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The World Today

English, National/National politics/National assembly, 1 season, 382 episodes, 6 days, 18 hours, 52 minutes
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The World Today is 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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'Horrific, unacceptable' Australia condemns Rafah strikes

Australia has joined a global chorus of condemnation of an Israeli airstrike on the Gazan city of Rafah.
5/28/202425 minutes, 32 seconds
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Israeli strikes kill dozens in Rafah

Israeli airstrikes have killed at least 35 people and wounded dozens more at a camp in the southern Gazan city of Rafah, the IDF says it was targeting a Hamas compound but aid groups claim it was a camp for the displaced.
5/27/202425 minutes, 34 seconds
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Singapore Airlines apologises to hurt passengers

The airline's CEO has personally reached out to passengers severely injured when one of their aircraft hit turbulence.
5/24/202424 minutes, 57 seconds
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French President arrives in New Caledonia

French President Emmanuel Macron arrives in New Caledonia to seek a political solution to deadly violence that's rocked the territory. 
5/23/202425 minutes, 32 seconds
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One dead, dozens injured in turbulence incident

A man has died and dozens have been injured onboard a Singapore Airlines flight, which plunged several thousand feet after hitting turbulence.
5/22/202425 minutes, 25 seconds
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Shock over Telstra job cuts

Telstra announces plans to sack up to 2,800 workers, as it overhauls its operations.
5/21/202425 minutes, 33 seconds
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Search continues for Iranian President's helicopter

A search continues in difficult terrain after the crash of a helicopter carrying the President of Iran.
5/20/202425 minutes, 37 seconds
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'Trickery': DV services slam Federal Budget

Women's shelters and legal centres say the Federal Budget has failed to deliver the funding needed to curb rising demand.
5/17/202425 minutes, 22 seconds
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Unemployment rate rises to 4.1pc

Australia's headline unemployment rate to 4.1 per cent in April, up 0.2 percentage points from March.
5/16/202425 minutes, 37 seconds
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Government's Budget balancing act

The Federal Government tries to provide cost of living relief, without adding to inflation.
5/15/202425 minutes, 21 seconds
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Bail overhaul to combat DV

Major changes to New South Wales laws making it harder for people accused of domestic violence offences to get bail.
5/14/202425 minutes, 30 seconds
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Could SA ban children from social media?

South Australia considers banning children under 14 years-old from accessing the platforms.Could it work nation-wide?
5/13/202425 minutes, 30 seconds
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Parliament to probe social media companies

The Federal Government launches a new parliamentary probe into social media to boost online safety. Can it rein in the power of the tech giants?
5/10/202425 minutes, 19 seconds
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US nears 'red line' in Gaza

The US President Joe Biden is nearing his red line with Israel, saying he'll stop shipments of American weapons if Israel launches a full-scale invasion of Rafah.
5/9/202425 minutes, 32 seconds
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Israel seizes Gaza border crossings

The United Nations and aid groups sound the alarm over Israel's seizure of two main border crossings into Gaza.
5/8/202425 minutes, 25 seconds
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Israel strikes Rafah, rejects ceasefire

Israel launches airstrikes on the southern Gazan city of Rafah as it rejects a ceasefire deal.
5/7/202425 minutes, 37 seconds
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Missing surfers found dead in Mexico

The parents of Australian surfers Callum and Jake Robinson have made the heartbreaking journey to Mexico, where they've formally identified the bodies of their sons.
5/6/202425 minutes, 28 seconds
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Arrests over missing Australian surfers in Mexico

Three people arrested after the disappearance of Australian brothers Jake and Callum Robinson in Mexico.
5/3/202425 minutes, 32 seconds
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Campaigners urge more action on domestic violence

Advocates have welcomed the Prime Minister's allocation of almost a billion dollars in funding for domestic and family violence victims but some campaigners say more urgent action is needed.
5/2/202425 minutes, 35 seconds
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$900 million pledge to DV survivors

The Federal Government will spend more than $925 million on financial assistance to help victim/survivors flee violent relationships.
5/1/202425 minutes, 32 seconds
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Australia's $1bn bet on quantum computing

Australia bets bold on quantum computing, with a billion-dollar government plan to build the first commercial quantum computer.
4/30/202425 minutes, 27 seconds
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Thousands rally over gendered violence crisis

National Cabinet to hold urgent talks this week about the need for action to crack down on men's violence towards women, following major rallies across the country.
4/29/202425 minutes, 44 seconds
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Harvey Weinstein has major court victory

New York's highest court has overturned Harvey Weinstein's 2020 rape conviction, in a blow to the Me Too movement.
4/26/202425 minutes, 21 seconds
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Australia remembers its ANZACs

Thousands gather for ANZAC Day dawn services and marches across the country.
4/25/202425 minutes, 38 seconds
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Domestic violence 'crisis' sparks bail review

Federal Minister for Women Katy Gallagher says the rate of violence against women is a crisis as NSW flags a review of bail laws.
4/24/202425 minutes, 44 seconds
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PM Albanese slams 'arrogant' Elon Musk

A showdown is looming between the Federal Government and tech billionaire Elon Musk, over a confronting video of a stabbing at a Sydney church.
4/23/202425 minutes, 42 seconds
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Campaign for job-sharing in Federal Parliament

Two independent candidates propose sharing a seat in Federal Parliament. But is it workable and is it legal?
4/22/202425 minutes, 32 seconds
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Bedside hearing for teen facing terror charge

The teenager who allegedly stabbed a Sydney bishop faces a bedside hearing charged with terrorism.
4/19/202425 minutes, 28 seconds
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Bondi Westfield reopens as Sydney reels

Bondi Junction shopping centre opens its doors for the first time, after a mass stabbing attack on the weekend.
4/18/202425 minutes, 25 seconds
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Calls for social media crackdown after Sydney stabbing

Social media companies urged to crack down on misinformation, after false details are spread in the wake of stabbing attacks in Sydney.
4/17/202425 minutes, 25 seconds
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Sydney church stabbing a terrorist incident

A stabbing at a Sydney church is declared a terrorist incident, as leaders denounce 'religious extremism'
4/16/202425 minutes, 29 seconds
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Sydney mourns Bondi stabbing

Sydney in mourning. Tributes to the six people who died in the stabbing attack at Bondi Junction, as Police try to piece together what motivated the killer.
4/15/202425 minutes, 31 seconds
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How OJ Simpson changed America

OJ Simpson made his name on the football field and the big screen, but his trial and subsequent acquittal for double murder  shot him to global infamy. It also shone a light on race relations in the United States.
4/12/202425 minutes, 30 seconds
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Whistleblower's damning child removal claim

The World Today examines the events and issues of interest and importance to all Australians.
4/11/202425 minutes, 30 seconds
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Australia considers Palestinian statehood

The Australian Government considers recognising Palestinian statehood. How would this major foreign policy shift play out on the world stage?
4/10/202425 minutes, 37 seconds
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AUKUS prepares to welcome Japan

The AUKUS alliance is getting ready to welcome Japan into the fold. It's a move that has China on edge, and other nations watching closely.
4/9/202425 minutes, 34 seconds
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Australian adviser to oversee Gaza investigation

The Australian Government appoints a special adviser as fallout from the deaths of seven aid workers in Gaza grows;
4/8/202425 minutes, 19 seconds
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Israel completes investigation of aid workers' deaths

Israel has briefed the Federal government on its investigation into the deaths of seven foreign aid workers in Gaza, including Australian Zomi Frankcom.
4/5/202425 minutes, 30 seconds
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Albanese slams Israel's explanation for aid attack

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese says Israel's explanation for killing seven aid workers is insufficient and unacceptable.
4/4/202425 minutes, 41 seconds
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Outrage over Gaza deaths grow

A global chorus of condemnation over the deaths of aid workers in Gaza as the Prime Minister tells Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu that Australians are outraged by the death of Zomi Frankcom.
4/3/202425 minutes, 27 seconds
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Australian killed in Gaza

The World Today examines the events and issues of interest and importance to all Australians.
4/2/202425 minutes, 35 seconds
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Protests in Israel, calling for ceasefire

Protesters have taken to the streets of Israel, calling for an end to the Prime Ministership of Benjamin Netanyahu.
4/1/202425 minutes, 45 seconds
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Alice Springs a 'tinderbox' over community unrest

Alice Springs leaders think a two-week youth curfew imposed by the NT Government will give the town some temporary relief from crime. There are concerns that it will bring more children in contact with the justice system.
3/28/202425 minutes, 32 seconds
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Six presumed dead after US bridge collapse

A major US bridge collapses in seconds, with engineers asking why it didn't have more protection in a busy harbour.
3/27/202425 minutes, 33 seconds
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ATO debt collection labelled 'Robotax'

A scathing review of the tax office calls on government agencies to act more fairly when they chase people for debts.
3/26/202425 minutes, 39 seconds
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Royal cancer diagnosis highlights worrying trend

Princess Catherine's cancer revelation is part of a growing cohort of younger people to be diagnosed and a timely reminder about the importance of early detection.
3/25/202425 minutes, 25 seconds
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Principals demand help with school violence

School principals are calling for more support and policy intervention to help tackle the issue of violence in schools, with research showing principals are seeing the highest levels of violence, threats and bullying in more than a decade.
3/22/202425 minutes, 19 seconds
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Unemployment falls in strong jobs market

