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Enjoy a comprehensive current affairs program which backgrounds, analyses, interprets and encourages debate on events and issues of interest and importance to all Australians.

Enjoy a comprehensive current affairs program which backgrounds, analyses, interprets and encourages debate on events and issues of interest and importance to all Australians.
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Sydney, NSW

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Enjoy a comprehensive current affairs program which backgrounds, analyses, interprets and encourages debate on events and issues of interest and importance to all Australians.

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English

Contact:

ABC Radio National GPO Box 9994 Sydney 2001


Episodes

Monday Business PM

11/20/2017
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On Business PM tonight: Data that pours cold water on the claims a housing shortage is what's been pushing up prices; And Australian boards should not be campaigning for corporate tax cuts on behalf of the Federal Government, according to business leader Elizabeth Proust.

Duration: 00:09:59


The Copyright Agency takes action against NSW Government

11/20/2017
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An organisation representing thousands of Australian content makers is taking action against the New South Wales Government, saying it is failing to pay a fair rate for copyright material.

Duration: 00:04:24


Governments should consider litigation against big tobacco

11/20/2017
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Health experts are urging Australian governments to sue tobacco companies for the billions of dollars spent on treating smoking-related illnesses. The researchers suggest following Canada's lead.

Duration: 00:04:04


Electricity costing more in regional areas: NSW Farmers

11/20/2017
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Australia's largest state farming body has published a discussion paper stating people living in some regional areas in New South Wales are paying 25 per cent more for their electricity than urban counterparts.

Duration: 00:04:03


Turnbull Government plays down renewable energy report

11/20/2017
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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has played down a report by the Australian Council of Learned Academics, which suggests Australia could reach Labor's proposed target of 50 per cent renewable energy by 2030 without significantly higher costs.

Duration: 00:03:38


250 homes added to contamination list on NSW coast

11/20/2017
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A contamination zone surrounding a RAAF base in Williamtown has been expanded to encompass 250 more homes. The ground is toxic after Defence staff used fire fighting chemicals onsite during the 1970's.

Duration: 00:03:38


Six-year-old PNG girl latest victim of 'sorcery' attack

11/20/2017
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In Papua New Guinea, a six-year-old girl who was being tortured, accused of practising witchcraft, or sanguma, has been rescued. New research shows the problem of sorcery attacks is widespread, and not enough is being done to stamp it out.

Duration: 00:03:38


Disgruntled dumped Labor member releases another recording of Premier

11/20/2017
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In Queensland, the Premier has been faced with another secret recording by a dumped MP - this time featuring her saying the Party office is controlling her movements.

Duration: 00:03:50


Elections in Zimbabwe could result in "protracted armed conflict"

11/20/2017
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As pressure mounts for President Mugabe to stand down, there are questions about whether Zimbawe's general elections - scheduled for the middle of next year - will take place. PM speaks to Zimbabwean-born researcher Tinashe Jakwa.

Duration: 00:03:58


Zimbabwe's President Mugabe could face impeachment

11/20/2017
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Impeachment proceedings against Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe could start as early as next week. The 93-year-old leader stopped short of announcing his resignation in a televised address.

Duration: 00:03:55


Labor, Greens and crossbenchers vow to turn up for work in Canberra next week

11/20/2017
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The Prime Minister's decision to cancel next week's sitting of the Lower House has left Labor, the Greens and members of the crossbench ropeable. They say it won't stop them turning up to work in Canberra on Monday.

Duration: 00:04:28


Charles Manson dead at 83

11/20/2017
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One of the world's most notorious killers and cult leaders, Charles Manson, died aged 83. He and his followers, known as the Manson Family, killed nine people.

Duration: 00:02:36


PM

11/20/2017
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PM covers a broad spectrum of issues relevant to all sections of Australia's diverse community.

Duration: 00:53:58


Business PM

11/17/2017
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Business PM catches you up on the most important news in business and finance.

Duration: 00:09:59


Bidding farewell to ABC's Edmond Roy

11/17/2017
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Bidding farewell to a valued colleague, Edmond Roy who's been steering the PM program as EP for the past 7 years.

Duration: 00:01:27


US project for those who can't afford bail

11/17/2017
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US project to raise funds for people who can't afford bail by mining for cryptocurrency

Duration: 00:04:55


Disability advocates concerned their services will be cut off

11/17/2017
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Disability support groups in Queensland are sounding the alarm about pending funding cuts that could mean the end of their services to vulnerable people.

Duration: 00:04:24


Criticism over Parliamentary tactics used in assisted dying debate

11/17/2017
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Questions are being raised over parliamentary tactics during a marathon debate over legalising euthanasia.

Duration: 00:04:18


Rubgy WA goes into voluntary administration

11/17/2017
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RugbWA has announced it is going into voluntary administration.

Duration: 00:04:21


ABC caught in data breach involving commercial cloud storage

11/17/2017
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A Ukrainian cybersecurity firm has discovered an unsecured cache of ABC files.

Duration: 00:03:51

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