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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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Sharifa Tartoussi: Victorian winner of the Australian Poetry Slam

9/22/2017
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Dental student Sharifa Tartoussi has won the Victorian final of the Australian Poetry Slam, a competition which involves people performing their poems in front of a live audience. Jane Lee reports.

Duration: 00:03:24


Remembering Dr G Yunupingu's last days

9/22/2017
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He was one of Australia's most successful musicians and internationally famous. But Dr G Yunupingu spent his last days before going into hospital in July staying in the open on a Darwin beach and some of his family are asking why didn't he didn't have his own home in Darwin. Jane Bardon reports.

Duration: 00:06:50


NZ election: A conversation with cartoonist Rod Emmerson

9/22/2017
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New Zealanders are heading to the polls today, in what's looking like a cliff-hanger election. While political reporters across the country have been kept busy covering the twists and turns of the remarkable race, political cartoonists have had a field day. Josh Bavas reports.

Duration: 00:03:11


Germany election: far-right party on track to enter Parliament

9/22/2017
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For the first time since the World War II, a populist right wing political party looks on track to get seats in the German Parliament. James Glenday reports.

Duration: 00:02:56


"North Korea, a threat to millions". says Julie Bishop at UN

9/22/2017
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As Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un continue to trade blows, calling each other "madman" and "deranged", Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has told the United Nations General Assembly the world faces increasing threats to global stability. Conor Duffy reports.

Duration: 00:02:28


Uber banned in London

9/22/2017
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The global ride hailing app Uber has been left reeling after a shock decision to strip it of its licence in London - one of its biggest markets. Lisa Millar reports.

Duration: 00:03:11


Malcolm Roberts in vulnerable position after High Court ruling

9/22/2017
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he High Court has ruled not only that Senator Roberts was a British dual national when he nominated to run for Parliament, but that there was a "real and substantial prospect" he knew it. Tom Iggulden reports.

Duration: 00:02:58


Tourists told to evacuate as volcano threatens to erupt in Bali

9/22/2017
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Officials have issued an alert for Bali's Mount Agung volcano. That alert is now at the highest level, meaning an eruption could be imminent. David Taylor reports.

Duration: 00:03:41


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9/22/2017
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AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs program

Duration: 00:29:57


Regional banks urge inquiry to crack down on power of "big four"

9/21/2017
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Australia's regional banks are urging a Productivity Commission inquiry to examine the growing market power and "too big to fail" nature of Australia's big four banks. Bank of Queensland chief executive Jon Sutton spoke with ABC's Peter Ryan.

Duration: 00:03:33


Education and training the key to Indonesian bilateral trade agreement

9/21/2017
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Indonesia's chief trade negotiator says education and training that will require Australia to open its doors to Indonesian workers is the key to a bilateral trade agreement. Indonesia correspondent, Samantha Hawley reports.

Duration: 00:02:44


NZ election: Has ‘Jacinda-mania’ come to an end?

9/21/2017
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Millions of New Zealanders head to the polls tomorrow in what's been one of the most competitive election campaigns in almost a decade. Josh Bavas reports from Auckland.

Duration: 00:03:01


President Trump imposes tough new sanctions on North Korea

9/21/2017
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The US plans to stop the flow of funds to the hermit kingdom so it no longer has money to spend on its nuclear program. North America correspondent Conor Duffy reports from New York.

Duration: 00:02:40


Tony Abbott ‘headbutted’ by same sex marriage campaigner

9/21/2017
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The former Prime Minister Tony Abbott says he was the victim of politically motivated violence, after he was allegedly assaulted by a same-sex marriage campaigner in Hobart late yesterday. Stephanie Dalzell reports.

Duration: 00:03:27


Mexico City earthquake: Volunteer relief effort overwhelming

9/21/2017
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In the capital Mexico City many schools, universities and businesses remain closed. 32-year-old musician Ana Karla Escobar told reporter Stephen Smiley her neighbourhood of Condesa has been overwhelmed with volunteers trying to help.

Duration: 00:01:57


Philippines accepts Australian offer of Special Forces advisers as Marawi siege escalates

9/21/2017
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The Philippines has accepted Australia's offer of help in its fight against Islamic State-allied extremists in the southern city of Marawi.

Duration: 00:02:06


Academics call for urgent action to tackle poor mental health among transgender community

8/31/2017
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A national survey on the mental health of transgender young people has revealed that one in two has attempted suicide.

Duration: 00:02:57


Call for cap on fee-paying medical students

8/31/2017
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Graduating medical students are worried that there are not enough jobs for them and are calling for a cap on placements at universities.

Duration: 00:02:57


Houston residents begin to return to homes after hurricane

8/31/2017
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In the US city of Houston, residents of some districts are being allowed to return to their homes in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

Duration: 00:02:11


Rising numbers of IS-inspired terrorists in Indonesia

8/31/2017
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Radicalised Muslims in South-East Asia, inspired by the Islamic State group, are increasingly turning to terrorism across the region. Seven defendants currently face trial in Jakarta over a 2016 bombing that killed a two-year-old girl.

Duration: 00:02:36

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