There's better than expected news in this month's jobs figures. As many as 116,000 Australians moved back into work in February.
3/21/202425 minutes, 38 seconds
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Trump: Ambassador Rudd 'not the brightest'

Donald Trump labels former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd "not the brightest bulb" and a "little bit nasty", casting a shadow on US Australia relations.
3/20/202426 minutes, 5 seconds
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Supermarket break-up considered

As the cost of living crisis continues, the Nationals are backing a move by the Greens to potentially break-up Coles and Woolworths.
3/19/202425 minutes, 34 seconds
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Inquiry reveals 'horror' child removal stories

A South Australian inquiry into the removal of First Nations children unearths horror stories of newborns taken from their mothers in hospital.
3/18/202425 minutes, 39 seconds
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More Palestinians stranded by visa cancellations

More cases are emerging of Palestinians who've had their Australian visas cancelled at the last minute.
3/15/202425 minutes, 21 seconds
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Palestinian's visas cancelled

Some Palestinians who've managed to flee Gaza have had their temporary Australian visas cancelled, leaving them stranded in other countries.
3/14/202425 minutes, 42 seconds
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Family missing in flooded WA outback

The Federal Government promises to double funding for schools in the Northern Territory, in an effort to close the gap for Indigenous students.
3/13/202425 minutes, 27 seconds
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Aged care taskforce sparks concern

As the so-called 'grey wave' of ageing boomers hits the economy, a major review into the aged care sector says wealthy Australians should pay more for care.
3/12/202425 minutes, 26 seconds
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Royal turmoil over 'manipulated' photo

Roughly 500 so-called nuisance tariffs will be scrapped to unshackle businesses from compliance burdens and reduce prices for consumers.
3/11/202424 minutes, 35 seconds
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Emergency aid mission to Gaza

As conditions in Gaza continue to worsen, the United States is planning to get more aid to the territory via the sea.
3/8/202425 minutes, 29 seconds
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Super boost to improve gender equality

A super boost for mums and dads, as the Federal Government promises to add contributions to paid parental leave.
3/7/202424 minutes, 57 seconds
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Australia's economic growth slows

The latest GDP figures show the economy continued to expand in the December quarter - but only just - amid the biggest dive in living standards in half a century.
3/6/202425 minutes, 37 seconds
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Sam Kerr charges stun soccer world

Shock as women's star and Matildas captain Sam Kerr is charged with a racially aggravated offence involving a police officer in the UK.
3/5/202425 minutes, 31 seconds
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Surcharges cost Australians $1bn

Australians spend nearly $1 billion a year in card surcharges, now the RBA is cracking its whip and wants costs cut for consumers.
3/4/202425 minutes, 25 seconds
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Dozens killed in Gaza aid tragedy

Dozens dead and many injured after a crowd storms an aid convoy. Witnesses say Israeli soldiers fired towards the crowd. Israel blames a stampede.
3/1/202425 minutes, 29 seconds
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Spy scandal descends on Canberra

A former Australian politician is accused of selling out to foreign interests. Are there enough checks and balances?
2/29/202425 minutes, 32 seconds
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Victorians on bushfire alert

More than 30,000 Victorians in the state's west have urged to leave their homes ahead of catastrophic fire conditions.
2/28/202425 minutes, 33 seconds
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Which companies have the biggest gender pay gap?

Underpaid and unimpressed. Australian women react to a list revealing the gender pay gap among the nation's top employers.
2/27/202425 minutes, 35 seconds
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Police search for missing Sydney couple widens

The search for the bodies of Sydney couple Jesse Baird and Luke Davies continues, with police alleging an angle grinder and weights were bought after their disappearance.
2/26/202425 minutes, 27 seconds
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Missing Persons investigations in two states dominate headlines

Missing persons investigations in two states dominate the headlines with an apparent breakthrough in the investigation into what happened to Ballarat mum Samantha Murphy, while in New South Wales a man has turned himself in to police in as they investigate the disappearance of two Sydney men.
2/23/202425 minutes, 36 seconds
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Qantas profits slide

Qantas' half-year profits fell by 13 per cent, with new CEO Vanessa Hudson promising better service as she works to rebuild the airline's reputation.
2/22/202425 minutes, 25 seconds
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Woolworths boss checks out

With supermarket giants under the microscrope over alleged price gouging, Woolworths CEO Brad Banducci announces his retirement;
2/21/202425 minutes, 36 seconds
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Supermarket specials 'misleading'

Shoppers aren't happy with the way major supermarkets are displaying their prices.
2/20/202425 minutes, 26 seconds
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Pressure builds over supermarket pricing

With major supermarkets once again under the microscope over pricing, what reforms would help lower grocery bills?
2/19/202425 minutes, 36 seconds
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Swift mania peaks in Melbourne

Thousands of Taylor Swift fans are counting down the hours to what's expected to be the superstar's largest concerts ever.
2/16/202425 minutes, 28 seconds
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Veterans threaten lawsuit over privacy breaches

Veterans are planning a class action, after thousands of medical files were shared without their consent.
2/15/202425 minutes, 34 seconds
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Rafah in crisis as Israeli forces gather

Australian UN worker says conditions in Rafah are dire ahead of an expected Israeli invasion.
2/14/202425 minutes, 30 seconds
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Catastrophic fire conditions in Victoria

Fires are burning in regional Victoria during the worst bushfire conditions since Black Summer.
2/13/202425 minutes, 30 seconds
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Ex-spy boss uncovers offshore detention drama

The former ASIO chief finds companies linked to suspected corruption, bribery and drug smuggling handed contracts to run offshore processing.
2/12/202425 minutes, 32 seconds
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Biden defiant over memory as Trump battles courts

Donald Trump fights to stay on the election ballot as President Biden defends his mental capacity.
2/9/202425 minutes, 21 seconds
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Calls for calm as Queensland community mourns

The daughter of a Queensland grandmother who was allegedly stabbed to death speaks out over fears of vigilantism.
2/8/202425 minutes, 29 seconds
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Undercover inspectors target shonky rentals

As the rental market continues to tighten, consumer advocates go undercover to expose dodgy rentals
2/7/202425 minutes, 36 seconds
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King's cancer raises royal family questions

King Charles steps back as he starts cancer treatment, how will the monarchy respond.
2/6/202425 minutes, 25 seconds
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Ben Roberts-Smith appeal begins

The next stage of Ben Roberts-Smith's long running defamation case underway in the Federal Court.
2/5/202425 minutes, 31 seconds
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'No evidence' of anti-semitic chant at Sydney rally

The World Today examines the events and issues of interest and importance to all Australians.
2/2/202425 minutes, 21 seconds
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Negotiating the Stage 3 tax cuts

The Albanese Government stares down demands from the crossbench over support for the Stage 3 cuts.
2/1/202425 minutes, 21 seconds
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Inflation drop sparks rate cut debate

The outlook for interest rate cuts receives a major boost, with evidence inflation is rapidly slowing.
1/31/202425 minutes, 24 seconds
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Flash flooding hits Queensland

Torrential rain causes havoc across Queensland's south-east with homes and businesses swamped.
1/30/202425 minutes, 28 seconds
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Childcare sector 'failing' vulnerable families

A consumer watchdog inquiry into childcare finds market forces are failing lower income.
1/29/202424 minutes, 47 seconds
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Debate over Australia Day escalates

Rallies underway across Australia, as debate intensifies over the date and purpose of Australia's national day.
1/26/202424 minutes, 41 seconds
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Tax cuts 'put people before politics'

The Prime Minister says he's breaking his promise for the right reasons over Stage 3 tax cuts.
1/25/202424 minutes, 57 seconds
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Labor poised to alter Stage 3 tax cuts

Cost of living relief or a broken promise? We'll look at Labor's stage 3 tax cut shake-up, and hear what taxpayers think.
1/24/202424 minutes, 49 seconds
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PM hints at tax cut tweaks

The Federal Government is under pressure to give lower-income earners a break and revisit tax cuts for higher earners.
1/23/202424 minutes, 59 seconds
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Notorious killer detective dies aged 83

The Federal Government signs new gas deals, to bolster supply for the east coast. But is it enough?
1/22/202425 minutes, 5 seconds
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Supermarkets under fire

Pressure mounts on Australian supermarkets with the Queensland Government launching the latest inquiry into prices.
1/19/202424 minutes, 40 seconds
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Penny Wong continues calls for peace

The Israel-Gaza war continues to spill across borders, but is Australia doing all it can to help stabilise the region?
1/18/202424 minutes, 51 seconds
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Alarm at spiralling school costs

The Foreign Minister Penny Wong continues her Middle East trip, renewing calls for the release of hostages in Gaza and raising concerns about the devastating humanitarian toll from the war.
1/17/202424 minutes, 58 seconds
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Trump leads as Iowa votes

Voters brave icy conditions in the Iowa caucus with Trump a heavy favourite to win.
1/16/202424 minutes, 55 seconds
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Penny Wong faces pressure on Middle East trip

The Foreign Minister Penny Wong flies to the Middle East as fall out from the Gaza war spills across borders, amid calls for Australia to commit more resources to help contain the conflict.
1/15/202424 minutes, 42 seconds
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US, UK launch strikes against Houthi targets in Yemen

