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World News Australia Radio

SBS (Australia)

World News Australia on SBS Radio is a news and current affairs program with a focus on multicultural and indigenous issues. Drawing on the unique talents of SBS’ multilingual and multicultural workforce, World News Australia Radio covers national and international events and issues through a diverse range of voices and perspectives. Tune in 6am and 5pm weekdays on SBS Radio.

World News Australia on SBS Radio is a news and current affairs program with a focus on multicultural and indigenous issues. Drawing on the unique talents of SBS’ multilingual and multicultural workforce, World News Australia Radio covers national and international events and issues through a diverse range of voices and perspectives. Tune in 6am and 5pm weekdays on SBS Radio.
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Sydney, NSW

Description:

World News Australia on SBS Radio is a news and current affairs program with a focus on multicultural and indigenous issues. Drawing on the unique talents of SBS’ multilingual and multicultural workforce, World News Australia Radio covers national and international events and issues through a diverse range of voices and perspectives. Tune in 6am and 5pm weekdays on SBS Radio.

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Multilingual

Contact:

SBS Radio Sydney Locked Bag 028 Crows Nest NSW 1585 Australia (02) 9430 2828


Episodes

World News Radio October 20

10/20/2017
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Car manufacturing ends with the closure of South Australia's Holden plant. The Commonwealth Bank says any potential breaches of anti-money laundering and terrorism financing laws were not deliberate. Weekend sport preview.

Duration: 00:28:53


French renaissance: the Rugby League nation hoping to relive past glories

10/19/2017
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France will be an underdog at the Rugby League World Cup which kicks off next Friday in Melbourne. The country was once a powerhouse in the sport, making the final of the tournament in 1954 and 1968.

Duration: 00:03:19


World News Radio October 19

10/19/2017
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Labor welcomes the Senate defeat of the controversial citizenship changes. Furious farmers oppose an EU trade deal with Australia. Low skilled job seekers find it hard to break into the workforce.

Duration: 00:28:53


World News Radio October 18

10/18/2017
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Crown Resorts denies allegations of misconduct and the improper manipulation of poker machines. The Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte declares victory over IS linked militants in the city of Marawi. Racism, unemployment and negative media challenging South Sudanese Australians

Duration: 00:28:53


Racism, unemployment and negative media challenging South Sudanese Australians

10/17/2017
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South Sudanese Australians continue to battle racism, limited language skills remain a barrier to employment, and talk of the so-called Apex Gang has hurt the community's image. But members of Melbourne's South Sudanese community have told a forum there's been progress in dealing with the challenges of integration and settlement.

Duration: 00:02:50


Australia wins seat on UN Human Rights Council despite criticism

10/17/2017
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Australia's appointment to the United Nations Human Rights Council for a three-year term is drawing mixed reactions. 15 countries have been elected to the 47 member Geneva-based council, including the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Duration: 00:03:56


Son of Curtis Cheng stands up to racism and hate

10/17/2017
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The son of Curtis Cheng, the accountant who was killed outside Sydney's Parramatta Police Station in 2015, is calling for community harmony. On Friday, Alpha Cheng will address Victoria's parliament about the importance of inclusiveness and speaking up against bigotry.

Duration: 00:02:52


World News Radio October 17

10/17/2017
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The Clean Energy Target ditched in favour of a new plan Malcolm Turnbull says will cut power bills and carbon emissions. Mixed reactions to Australia's appointment to the United Nations Human Rights Council. A call for harmony from Alpha Cheng whose father Curtis Cheng was murdered outside a Sydney police station.

Duration: 00:28:54


World News Radio October 16

10/16/2017
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Power prices more than double over the past 10 years. Passengers feared for their lives on board an AirAsia flight when the plane suddenly lost cabin pressure and plunged 20, 000 feet. Weekend sport wrap.

Duration: 00:28:53


SBS World News Radio Friday 13th October 2017

10/13/2017
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A kidnapped couple and their three children born in captivity freed in Pakistan. Australia's Foreign and Defense Ministers head to South Korea, to amp up the diplomatic pressure on North Korea. And Australia's cricketers head into the final match of their troubled India tour, we preview the weekend in sport.

Duration: 00:28:48


SBS World News Radio 12th October 2017

10/12/2017
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Cyber hackers steal sensitive defense data, but the government admits it still doesn't know who's responsible. International university students to face tough new English standards. And we hear the latest from the final day of the High court hearing into the dual citizenship saga.

Duration: 00:28:31


Suspense, confusion building over Catalonia plans

10/11/2017
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Tensions continue to mount and confusion is building over the possible independence of the Spanish region of Catalonia.

Duration: 00:03:29


Turkey-US relations take another dive

10/10/2017
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The Turkish president has called a US decision to suspend visa services for Turkish citizens a "saddening" development. The move follows the arrest of a US consulate employee in Turkey.

Duration: 00:03:42


The Fijian-Australian on track to be the next big thing in Women's cricket

10/6/2017
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At 19 years old, Belinda Vakawera is on track to be the next big thing in women's cricket, should she manage to be selected in this month's Ashes series against England, she's determined to prove to her Fijian father her decision to play cricket was the right one.

Duration: 00:02:07


Summit hears pleas to protect oceans from plastic tide

10/6/2017
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The European Union has promised 560 million Euros as part of a 36 point strategy to clean up the world's oceans.

Duration: 00:02:21


World News Radio October 6

10/6/2017
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Nick Xenophon says the dual citizenship saga has nothing to do with his decision to quit federal politics. The Socceroos are confident of a better performance in Tuesday night's re-match against Syria. Preview of the weekend in sport.

Duration: 00:28:44


Weekend Sport Preview

10/6/2017
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While last night's Socceroos draw with Syria will stand as Australia's biggest sports story this weekend, there is plenty of other action to look forward to.

Duration: 00:02:35


Spanish court orders halt to Catalan parliamentary session

10/6/2017
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The government of Catalonia is continuing to push for independence from Spain, despite a Spanish court ordering the suspension of a Catalan parliamentary session.

Duration: 00:03:54


Draw means Socceroos must come through on Tuesday night

10/6/2017
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A controversial penalty decision has denied Australia a key World Cup-qualifying victory over Syria in football in Malaysia.

Duration: 00:02:46


World News Radio October 5

10/5/2017
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The latest on the Las Vegas massacre investigation. Rex Tillerson sidesteps questions about whether he called Donald Trump a moron. Preview of the Socceroos clash with Syria.

Duration: 00:28:53

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