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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.

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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ABC Radio National GPO Box 9994 Sydney 2001


Episodes

Bright new coral discovered at dark depths by CSIRO research ship

12/19/2018
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Scientists have discovered more than 100 unnamed species of coral and other marine life on a research voyage south of Tasmania.

Duration:00:04:08

The threats to Adani's coal mine

12/19/2018
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Adani's chances of actually building its long-planned coal mine in Queensland's Galilee Basin depend on who you're asking. We canvas all the threats to Australia's most controversial mining project.

Duration:00:04:49

China's campaign against Christians ramps up ahead of Christmas

12/19/2018
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Christian aid groups say a campaign of repression against Christians in China has been ramped up ahead of Christmas. PM talks with Bob Fu, the founder and president of China Aid, which campaigns to expose religious persecution in China.

Duration:00:11:15

APRA relaxes interest-only lending restriction for home loans

12/19/2018
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Interest-only lending for home loans have been restricted for some time, but the financial regulator APRA is changing that, as it tries to stabilise the ailing housing market.

Duration:00:04:21

Showdown over energy policy

12/19/2018
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The Federal Government has stared down a revolt from the states and territories over energy policy. But New South Wales — under a Coalition government — made a push for rules to force power companies to reduce their carbon emissions.

Duration:00:03:50

National Party VP felt 'nauseous' reading about Broad's sugar baby saga

12/18/2018
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Nationals Federal Vice President Katrina Hodgkinson says cultural change is needed across the country to address poor attitudes towards women.

Duration:00:08:03

Tuesday PM

12/18/2018
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On tonight's program: Disgraced Nationals MP Andrew Broad will quit politics at the next election; Nationals Party Vice President Katrina Hodgkinson says the 'cultural problem' with women needs to be addressed across the country: And ASIC calls on banks to lift their game when it comes to credit card lending.

Duration:00:30:13

Northern Territory tourism industry resists budget cuts

12/18/2018
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As the NT Government tries to prepare the electorate for cuts, some economists say a long culture of grant-giving should cease.

Duration:00:02:56

Post Royal Commission promises to improve credit card standards not enforceable, advocates say

12/18/2018
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ASIC says the country's biggest lenders have committed to improve their credit card standards after damning evidence of misconduct in the banking royal commission - but their promises aren't enforceable.

Duration:00:04:04

Women's Tennis to adopt new rules to encourage elite players back after childbirth

12/18/2018
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The Women's Tennis Association has adopted new rules to make it easier for top female players to return to elite competition after they have a child.

Duration:00:04:17

No major IR changes as ALP conference wraps up

12/18/2018
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After three days of policy discussion and deal-making, without any significant disagreements, the ALP National Conference has wrapped up.

Duration:00:06:21

Nationals MP Andrew Broad withdraws from election after sugar baby scandal

12/18/2018
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Disgraced Nationals MP Andrew Broad is quitting politics after becoming embroiled in a dating website scandal.

Duration:00:04:15

Questions over whether Poland climate agreement goes far enough

12/17/2018
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After a marathon session a global agreement on curbing greenhouse gas emissions was reached at the weekend at the UN climate talks in Poland.

Duration:00:04:09

How dependent are the government’s budget hopes on China?

12/17/2018
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The secret to the government's economic success is, as always, strong earnings from China.

Duration:00:06:02

Monday PM

12/17/2018
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On Monday's PM: Andrew Broad quits after magazine article accuses him of using a website to meet younger women; after four years since the death of healthcare billionaire Paul Ramsay, there's been a breakthrough in one of his more controversial philanthropic bequests; and the WWF are warning people that koalas will be extinct from New South Wales in just 30 years.

Duration:00:30:13

Labor delegates vote on future asylum seeker policy

12/17/2018
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After weeks of negotiations, campaigning and deal-making the ALP has reached a consensus on its asylum seeker policy.

Duration:00:04:38

Koalas are in danger of becoming extinct, WWF warns

12/17/2018
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The World Wildlife Fund is warning koalas will be extinct from New South Wales in just 30 years.

Duration:00:04:32

Australia's Budget forecast to return to surplus in April

12/17/2018
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Australia is clawing its way back to a budget surplus, according to the Federal Government's pre-Christmas budget update.

Duration:00:04:21

Secrecy surrounds Ramsay Centre's Wollongong deal

12/17/2018
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It's been more than four years since the death of healthcare billionaire Paul Ramsay, and today there was a breakthrough in one of his more controversial philanthropic bequests.

Duration:00:04:00

Nationals MP resigns amid allegations of his private life

12/17/2018
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Nationals MP Andrew Broad has resigned from his role as an Assistant Minister, after New Idea Magazine published allegations that he used a website to a meet younger woman while on work trips.

Duration:00:04:00