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N Drive on ABC Radio National is an engaging two hours of interviews, reports and panel discussion presented by Waleed Aly (Mon-Thu) and Julian Morrow (Fri). Includes special coverage of Asia-Pacific regional affairs and global business.

N Drive on ABC Radio National is an engaging two hours of interviews, reports and panel discussion presented by Waleed Aly (Mon-Thu) and Julian Morrow (Fri). Includes special coverage of Asia-Pacific regional affairs and global business.
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Melbourne, VIC


N Drive on ABC Radio National is an engaging two hours of interviews, reports and panel discussion presented by Waleed Aly (Mon-Thu) and Julian Morrow (Fri). Includes special coverage of Asia-Pacific regional affairs and global business.






RN Drive ABC Radio National GPO Box 9994 Melbourne VIC 3001 1300 22 55 76


RN Drive 23.01.2017

"Backroom buffoonery": Is the Labor Party its own worst enemy? Electric car debate accelerates. China cracks down on hip hop. Missing child? There's an app for that. Muslim group creates loyalty hashtag for Australia Day. Business and Finance: banking, QBE and Amazon Go. Building resilience in children. Curating the online self.


RN Drive 22.01.2017

"It shows a fair bit of ignorance.". Sixteen injured as train derails in Sydney. Australia's biggest hide and seek game needs you. Cyber bullying to be raised at COAG. Day Zero: What happens when a global city runs out of water. Country Drive: Indian tariffs, pigs in schools and expensive lamb. Indian prince calls for reforms to discriminatory law. We Were There: Women & HIV.


Royal Commission findings, The Wrap and My Feed

Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse report handed down. The Wrap: News of 2017. My Feed: @RhysNicholson. Brian Ritchie: Getting Monumental.


Royal Commission wraps up, Indigenous education and Israel's Ambassador

Royal Commission into child sexual abuse draws to a close. Alleged plans to rig the Ashes. Unleash your 'inner Miranda' at Hanging Rock. Who will win Bennelong? Improving Indigenous students' reading. Research Filter: Best of 2017. Israel's Ambassador on Trump's Jerusalem decision. Making sense of scents.


Josh Frydenberg, Alabama election and the first gay wedding

Democrat Doug Jones wins Alabama Senate race. The first same-sex wedding will happen well before next year. France to ban mobile phones in schools. Rex Tillerson offers North Kores "talks without preconditions". Bennelong by-election: Labor claims Government is "China-phobic". Finance 2017: Banking royal commission, housing market and rate rigging. Why men are turning away from 'toxic masculinity'. Future Islands come in from the Far Field.


Dastyari resigns, Qld politics and Westfield Corp sold

Sam Dastyari to quit Parliament over China links. Qld LNP's first female leader. Lowy family sells Westfield Corporation. NZ wins 'manuka' trademark in UK. How do you prevent vehicle-borne terrorist attacks? Scientists to listen out for radio signals from interstellar visitor. Tech head 2017: Uber, bitcoin and IBM's Watson. Rohingya crisis: trauma, disease and industry in Bangladesh camps. Being Diplomatic.


Christopher Pyne, bad sex and peace in the Middle East

UN backs Uluru Statement from the Heart. China's Communist newspaper vents anger over foreign influence in Australia. 'Cat Person' short story goes viral. Federal politics: can Labor scratch the Dastyari "itch". Former ADF Chief Jim Molan heading to the Senate. Sport 2017: The rise of women's sport, fairy tale AFL wins and tennis greats continue to conquer. What is the way forward on East Jerusalem? Superhoodz: Taking on the world.


Linda Burney, company tax and Tracey Spicer

Linda Burney on the joy and heartbreak of legalising #SSM. Investigation continues into sexual harassment and misconduct in Australia. Hundreds of major companies in Australia haven't paid a cent of tax: ATO reveals. The Wrap: same-sex marriage, dual citizenship and other stories. My Feed: Omar Musa. Warpaint hold their Heads Up.


Same-sex marriage legalised, Adani mine and Ben Shapiro

Nationals elect new leadership in the wake of citizenship dust up. History in the making: Same-sex marriage legalised in Australia. A sigh of relief for same-sex couples. Adani coal mine facing financing issues. Research Filter: blackholes, skeletons and the Swan Raptor. How the alt-right reshaped Breitbart. Ore Streams and electronic waste.