Western strikes target more than a dozen sites in Yemen controlled by the Iranian-backed rebel group the Houthis, who have been disrupting global shipping.
1/12/202424 minutes, 53 seconds
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Brisbane's booming housing market overtakes Melbourne

Property prices in the Queensland capital have soared by 50% since the pandemic, with new data showing Brisbane is now Australia's third most expensive city.
1/11/202424 minutes, 43 seconds
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Government threatens 'all levers' against supermarkets

As new data suggests inflation is continuing to slow, the big supermarket chains are being warned to pass on lower prices to shoppers.
1/10/202424 minutes, 48 seconds
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Record rises in rents across Australian cities

New data confirms what tenants already know: rents have surged well above the already high rate of inflation.
1/9/202425 minutes, 34 seconds
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Flash flooding hits central Victoria

Residents of Seymour told to evacuate, as a weather system that continues to smash central and northern Victoria moves east. 
1/8/202424 minutes, 53 seconds
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PM arrives in flood-ravaged Queensland

The World Today examines the events and issues of interest and importance to all Australians.
12/22/202325 minutes, 10 seconds
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Boats still delivering essentials in Far North Qld

Flood recovery teams across Far North Queensland are making their way through mountains of mud, as fears mount of more flooding on Cape York.
12/21/202324 minutes, 46 seconds
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Campaign to protect Red Sea ships from Houthi attacks

Australia has joined the EU and NATO in condemning Houthi rebel attacks on ships in the Red Sea.
12/20/202324 minutes, 52 seconds
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US urges a 'more surgical' war in Gaza

Israel is being urged to change the way it's fighting in Gaza, to avoid more civilians being hurt or killed.
12/19/202324 minutes, 54 seconds
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Qld authorities prepare to evacuate entire town

Across far north Queensland, hundreds have been rescued from rising floodwaters, as authorities say the entire town of Wujal Wujal may be evacuated.
12/18/202324 minutes, 59 seconds
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Tributes for Barry Humphries at Opera House memorial

The life and times of the creator of Dame Edna Everage is being celebrated at a state memorial service today.
12/15/202325 minutes, 14 seconds
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Kathleen Folbigg acquitted of child murders

The NSW mother, once labelled Australia's worst serial killer, has today had all her convictions quashed.
12/14/202325 minutes, 36 seconds
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Australia calls for Gaza ceasefire at UN vote

Australia breaks from the US and UK in supporting a UN resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza.
12/13/202325 minutes, 35 seconds
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Steven Miles to take over as Qld premier

Queensland's Deputy Premier, Steven Miles, triumphs in a brief political scuffle this morning for the sunshine state's top job, with Cameron Dick to serve as his deputy.
12/12/202325 minutes, 36 seconds
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Tighter controls on student visas

A big cut in migrant numbers, tougher requirements for student visas and fast-track entry for skilled workers are all part of the Federal Government's new migration strategy.
12/11/202325 minutes, 32 seconds
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NDIS: review calls for change

A major overhaul of the National Disability Insurance Scheme is expected, after a wide ranging review and a long list of recommendations. 
12/7/202325 minutes, 38 seconds
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New detention laws set to pass

New laws that could result in some former immigration detainees being put back behind bars are set to pass Federal Parliament today. 
12/6/202325 minutes, 35 seconds
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Cost of living concerns ahead of RBA decision

The Reserve Bank will hand down its latest interest rate decision, as millions of Australians face cost of living pressures.
12/5/202325 minutes, 28 seconds
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Houthi strike fuels fears of Gaza spillover

Concerns over possible regional escalation as the Israeli military orders evacuations from some parts of southern Gaza.
12/4/202325 minutes, 38 seconds
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Negotiations intensify as Gaza ceasefire deadline looms

With the end of the seven day ceasefire in Gaza approaching, there's huge international pressure on mediators the United States and Qatar to find a way to extend the truce.
12/1/202325 minutes, 28 seconds
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Negotiations underway to extend Gaza truce again

The temporary ceasefire in the Israel-Gaza war is due to expire later today, but there are hopes it could be extended again, as more hostages and prisoners are freed.
11/30/202325 minutes, 35 seconds
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Brittany Higgins testifies in Lehrmann defamation action

Former political staffer Brittany Higgins has begun testifying at the civil defamation trial of the man she has alleged raped her at Parliament House.
11/29/202325 minutes, 36 seconds
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1/3 of properties now cheaper to buy than rent: study

As the amount Australians spend on rent climbs, new data suggests it's now cheaper to own your own home than rent it, in a third of cases.
11/28/202325 minutes, 42 seconds
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Powerful Home Affairs boss Mike Pezzullo sacked

One of Australia's most powerful public servants has been sacked over his dealings with a Liberal Party powerbroker.
11/27/202325 minutes, 42 seconds
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Israel-Hamas temporary truce begins within hours

The World Today examines the events and issues of interest and importance to all Australians.
11/24/202325 minutes, 22 seconds
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Properties lost in Perth bushfire

Authorities says homes have been lost in Perth, as a bushfire rages on the city's northern fringe.
11/23/202325 minutes, 32 seconds
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Israeli cabinet agrees to fighting pause, hostage deal

Israel's cabinet approves a deal with Hamas for the release of dozens of hostages held by the militant group in Gaza, in exchange for a four-day ceasefire.
11/22/202324 minutes, 3 seconds
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Data shows spiralling costs hurt young the most

New spending data from Australia's biggest bank shows younger people are cutting back on both luxuries and essentials, as older generations spend up big.
11/21/202325 minutes, 44 seconds
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Why the Optus CEO resigned

Message received: the Optus CEO Kelly Bayer Rosmarin resigns, effective immediately.
11/20/202325 minutes, 45 seconds
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Optus outage affected 228 Triple-0 calls: CEO

The Optus CEO, Kelly Bayer Rosmarin, has side-stepped questions about her own future, as she fronts a Senate inquiry into last week's outage that left 10 million customers offline.From Ukraine to the outback: the Australian Army test-fires new deadly missile technology in the Woomera Prohibited Area;A warning of more legal challenges, as the Government's detainee bill is signed into law;And the problems when cash is king: we head to the West Australian town that the big banks have left behind.
11/17/202325 minutes, 42 seconds
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US and China agree to resume military talks

Joe Biden says he and Chinese leader Xi Jinping have had a 'productive and constructive' meeting, as the US and China agree to resume military-to-military communications.
11/16/202325 minutes, 41 seconds
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Israeli forces fighting inside Gaza's biggest hospital

As the death toll mounts, the Israeli military has confirmed its forces are now fighting inside Gaza's largest hospital, al Shifa, in what it says is a 'targeted' operation.
11/15/202325 minutes, 42 seconds
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Rental pain rises across Australia

Rental affordability is at an all time low with experts warning urgent action is needed to prevent increasing homelessness.
11/14/202325 minutes, 46 seconds
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Patients dying, main Gaza hospital 'not functioning': WHO

Competing claims from Israel and Hamas, as aid groups and the World Health Organisation warn Gaza's biggest hospital is no longer functioning.
11/13/202325 minutes, 39 seconds
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Reserve Bank hints at one more rate rise

The likelihood of at least one more interest rate rise has increased, after the Reserve Bank delivered a rosier-than-anticipated outlook for the economy.
11/10/202325 minutes, 46 seconds
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Optus customers seek compensation for outage

Show us the money: Optus customers calling for compensation after yesterday's mass outage.
11/9/202325 minutes, 47 seconds
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Optus outage affects more than 10 million customers

More questions than answers: Australia's second biggest telco still doesn't know why its network has crashed nationwide.
11/8/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Donald Trump slams judge in US court appearance

After Donald Trump's bombastic performance in a New York court overnight, we ask whether the former US President's mounting legal issues are hurting his re-election bid.
11/7/202325 minutes, 45 seconds
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US calls for 'pause' as Israeli troops encircle Gaza City

Israel is rejecting calls for a ceasefire, as Palestinian officials say the death toll in Gaza is approaching 10,000.
11/6/202325 minutes, 47 seconds
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Erin Patterson faces Court on mushroom murder charges

Police have charged the 49-year-old with three counts of murder and five of attempted murder, allegations which centre around mushrooms in a beef Wellington lunch served in July this year.
11/3/202325 minutes, 51 seconds
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Police arrest woman over mushroom poisoning deaths

Almost three months since the mushroom-poisoning deaths of three people, Victorian police have today made an arrest.
11/2/202325 minutes, 45 seconds
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Israeli strike hits Gaza refugee camp

Dozens are reported to have been killed after a series of Israeli airstrikes hit the largest refugee camp in Gaza; the Israeli military says it was targeting a Hamas leader.
11/1/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Israeli troops advance deeper into Gaza

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu says there will be no ceasefire, as Israel's invasion of Gaza prompts a warning about the shocking number of Palestinian children killed in the fighting.
10/31/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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'Feta' and 'prosecco' derail Europe trade talk

Cheesed off: talks between Australia and the European Union break down over the use of terms like 'prosecco', 'feta' and 'parmesan'.
10/30/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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The Gulf state at the centre of the Israel-Hamas hostage talks

