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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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ABC Radio National GPO Box 9994 Sydney 2001


Episodes

Mon 25 March - 'No collusion', Trump's triumph?

3/25/2019
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Donald Trump's triumphant take on the Mueller Report. His Attorney General's summary finds no conspiracy linking Russia and the Trump campaign. But does it really represent a “complete and total exoneration”? And warning signs for The Nationals - Will more bush electorates turn away at the federal election?

Duration:00:28:37

Mueller report: No collusion but no exoneration for Trump

3/25/2019
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The long-awaited Mueller report into whether Russia interfered in the 2016 US election is now with the US Attorney General. He says, in a summary it finds the Trump election campaign did not conspire with Russia to influence the election.

Duration:00:03:59

Trump’s story not over: 19 US Government investigations into ‘collusion’ still ongoing

3/25/2019
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President Trump says he's been exonerated, after the publication of the US Attorney-General's four-page letter on the still secret Mueller report. But attorney and Professor at the University of New Hampshire Seth Abramson says absolutely not.

Duration:00:05:03

Discontent over water woes swing votes away from key Nationals seats

3/25/2019
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The National Party are licking their wounds after suffering swings of more than 20 per cent in two key regional seats. The Shooters, Fishers and Farmers party has moved in on their turf. Locals say there's just one word on voter's lips: water.

Duration:00:05:36

Strong NSW Shooters election results have federal Nationals concerned

3/25/2019
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So how worried are federal Nationals about the New South Wales result and will the strong outcome for the Shooters translate into federal politics? The Nationals member with the most to lose says he's concerned, but the Shooters face an uphill battle having to mount a federal campaign so soon after putting maximum effort into New South Wales.

Duration:00:04:10

Thailand's pro-military party leads the popular vote as opposition alleges “irregularities” within the vote itself

3/25/2019
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After long delays, Thais got to vote in a national election during the weekend and a pro-military party is leading the popular vote. That's disappointed those who hoped this moment would loosen the military's five-year grip on power.

Duration:00:03:46

‘Wouldn’t put any money on Theresa May being in the job next week’': Jeremy Cliffe

3/25/2019
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Leadership coup talk in London has forced Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May to spend her Sunday afternoon in crisis talks. Meanwhile, vast crowds flooded the streets of London on Saturday calling for a second Brexit referendum. For his insights The Economist's Jeremy Cliffe joins PM.

Duration:00:08:01

Friday 22 March 2019

3/22/2019
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Remembering the dead and marvelling at the unity - how New Zealand has come together across faiths and creeds, in defiance of the terror in Christchurch one week ago; and a warning for gay and bi-sexual men after a second Australian contracts HIV despite taking the preventative drug PrEP.

Duration:00:29:13

New Zealand comes together in powerful symbol of unity against terror

3/22/2019
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New Zealand fell silent today, collectively honouring those gunned down a week ago at two mosques in Christchurch. From Auckland to Wellington and Christchurch, thousands gathered for Salāt al-Jumu'ah, the Friday congregational prayer.

Duration:00:06:19

Muslims and non-Muslims gather in solidarity for memorial at Lakemba Mosque

3/22/2019
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Mosques around Australia also held special memorial services this afternoon, after Friday prayers, in solidarity with the Christchurch victims and survivors, including Australia's biggest mosque in Lakemba, Western Sydney.

Duration:00:03:25

Report scathing of NSW police's ability to investigate hate crimes

3/22/2019
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A scathing report has found that the New South Wales Police Force has failed to equip officers with the capacity to identify bias crime, concluding many officers believe their bosses view bias crimes as a 'political inconvenience.'

Duration:00:04:59

Major parties looking neck and neck ahead of NSW election

3/22/2019
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With voters in New South Wales going to the polls tomorrow, most pundits are predicting the most likely outcome is a minority government. The Government of Premier Gladys Berejiklian looks set to lose seats to the independents and Labor.

Duration:00:04:21

Sydney man second in Australia to get HIV through sex despite taking medication

3/22/2019
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Sydney man Steve Spencer has become the second person in Australia to get HIV through sex despite taking the medication PrEP to help prevent that path of infection.

Duration:00:03:43

Boeing facing increasing scrutiny

3/22/2019
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The aviation industry is keenly watching the ongoing investigation into the Ethiopian Airlines crash that could further implicate Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration.

Duration:00:04:02

Thursday 21 March 2019

3/21/2019
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New Zealand's minorities and the abuse they've endured – Golriz Ghahraman joins PM and is the first refugee member of the country's parliament, she knows it was there well before the Christchurch tragedy. And as Cyclone Trevor looms, the Northern Territory swings into the biggest evacuation since Cyclone Tracy, with many seeking safety far from home.

Duration:00:29:07

Jacinda Ardern announces sweeping gun law reforms six days after Christchurch tragedy

3/21/2019
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As more victims of last Friday's mosque attacks were laid to rest, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a ban on the sale of military style semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles.

Duration:00:05:40

‘Disappointed and annoyed’: New Zealand gun law reforms creates confusion for gun retailers

3/21/2019
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So how is the ban going down with gun owners in New Zealand? One gun shop says the announcement's created confusion. Wayne Chapman speaks to PM, and owns a gun store on the rural edge of the capital Wellington, home of the country's sporting shooters scene.

Duration:00:03:50

Racism and threats a common experience among New Zealand immigrants: Golriz Ghahraman

3/21/2019
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New Zealand's only immigrant MP has told her colleagues they must understand that there is an internal rump of racists in New Zealand, that the threats are not only from outsiders. Greens MP Golriz Ghahraman joins PM - her family fled Iran to settle in New Zealand and she raised her concerns in a speech in Parliament.

Duration:00:04:16

State of emergency declared in Northern Territory as Cyclone Trevor looms

3/21/2019
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The Defence Force has swung into action behind police and fire and emergency services in the Northern Territory, as severe tropical cyclone Trevor threatens a slew of settlements including one of the biggest mining towns in the region.

Duration:00:04:20

‘A war criminal and nothing else’: Screbrenica massacre survivor on Karadzic’s legacy

3/21/2019
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Radovan Karadzic who presided over genocide in Europe and continues to inspire white nationalists like the Christchurch gunman has learned overnight that he will die in prison. Survivor of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre Nedzad Avdic joins PM to speak about Karadzic's new life sentence and the path to justice.

Duration:00:05:52