Barnaby Joyce, singles adopting and Trump's decision on Jerusalem

Government blocks dual citizenship High Court referral . Labor refers two MPs to High Court. Western Health helps disadvantaged patients by telling their stories. Why more single men are choosing to adopt. Singles adopting in Australia. Finance: GDP figures, gender diversity and house deposits. US set to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The doormen of New York.


More citizenship drama, foreign political donations and Yemen

Citizenship saga: MPs in doubt as disclosure process begins to bite. Greens question citizenship disclosure process. Parents worried about other adults' disapproval. Should you keep a dingo as a pet? Anger as Trump slashes size of two nature preserves. Tech Tuesday: ACCC probes tech giants, Facebook app for kids and UK cyber security. Conflict in Yemen intensifies following killing of former president. Prize-winning poetry.


Citizenship scrutiny, parliament proposal and a rodent expert

Final week of Parliament: weddings, donors and dual-citizens. Liberal MP Tim Wilson proposes in parliament. How do big cities control their underground rodents? Sydney stadium controversy. Queensland flood victims begin class action. Sport: Soccer, Cricket and the Rugby League World Cup . One in 10 medicines are fake or faulty. How we talk.


Stormy Victoria, the art of 'monstrous' men and The Wrap

Victorians bracing themselves for unprecedented rain. NSW Deputy Premier calls on Prime Minister to quit before Christmas. The art of 'monstrous' men. The Wrap: royal commission, Don Burke and the link between marriage and dementia. My Feed: Matt Wright. The Lemon Twigs: Brothers of Destruction.


Banking royal commission, transgender law reform and Johnathan Thurston

'Regrettable but necessary': PM announces banking royal commission. Labor takes credit for banking Royal Commission. Landmark transgender ruling . NRL legend Johnathan Thurston finalist for Australian Human Rights Medal. Could the UK play a bigger role in the Asia-Pacific? Research Filter: Mosquitoes, house flies and calls for a glitter ban. Scott Johnson: Coroner finds death was a hate crime. Women of the World.


Sam Dastyari, same-sex marriage and voluntary euthanasia

Sam Dastayri faces fresh China controversy. Victoria legalises voluntary euthanasia. AMA President meets Immigration Minister. Senate passes same-sex marriage bill. Finance: banking inquiry, Brexit and how same-sex marriage will boost Australia's economy. Richie Hardcore on porn and objectification. Welcome to dinner.


RN Drive 28.11.2017

Labor to vote down SSM amendments. Police charge Melbourne man over New Year's Eve terror plot. Low income link to health risks. Can Labor deliver an Indigenous voice to Parliament? Human Rights Commission on Manus situation. Tech Tuesday: Online looting, Bitcoin and Uber. Pope's historic visit to Myanmar. Studying circus.


Noel Pearson, James Paterson and NBN Delays

Noel Pearson on 'Betrayal'. Coalition of conservatives rally around same sex marriage amendments. Triple J's Hottest 100 date change. Federal Politics: You can bank on a banking inquiry. NBN Co. warns of another delay. Sport: The Ashes and The Matildas . TV legend Don Burke accused of sexual harassment and assault. Tasty fashion and stylish food.


Marise Payne, Manus Island and Bernie Sanders political campaign

Centre on Manus Island cleared of refugees, asylum seekers. Australia's Navy shipbuilding deal. 'Yes' campaign showed similarities to Sanders' strategy: advisor . The Wrap: Federal politics, assisted dying and The Ashes. My Feed: Tony Martin. Archie Roach: Dancing (with my spirit).


Steve Ciobo, Manus Island and the Queensland election

The government unveils its first foreign policy white paper in over a decade. 'Everyone is terrified' PNG police begin clearing Manus Island. Academics push for a ban on sex between university staff and students. Queensland election to go down to the wire. Dealing with abusive clergy. Research Filter: Booze and emotions, dinosaurs and how the humble umbrella could save you. Myanmar and Bangladesh poised to strike a deal on Rohingyas. Right Between Your Ears.


More citizenship drama, euthanasia in Victoria and radioactivity in Russia

Eight becomes nine: Kakoschke-Moore to quit over dual citizenship. Historic assisted dying bill passes Victoria's Upper House. Are these the first images of dogs? Review to investigate religious freedoms. Delhi employs all female motorbike squad. Finance: Wage growth, Uber and Toyota Camry. Radioactive cloud over Europe sets off alarm bells. Masego shares his Loose Thoughts.


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