As Israeli tanks briefly enter Gaza, we investigate the role of Qatar in Israel's hostage negotiations with Hamas.
10/27/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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Mass shooter in US state of Maine kills at least 22

At least 22 people are dead, after two shootings at a bar and a bowling alley in the US city of Lewiston.
10/26/202325 minutes, 46 seconds
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Inflation up, increasing chance of interest rate rise

Australian borrowers are on high alert, with a rebound in inflation narrowing the odds of another interest rate rise.
10/25/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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'Unprecedented' destruction in Gaza leaves 1.4 m homeless

Israel is continuing its heavy bombardment of the Gaza Strip, as Hamas frees two more hostages.
10/24/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Iranian warning as Gaza braces for invasion

Iran's foreign minister is warning the Middle East is a 'power keg', as Israel readies its ground invasion of Gaza.
10/23/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Biden offers $14 bn in military aid to Israel

In a rare prime-time address, the US President seeks support from Congress for more military aid to Israel.
10/20/202325 minutes, 46 seconds
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Israel says it will allow limited aid into Gaza

After a 10 day seige, Israel says it will allow some humanitarian aid to enter Gaza.
10/19/202325 minutes, 45 seconds
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Arab leaders cancel Biden meetings

With the US president en route to Israel, there's blame and anguish as the horror of the Gaza hospital strike becomes clear.
10/18/202325 minutes, 41 seconds
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Biden to head to Israel as Gaza crisis worsens

The US President will travel to Israel as Palestinians flee ahead of an imminent ground invasion.
10/17/202325 minutes, 46 seconds
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'Absolutely gutted': remote areas react to Voice loss

The cental Australian seat of Lingiari voted No, but many remote communities in the electorate supported the Voice.
10/16/202325 minutes, 42 seconds
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Final pitches from Yes and No campaigns

Voice referendum: First Nations leaders at forefront of both campaigns, on final day.
10/13/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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Fears of 'humanitarian catastrophe' in Gaza

Israel has created an emergency unity government to oversee its military response to the weekend attacks by Hamas. 
10/12/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Tributes for comedian Cal Wilson, dead at 53

Cal Wilson, the stand-up comedian and regular TV fixture, has died aged 53.
10/11/202325 minutes, 51 seconds
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Hamas threatens to start killing Israeli hostages

A spokesman for Hamas warns it will broadcast the executions of Israeli civilians.
10/10/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Hamas claims it's holding 100 Israeli hostages

Israel says it's at war, as it launches strikes on Gaza in response to a major attack by Hamas.  
10/9/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Dramatic rescues in Victoria's flood emergency

Two men rescued from the roof of their car near Bairnsdale, as floodwaters rise in Victoria's Gippsland and north-east.
10/6/202325 minutes, 47 seconds
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First fires, now floods: evacuations in Victoria

Residents in Gippsland in eastern Victoria evacuated, as flood waters rise.
10/5/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Chaos as Republicans oust their own Speaker

For the first time in US history, the House Speaker is ousted by his colleagues.
10/4/202325 minutes, 51 seconds
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Defiant Donald Trump fronts New York court

With his sprawling real estate empire at risk, a bombastic Donald Trump fronts court in New York.
10/3/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Could the house price rebound lead to another rate rise?

Australian house prices approach record highs: will it mean another rate rise before Christmas?
10/2/202325 minutes, 52 seconds
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Royal Commission calls for major overhaul of disability care

"Significant change required": after four-and-a-half years, the disability royal commission hands down its final report. 
9/29/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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Why the Army is moving troops to northern Australia

Troops on the move: why Townsville is the big winner in a shake up of the Australian Army.
9/28/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Victorian Labor factions gather to pick Daniel Andrews' successor

It's Daniel Andrews' last day as Premier of Victoria: what are the challeges facing his successor?
9/27/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Can Biden win back the Pacific from China?

The US offers millions of dollars in aid to persuade Pacific leaders to turn away from China.
9/26/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Home Affairs boss stands aside over alleged leaked texts

Mike Pezzullo, one of the nation's most powerful and controversial officials, stands aside.
9/25/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Murdoch succession: how will Lachlan change Rupert Murdoch's empire?

Succession: Rupert Murdoch announces he's stepping back, so how will the empire fare under chosen son, Lachlan?
9/22/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Exclusive: Qantas chairman 'I won't quit'

An exclusive interview with the Qantas chairman, Richard Goyder. Will he step down?
9/21/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Will a blanket levy on Airbnb fix the housing crisis?

Victoria v Airbnb: the Andrews government targets short-stay accommodation, but will it fix the housing crisis?
9/20/202325 minutes, 11 seconds
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First 'really nasty day' since 2020: eastern Australia swelters

The eastern states swelter through a springtime heat wave, stirring memories of the Black Summer fires.
9/19/202325 minutes, 51 seconds
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Nuclear power option for Australia 'a unicorn and a fantasy': minister

The nuclear option: the Federal Government releases modelling of the cost of nuclear power, as the opposition calls for a debate on the issue.
9/18/202325 minutes, 51 seconds
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'Very ignorant': progressive No campaign condemns claim the colonisation of Australia has 'no ongoing negative impacts'

The progressive No campaign condemns a comment by Jacinta Nampijinpa Price that there are "no ongoing negative impacts of colonisation" for First Nations Australians;
9/15/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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'Worse than Mongolia': damning report into mental health care in regional South Australia

A scathing report into mental health care finds regional South Australia has been left behind, with fewer psychiatrists per person than Mongolia, Ukraine or Russia.
9/14/202325 minutes, 46 seconds
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Qantas acted 'unlawfully' when it sacked 1,7000 workers, High Court rules

Unions call for the entire Qantas board to resign, as the High Court unanimously rules the troubled airline acted 'unlawfully' in laying off 1,700 workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
9/13/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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30,000 new rental homes in five years: Can the Federal Government really deliver on its housing promise?

New zoning rules, quicker approvals and zero-interest loans: the wishlist is long, as the government finally secures the Senate's support for its multi-billion-dollar housing package.
9/12/202325 minutes, 46 seconds
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Spanish football president resigns, two weeks after saying he wouldn't

The once-defiant head of the Spanish Football Federation, Luis Rubiales, is gone, after kissing a member of Spain's World Cup winning women's team in Sydney last month.
9/11/202325 minutes, 46 seconds
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Albanese's ambitions for China re-set 'limited', as SE Asia tour moves to Philippines

The Prime Minister arrives in Manila, a day after he accepted an invitation from China to visit Beijing despite on-going trade disputes.
9/8/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Hospital asks patients to leave to free up beds

A public hospital in Tasmania is writing letters to patients asking them to leave to free up beds.
9/7/202325 minutes, 46 seconds
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Far-right leader receives record sentence for Jan 6 US Capitol riot

The former chairman of the far-right group the Proud Boys is sentenced to 22 years in prison for his role in the January 6 storming of the US Capitol building.
9/6/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Here today, gone tomorrow: Alan Joyce bows out at Qantas early

After a tumultuous week for Qantas, CEO Alan Joyce will leave the airline tomorrow.
9/5/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Qantas shareholders call for Joyce's bonus to be clawed back

A shareholders' group says the Qantas board should consider clawing back multi-million dollar bonuses awarded to the chief executive, Alan Joyce, as the airline prepares for legal action launched by the ACCC.
9/4/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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House prices climb higher, as spring 'sales season' begins

To the dismay of first-home buyers, Australian house prices have risen for the sixth month in a row.
9/1/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Qantas accused of selling tickets to flights it had already cancelled

The ACCC announces a legal action against Qantas, alleging the airline advertised more than 8,000 flights that had already been cancelled.
8/31/202325 minutes, 47 seconds
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October 14 locked in for referendum

The Prime Minister has announced the Indigenous Voice to Parliament referendum will be held on 14 October.
8/30/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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Criticism grows of Qantas' influence

The founder of Flight Centre says the Government's decision block Qatar Airways from doubling its flights into Australia makes no sense.
8/29/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Health scare for detained Australian writer

Friends of Australian writer Yang Hengjun say he could die in China if the Federal Government doesn't do more to secure his release. 
8/28/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Donald Trump surrenders in Georgia

Former US President Donald Trump has surrendered at a county jail, facing charges of allegedly interfering in the 2020 election.
8/25/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Russian mercenary boss dies in crash

Head of the Wagner military group, Yevgeny Prigozhin, has reportedly died in a plan crash.
8/24/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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NAPLAN shows disadvantage in NT

New NAPLAN data shows students in remote and regional areas are struggling compared to those in metropolitan areas.
8/23/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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BHP profits slow

BHP profits down 58% on lower commodity prices - what does the result mean for the Big Australian?
8/22/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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New tool to help problem gamblers

A national self-exclusion program for people gambling too much online is up and running from today. 
8/21/202325 minutes, 51 seconds
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50 years since Australia pulled out of war

This year marks 50 years, since the last Australian soldier pulled out of Vietnam. The milestone was commemorated today in a ceremony in Canberra.
8/18/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Matildas World Cup legacy

Last night's World Cup semi final brought heartache to Australia, but the Matildas have inspired a nation. 
8/17/202325 minutes, 36 seconds
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Matildas aim for World Cup glory

