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ABC News Daily is the podcast that helps you understand the issues affecting your world. Every episode, host Samantha Hawley walks through one story with the help of an ABC colleague or expert in under 15 minutes. When you want coverage you can trust, listen to ABC News Daily.
We tease out the complex history behind those baffling events in the news.
With a focus on international politics and business, Geraldine Doogue talks to expert commentators about the things that matter to Australians.
A comprehensive roundup of the major stories from the region and the people involved and affected by them.
The simplest questions often have the most complex answers. The Philosopher's Zone is your guide through the strange thickets of logic, metaphysics and ethics.
Ockham’s Razor is a soap box for all things scientific, with short talks about research, industry and policy from people with something thoughtful to say about science.
A critical look at new technologies, new approaches and new ways of thinking, from politics to media to environmental sustainability.
Spend an hour in someone else's life. Conversations draws you deeper into the life story of someone you may have heard about, but never met.
AWAYE! presents a diverse and vibrant Aboriginal arts and culture from across Australia and the best from Indigenous radio broadcasters around the world.
Focusing on the Pacific region, the program brings you interviews with leaders, newsmakers, and people who make the Pacific beat.
All In The Mind is ABC RN's weekly podcast looking into the mental universe, the mind, brain and behaviour — everything from addiction to artificial intelligence.
Unforgettable true crime mysteries, exclusive newsmaker interviews, hard-hitting investigative reports and in-depth coverage of high profile stories. Hosted by David Muir and Amy Robach.
The Science Show gives Australians unique insights into the latest scientific research and debate, from the physics of cricket to prime ministerial biorhythms.
RN Breakfast daily stories separated out for easy listening. RN Breakfast is the program informed Australians wake up to. Start each day with comprehensive coverage and analysis of national and international events, and hear interviews with the people who matter today—along with those who'll be making news tomorrow.
From the ground breaking and life saving to the wacky and implausible, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki reveals some of the best moments in science.
PM covers stories across Australia and the world, explaining and analysing the most important events and issues of the day.
Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues
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.
Countrywide takes you outside the cities into regional Australia, talking about the food you eat, how it's produced, and what all this means for the Australian economy
Life Matters is your guide to contemporary Australian life. Be part of rich conversations on relationships, family, parenting, education, work, health and consumer issues.
Soul Search explores contemporary religion and spirituality from the inside out — what we believe, how we express it, and the difference it makes in our lives
Download This Show is your weekly guide to the world of media, culture, and technology. From social media to gadgets, streaming services to privacy issues. Each week Marc Fennell and a team of people far smarter than him (his words, not ours) take a fun deep dive into how technology is reshaping our lives.
Want to know what's really going on in Parliament House? Fran Kelly and Patricia Karvelas give you the political analysis that matters and explain what it means for you.
In a world marked by wicked social problems, The Minefield helps you negotiate the ethical dilemmas, contradictory claims and unacknowledged complicities of modern life.
Every weekday, catch up with Sinéad Mangan as she explores news and analysis of national issues significant to regional Australians.
AWAYE! presents a diverse and vibrant Aboriginal arts and culture from across Australia and the best from Indigenous radio broadcasters around the world.
Amanda Vanstone tackles key social, economic and cultural issues in Australian life, challenging assumptions and giving voice to new and seldom-heard commentators.
Each week day RN Arts programs zoom in on a specific area of art and culture, brought to you by a specialist presenter. Subscribe to their podcasts separately by searching by name in your podcasting app.
ABC Radio's Country Breakfast is an entertaining look at rural and regional issues around Australia.
Background Briefing is daring narrative journalism: Australian investigations with impact. Our award-winning reporters forensically uncover the hidden stories at the heart of the country’s biggest issues.
Interviews and feature reports from SBS News.
Get all the right advice you need to grow a healthy garden
Retire to the eclectic environs of the RN Drive Drawing Room, for music, musings and unexpected conversations. The Drawing Room is equal parts performance space, salon, and kitchen table confessional.
RN Presents is a diverse collection of short series. The current series is Face Value. The cosmetic enhancement industry is booming. Injectables and surgical procedures promise age-defying beauty. But they come with real risks. From anti-wrinkle injections and fillers, to nose jobs and Brazilian Butt Lifts, why are so many people choosing to enhance their appearance?
Blueprint For Living is a weekly rummage through the essential cultural ingredients—design, architecture, food, travel, fashion—for a good life.
RN Breakfast is the program informed Australians wake up to. Start each day with comprehensive coverage and analysis of national and international events, and hear interviews with the people who matter today—along with those who'll be making news tomorrow.
An investigative podcast hosted by ABC journalist Rachael Brown, Trace examines the fractures in Australia's criminal justice system, and the decades-long ripples they have caused.
The sixth season of If You’re Listening tells the story of Australia’s turbulent history with climate change, and what that means for the future. As we approach a federal election where climate and energy is a key battleground, this 8 episode series will examine how Australia wasted decades fighting change, instead of capitalising on it.
