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Breakfast is the show the nation’s political class wakes up to. Start each day with comprehensive coverage and analysis of national and international events, and interviews with the leaders and thinkers that matter.

Breakfast is the show the nation’s political class wakes up to. Start each day with comprehensive coverage and analysis of national and international events, and interviews with the leaders and thinkers that matter.
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Melbourne, Vic

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Breakfast is the show the nation’s political class wakes up to. Start each day with comprehensive coverage and analysis of national and international events, and interviews with the leaders and thinkers that matter.

Twitter:

@RNBreakfast

Language:

English

Contact:

ABC Radio National Breakfast GPO Box 9994 Sydney 2001 (02) 8333 1367


Episodes

Xmas Cooks: Josh Nilands

12/12/2017
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Australians love their seafood but we're pretty wasteful when it comes to the parts of the fish we don't use.

Duration: 00:07:51


Supporting families after a terrorist attack

12/12/2017
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Mary Fetchet's 24-year old son died in the World Trade Centre attacks on September 11th, 2001. She's dedicated her career to providing long-term support to families affected by mass violence.

Duration: 00:07:07


Australian cricket on TV

12/12/2017
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The right to broadcast live sport is one of the most hotly contested battles in the Australian media industry, and this summer one of the biggest broadcast prizes is up for grabs.

Duration: 00:08:25


Who is Trump trying to please with his decision on Jerusalem?

12/12/2017
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A core part of his base is right-wing evangelicals, and they have their own reasons for supporting Israel.

Duration: 00:04:54


Best Books of 2017

12/12/2017
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It's that time of year when you might finally have enough time to read a book from cover to cover.

Duration: 00:09:24


What's the future for Westfield-style retail?

12/12/2017
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The Lowy family — founders of Westfield — have now announced a a $32.8 billion takeover offer from French property group Unibail-Rodamco. So, what does this mean for the future of Australian retail?

Duration: 00:07:45


Why the Alabama Senate election is so close

12/12/2017
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The Alabama election has been billed as a "battle for the soul of the Republican Party" and could have huge implications for Donald Trump's presidency.

Duration: 00:11:18


Politics with Phil Coorey

12/12/2017
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The Chief Political Correspondent with The Financial Review, Phil Coorey joins RN Breakfast to discuss the latest developments in federal politics.

Duration: 00:04:35


Pipeline access, state restrictions to blame for continuing gas crisis says Canavan

12/12/2017
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The ACCC says the government's intervention in the gas market has improved the situation but retail prices are still too high and the market is still not functioning as effectively as it should.

Duration: 00:12:44


'Chinese-born voters think the government is anti-Chinese' says former parliamentarian

12/12/2017
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Australia's first Chinese-born Parliamentarian, Helen Sham Ho, says she thinks much of the recent debate about Chinese interference is unfair and over-stated.

Duration: 00:07:30


Trump dismisses sexual harassment allegations as 'fake news' — World News with Matt Bevan

12/12/2017
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The US President also attacked Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillebrand after she called on the president to resign.

Duration: 00:05:09


Global check in: Cuban President Raul Castro to retire

12/12/2017
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Raul Castro had promised to fix the stagnant economy he inherited from his brother Fidel — but there are no signs of recovery yet.

Duration: 00:08:55


More than eight million people on the verge of famine in Yemen

12/12/2017
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The United Nations is urgently calling on all warring sides in Yemen to allow aid into the country, as the humanitarian crisis in Yemen deepens.

Duration: 00:07:53


NYC rocked by 'attempted' terrorist pipe bomb attack

12/11/2017
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The suspect — 27-year-old taxi driver Akayed Ullah — is in custody and police reported he told them he was "inspired by ISIS".

Duration: 00:04:21


Behind the Music: Animal Ventura

12/11/2017
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From the punk and reggae scene of southern Brazil to the surf breaks and folk sounds of Sydney, the music of Fernando Aragones — aka Animal Ventura — epitomises summer.

Duration: 00:10:54


Fears surround viability of Commonwealth Redress Scheme

12/11/2017
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One of the Royal Commission into Institutional Child Sexual Abuse major recommendations is the creation of a Commonwealth Redress Scheme.

Duration: 00:04:42


Science: Tasmanian tiger's genome and the Geminids meteor shower

12/11/2017
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Belinda Smith from RN's Science Unit explains why this year's Geminids meteor shower will be a class above the rest, and why news that the genome of the extinct Tasmanian tiger has been sequenced is so significant.

Duration: 00:07:08


Unique rivers deserve protection, say graziers and water experts

12/11/2017
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Unconventional gas development could threaten the unique desert rivers of the Lake Eyre Basin, according to contributors to a new book.

Duration: 00:07:12


Counter-terrorism talks in Melbourne, as new security measures are rolled out

12/11/2017
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Police from the 'five eyes' group of countries are meeting in Melbourne to share knowledge on preventing terror attacks.

Duration: 00:08:21


How widespread is Chinese political influence in Australia?

12/11/2017
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China has long loomed large in Australian foreign affairs, but the superpower's role in our domestic politics has been dominating news headlines in recent days.

Duration: 00:08:14

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