Matildas coach Tony Gustavsson has kept faith in his own process, as the team prepares for a World Cup semi-final.
8/16/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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Surfers found alive off Indonesian coast

Some of the surfers who went missing when a boat disappeared off the coast of Sumatra in Indonesia have been found alive. 
8/15/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Matildas capture nation's imagination

With the Matildas set to play England in the World Cup semi-final on Wednesday, fans snapping up the green and gold merchandise. 
8/14/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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Matildas capture nation's imagination

With the Matildas set to play England in the World Cup semi-final on Wednesday, fans snapping up the green and gold merchandise. 
8/14/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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Half a century of Hip-hop

From a party in the Bronx to a global cultural phenomenon, Hip-hop turns 50 today.
8/11/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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Half a century of Hip-hop

From a party in the Bronx to a global cultural phenomenon, Hip-hop turns 50 today.
8/11/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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Hawaiians flee as wildfires spread

Wildfires in Hawaii have forced some people into the ocean as strong winds from a hurricane fan the deadly blazes.
8/10/202325 minutes, 51 seconds
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Hawaiians flee as wildfires spread

Wildfires in Hawaii have forced some people into the ocean as strong winds from a hurricane fan the deadly blazes.
8/10/202325 minutes, 51 seconds
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CBA's $10bn profit amid cost of living pain

The Commonwealth Bank announces a record $10 billion profit as many Australians struggle with rising interest rates.
8/9/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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CBA's $10bn profit amid cost of living pain

The Commonwealth Bank announces a record $10 billion profit as many Australians struggle with rising interest rates.
8/9/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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FBI murder leads to Australian child abuse operation

The murder of two FBI agents during a child abuse operation, leads to multiple arrests in Australia. 
8/8/202324 minutes, 58 seconds
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FBI murder leads to Australian child abuse operation

The murder of two FBI agents during a child abuse operation, leads to multiple arrests in Australia. 
8/8/202324 minutes, 58 seconds
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Consulting scandal grows

The fallout from the PWC scandal has engulfed all of the big four consulting firms with the Federal Government under pressure to reform contracts.
8/7/202325 minutes, 47 seconds
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Consulting scandal grows

The fallout from the PWC scandal has engulfed all of the big four consulting firms with the Federal Government under pressure to reform contracts.
8/7/202325 minutes, 47 seconds
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AFP Commissioner questioned over PWC links

Australia's most senior police officers face a parliamentary committee over potential conflicts of interest connected to PWC.
8/4/202325 minutes, 51 seconds
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AFP Commissioner questioned over PWC links

Australia's most senior police officers face a parliamentary committee over potential conflicts of interest connected to PWC.
8/4/202325 minutes, 51 seconds
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Calls to investigate Australian fighters' treatment in Ukraine

The Chair of the Ukrainian Parliament's Foreign Affairs committee wants an investigation into allegations that Australians and other foreigners in Ukraine's foreign legion have been threatened and mistreated by incompetent commanders.
8/3/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Calls to investigate Australian fighters' treatment in Ukraine

The Chair of the Ukrainian Parliament's Foreign Affairs committee wants an investigation into allegations that Australians and other foreigners in Ukraine's foreign legion have been threatened and mistreated by incompetent commanders.
8/3/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Historic third set of criminal charges laid against Donald Trump

Trump charges: the former US president and leading Republican candidate for next year's US election is facing yet another criminal indictment.
8/2/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Historic third set of criminal charges laid against Donald Trump

Trump charges: the former US president and leading Republican candidate for next year's US election is facing yet another criminal indictment.
8/2/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Shocking child sex charges laid against former childcare worker

Police in Brisbane announce they've charged a former childcare worker with more than 1,600 child abuse offences.
8/1/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Shocking child sex charges laid against former childcare worker

Police in Brisbane announce they've charged a former childcare worker with more than 1,600 child abuse offences.
8/1/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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'No longer hope' helicopter crew survived crash: Defence Minister

The Deputy Prime Minister Richard Marles has confirmed the search for four crew missing after the Friday night crash of an MRH-90 Taipan Army helicopter off Queensland is now a recovery operation.
7/31/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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'No longer hope' helicopter crew survived crash: Defence Minister

The Deputy Prime Minister Richard Marles has confirmed the search for four crew missing after the Friday night crash of an MRH-90 Taipan Army helicopter off Queensland is now a recovery operation.
7/31/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Australians feeling costs pain fight the banks, with 34 per cent jump in complaints

Nearly 100,000 complaints about financial firms have been lodged in the past year, as households come under pressure from rising interest rates and high inflation. Round Two: the federal government vows to push ahead with its $10 billion housing bill when Parliament reconvenes next week, daring the Greens and the Coalition to oppose it in the Senate for a second time. Shock in Tasmania, after a doctor was stabbed in a regional hospital while treating a patient. And special delivery: Australia Post warns people against sending insects by mail, as the demand for tiny pets grows.
7/28/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Australians feeling costs pain fight the banks, with 34 per cent jump in complaints

Nearly 100,000 complaints about financial firms have been lodged in the past year, as households come under pressure from rising interest rates and high inflation. Round Two: the federal government vows to push ahead with its $10 billion housing bill when Parliament reconvenes next week, daring the Greens and the Coalition to oppose it in the Senate for a second time. Shock in Tasmania, after a doctor was stabbed in a regional hospital while treating a patient. And special delivery: Australia Post warns people against sending insects by mail, as the demand for tiny pets grows.
7/28/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Fifth person shot in five days in spate of Sydney shootings

Another fatal shooting in Sydney, amid fears of a new gang war developing in the city's west and south-west.
7/27/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Fifth person shot in five days in spate of Sydney shootings

Another fatal shooting in Sydney, amid fears of a new gang war developing in the city's west and south-west.
7/27/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Easing inflation a positive sign for anxious borrowers

Fresh evidence today that Australia's inflation rate may have peaked, with the latest quarterly data showing a fall to 6 per cent over the year from previous, runaway levels.
7/26/202325 minutes, 46 seconds
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Easing inflation a positive sign for anxious borrowers

Fresh evidence today that Australia's inflation rate may have peaked, with the latest quarterly data showing a fall to 6 per cent over the year from previous, runaway levels.
7/26/202325 minutes, 46 seconds
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Shocking Queensland crash details revealed

Queensland police will allege a 25 year-old man used a stolen car to ram another vehicle, leading to three deaths on the Bruce Highway. 
7/25/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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Shocking Queensland crash details revealed

Queensland police will allege a 25 year-old man used a stolen car to ram another vehicle, leading to three deaths on the Bruce Highway. 
7/25/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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Australia monitors China spy ship

An aerial photograph showing an Australian military plane's encounter with a Chinese surveillance ship near Queensland last week has been obtained by the ABC.
7/24/202325 minutes, 57 seconds
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Australia monitors China spy ship

An aerial photograph showing an Australian military plane's encounter with a Chinese surveillance ship near Queensland last week has been obtained by the ABC.
7/24/202325 minutes, 57 seconds
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Russian missiles strike Ukraine's Black Sea port, threatening worldwide grain supplies

The World Today examines the events and issues of interest and importance to all Australians.
7/21/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Russian missiles strike Ukraine's Black Sea port, threatening worldwide grain supplies

The World Today examines the events and issues of interest and importance to all Australians.
7/21/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Australian in Ukraine's International Legion alleges 'incompetent' commanders putting soldiers in danger

In an exclusive story for The World Today, a former Australian soldier alleges some foreigners and Ukrainians in the International Legion have died unnecessarily and others have been threatened with jail for trying to leave.
7/20/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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Australian in Ukraine's International Legion alleges 'incompetent' commanders putting soldiers in danger

In an exclusive story for The World Today, a former Australian soldier alleges some foreigners and Ukrainians in the International Legion have died unnecessarily and others have been threatened with jail for trying to leave.
7/20/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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'HORRIFYING': Donald Trump rages about potential third indictment

The former US President Donald Trump appears to be on the cusp of being indicted for the third time this year over the January 6th riots.
7/19/202325 minutes, 46 seconds
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'HORRIFYING': Donald Trump rages about potential third indictment

The former US President Donald Trump appears to be on the cusp of being indicted for the third time this year over the January 6th riots.
7/19/202325 minutes, 9 seconds
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Vic Govt blames 'cost blowout' for scrapping Commonwealth Games

Game over: the fallout from Victoria's shock announcement it's pulling out of hosting the 2026 Commonwealth Games.
7/18/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Vic Govt blames 'cost blowout' for scrapping Commonwealth Games

Game over: the fallout from Victoria's shock announcement it's pulling out of hosting the 2026 Commonwealth Games.
7/18/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Deloitte execs face Senate grilling in wake of PwC tax scandal

Executives from one of the world's biggest consultancy firms face tough questions at a parliamentary inquiry, after admitting they'd misused confidential government information.
7/17/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Deloitte execs face Senate grilling in wake of PwC tax scandal

Executives from one of the world's biggest consultancy firms face tough questions at a parliamentary inquiry, after admitting they'd misused confidential government information.
7/17/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Lowe era ends with Michele Bullock named as new RBA Governor

Michele Bullock has been appointed as the next Governor of the Reserve Bank, replacing Philip Lowe and becoming the first woman to lead the central bank at a time of high inflation;
7/14/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Lowe era ends with Michele Bullock named as new RBA Governor

