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ABC (Australia)

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.

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

New test developed for virulent STI

1/17/2018
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Melbourne researchers have developed a simple test for mycoplasma genitalium, a virulent sexually transmitted infection stubbornly resistant to antibiotics. The test could dramatically change treatment options.

Duration: 00:03:15


Hospitals taking steps to reduce carbon footprint

1/17/2018
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Many hospitals are bigger emitters than similarly sized offices, but a growing number of hospitals and healthcare providers around the world are taking up initiatives to reduce their carbon footprint.

Duration: 00:03:36


Defence and trade on the agenda as PM lands in Tokyo

1/17/2018
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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull arrives in Tokyo today for a meeting with his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe, to strengthen defence and trade ties between the two countries. The meeting comes as North Korea poses an increasingly major security threat to the region.

Duration: 00:03:13


Sports stadium design must respond to climate change, says environmental lawyer

1/17/2018
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Melbourne temperatures are expected to nudge 40 degrees today and tomorrow, making conditions uncomfortable at the Australian Open tennis tournament. An Australian environmental lawyer says that sporting arenas should be redesigned to factor in climate change and rising temperatures.

Duration: 00:02:40


Koalas under threat in south-east Queensland as habitat disappears for housing

1/17/2018
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Koalas are under threat and have almost disappeared in some areas of Queensland's so-called Koala Coast. One of the most viable populations in the state's south-east is now under pressure, as habitat is being bulldozed to make way for affordable housing.

Duration: 00:03:11


Most Australians don't mind when Australia Day is held: poll

1/17/2018
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A new poll reveals more than half of the population doesn't mind what on date Australia Day is held, as long as there is a national day to celebrate.

Duration: 00:03:08


Three Australians arrested in Serbia over alleged massive drug deal

1/17/2018
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Three Australian men have been arrested in a Belgrade hotel in connection with a massive cocaine bust in Sydney last year. Authorities claim they're part of an international drug syndicate and were carrying nearly $1 million in cash.

Duration: 00:02:41


US Republican senator slams Trump's "reprehensible" abuse of truth

1/17/2018
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In the United States, both sides of politics are attacking President Donald Trump over his proposed "fake news awards". Outgoing Arizona senator Jeff Flake has compared President Trump to Stalin and says his behaviour is encouraging despots around the world.

Duration: 00:03:35


Danish inventor charged with murder of journalist

1/16/2018
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Danish prosecutors are seeking a life sentence for inventor and entrepreneur Peter Madsen over the grisly murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall onboard his home-made submarine.

Duration: 00:02:15


Rohingya refugee on Nauru calls for Australian medical consultation after road accident

1/16/2018
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Supporters of a refugee from Myanmar's Rohingya community, who is now living on Nauru, are planning legal action to force the Federal Government to allow him to come to Australia for medical consultations after a road accident.

Duration: 00:03:15


Former Trump adviser subpoenaed in grand jury investigation

1/16/2018
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Former White House adviser Steve Bannon has reportedly been subpoenaed to appear before a grand jury by the special counsel leading the investigation into allegations of collusion with Russia by the Trump election campaign.

Duration: 00:03:33


AM

1/16/2018
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AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs program

Duration: 00:02:40


"Off the rails": senator warns of multi-billion-dollar Future Submarine delays

1/16/2018
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Former defence contractor-turned-senator Rex Patrick has warned that the cost of Australia's Future Submarine program is likely to blow out by billions of dollars.

Duration: 00:02:40


Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan dies suddenly at 46

1/15/2018
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Fans of the Irish band Cranberries are today mourning the sudden death of lead singer Dolores O'Riordan who died aged 46. Her body was found in London and her cause of death is still not known.

Duration: 00:03:59


Would you put a GPS tracker on your child?

1/15/2018
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Many parents will know the heart-stopping terror that comes with losing track of a child. But what if that moment happened all the time? For one Perth family, it was until they put a GPS tracking watch on their six year old.

Duration: 00:03:03


Medical expert urges Australians to avoid hospital in January, if you can

1/15/2018
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Analysis by the Grattan Institute shows there are 3000 more complications in hospital procedures during January than average for other months. Dr Stephen Duckett says it's a global phenomenon that coincides with when new staff begin work all at the same time.

Duration: 00:02:49


More than 1000 Danish people arrested after sexual video shared on Facebook

1/15/2018
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Australian e-safety commissioner Julie Inman Grant says Danish Police's move to arrest more than 1000 young people for sharing a sexual video of two teenagers is a rare move and says that sharing intimate material of children without their consent is a form of child abuse.

Duration: 00:02:38


Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vowed to "drown" US-backed border security force

1/15/2018
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Turkey's President has vowed to "drown" a new border security force that the US-led coalition plans to set up in the north of Syria. Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused the United States of forming an "army of terror" at Turkey's border.

Duration: 00:03:08


Neil Prakash linked to failed New York terror plot

1/15/2018
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One of Australia's most infamous members of the Islamic State group Neil Prakash has been linked to a failed terror plot to attack the Statue of Liberty in New York.

Duration: 00:03:04


High ranking Chinese diplomat denies Beijing tries to control foreign students

1/15/2018
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A high ranking Chinese diplomat has used a dinner gathering with Labor MPs in Canberra to deny that the Communist Party tries to control foreign students studying in Australia.

Duration: 00:03:51

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