday PM

11/15/2018
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On Thursday's PM: An Australian pilot tells PM he and his colleagues are alarmed Boeing didn't tell them about a new feature that takes over a plane's controls; In Victoria, the Liberal party has disendorsed a candidate after she appeared in an anti-Muslim video; And as Theresa May's woes continue, could Britain go to a second Brexit referendum?

Duration:00:30:13