Michele Bullock has been appointed as the next Governor of the Reserve Bank, replacing Philip Lowe and becoming the first woman to lead the central bank at a time of high inflation;
7/14/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Australian CEOs now earning 55 times 'typical' worker

Top dollar: a new survey shows Australian CEOs earn more in a year than many workers make in a lifetime.
7/13/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Australian CEOs now earning 55 times 'typical' worker

Top dollar: a new survey shows Australian CEOs earn more in a year than many workers make in a lifetime.
7/13/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Zelenskyy angered by lack of NATO timeline

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has lashed out at NATO for not laying out a timeline for his country's path towards membership. 
7/12/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Zelenskyy angered by lack of NATO timeline

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has lashed out at NATO for not laying out a timeline for his country's path towards membership. 
7/12/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Australia hits the mortgage cliff

The warnings have been coming for months, but the so-called mortgage cliff is now here. More than a million Australian households are rolling off fixed mortgage rates.
7/11/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Australia hits the mortgage cliff

The warnings have been coming for months, but the so-called mortgage cliff is now here. More than a million Australian households are rolling off fixed mortgage rates.
7/11/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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'Sealed' Robodebt chapter under scrutiny

The political fallout from the release of the report of the Robodebt Royal Commission is continuing. 
7/10/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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'Sealed' Robodebt chapter under scrutiny

The political fallout from the release of the report of the Robodebt Royal Commission is continuing. 
7/10/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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'Crude and cruel': scathing Robodebt Royal Commission report released

The Royal Commission into the failed Robodebt policy finds it was an "illegal" and "costly failure of public administration", stemming from "venality, incompetence and cowardice": today, all the details from the 990-page final report, and what it means for the scheme's tens of thousands of victims.
7/7/202325 minutes, 47 seconds
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'Crude and cruel': scathing Robodebt Royal Commission report released

The Royal Commission into the failed Robodebt policy finds it was an "illegal" and "costly failure of public administration", stemming from "venality, incompetence and cowardice": today, all the details from the 990-page final report, and what it means for the scheme's tens of thousands of victims.
7/7/202325 minutes, 47 seconds
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Housing crisis grows, as rents continue to climb

Rental prices are still going up nationally, with new data suggesting the biggest rises are in Sydney and Brisbane, but there signs of a slowing elsewhere.
7/6/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Housing crisis grows, as rents continue to climb

Rental prices are still going up nationally, with new data suggesting the biggest rises are in Sydney and Brisbane, but there signs of a slowing elsewhere.
7/6/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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World records hottest day ever, as new El Niño cyle declared

It's been widely anticipated, but now it's official: El Niño is back, with the weather pattern expected to bring hotter and drier conditions.
7/5/202325 minutes, 52 seconds
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World records hottest day ever, as new El Niño cyle declared

It's been widely anticipated, but now it's official: El Niño is back, with the weather pattern expected to bring hotter and drier conditions.
7/5/202325 minutes, 52 seconds
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Toll from deadly head knocks grows with first female CTE case

The World Today examines the events and issues of interest and importance to all Australians.
7/4/202325 minutes, 51 seconds
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Toll from deadly head knocks grows with first female CTE case

The World Today examines the events and issues of interest and importance to all Australians.
7/4/202325 minutes, 51 seconds
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Federal corruption watchdog gets down to business

Australia's brand new National Anti-Corruption Commission officially gets down to business today. Justice Paul Brereton, has revealed that it already has had close to 50 referrals.
7/3/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Federal corruption watchdog gets down to business

Australia's brand new National Anti-Corruption Commission officially gets down to business today. Justice Paul Brereton, has revealed that it already has had close to 50 referrals.
7/3/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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MPs attack Liberals over ICAC findings

The fallout continues from yesterday's corruption findings against former New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian. 
6/30/202325 minutes, 46 seconds
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MPs attack Liberals over ICAC findings

The fallout continues from yesterday's corruption findings against former New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian. 
6/30/202325 minutes, 46 seconds
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Chinese students bring Australia's consent education home

In recent years, Australian universities have been scaling up sexual consent education to prevent sexual violence on campus. Now it appears that one of the big benefits of that training, is that some international students are taking what they've learnt back to their own countries and spreading the word. 
6/29/20233 minutes, 55 seconds
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Chinese students bring Australia's consent education home

In recent years, Australian universities have been scaling up sexual consent education to prevent sexual violence on campus. Now it appears that one of the big benefits of that training, is that some international students are taking what they've learnt back to their own countries and spreading the word. 
6/29/20233 minutes, 55 seconds
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Berejiklian engaged in 'seriously corrupt' conduct

The NSW ICAC has delivered a finding of serious corrupt conduct against the former New South Wales Liberal Premier Gladys Berejiklian. 
6/29/202325 minutes, 28 seconds
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Berejiklian engaged in 'seriously corrupt' conduct

The NSW ICAC has delivered a finding of serious corrupt conduct against the former New South Wales Liberal Premier Gladys Berejiklian. 
6/29/202325 minutes, 28 seconds
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Gambling inquiry calls for ban on ads

A total ban on online gambling ads in Australia could be a step closer today, with a landmark inquiry recommending the move. 
6/28/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Gambling inquiry calls for ban on ads

A total ban on online gambling ads in Australia could be a step closer today, with a landmark inquiry recommending the move. 
6/28/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Putin claims full support

Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia is united behind him, despite the weekend rebellion by mercenary group, Wagner.
6/27/202325 minutes, 46 seconds
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Putin claims full support

Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia is united behind him, despite the weekend rebellion by mercenary group, Wagner.
6/27/202325 minutes, 46 seconds
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What happens next in Russia?

The world is waiting to see what happens next after Russian President Vladimir Putin headed off an attempted coup from a mercenary group.
6/26/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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What happens next in Russia?

The world is waiting to see what happens next after Russian President Vladimir Putin headed off an attempted coup from a mercenary group.
6/26/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Albanese rejects call to cancel referendum

Opposition Leader Peter Dutton has doubled down on his call for the Government to cancel the referendum on a Voice to Parliament.
6/23/202325 minutes, 44 seconds
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Albanese rejects call to cancel referendum

Opposition Leader Peter Dutton has doubled down on his call for the Government to cancel the referendum on a Voice to Parliament.
6/23/202325 minutes, 44 seconds
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PwC names yet to be released

The scandal surrounding consulting firm Price Water House Cooper is deepening, with questions about why the individuals involved haven't yet been named. 
6/22/202325 minutes, 32 seconds
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PwC names yet to be released

The scandal surrounding consulting firm Price Water House Cooper is deepening, with questions about why the individuals involved haven't yet been named. 
6/22/202325 minutes, 32 seconds
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Edgbaston produces another thriller

Why does Edgbaston produce so many thrilling Ashes moments? Australia has secured a last gasp win in the first test. 
6/21/202325 minutes, 42 seconds
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Edgbaston produces another thriller

Why does Edgbaston produce so many thrilling Ashes moments? Australia has secured a last gasp win in the first test. 
6/21/202325 minutes, 42 seconds
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Political donations under scrutiny

The Reserve Bank board has revealed was on the brink of leaving official interest rates on hold a fortnight ago, before eventually deciding to go ahead with another hike.
6/20/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Political donations under scrutiny

The Reserve Bank board has revealed was on the brink of leaving official interest rates on hold a fortnight ago, before eventually deciding to go ahead with another hike.
6/20/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Senate passes bill for Voice referendum

The Senate has passed legislation that will allow the referendum on an Indigenous Voice to Parliament to be held.
6/19/202325 minutes, 47 seconds
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Senate passes bill for Voice referendum

The Senate has passed legislation that will allow the referendum on an Indigenous Voice to Parliament to be held.
6/19/202325 minutes, 47 seconds
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Dutton says David Van should quit

The Federal Opposition Leader Peter Dutton says he's referred a third allegation against Senator David Van to parliamentary authorities.
6/16/202325 minutes, 11 seconds
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Dutton says David Van should quit

The Federal Opposition Leader Peter Dutton says he's referred a third allegation against Senator David Van to parliamentary authorities.
6/16/202325 minutes, 11 seconds
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Lidia Thorpe makes statement to parliament

Independent Senator Lidia Thorpe has made a statement to parliament, repeating her claim that she was sexually assaulted. 
6/15/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Lidia Thorpe makes statement to parliament

Independent Senator Lidia Thorpe has made a statement to parliament, repeating her claim that she was sexually assaulted. 
6/15/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Trumps defiant in face of 'persecution'

Former US President Donald Trump insists he's the victim of political persecution, as he pleads not guilty in court.
6/14/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Trumps defiant in face of 'persecution'

Former US President Donald Trump insists he's the victim of political persecution, as he pleads not guilty in court.
6/14/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Bus crash driver appears in court

The 58 year old driver of a bus that crashed in the Hunter Valley town of Greta on Sunday night, leaving ten people dead, has appeared in court.
6/13/202325 minutes, 45 seconds
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Bus crash driver appears in court

The 58 year old driver of a bus that crashed in the Hunter Valley town of Greta on Sunday night, leaving ten people dead, has appeared in court.
6/13/202325 minutes, 45 seconds
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Drive arrested after bus crash

