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This Thanksgiving, ABC News Radio presents “On The Move,” a three-hour special. Alex Stone hosts this in-depth look at the latest in transportation technology and the many ways we move around Planet Earth … and beyond. We’ll meet the scientists and engineers developing a spacecraft that will orbit an asteroid in deep space, gathering valuable, pote…
COVID-19 omicron variant sparks travel bans, indoor mask mandates in NY; Fashion titan Virgil Abloh leaves behind a trail-blazing legacyBy ABC News
As President Biden stresses the importance of vaccines, the White House delays a key part of its federal vaccine mandate. The National Labor Relations Board calls for a re-vote in Bessemer, Alabama, saying Amazon interfered with unionization efforts. And in an alarming show of force, Chinese fighter jets are flying deeper and deeper into Taiwanese …
Australia has a larrikin tradition, stretching back to Ned Kelly and Henry Lawson. But, is a lot of what passes for larrikinism, a fabrication? Has it been used as a form of class cover: a disguise for those who aren’t genuine larrikins? Has this faux-persona been exploited by political leaders for electoral gain? Paul Barclay asks author Lech Blai…
After eight months of review, the highly anticipated 'Set the Standard' report into parliamentary culture has been released to the public.
Australians spent 36% more on the Black Friday sales than in pre-pandemic times so SBS Finance Editor Ricardo Gonçalves speaks with Adelaide Timbrell from ANZ for more; plus Deep Data Analytics' Mathan Somasundaram on omicron's impact on the marke
Health officials in Australia and around the world have been unable to reach a consensus on the severity of the Omicron variant of COVID-19.
Indigenous actor David Dalaithngu has died in South Australia after a 50 year career on screen and the Australian public is paying tribute to his talents.
Bad information about climate change is rife online, and the recent COP26 summit gave climate denialists another set of news events to rally around.
The review sparked by Brittany Higgins' rape allegation is out and it is damning, finding that sexual harassment is rife inside parliament house in Canberra.COVID exposure alerts in New South Wales after a woman infected with the Omicron variant arrives from southern Africa, we’ll see how Australians are feeling about the risk.And a new republic ha…
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What we know on the Omicron variant after the World Health Organization labeled it a COVID "variant of concern." The latest on the new confirmed cases, including some in Canada. The New York State Attorney General's office releases over nine hours of testimony in the investigation of sexual harassment allegations against the state's former governor…
Responses to the discovery of the variant have created travel chaos for thousands amid flight cancellations and border closures weeks before the holiday season.
Health authorities warn the Omicron variant can't be kept out. Are tougher measures needed to keep people safe?We'll take you to South Africa, to hear from a vaccine expert, advising the World Health Organisation on how to handle the latest outbreak.And Westpac in the corporate regulator's sights for charging dead customers.…
A Migrant Workers Centre study found 91 per cent of workers who experienced wage theft had arrived in Australia on a visa with no pathway to permanent residency.
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Actors Daniel Dae Kim and Tony Goldwyn what it was like living through the post-9/11 Anthrax attacks and what it was like filming the series in Canada amid the pandemic. In Hot Topics, Jane Coaston guest co-hosts. The panel discusses the Omicron variant arriving in North America, and more.By ABC News
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Malaita province's premier Daniel Suidani is unhappy Australia sent in police and soldiers to Solomon Islands at the request of the country's Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, who has hit back, saying without them his government would be left "to the mercy of criminals and hooligans".
Papua New Guinea Health authorities say HIV cases are on the rise and there are fears the COVID-19 pandemic will make the situation worse, as several specialist clinics that offer support to HIV positive patients are at risk of closing their doors.
After several years of stability in their home country, many Solomon Islanders living here in Australia are disturbed and deeply saddened by what has been happening in recent days.
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The Omicron variant of COVID-19 was only named on Friday, but it's already notorious. Even though there are still more questions about it than answers, the new variant is already wreaking havoc worldwide, as governments pre-emptively throw up borders and reintroduce restrictions in a bid to slow its spread. So what do we know about Omicron for sure…
As the world desperately awaits news from scientists on anything Omicron, some experts have started thinking about where the variant might have come from.One theory is that it's from someone severely immunocompromised, where the virus has had millions of opportunities to evolve against a poor immune response.But it's far from the only theory.So on …
Up until the 1960s in the UK, trans support and rights were actually better in some ways than they have been in more recent years.Author Zoe Playdon says trans people back then often self-identified, and received affirmative medical care.Zoe has spent years investigating the life and significance of Ewan Forbes, a Scottish doctor who was born as ‘E…
Barat Ali Batoor's family has been forced to leave Afghanistan twice as a refugee, and Batoor himself was born as a refugee in Quetta. He returned to Afghanistan to work as a translator for the UN and later as a photojournalist. One of his articles resulted in death threats against him and he was forced to return to Quetta. After a harrowing journe…
Laura Tingle has the latest on Canberra politics, Barat Ali Batoor discusses the long history of Afghan refugees in Australia and Zoe Playdon tells the story of trans trailblazer Ewan Forbes.
Laura Tingle has all the latest from Canberra, including the controversy around parliament's small number of sitting next in 2022 and Defence Minister Peter Dutton's latest attack on China.
Dame Mary Durack is one of Australia's best known literary figures, she won fame for her history of the Durack Family, Kings in Grass Castles. You hear from her daughter, Patsy Millett, who has written a memoir about her mother's life.
The COVID19 pandemic has put pressure on our public health system, nurses are quitting and doctors are reporting high levels of burnout. What does this mean for the future of Australia's medical workforce?
In 2020 while most of you were in lockdown Ken Haley was travelling around Central America. Ken has been in a wheelchair since 1991 and to date he's travelled to 143 countries. You'll hear from Ken about his experiences.
Markets shudder and doctors preach calm as World Health Organization declares a new "variant of concern." Congress returns to Washington with a potential government shutdown looming. And Jeffrey Epstein's former associate Ghislaine Maxwell faces a jury.By ABC News
The Opposition Leader, Anthony Albanese, speaks to Leigh Sales about climate change and the policies that the Labor Party could take to a future election.By Leigh Sales
Two years ago, a 7.30 investigation revealed that hundreds of retired racehorses were being sent to abattoirs - despite industry assurances that wasn't happening.By Dan Conifer
Governments and medical researchers around the world are now focused on Omicron - the latest COVID variant. Already nations are closing their borders to visitors from Southern African nations.By Norman Swan
The Morrison Government's official adoption of a policy of net zero emissions by 2050 has reset the battleground for the upcoming federal election. This is especially the case in the so-called ‘coal seats’ of central and north Queensland, which recorded strong swings away from Labor in the 2019 election. Peter McCutcheon reports.…
Like other animals birds have adapted to living in cities. Lorikeets, powerful owls, cockatoos , brush turkeys and white ibis are just some of the birds who've learned to live in the suburbs. And to befriend the humans who feed them. Our understanding of urban birds is greatly enhanced by the citizen scientists who observe and record their numbers …
The Australian share market fell sharply when it opened but then recovered as buyers came in looking for bargains.
Daniel Suidani says the presence of Australian troops is helping to protect Prime Minister, who he says doesn't represent the people.
Hear Perpetual's Matt Sherwood speak with SBS Finance Editor Ricardo Gonçalves about how the market is feeling about the new COVID variant; plus Flight Centre CEO Graham Turner on the impact on travel.