In-depth conversations with artists and creative thinkers from Australia and around the world.
A weekly lesson on a specific topic with some of Sydney's greatest teachers.
With unparalleled resources, World News Tonight with David Muir provides the latest information and analysis of major events from around the country and the world.
Making sense of Australia’s place in the world, Between the Lines puts contemporary international issues and events into a broader historical context, seeking out original perspectives and challenging accepted wisdoms.
Lisa Leong helps you navigate your way through the tough times, looking for the sunshine and the humanity in the world of work. From the quirky to the somewhat controversial, experts in the world of work and business share their ideas, experiments and fast fails, that you can apply to your own career. We’re cheaper than therapy and more fun than LinkedIn, think of us as your digital water cooler.
The gardening program for gardeners and non-gardeners.
ABC News' award-winning news magazine program, taking you beyond the headlines of today's stories and trends.
Specialist and mainstream audiences alike rely on the Health Report to bring clarity to health and medical issues from social, scientific and political points of view.
Two Nobel Laureates discuss the pandemic, climate change and the need to boost science research funding to meet the many challenges we face. Professor Brian Schmidt and Professor Peter Doherty also share personal stories of what it’s like to win the Nobel prize and why they engage in debates on social media.…
Jennifer Egan's latest work, The Candy House, is a book that looks at the power of technology, but is, at its heart, about the power of stories: the stories we tell ourselves, the stories that are told about us, and the stories that Egan shares.
Though the threat from IS has passed, every day LGBTQI+ people fear physical violence, or being murdered if their secret is uncovered.
The RBA board meeting minutes released today revealed it discussed the possibility of a 40 basis point increase at the last meeting, instead of the 25 which it delivered, leaving the door open for more aggresive increases in the short term. SBS Finance Editor Ricardo Gonçalves speaks with ANZ's Adelaide Timbrell for the impact on the economy and ho…
The Victorian branch of the Australian Medical Association is calling on people to wear masks as the health systems struggles to cope demand.
12 weeks on from catastrophic floods in Chinderah, there is still a huge amount of work to get people back on their feet
The government is proposing cuts to public service spending - and is now putting the pressure on Labor, who will announce their figures on Thursday.
Hungary's Roma minority group has long suffered from discrimination and exclusion but now Budapest station Radio Dikh aims to recast the way the group is perceived.
The Coalition to cut the public service to pay for its promises while Labor's election promise balance sheet won't be revealed for another couple of days.We'll head to the most marginal seat in the country – Macquarie, west of Sydney - where seething anger at the political class leaves some voters dreading polling day.As new election lies surface i…
US President Joe Biden has signed an order to send nearly 500 troops to Somalia, to train and support Somali forces in their fight against Al-Shabaab.
This comes as Turkey opposes Sweden and Finland's wish to join NATO, and as McDonalds and Renault pull out of Russia.
New details about the deadly mass shooting at a grocery store in Buffalo, New York; Honoring the victims of the mass shooting in Buffalo; Major warning signs surrounding the suspect in the Buffalo mass shooting; California church mass shooting; New effort to curb the baby formula shortage in the US; Severe thunderstorm watch in the northeast. Learn…
The Government's election costings come with a sting in the tail - public sector funding cuts which unions fear could mean the end of thousands of jobs.
A discovery in weather in the 1990s was the Atmospheric River. They've been around for pretty much ever though - one of them bankrupted California in 1862, and another dumped lots and lots of water onto Brisbane, in February 2022.
Historian Gwynne Dyer on his search to understand whether war is embedded in human nature, and why things are changing, despite the world becoming less violent over the past seven decades
Bastian Fox Phelan awoke one morning to the arrival of, as they describe it, a 'dark stranger'. This 'stranger' adorned their upper lip and would throw open a deep questioning and investigation of gender and the idea that to be a woman you had to be hairless. Bastian's debut memoir is called How to be Between.…
The death of a child is always difficult, but losing an adult child brings on a different sort of grief. Bereaved parents of adult children say they can be dismissed, misunderstood and garner less sympathy than parents who lose young children. We look at the experience of grieving an adult child, how to cope and best support those going through it.…
Some state and local governments are regulating short-stay accommodation as a way to help increase the number of properties available for permanent rental. Limits are being set on who can let out their properties in this way, and for how many days of the year. Is regulation a good idea and how does it work in practice?…
NT Health Minister Natasha Fyles was chosen by her colleagues to lead the Northern Territory, following the surprise resignation of Michael Gunner. She's promised stability in government, and identified economic recovery and social issues as priorities.
The ABC board is set to introduce an internal ombudsman, replacing the existing system for handling complaints made about programs and content. The recommendation is contained in a report commissioned after the system rejected a complaint about last year's Ghost Train series, which was ultimately found to be valid.…
In the final week of the election campaign costings have taken centre stage, while the key policy battleground is the Super Homebuyers Scheme.David Crowe joins RN Breakfast to discuss the latest developments in federal politics.
