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AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. AM sets the agenda for the nation's daily news and current affairs coverage. Saturday AM is presented at 8.30am by Elizabeth Jackson. Ensure you are informed.

AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. AM sets the agenda for the nation's daily news and current affairs coverage. Saturday AM is presented at 8.30am by Elizabeth Jackson. Ensure you are informed.
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Sydney, NSW

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AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. AM sets the agenda for the nation's daily news and current affairs coverage. Saturday AM is presented at 8.30am by Elizabeth Jackson. Ensure you are informed.

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English

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Radio Current Affairs GPO Box 9994 In your capital city +61 2 8333 2177


Episodes

Plants release more CO2 than previously thought

11/17/2017
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The common perception is that plants play a vital role in scrubbing carbon dioxide out of the air, but they may not be quite as good at this as once thought.

Duration: 00:03:34


Labor and Greens clash in Northcote by-election

11/17/2017
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Victorian voters in the inner-Melbourne seat of Melbourne will go to the polls today, to elect a new MP for Northcote, and the battle is on between Labor's Clare Burns and the Greens' Lidia Thorpe.

Duration: 00:03:24


Poll shows Keneally gaining on Alexander in Bennelong

11/17/2017
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A Galaxy research poll suggests that Labor's Kristina Kenneally has narrowed the gap with her Coalition rival for the seat of Bennelong, John Alexander, whose primary vote has dropped 8 per cent to only 3 points ahead of Ms Keneally's at 42 to 39 per cent.

Duration: 00:04:27


Who should control space junk traffic?

11/17/2017
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Space management experts are concerned that mounting debris around the earth's orbit could cause more collisions and damage crucial infrastructure.

Duration: 00:03:10


Mugabe makes first public appearance after house arrest

11/17/2017
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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has made his first public appearance after being placed under house arrest as efforts to persuade him to resign continue.

Duration: 00:02:51


Australia breaching UN Rights of the Child Convention: Expert

11/17/2017
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Juvenile justice expert Sibella Matthews says the report by the Northern Territory juvenile justice royal commission makes "nauseating" reading, and Australia must address the systemic failure of the system.

Duration: 00:06:13


Support for lifting the age of criminal responsibility

11/17/2017
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There has been broad support for the recommendation by the the Northern Territory royal commission into juvenile justice that the age of criminal responsibility be raised from 10 years of age to 12.

Duration: 00:03:39


Lake Mungo Man coming home

11/16/2017
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After decades of advocacy, traditional owners are preparing to welcome 42,000-year-old Mungo Man back to his traditional lands.

Duration: 00:03:04


Insults fly in Victorian assisted dying debate

11/16/2017
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The debate over the Victorian Government's proposed voluntary assisted dying legislation is becoming increasingly acrimonious, as the Legislative Council holds a marathon sitting to deal with the bill.

Duration: 00:02:55


Dutton rejects calls to amend same sex marriage bill

11/16/2017
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Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has dismissed calls from fellow conservatives for amendments to the same sex marriage bill to allow private businesses to refuse services for same sex weddings.

Duration: 00:03:29


Grenfell tower death toll stands at 71

11/16/2017
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The death toll for the Grenfell tower fire has been confirmed as 71, with London metropolitan police reporting that all remains have now been recovered.

Duration: 00:02:47


Gender gap smaller but women still paid $26,527 less than men

11/16/2017
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The Workplace Gender Equality Agency has reported a 10.8 percentage point rise in employers addressing the gender gap, but is hesitant to celebrate it, given that women are still paid less than $26,527 a year than men.

Duration: 00:04:52


Woman charged after supplying toxic moonshine

11/16/2017
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A woman from the New South Wales town of Collarenebri has pleaded guilty to four offences of selling liquor without a licence after supplying moonshine involved in the deaths of three people.

Duration: 00:02:46


Australia's constitution causing further pain for Canberra

11/16/2017
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Jacqui Lambie Network Candidate Steve Martin is expected to announce today that he intends to replace Jacqui Lambie in the Senate but it's still unclear whether he is eligible to do so.

Duration: 00:03:33


Sexual assault allegations against Al Franken

11/16/2017
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The US comedian turned politician, Al Franken, has become the latest high profile figure to be embroiled in sexual assault allegations.

Duration: 00:03:05


Pressure mounting on Mugabe to resign Zimbabwe presidency

11/16/2017
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Pressure is mounting on 93 year old Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to resign, but he is so far resisting.

Duration: 00:02:55


Soccer win takes Australia to the World Cup

11/15/2017
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The Socceroos have qualified for their fourth World Cup in a row after a thrilling 3-1 win over Honduras in Sydney last night.

Duration: 00:02:50


"Corrective action" not a coup, Zimbabwe generals insist

11/15/2017
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An armed takeover that's increasingly looking like a military coup, is being described by generals in Zimbabwe as a "corrective action".

Duration: 00:02:58


Get on with delivering same sex marriage: Tanya Plibersek

11/15/2017
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The process for a free vote on same sex marriage is now underway in Federal Parliament.

Duration: 00:05:15


West Africans in western Sydney explain why they voted 'No'

11/15/2017
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West Africans reflect on what the outcome of the Marriage equality vote means for their community.

Duration: 00:02:30

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