New South Wales Police has confirmed the victims of a bus crash in the Hunter Valley overnight had spent the day celebrating what was described as a "fairytale" wedding.
6/12/202325 minutes, 45 seconds
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Drive arrested after bus crash

New South Wales Police has confirmed the victims of a bus crash in the Hunter Valley overnight had spent the day celebrating what was described as a "fairytale" wedding.
6/12/202325 minutes, 45 seconds
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Trump says he's been indicted

Former US President Donald Trump says he's been indicted over his handling of classified documents.
6/9/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Trump says he's been indicted

Former US President Donald Trump says he's been indicted over his handling of classified documents.
6/9/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Ukraine aid lands in Europe

A fresh delivery of Australian military aid for Ukraine has arrived in Europe overnight.
6/8/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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GDP growth: weak figures point to slowdown

The latest data shows Australia's economy is slowing dramatically under the pressure of the Reserve Bank's repeated interest rate rises. 
6/7/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Pizza and freedom: Folbigg's first night out

Kathleen Folbigg spent her first night of freedom in 20 years eating pizza with her long time friend and supporter. The convicted child-killer was released from prison after new scientific evidence emerged. 
6/6/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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Kathleen Folbigg freed after pardon

Convicted murderer Kathleen Folbigg, imprisoned two decades ago for the killing of her four children, has been pardoned and released.
6/5/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Fair Work delivers boost to minimum wage

The minimum wage to increase by 5.75% - what might that mean for Australians struggling to keep up with the rising costs of living?
6/2/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Decision on Ben Roberts-Smith defamation comes down today

Judgement day for Australia's most decorated living soldier - the verdict in the Ben Roberts-Smith defamation case to be handed down
6/1/202325 minutes, 51 seconds
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Reserve Bank drawn into PwC Scandal

The Reserve Bank admits it's underpaid staff and that embattled consulting firm PwC has been employed to fix the problem 
5/31/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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New emails show depth of PwC's confidentiality breaches

The global consulting firm P-W-C is once again under fire with the release of a new string of emails revealing the depth of confidentiality breaches over changes to tax avoidance laws back in 2015
5/30/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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PWC puts partners 'on leave' as tax advice scandal continues

The global advisory firm P-W-C has moved to stem the damage from a massive confidentiality breach that has become a full blown crisis. P-W-C is putting more partners on "leave" and is working to ringfence lucrative government business in a bid to salvage the firm's reputation
5/29/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Police wait for access to Sydney fire site

Two 13-year-olds have handed themselves into police after a massive fire destroyed a heritage building in Sydney's inner suburbs yesterday. 
5/26/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Melissa Caddick is dead: Coroner delivers finding on missing Conwoman

A Coroner rules fraudster Melissa Caddick is dead. But many questions still remain about the disappearance of the con-artist who stole tens of millions of dollars from her clients.
5/25/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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Albanese and Modi strengthen ties during official visit

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi have signed a new migration pact, and an agreement to work together on green hydrogen technology, during their bilateral meeting in Sydney this morning
5/24/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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India's controversial Prime Minister arrives in Sydney

India's controversial Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Australia to a rockstar's welcome - he's here to take Delhi's relationship with Canberra to a 'new level'
5/23/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Will tighter BNPL regulation protect vulnerable consumers?

The 16 billion dollar Buy-Now Pay-Later industry set for tighter regulations but financial counsellors aren't certain they're tough enough as many Australians are now using the schemes to cope with the increasing costs-of-living
5/22/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Aged care activists worry about taser incident

Indigenous advocate Noel Pearson has criticised some of his fellow 'Yes' campaigners as the discussions about a Voice to Parliament continue.
5/19/202325 minutes, 44 seconds
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Will a rising jobless take pressure off the RBA to lift interest rates?

Another dire climate warning we could soon be facing the hottest year on record but it's not all bad news as there are positive moves to reduce emissions with one expert saying there's a lot to be optimistic about; Another dire climate warning we could soon be facing the hottest year on record but it's not all bad news there are positive moves to reduce emissions with one expert saying there's a lot to be optimistic about; and from the paddock to the page - the WA farmer, turned author, who comes up with lots of ideas for his books, while he's driving the tractor.
5/18/202325 minutes, 14 seconds
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Criminal penalties needed for PwC scandal

The crisis at consultancy firm P-W-C is intensifying amid growing calls for the company to be banned from lucrative government contracts after confidential information was used to help clients "work-around" anti-tax avoidance laws.
5/17/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Death toll set to rise in NZ hostel fire

A tragedy unfolding in New Zealand's capital, Wellington. At least 6 people killed in a fire at a hostel and the death toll could rise. Did the building have adequate safety measures?
5/16/202325 minutes, 47 seconds
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Government settles PFAS class action for $132m

The Commonwealth settles a class-action claim over defence sites contaminated by toxic firefighting foam
5/15/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Tasmanian Liberals in minority after two MPs quit over new stadium

Tasmania's Government teetering on the brink as two of its MPs quit over the controversial $715-million Hobart stadium plan.
5/12/202325 minutes, 52 seconds
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High hopes for Trade Minister's Beijing visit

The Trade Minister flies to Beijing ... seeking to unwind restrictions on Australian goods. What are the chances the trade impasse with China might end?
5/11/202325 minutes, 52 seconds
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Budget treads fine line between relief and inflation control

Not enough to help those in need or too many handouts driving inflation higher? Did the Government get the balance right with its cost-of-living focused budget?
5/10/202325 minutes, 51 seconds
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An innovate solution to renting troubles

The Treasurer set to announce the first budget surplus in 15 years but how long will the good news last, amid predictions of economic challenges ahead?
5/9/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Easing cost of living pressures focus of tomorrow's Federal budget

Cost-of-living pressures will be the focus of tomorrow's budget ... how does the Government try to make life easier for households without adding to inflationary pressures?
5/8/202325 minutes, 52 seconds
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Dutton threatens Federal intervention in Victorian Liberal squabbles

Riven by factionalism and infighting Peter Dutton threatens to intervene in the Victorian Liberal Party.
5/5/202325 minutes, 10 seconds
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Pharmacists cry poor ahead of prescription changes

Pharmacies are threatening to raise prices of essential services like deliveries and reduce opening hours in response to the Federal Government changes to the way prescription medications are administered.
5/4/202325 minutes, 51 seconds
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NT gives green light to controversial Beetaloo project

The Northern Territory government has given the green light to fracking of the vast Beetaloo basin gas field 400 kilometres south of Darwin.
5/3/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Qantas appoints first woman as CEO

Qantas appoints its first female CEO, as Alan Joyce prepares to leave the top job
5/2/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Nation shocked over soccer violence

Calls for better protection for referees after a sickening attack during soccer match in Sydney leaves an official with a broken jaw
5/1/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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Australia's oldest coal-fired power station closes

Australia's oldest coal-fired power station switches off - it's a milestone moment in Australia's energy transition but will our grid have enough electricity as we switch to renewables?
4/28/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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Big changes coming to 'broken' migration system

"Broken and unfair" ... a scathing report into Australia's migration system says people are being trapped in an underclass ... robbing the country of their talents - how will the Government fix it?
4/27/202325 minutes, 52 seconds
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Inflation falls but will it stop an interest rate rise?

New figures out show that inflation is continuing to fall from runaway levels with the headline rate dropping to 7% but is there still a risk the Reserve Bank will again raise interest rates at next Tuesday's board meeting?
4/26/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Anzac marches across Australia

Large crowds have turned out for ANZAC Day marches and commemorations, to honour those who served the country.
4/25/202325 minutes, 51 seconds
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Australia's defence review released

The Australian Defence Force will receive its biggest overhaul in decades, as a strategic review is publicly released.
4/24/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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Murdoch drops legal action against Crikey

Media tycoon Lachlan Murdoch as dropped his defamation action against the Australian news outlet Crikey.
4/21/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Review slams Reserve Bank

A scathing review has recommended the biggest overhaul of the Reserve Bank in three decades. It has strongly criticised governor Philip Lowe.
4/20/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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IBAC slams Vic government

Victoria's anti-corruption commission has criticised the state's government, over a health department contract awarded to a union. 
4/19/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Dutton unveils new frontbenchers

The Opposition Leader Peter Dutton has named three new frontbenchers, after the resignations of shadow ministers.
4/18/202325 minutes, 12 seconds
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Aged care: tough rules coming up

Recruiters in the aged care sector say meeting the Federal Government's new staffing requirements will be almost impossible. 
4/17/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Voice architects front inquiry

The Federal Parliamentary committee investigating the Indigenous Voice to Parliament has begun it's hearings in Canberra.
4/14/202325 minutes, 46 seconds
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Aged care homes to close in Sydney

Aged Care provider Wesley Mission will close three of its nursing homes in Sydney by the end of May. It says it can't meet the new national staffing requirements.
4/13/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Julian Leeser to push for Voice

Fresh from quitting the Opposition frontbench, Julian Leeser says he'll keep pushing for changes to the proposed Indigenous Voice to Parliament.
4/12/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Liberal frontbencher quits over The Voice

Shadow Minister for Indigenous Affairs Julian Leeser has resigned from Cabinet, so that he can campaign in favour of the Indigenous Voice to Parliament.
4/11/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Taiwan is on high alert, amid China's military drills

China says it has simulated missile strikes and its air force is flying around 70 planes a day near Taiwan.
4/10/202325 minutes, 8 seconds
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Former Liberals slam Party's choice to oppose 'The Voice'

After months of deliberation, the Federal Liberals' decision to oppose 'The Voice' has been met with disappointment by some senior members of the party. 
4/6/202325 minutes, 46 seconds
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A defiant Trump hits back after indictment

Donald Trump has become the first former US President to face criminal charges. Mr Trump appeared in court in New York City, where he pleaded not guilty to 34 felony counts.
4/5/202325 minutes, 51 seconds
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TikTok banned from Government-issued devices

Australia has joined its main allies in banning the Chinese-owned social media app TikTok, on all devices issued by government agencies and departments.
4/4/202325 minutes
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Yunupingu remembered as driving force for Indigenous recognition

A 'Colussus of a leader', a 'Titan' and a 'giant of the nation' just some of the words used to described Yunupingu - the Indigenous leader has died at the age of 74.
4/3/202325 minutes
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Trump to be first US President to face criminal charges

Donald Trump looks set to make history - becoming the first former US President to face criminal charges over hush money he paid to the adult film star, Stormy Daniels.
3/31/202325 minutes
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Is a 7% minimum pay rise going to stoke inflation?

