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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.
 
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.
 
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?
 
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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 …
 
We start today’s show 66 million years in the past, when the last dinosaurs were around, and learn about an impressive fossil. Then, we’ll hear about some important news about traditional owners getting there land back. After that, we’ll head out for a few marathons with a would-be world record holder, before celebrating our amazing frontline worke…
 
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.…
 
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…
 
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…
 
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 …
 
Here Goes Nothing is the last in what Steve Toltz calls his trilogy of fear which began with A Fraction of the Whole. This latest book is narrated by a ghost who discovers there is an afterlife hierarchy and he is at the bottom. Also, Irish writer Audrey Magee on her second novel The Colony which is colonisation in microcosm and Toni Jordan's sixth…
 
As often happens at this stage in the election cycle, there's a renewed push by some youth advocates and community groups to lower the voting age to 16. It was 1973 when the franchise was last expanded by Prime Minister Whitlam by lowering the voting age from 21 to 18. Is it time to do so again?
 
An Albanese Government would invest almost $1 billion in Medicare to improve access to GP's and boost treatment options. Shadow Health Minister Mark Butler rejects Coalition claims it’s a political slush fund, saying the money would be spent on a plan that the Morrison Government announced in 2019, but has so far failed to fund.…
 
The super homebuyer scheme was the centrepiece of the Liberal Party's official campaign launch, so is it going to be a game-changer?The Chief Political Correspondent for The Conversation Michelle Grattan joins RN Breakfast to discuss the latest developments in federal politics.
 
Superannuation Minister Jane Hume says the super home-buyer scheme will see a “bump” in the house prices at least in the short term. But taking a longer view, she says it's a win-win, as it will generate a better quality of living during a person’s working life and in retirement.
 
For the past few years, the Coalition has been accused of stacking the Administrative Appeals Tribunal with former MPs and advisers. The Australian Institute has done a deep dive of every single appointment made to the tribunal since 1996, and it's found that political appointments have sky-rocketed.…
 
The United Nations, the US and the European Union have called for a full investigation into the killing of an Al Jazeera journalist.Shiren Abu Akleh was reportedly shot in the head during an Israeli military raid in the West Bank town of Jenin, with some witnesses claiming she was shot by Israeli troops.…
 
As Australians prepare to head to the polls on Saturday, one issue has been glaringly ignored throughout the campaign.Almost no-one has been talking about COVID, even though our infection rates are still, per capita, among the highest in the world. Today, Co-host of the ABC's Coronacast, Dr Norman Swan, on what's been happening with the virus, and …
 
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