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Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. AM sets the agenda for the nation's daily news and current affairs coverage.

Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. AM sets the agenda for the nation's daily news and current affairs coverage.
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Sydney, NSW

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Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. AM sets the agenda for the nation's daily news and current affairs coverage.

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English

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Radio Current Affairs GPO Box 9994 Sydney 2001


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Survey says 43 per cent of Aussies blowing their phone data caps

11/20/2017
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A new study has found 43 per cent of us regularly exceed our monthly data cap, collectively handing over $313 million a year in extra fees.

Duration: 00:02:16


Townsville voters express dissatisfaction with major parties

11/20/2017
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Both major political parties are pledging jobs for northern regional Queensland, but voters in Townsville aren't convinced.

Duration: 00:02:53


One Nation ready for Queensland election: Steve Dickson

11/20/2017
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In the final days of the Queensland election campaign, both Labor and the LNP are warning a vote for One Nation could help the other major party win power.

Duration: 00:07:03


One Nation's potential Qld kingmaker defends previous departure

11/20/2017
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A Queensland election candidate who describes himself as Mr One Nation, Jim Savage, has defended his earlier resignation from the party, and membership of another.

Duration: 00:02:56


Turnbull promises tax cut for middle-income earners

11/20/2017
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Australians are being promised a tax cut next year, but Labor says Mr Turnbull is trying to divert attention away from his decision to cancel the House of Representatives from sitting next week.

Duration: 00:03:05


German Chancellor Merkel fighting for political survival

11/20/2017
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Two months after Germany's election, talks between four parties to form a complex coalition government have collapsed.

Duration: 00:02:58


Zimbabwe's ZANU-PF expects to remove Mugabe in 48 hrs

11/20/2017
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Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party has announced it will impeach long-time President Robert Mugabe within days, after he failed to resign yesterday.

Duration: 00:03:29


Soaring unemployment rate key election issue for Queensland

11/19/2017
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The volatile unemployment rate in Queensland, and which party is best set to allay it, has become a key issue in the last week of the state election campaign.

Duration: 00:03:33


Energy policy the battleground for major parties in Qld election

11/19/2017
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In the face of soaring power prices, energy policy remains one of the key battlegrounds in the Queensland election - with Labor pushing to expand renewables and the LNP calling for targets to be scrapped.

Duration: 00:03:28


Northern Australia Investment Forum opens in Cairns

11/19/2017
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The federal, West Australian, Northern Territory and Queensland governments are hosting a Northern Australia Investment Forum in Cairns today and tomorrow. Trade Minister Steve Ciobo says it's an important part of implementing the Government's White Paper on the region.

Duration: 00:08:22


Myanmar military using mass rape as a weapon

11/19/2017
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There is mounting evidence Myanmar's military has used mass rape as weapon against Rohingya Muslims on a far wider scale than previously known.

Duration: 00:02:45


Freedom fighter to despot: Africa's oldest leader faces impeachment

11/19/2017
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At 93, Robert Mugabe is the world's oldest leader, and the only African head of state to have held power since his country's independence, but now he's facing impeachment after steadfastly refusing pressure to resign.

Duration: 00:03:07


Mugabe refuses to resign in televised speech

11/19/2017
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Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has defiantly refused to resign in a televised speech, saying he has no intention of standing down after nearly four decades in power.

Duration: 00:05:35


Energy on the agenda ahead of COAG meeting

11/19/2017
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COAG energy ministers are preparing to meet on Friday to discuss the Federal Government's National Energy Guarantee.

Duration: 00:03:10


Arnhem land elders hope royal commission will mean real change

11/19/2017
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The final report of the NT royal commission is sparking hopes that Aboriginal-run organisations will have more control under a new system of child protection in the Northern Territory.

Duration: 00:03:09


Plants release more CO2 than previously thought

11/17/2017
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The common perception is that plants play a vital role in scrubbing carbon dioxide out of the air, but they may not be quite as good at this as once thought.

Duration: 00:03:34


Labor and Greens clash in Northcote by-election

11/17/2017
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Victorian voters in the inner-Melbourne seat of Melbourne will go to the polls today, to elect a new MP for Northcote, and the battle is on between Labor's Clare Burns and the Greens' Lidia Thorpe.

Duration: 00:03:24


Poll shows Keneally gaining on Alexander in Bennelong

11/17/2017
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A Galaxy research poll suggests that Labor's Kristina Kenneally has narrowed the gap with her Coalition rival for the seat of Bennelong, John Alexander, whose primary vote has dropped 8 per cent to only 3 points ahead of Ms Keneally's at 42 to 39 per cent.

Duration: 00:04:27


Who should control space junk traffic?

11/17/2017
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Space management experts are concerned that mounting debris around the earth's orbit could cause more collisions and damage crucial infrastructure.

Duration: 00:03:10


Mugabe makes first public appearance after house arrest

11/17/2017
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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has made his first public appearance after being placed under house arrest as efforts to persuade him to resign continue.

Duration: 00:02:51

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