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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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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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Police did not inform NT families department about deadly assault before alleged rape of toddler

2/23/2018
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A political blame-game has erupted in the Northern Territory over how authorities handled the alleged sexual assault of a two-year girl in the town of Tennant Creek last week.

Duration:00:03:15

Government needs to wake up to impact of population boom

2/23/2018
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A warning today about Australia's creaking infrastructure and environmental limits, as we try to cram in 12 million more people in the next 30 years. Dr Jonathan Sobels joins PM to discuss how the impacts of population growth are often overlooked.

Duration:00:06:41

Barnaby Joyce falls on his sword after weeks of pressure

2/23/2018
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It's been more than a fortnight of scandalous front pages and growing calls for his resignation and today Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has fallen on his sword.

Duration:00:08:14

The rise and fall of Barnaby Joyce

2/23/2018
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Barnaby Joyce's leadership of the Nationals saw the profile of the party sky-rocket. But his ascension was always a risk for the Nationals - would his star power be their saving or their undoing?

Duration:00:05:40

“It’s a really sad day”: Michelle Landry on losing Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce

2/23/2018
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Michelle Landry is the Nationals chief whip, she's the Member for Capricornia and she joins PM to discuss the implications of the “devastating” loss of Barnaby Joyce as leader of the Nationals.

Duration:00:04:44

Australia's corruption perception index falls

2/22/2018
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Transparency International's latest corruption perception index shows Australia's score falling from 85 in 2012 to 77, now a gradual but decisive decline. Professor AJ Brown joins PM to speak about our slide in the corruption perception index.

Duration:00:04:22

Victims of nasty online bullying speak out about need for law reform

2/22/2018
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They're not kids, they're adults. Trying to express using social media to express their views on issues of the day. But they're being targeted by faceless and anonymous online trolls every day. And victims of cyber hate are now calling for new laws to protect them from online predators.

Duration:00:03:30

North Korea's cyber espionage operation "Reaper" threatens Australian organisations

2/22/2018
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A private security company in the US called Fireeye has come out with an intriguing report about "Reaper" a North Korean espionage operation that has targeted international military and government organisations.

Duration:00:04:31

Should the US give guns to teachers?

2/22/2018
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US politicians today came face to face with students and parents still in mourning after the country's latest school shooting. In the White House, President Donald Trump held a meeting where he flagged arming teachers as way to combat attackers in schools.

Duration:00:04:01

Demands for answers in Tennant Creek following sexual assault of toddler

2/22/2018
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Community anger has given way to demands for answers in the Northern Territory town of Tennant Creek after the alleged sexual assault of a two-year-old girl.

Duration:00:04:27

Ballarat child sex offender finally jailed

2/22/2018
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Former Christian Brother Stephen Farrell has been sentenced to 18 months jail for the indecent assault of two ten-year-old boys at St Alipius Primary School in the 1970s.

Duration:00:03:20

Reduce power bills or SA Best will bring you down

2/22/2018
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South Australia's next premier has been put on notice - reduce power bills or SA Best will bring you down. SA Best has released its long-awaited energy plan, with the centrepiece a not-for-profit community electricity retailer.

Duration:00:03:45

Thursday PM

2/22/2018
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PM covers a broad spectrum of issues relevant to all sections of Australia's diverse community.

Duration:00:29:57

Nationals MP Andrew Broad calls for Barnaby Joyce's resignation

2/22/2018
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A Nationals MP has publicly called for Barnaby Joyce to resign from the Party's leadership. The Deputy Prime Minister has been on leave following revelations of his affair with a staff member.

Duration:00:04:00

Newly discovered deep sea fish dubbed 'Faceless Cusk Eel'

2/21/2018
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Scientists are spending the week in Hobart naming new species of fish that were caught in a deep trench lying along the east coast of Australia - one has so far scored the intriguing moniker "Faceless Cusk Eel".

Duration:00:02:41

Tiny little uptick in wage growth, so is there more to come?

2/21/2018
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Data from the Bureau of Statistics show Australia's Wage Price Index - which measures how fast your pay packet is growing - rose 0.6 percentage points in the December quarter, a tiny glimmer of hope that your pay packet may increase this year.

Duration:00:03:57

Syrian bombing kills 250 people in 48 hours

2/21/2018
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Syrian and Russian air strikes have slammed the Eastern Ghouta enclave in Damascus for the second day in a row, leaving more than 250 people dead in just 48 hours.

Duration:00:04:14

Talk of Trump's protectionism 'overblown': Ciobo

2/21/2018
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Trade minister Steve Ciobo is talking down the protectionist tendencies of the US president as a large political and business delegation arrives in the country, bent on securing a slice of the US infrastructure pie and wooing it back to the TPP table.

Duration:00:03:39

Australian aid agencies bolstering safeguards as Oxfam crisis deepens

2/21/2018
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As the crisis around UK Oxfam deepens, with thousands of donors withdrawing support in the wake of a sexual misconduct scandal, Australian agencies are working with DFAT and the AFP to ensure they have safeguarding mechanisms in place.

Duration:00:04:14

Dutton: Australian values a key part of new Home Affairs portfolio

2/21/2018
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In a wide-ranging speech about the newly created Home Affairs portfolio, Peter Dutton has emphasized Australian values as well as national security - but managing migration levels will remain a key task.

Duration:00:04:52

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