Business groups say a minimum wage rise to keep up with inflation will put pressure on the RBA to keep hiking interest rates - unions disagree.
3/30/202325 minutes
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Will the RBA pause interest rate hikes as inflation falls again?

The latest inflation figures have just been released - the good news for the Reserve Bank, the Government and indeed most of us - is that inflation has eased for the second month in a row.
3/29/202325 minutes
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Greens slam government's housing fund

The Greens are threatening not to support the Federal Government's Housing Australia Future Fund, saying it doesn't go far enough to address the shortfall in social and affordable housing. 
3/28/202325 minutes
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Government and Greens reach deal on Safeguard Mechanism

The federal government's key climate change policy will pass parliament -after the Greens announced they will support the legislation.
3/27/202325 minutes
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Leaders make final pitches ahead of NSW election

New South Wales voters head to the polling booths tomorrow and it's possible that by the end of the weekend, the Liberal-National Coalition will be left without a single government on mainland Australia
3/24/202324 minutes, 59 seconds
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An emotional Anthony Albanese releases wording for The Voice

The wording released on the question Australians will be asked on the referendum to allow an Indigenous Voice to parliament.
3/23/202330 minutes
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Alarming rise in homelessness across Australia

New figures reveal a stark rise in homelessness across Australia.  The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released the data, following the 2021 Census with the majority of Australians without a place to call home are women and children
3/22/202325 minutes
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IPCC says global climate a 'ticking time bomb'

The Inter Governmental Panel on Climate Change is warning that the climate bomb is ticking. The latest IPCC report has been described as a "final warning" before global warming passes 1.5 degrees Celsius and a "survival guide" to address it
3/21/202325 minutes
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Moves to ban Nazi salute after far-right groups attend rally

Victoria bans Nazi salutes after ugly scenes at a protest over the weekend where a group of masked men performed the offensive ritual on the steps of parliament.
3/20/202325 minutes
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Disagreement in Labor over AUKUS deal

More Labor figures follow Paul Keating speaking out against the AUKUS nuclear submarine deal
3/17/202325 minutes
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Strong jobs figures increase likelihood of more rate hikes

The unemployment rate fell back to 3.5% in February with almost 65 thousand jobs estimated to have been created across the economy.
3/16/202325 minutes
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A cold and expensive winter ahead as power prices set to soar

The World Today examines the events and issues of interest and importance to all Australians.
3/15/202325 minutes
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AUKUS submarine deal a global transformational event

A US Naval base in San Diego was the scene of an announcement that could prove pivotal for at least the next 50 years of international geopolitics.The details of a massive deal to supply Australia with nuclear powered submarines have finally been revealed. For a price tag of up to 368 billion dollars over the next three decades, the U-S and U-K will share technology and partner in the construction of a new fleet of submarines, in the biggest single investment in Australia's defence capability in history.
3/14/202325 minutes
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Illawarra residents face prospect of nuclear submarine base

What does locals in the Illawarra region of NSW think of the prospect of having a nuclear submarine base on their coastline?
3/13/202325 minutes
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Australia on the cusp of nuclear submarine deal

Australia powers towards a nuclear submarine deal. What about our local submarine industry - will it get a slice of the multi-billion dollar pie.
3/10/202325 minutes
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Troubling signs mortgage stress is kicking in

As Anthony Albanese makes his first visit as Prime Minister to India - a former head of DFAT is urging Australia to step up its bilateral relationship with what's soon to be the world's most populous country.
3/9/202325 minutes
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The mental impact of rising interest rates

Rising interest rates causing pain for Australian households, not just financially. How the rate hikes are having a significant impact on our our mental health
3/8/202325 minutes
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Cost of living pressures felt amid rising interest rates

As borrowers feel the pinch, the number of affordable rentals drops to its lowest level in five years.
3/7/202325 minutes
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Australians turning to second-jobs to make ends meet

Interest rate rises and spiralling cost-of-living forcing more Australians to work two jobs to make ends meet.
3/6/202325 minutes
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More revelations at Robodebt inquiry

With winter approaching and COVID still spreading - how effective are the new vaccines?
3/3/202330 minutes
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Are we heading for a recession?

Inflation, interest rate rises and worker shortages taking their toll - an increasing number of business owners fear they'll have to shut up shop. So are we heading for a recession?  
3/2/202330 minutes
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Economy grows despite interest rate hikes

Australia's economy is continuing to expand despite inflation and rising interest rates hitting businesses and consumers.
3/1/202324 minutes, 59 seconds
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Lismore rebuilds a year on after devastating floods

It's been a year since catastrophic flooding inundated parts of south-east Queensland and the northern rivers of New South Wales, destroying homes and devastating communities.
2/28/202330 minutes
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Will a new cyber security plan protect us from attack?

Will the Government's new cyber security plan fix flaws in the nation's safeguards against hackers and cyber criminals?
2/27/202330 minutes
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One year on since Ukraine invasion

On this day, one year ago, war returned to Europe as Russia invaded Ukraine.
2/24/202330 minutes
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Qantas delivers billion-dollar profit

After years of COVID disruptions, Qantas posts a billion dollar profit ... its boss Alan Joyce is happy, its board will be happy but why are Unions and passengers still so angry with the airline?
2/23/202330 minutes
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Renters facing worst market ever

Alarming predictions for the 30 percent of Australians who are renters with economists predicting we could be facing the worst rental market in the country's history.
2/22/202330 minutes
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Do we have enough energy as we transition to renewables?

Australia's energy market in a state-of-flux in the move towards renewables - will we have electricity?
2/21/202330 minutes
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US warns China could aid Russia's war

One year into the Ukraine war, the United States says China may be on the brink of supplying weapons to Russia.
2/20/202330 minutes
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RBA boss faces second grilling in Canberra

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad admits his government needs help, in the aftermath of the devastating earthquakes. Will a ceasefire hold as the crisis continues?
2/17/202325 minutes
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Frantic search for missing Queensland miners

A desperate rescue operation continues in a remote mine for two missing workers
2/16/202325 minutes
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The World Today

The World Today examines the events and issues of interest and importance to all Australians.
2/15/202330 minutes
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RBA boss responds to critics

Commonwealth Bank's boss says criticism of the Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe is unfair, as he faces questions at Senate estimates.
2/15/202325 minutes
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State of emergency as cyclone hits NZ

New Zealand declares state of emergency as Cyclone Gabrielle whips up damaging winds and rain.
2/14/202325 minutes
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$424m for new Closing the Gap plan

No longer in limbo. Thousands of refugees will be allowed to stay in the country; Closing the Gap.
2/13/202325 minutes
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Australian team heads to earthquake zone

An Australian search and rescue team is on its way to Turkiye to dig out survivors still trapped beneath the rubble.
2/10/202325 minutes
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Defence to remove China-linked cameras

The Federal Government orders the removal of hundreds of Chinese made CCTV cameras, amid security fears.
2/9/202325 minutes
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COVID booster: fifth shot available

Eligible adults are being urged to get an extra COVID vaccine booster, after changes announced by the Federal Government.
2/8/202325 minutes
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Earthquake in Turkiye and Syria destroys communities

A huge humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Turkiye and Syria, after a series of powerful earthquakes killed thousands of people. 
2/7/202325 minutes
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NSW announces historic pokies reform

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese is urging all Australians to back this year's referendum on a Indigenous Voice to Parliament, as parliamentarians return to Canberra for the first sitting of the year. 
2/6/202325 minutes
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Leaders meet to solve Medicare problems

Can our leaders thrash out a way to reform Medicare and make healthcare affordable for all Australians?
2/3/202325 minutes
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Police bust up money laundering network

More than 150-million-dollars worth of assets have been frozen and nine people charged in one of the biggest money laundering investigations in Australian history.
2/2/202325 minutes
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Households face more gas price rises

Families struggling with the cost of living set to face even higher gas bills - can anything be done to ease the burden?
2/1/202325 minutes