The Greens have formally launched their election campaign with high hopes of picking up at least one extra Lower House seat.Greens Leader Adam Bandt has also released a wishlist of policies - including an end to fossil fuels - that will be on the table in the event of a hung parliament.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has released the Coalition's election costings and has challenged Labor to do likewise.He says that if Labor wins on Saturday it will cut spending and raise taxes to pay for its election promises.
13 people have been murdered in the last 18 months, as gang violence escalates on Sydney's streets. A new taskforce has been introduced to tackle organised crime and gangland killings, but questions have been raised about whether police have enough powers to combat underworld activity.
They say the second World War was fought on the beaches and trenches of Europe, but a new film shows a simultaneous war was taking place in the shadows.Nearly 80 years ago, British intelligence attempted a daring plot to deceive the Nazis, floating a literal corpse carrying fake military plans into the hands of the enemy.…
Feeding your newborn baby can be an extremely stressful experience.This has been compounded in some areas of the US, where a formula shortage has left parents and carers with very few options.
Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group and its allies appear to have suffered losses in this weekend's parliamentary elections, with preliminary results showing their opponents picking up more seats. It sends a strong message to ruling class politicians, who have held on to their seats despite a devastating economic collapse that has plunged most of th…
A new study says climate change could put Pacific Islanders at risk of losing their nationality and citizenship if countries in the region do not strengthen their laws.
The program informed Australians wake up to. Start each day with comprehensive coverage and analysis of national and international events, and hear interviews with the people who matter today—along with those who'll be making news tomorrow.
Some Pacific community members won't be voting in Australia's election despite living in the country for years, and a new report says Pacific Islanders risk losing their nationality as a result of climate change.
In the final days of an election campaign dominated by cost of living concerns, Scott Morrison has announced a plan to allow Australians to dip into their superannuation to buy their first homes. As voting day approaches, both major parties will argue you’ll be better off financially if you vote for them. Today, the host of RN Breakfast, Patricia K…
When Yorta Yorta/Gunaikurnai theatre-maker Andrea James quit her job as a legal secretary to pursue a career in the arts, it was because she saw the theatre as 'a place where truth gets told.' She is now one of our most celebrated playwrights and directors. Also, we hear a scene from A Letter for Molly, the debut play from Brittanie Shipway at the …
After three years of economic freefall, the stakes could not be higher, with voting turnout low, and Hezbollah hoping to hold on to its majority.
The impacts of climate change on our health are growing, as surely as global temperatures and sea levels are rising. So how can we strive to live as healthy people on an increasingly sick planet? What are the major ways global warming is threatening human health?
With the conclusion of the final sitting period of Parliament, a Joint Standing Committee on Treaties inquiry into the trade deal will now lapse and start afresh following the election.
The Prime Minister is defending his party's plan to unlock super for first home buyers - despite warnings it could drive up house prices further, and hurt retirement savings in the long term.
With the government proposing its own scheme to allow first home buyers to access part of their superannuation to buy a home, SBS Finance Editor Ricardo Gonçalves speaks with ANZ New Zealand- based economist Miles Workman to discover how a similar program there has worked and discusses the various plans around the world; plus the day on the markets…
Celebrations are taking place across the globe, after Ukraine's Kalush Orchestra were crowned Eurovision's 2022 winners.
A Medicare loading helping psychiatrists bulk bill tele-health consults with regional patients was removed from the Medical Benefits Scheme in January
Ahead of the election, The Health Report hosts a discussion between experts about the pressing health issues. What are the most pronounced problems, and what health questions have not been raised at all?
What aspiring homeowners need to know about the major parties' housing policies ahead of Saturday's election.The long distance to travel for maternity services in many parts of regional Australia is playing on the minds of voters in some key electorates.Why the use of anti-viral medications for COVID is limited in Australia. We'll discuss the case …
What if anything can China and Xi learn from the invasion of Ukraine? Were the reports that said that COVID had brought the end of the era of globalisation greatly exaggerated? Do you get FOMO and should we be able to experiment and fail at work sometimes?
How do the Greens, United Australia Party and Pauline Hanson's One Nation differ from the two major parties in the Federal Election.
Finland has officially announced its intention to join NATO, just as Sweden's ruling party said it backed membership, paving the way for a joint application prompted by the war in Ukraine.
Is dipping into your super to buy a first home a good idea - or will it hike prices and jeopardise retirements?What will an expanded NATO mean for European security in an age of Russian aggression; andConcerns for the safety of nurses as an outback hospital fails a security audit.
Authorities in the United States say the gunman who shot and killed 10 people in a supermarket in Buffalo, in New York state, had been looking for locations with a high concentration of Black residents.
Two stories from the beating heart of small town country Australia: how a fence is helping to hold one community together and the tale of local legend Charlie Woollett
Anita Jacoby has spent decades uncovering the truth about other people, but when she turned the lens on her own father, she was shocked
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