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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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Location:

Sydney, NSW

Description:

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

Language:

English

Contact:

Radio Current Affairs GPO Box 9994 Sydney 2001


Episodes

What challenges lie ahead for regional cinemas?

1/19/2018
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It's blockbuster season in the movie industry, but how do cinemas survive in the digital age?

Duration: 00:03:57


Push for outback war memorial gains momentum

1/19/2018
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Planning for the memorial in the small township of Pimba is now entering its final stages

Duration: 00:03:41


Reports 'backlog' of bitcoin enthusiasts, despite crash

1/19/2018
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Bitcoin crashed this week and investors are still dusting themselves off, but they're not heading for the exits.

Duration: 00:02:59


Calls to do more to help women build their super

1/19/2018
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There are calls for the Government to change the superannuation system to make it more flexible so women can boost their super.

Duration: 00:03:29


US remains on the brink of government shutdown

1/19/2018
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The United States is on the brink of a federal government shutdown.

Duration: 00:03:04


Saturday AM

1/19/2018
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On Saturday's program: One year into Trump's presidency and the US is on the brink of a government shutdown; Bystanders are still coming to terms with Melbourne's Bourke Street tragedy; And calls to change super for women to help close the gap.

Duration: 00:29:57


Global temperatures were the third hottest on record

1/18/2018
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Last year wasn't quite as hot as 2016's recording breaking effort, but 2017 was still one of the hottest on record. That's according to the world's three main global agencies monitoring temperatures.

Duration: 00:02:52


Beijing basks in blue skies after coal burning is restricted

1/18/2018
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Once known for its notorious smog, Beijing is now much of the time basking in blue skies. It appears authorities have pulled off a major environmental coup. But clearing the air has left some people in the cold.

Duration: 00:03:39


Scientists reveal blood test that can detect eight common cancers

1/18/2018
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US and Australian researchers have found a blood test that can detect ovary, liver, stomach, pancreas, oesophagus, bowel, lung and breast cancer at an early stage.

Duration: 00:03:18


Australia day date 'never comes up as an issue': Nigel Scullion

1/18/2018
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Minister for Indigenous Affairs Senator Nigel Scullion joins AM to discuss the remote work for the dole scheme, remote housing and the date of Australia Day.

Duration: 00:07:31


Surviving sweltering summers in inland Australia

1/18/2018
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Most Australians live near a beach, or at the very least, an easy car trip from one. For kids living hundreds of kilometres inland, their local public pool is a lifesaver, providing relief from the heat and critical swimming skills.

Duration: 00:03:28


Australia set to reform rules around new genetic modification technology

1/18/2018
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Australia is set to reform how it regulates genetically modified technology, which could help to dramatically speed up health and agriculture research.

Duration: 00:03:13


Regional cities call for funding

1/18/2018
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A new funding grant for regional cities was announced in last year's budget but it's yet to be issued because the eligibility criteria hasn't been finalised. Mayors are questioning the delay, with one suggesting the citizenship saga is partly to blame.

Duration: 00:02:51


New test developed for virulent STI

1/17/2018
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Melbourne researchers have developed a simple test for mycoplasma genitalium, a virulent sexually transmitted infection stubbornly resistant to antibiotics. The test could dramatically change treatment options.

Duration: 00:03:15


Hospitals taking steps to reduce carbon footprint

1/17/2018
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Many hospitals are bigger emitters than similarly sized offices, but a growing number of hospitals and healthcare providers around the world are taking up initiatives to reduce their carbon footprint.

Duration: 00:03:36


Defence and trade on the agenda as PM lands in Tokyo

1/17/2018
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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull arrives in Tokyo today for a meeting with his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe, to strengthen defence and trade ties between the two countries. The meeting comes as North Korea poses an increasingly major security threat to the region.

Duration: 00:03:13


Sports stadium design must respond to climate change, says environmental lawyer

1/17/2018
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Melbourne temperatures are expected to nudge 40 degrees today and tomorrow, making conditions uncomfortable at the Australian Open tennis tournament. An Australian environmental lawyer says that sporting arenas should be redesigned to factor in climate change and rising temperatures.

Duration: 00:02:40


Koalas under threat in south-east Queensland as habitat disappears for housing

1/17/2018
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Koalas are under threat and have almost disappeared in some areas of Queensland's so-called Koala Coast. One of the most viable populations in the state's south-east is now under pressure, as habitat is being bulldozed to make way for affordable housing.

Duration: 00:03:11


Most Australians don't mind when Australia Day is held: poll

1/17/2018
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A new poll reveals more than half of the population doesn't mind what on date Australia Day is held, as long as there is a national day to celebrate.

Duration: 00:03:08


Three Australians arrested in Serbia over alleged massive drug deal

1/17/2018
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Three Australian men have been arrested in a Belgrade hotel in connection with a massive cocaine bust in Sydney last year. Authorities claim they're part of an international drug syndicate and were carrying nearly $1 million in cash.

Duration: 00:02:41

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