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PM covers a broad spectrum of issues relevant to all sections of Australia's geographically and culturally diverse community. It looks behind political, economic, industrial, business, social, cultural, rural, regional and arts stories.
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Melbourne, VIC

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PM covers a broad spectrum of issues relevant to all sections of Australia's geographically and culturally diverse community. It looks behind political, economic, industrial, business, social, cultural, rural, regional and arts stories.

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Business PM Monday

10/16/2017
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Tonight on Business PM: The Federal Government tonight expected to make a decision to scrap the Clean Energy Target, even though the ACCC report says the main reason for energy price hikes is higher network costs. Elysse Morgan has more.

Duration: 00:09:37


Australian bid to create large marine park in East Antarctica

10/16/2017
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The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources ( CCAMLR) will be decided in the next fortnight is if almost a million square kilometres of the ocean in East Antarctica will be protected. Felicity Ogilvie reports.

Duration: 00:04:44


The Chinese Communist Party's 19th five yearly Congress

10/16/2017
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The great set piece of Chinese politics, the Communist Party's 19th five yearly Congress, gets underway this week, and all eyes are on President Xi Jinping. PM speaks to the UK's Financial Times' Jamil Anderlini.

Duration: 00:06:13


Art secures APY Lands its first permanent renal dialysis treatment centre

10/16/2017
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Thanks to the vison of determined APY Lands community elders both past and present, a new permanent renal dialysis treatment centre is imminent, with an art auction bringing the centre to life. Patrick Martin reports.

Duration: 00:04:48


Doctors appeal to Vic MPs to vote down assisted dying bill

10/16/2017
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A number of doctors with patients nearing the end of their lives insist that an assisted dying scheme is dangerous and unnecessary, a day before the Victorian Parliament is set to debate a bill that could make it legal. Jane Lee reports.

Duration: 00:04:05


"Don't take a break": Mitsubishi boss advises out-going Holden staff

10/16/2017
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On Friday, Australia's last car factory - Holden's plant at Elizabeth - will shut its doors. A former CEO at Mitsubishi Australia has told the ABC that's at least partly because consumer tastes shifted. Stephen Smiley reports.

Duration: 00:04:43


Iraqi forces preparing to seize Kurdish city of Kirkuk

10/16/2017
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Iraqi forces have begun operations to seize the Kurdish city of Kirkuk and its surrounding oil fields. PM speaks to Martin Chulov, the Guardian newspaper's long-time Middle East correspondent, who is on his way to Kirkuk.

Duration: 00:05:05


Soaring power prices sending farmers off grid

10/16/2017
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Faced with soaring power prices, more and more farmers are turning to renewable energy or diesel power generators to escape the unreliable and expensive National Electricity Market. Clint Jasper reports.

Duration: 00:03:46


Clean Energy Target on the way out

10/16/2017
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Cabinet is set to finalise its position on the Clean Energy Target this evening. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is facing opposition from within his party not to press ahead with the CET. Stephanie Borys reports.

Duration: 00:04:29


Business PM Friday

10/13/2017
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Business PM catches you up on the most important news in business and finance.

Duration: 00:09:57


Trump’s Iran deal could designate Iran’s Revolutionary Guard as terrorists

10/13/2017
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The Trump White House has been warned that it could be about to make the most destructive foreign policy move by a US administration since the invasion of Iraq in 2003. It's the prospect that President Trump will also slap the designation "terrorist" on Iran's Revolutionary Guard. Iranian American writer Hooman Majd, says this could bring the US and Iran into direct conflict and he joined PM from New York to discuss why.

Duration: 00:04:34


NT to make landmark changes to 'outdated' anti-discrimination act

10/13/2017
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Sweeping changes to the Northern Territory's anti-discrimination act are on the table, including an amendment to repeal the definitions of a "man" and "woman". Community consultations are being held in all major towns to put the proposed changes to the public. Stephanie Zillman reports.

Duration: 00:03:26


Women farmers recognised in new exhibition

10/13/2017
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Women farmers didn't exist until 1994 according to official census data, despite playing an integral role in the majority of farm businesses. A new exhibition by Museums Victoria is sharing previously untold stories, documenting the contribution of female farmers through the decades. Jess Davis reports.

Duration: 00:03:48


Australian Museum double century: exhibition showcases top artefacts plus hundred most important people

10/13/2017
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After a lengthy restoration process, today the Australian Museum in Sydney re-opens the exhibition space that housed its first collection almost two hundred years ago. Nick Grimm reports.

Duration: 00:06:37


Yemen crisis: cholera outbreak the worst in history

10/13/2017
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After two years of war, and with more than 10,000 people dead, Yemen's population is displaced, impoverished, and fighting a cholera outbreak, with an estimated 700,000 people affected. As the complex conflict drags on, aid agencies, including Medecins sans Frontieres, are endeavouring the stem the tide of the disease. Australian nurse Sita Cacioppe joins PM, just returned from three months in the field.

Duration: 00:04:51


Myanmar defends crackdown on Muslims again

10/13/2017
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The army chief in Myanmar has refused again to acknowledge the role of the military in purging the country of more than half a million Rohingya Muslims. Peter Lloyd reports.

Duration: 00:04:57


Government to shake up private health insurance industry

10/13/2017
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How much will customers save on private health insurance in the years ahead, after the Federal Government's announcement of 14 new measures to address an affordability and transparency crisis? The Government is promising premium rises won't be as high as in the past. Stephanie Borys reports.

Duration: 00:04:45


Peter Costello ramps up bid to nationalise a chunk of Australia's superannuation industry

10/13/2017
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Former Treasurer Peter Costello has made a bold pitch to effectively nationalise much of Australia's superannuation industry. David Taylor reports.

Duration: 00:05:41


Business PM Thursday

10/12/2017
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Business PM catches you up on the most important news in business and finance.

Duration: 00:10:01


Liberian elections plagued with voting irregularities

10/12/2017
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The west African nation of Liberia will tonight know the outcome of its third national election since the country ended a violent civil war in 2003. PM's Linda Mottram speaks with the editor of Front Page Africa, Rodney Sieh.

Duration: 00:04:51

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