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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.

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.

Language:

English

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Radio Current Affairs GPO Box 9994 Melbourne, VIC 3001 +61 2 8333 2177


Episodes

Rate of death by suicide 14 per cent higher among Defence personnel

1/19/2018
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The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has released a new report confirming that the suicide rate for the decade prior to 2015 was 14 per cent higher among ex-serving men than the general population.

Duration: 00:03:14


More than 140 victims giving impact statements at Nassar trial

1/19/2018
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A court has heard that the US Olympic committee, the American gymnastics association and a large university all ignored red flags that team doctor Larry Nassar had been sexually abusing gymnasts.

Duration: 00:02:57


New research shows impact of injury, not concussion, causes brain disease

1/19/2018
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New research out of the United States warns it's the head knocks sustained in sports, and not concussion, that causes the degenerative brain disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

Duration: 00:04:10


Australian skateboarders preparing for 2020 Olympic games

1/19/2018
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Young Australian skateboarders are training to qualify for the 2020 Olympic games in Tokyo. It's the first time skateboarding will feature in the games, as the International Olympic Committee tries to appeal to younger generations of sports fans.

Duration: 00:04:13


Why is a pregnant Prime Minister causing such fuss?

1/19/2018
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New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will be juggling two important roles later this year, as she embarks on motherhood, rekindling the debate about how childrearing can fit with work.

Duration: 00:03:26


Australia Day debate risks overshadowing other Aboriginal issues: Sean Gordon

1/19/2018
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Prominent New South Wales Indigenous leader Sean Gordon has rebuked Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion, as the debate over whether Australia Day should be moved from the date of the landing of the first fleet.

Duration: 00:05:46


'Sweet Country' likely to galvanise Australia Day debate

1/18/2018
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The producer of the new Australian film Sweet Country hopes the release will play a role in changing the date of Australia Day. The film will be released nationally on January 25th.

Duration: 00:03:14


Becoming a republic could provide new date for Australia Day: Ken Wyatt

1/18/2018
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There's still a week to go to Australia Day, but there's already been a week of robust debate over the significance and appropriateness of the date, particularly for Indigenous Australians.

Duration: 00:04:42


Older men in dating game vulnerable to sexually transmitted infections

1/18/2018
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Straight male baby boomers are less likely than younger men to use condoms or know much about sexual health, leaving them vulnerable to infections, according to new research.

Duration: 00:03:27


Turnbull and Abe talk trade, unite against 'rogue' North Korea

1/18/2018
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The Prime Minister is in Japan, reiterating the risks posed by the North Korean regime led by Kim Jong Un, but also jointly advancing hopes to shore up the global trading system.

Duration: 00:03:49


Bannon defies Congress as Trump releases Fake News Awards

1/18/2018
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Steve Bannon was the first former member of Donald Trump's inner circle to be subpoenaed by Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating potential ties between Russia and the Trump Presidential campaign.

Duration: 00:03:57


Braille still best source of literacy for vision impaired

1/18/2018
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Despite new technologies, it is still braille that gives the visually impaired access to literacy. But it's not always easy to learn.

Duration: 00:04:06


UWA researchers say absence of sharks changes size of fish eyes and tails

1/17/2018
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Scientists from the University of Western Australia have discovered fish become fatter and their eyes and tails get smaller in areas where sharks have been overfished and say it's a worrying sign for the ocean.

Duration: 00:03:05


Further delay on bail decision for Australian filmmaker James Ricketson

1/17/2018
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It's now been seven months behind bars in Cambodia for Australian filmmaker James Ricketson. A decision about his bail application has been delayed for another two weeks.

Duration: 00:03:43


Decision to revoke Rappler license part of continuing harassment: CEO

1/17/2018
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The Chief Executive Office of the Philippines-based journalist-run investigative website Rappler, Maria Ressa, says the latest attempt to bring down the company is the culmination of almost a year and half of harassment by the Government.

Duration: 00:05:35


Cryptocurrency crashes on government interference

1/17/2018
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The Bitcoin market has suffered brutal falls of over 15 per cent overnight, following the South Korean government's warning that it may ban trading in cryptocurrencies. Losses were even worse for its smaller rivals.

Duration: 00:04:19


Pope sparks discontent in Chile

1/17/2018
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The Pope's visit to Chile has sparked protests and a spate of attacks on Catholic churches throughout the country. It's mostly in response to the church's child sexual abuse scandal.

Duration: 00:04:11


Philippines set to water down free speech protections in constitution

1/17/2018
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The Philippines has moved to shut down a journalist-run news website and is set to water down free speech protections in the country's constitution. Rights groups say they're the latest attacks against democratic institutions by the government of President Rodrigo Duterte.

Duration: 00:05:43


Sons of murder victim pushing closer to re-opening cold case after Trace podcast

1/17/2018
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The sons of murder victim Maria James have moved one step closer to having her cold case re-opened by the Coroner, asking for a new inquest on the basis of evidence revealed last year in the ABC's podcast, Trace.

Duration: 00:05:26


Modest health insurance rise prediction pleases Health Minister

1/17/2018
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Having crunched some preliminary numbers after last year's negotiations with medical device makers, the Government's predicting a modest 3.9 per cent rise in health insurance premiums later this year.

Duration: 00:03:55

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