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Do you find the news cycle overwhelming? Depressing? Confusing? Boring? Endless? Then you need The Quicky. Mamamia's daily podcast that gets you up to speed on the top stories, then deep dives on one topic you want to know more about. It's the easiest and most enjoyable way to get across the news every day.
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.
A daily news show from the publisher of The Monthly and The Saturday Paper. Hear from the country’s best reporters, covering the news as it affects Australia. This is news with narrative, every weekday.
Every weekday, catch up with Sinéad Mangan as she explores news and analysis of national issues significant to regional Australians.
Surprising stories from unusual places. With ideas too big for a single episode, The Compass presents mini-series about the environment and politics, culture and society.
From the newsrooms of The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, Please Explain cuts through the noise to give you insight into the stories that drive the nation.
Wake Up Australia: Highlights
Life Matters is your guide to contemporary Australian life. Be part of rich conversations on relationships, family, parenting, education, work, health and consumer issues.
Grattan Institute is dedicated to developing high quality public policy for Australia’s future. Our podcasts cover a range of public policy topics focusing on the main issues facing Australia. We aim to further the debate, sometimes by presenting controversial viewpoints. Our podcasts concentrate on the current Grattan Programs, Australian perspectives, budget policy, economic growth, energy, health, institutional reform, school education, transport and cities.
Australia's only national radio show focusing on industrial, social and workplace issues. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network.
RN Drive takes you behind the day’s headlines, with an engaging mix of current affairs, analysis, arts and culture from across Australia and around the world.
Hosted by Belinda Varischetti, the presenter of the Western Australian Country Hour, the country's finest hour
Analysis and debate on the week in politics.
A weekly wrap of the “must-know” developments in Marketing, Media, Agency and Technology for leaders and emerging leaders in the industry. Veteran industry journalist and Mi3 Executive Editor Paul McIntyre talks each week with guest marketers who are in the know on what matters at the nexus of marketing, agencies, media and technology. Powered mostly by Human Intelligence (HI).
An archive of all of The Australian's award-winning collection of investigative and narrative podcasts.
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.
7.30's experienced team brings you the latest current affairs and analysis.
Judgement comes to George Pell. David Marr and Melissa Davey on the fall of a cardinal
Offsiders' experienced team brings you the latest sport opinion and analysis.
'The Weekly Post' covers major stories from across the week from here at home and around the world.
The Russian campaign to meddle in the 2016 US Election was only part of President Vladimir Putin's big plan. Season 3 of Russia, If You're Listening looks at where the scheme to destroy western democracies began, the damage it's done, and where it might end.
Australia Overnight with Tony Moclair, 12am – 5.30am weekdays on 3AW
Live from Melbourne, join forthright commentator Rita Panahi along with a panel of smart and opinionated pundits for a frank exchange on what has got Australians talking.
With a proven track record of driving the news cycle, Andrew Bolt steers discussion, encourages debate and offers his perspectives on national affairs.
The Daily Telegraph brings you coverage and analysis of news, politics and daily events from its award-winning team of writers and columnists.
Adam Shand At Large. takes you into the curious mind of Walkley Award-winning investigative journalist and author Adam Shand. Adam brings an independent and forthright view of our world fashioned from 35 years of journalism. This is a search for truth in engaging human stories from voices you rarely hear in Australian media. No brief, no limits, just stories that matter to you.
Direct from The Fortress comes your daily dose of Irreverent Logic from the king of talkback radio... John Laws. Listen weekdays 9am-midday on Sydney's 2SM 1269AM or across Australia on the Super Network.
News, sport, OpEd, business and showbiz podcasts from Sydney's Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph newspapers
Q&A is a television discussion program that focuses mostly on politics but ranges across all of the big issues that set Australians thinking, talking and debating. It is driven by interaction: Q&A provides a rare opportunity for Australian citizens to directly question and hold to account politicians and key opinion leaders in a national public forum.
Independent news and stories connecting you to life in Australia and Dari-speaking Australians. - اخبار و گزارشھاى بى طرفانۀ كە شما را بە زندگى در آسترليا و آسترليائى ھاى درى زبان مرتبط ميسازد.
Independent news and stories connecting you to life in Australia and Gujarati-speaking Australians. - ઓસ્ટ્રેલિયા અને ઓસ્ટ્રેલિયામાં વસતા ગુજરાતીઓ સાથે આપને જોડતા તટસ્થ અને વિશ્વાસપાત્ર સમાચાર અને અહેવાલ
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Ever wondered how automation will change the world? Maybe you puzzle over what India could do to ease traffic congestion, or how China's aircraft carriers will transform Indian Ocean geopolitics? All Things Policy, a daily podcast brought to you by the Takshashila Institution, brings you all the answers. Every weekday, our researchers break down complex economic and geopolitical ideas through the lens of current events. For everyone from the busy executive to the curious student, All Things ...
The Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) is an independent, non-partisan research institute established in 2014 by the University of Technology Sydney (UTS). Chinese studies centres exist in other Australian universities. UTS:ACRI, however, is Australia’s first and only research institute devoted to studying the relationship of these countries. UTS:ACRI seeks to inform Australia’s engagement with China through research, analysis and dialogue grounded in scholarly rigour. The ACRI Podca ...
The Fifth Estate responds to the most important stories of the day and reignites those that have fallen off the front pages.
Listen to interviews, features and community stories from the SBS Radio Sinhala program, including news from Australia and around the world. - සම්මුඛ සාකච්චා, විශේෂාංග, සහ ප්රජාවේ තොරතුරු මෙන්ම ප්රවෘති සහ ලොවපුරා තොරතුරු දැනගන්න සවන්දෙන්න SBS සිංහල වැඩසටහනට.
Listen to interviews, features and community stories from the SBS Radio Dinka program, including news from Australia and around the world. - Pi???ë në wël cë kek thïïc, akölkööl ku wël ji?më baai kek në ajui??rë SBS Dinka Radio, agut cë ka ci??lë kek në ?othurali? ku j?l ya piny thok ëb??n.
Balls Radio is an irreverent look at the world, from the edge of the world. Phil Dobbie, in Sydney Australia, talks politics, current events and anything else he can find to fill the time. Tune in from 9pm each Monday, Sydney time.
Dateline is a weekly international half-hour documentary program that invites you to walk in the shoes of others in search of the inspiration and surprise in every global story.
Independent news and stories connecting you to life in Australia and Estonian-speaking Australians.
Open your mind to the world with New Zealand’s number one breakfast radio show. Without question, as New Zealand’s number one talk host, Mike Hosking sets the day’s agenda. The sharpest voice and mind in the business, Mike drives strong opinion, delivers the best talent, and always leaves you wanting more. The Mike Hosking Breakfast always cuts through and delivers the best daily on Newstalk ZB.
Listen to interviews, features and community stories from the SBS Radio Norwegian program, including news from Australia and around the world. - Hør intervjuer, radiodokumentarer og saker fra de norske miljøet i Australia fra SBS Radio Norsk, inkludert nyheter fra Australia og verden.
Over the last couple of weeks, many Kiwis have looked across the Tasman at Victoria with the thought of "that would never happen to us". But as we begin our second wave, should we be taking advice from the situation in Australia a way or how, and how not to, act. Epidemiologist at Melbourne University Tony Blakely told Mike Hosking the compulsory w…
Royal Stone, a soldier serving in the Australian Defence Force – ADF is among the military personnel that are currently in Victoria helping the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. - &D,>>f pwd rh>f0J'.f unDo;p>fv>tuJok;zJ tDp-whv,g w>f'Do'>0JRusdR = th.f='H.f=tJ.fzf 'D; rh>fok;zdw*Rv> ty.fCkmfzJw>f[JrRp>R w>f-wDq> cd;&de;AJ&>;pf (cdAH;=1…
Entrepreneur Sam Morgan has a new idea to help contain Covid-19 - and he says the Ministry of Health could roll it out within days if it chooses. The txt-based Daily Health Check service would send a message to everyone's phones - in the manner of the Civil Defence texts sent on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, only with two-way capability so s…
Act Party leader David Seymour is calling on the Government to release its economic contingency plans as Auckland businesses brace to the possibility of extended lockdown. And he says some form of compensation for businesses forced back into level 3 restrictions "for the public good" are necessary. The Opportunities Party, meanwhile, wants a univer…
Horticulture New Zealand is frustrated that independent greengrocers in the Auckland area are being forced to close under the level 3 lockdown. The industry fought hard last lockdown to try to get government approval to continue trading - warning of food waste and financial loss - but was unsuccessful. Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike …
COVID-19 has worsened the problem of malnutrition in India because it has disrupted two critical programmes: the ICDS and Mid-Day Meal Scheme. However, after initial setbacks, the Union and state governments, with support from the World Food Programme (WFP), have worked to ensure food is delivered to those that need it the most. Sunila Dixit talks …
Today’s news bulletin of SBS Sinhala Radio – Thursday 13 August 2020 Listen to SBS Sinhala Radio on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday between 11 am to 12 noon - SBS සිංහල සේවයේ අද - අගෝස්තු 13 වන දා බ්රහස්පතින්දා වැඩසටහනේ ප්රවෘත්ති ප්රකාශය. SBS සිංහල සේවය සතියේ දින 4ක් විකාශය වේ. සඳුදා, අඟහරුවාදා, බ්රහස්පතින්දා සහ සිකුරාදා ඔස්ට්රේලියානු වේල…
A discussion with mindfulness coach Amaranath Jayakody - මේ අවිනිශ්චිත සමයේ ඔබ ධනාත්මක ලෙස ජීවිතය දෙස බලන්නේ කෙසේද යන කරුණ පිලිබදව ක්වීන්ස්ලන්තයේ සතිමත්භාවය පිළිබද උපදේශක අමරනාත් ජයකොඩි සමග සිංහල සිදුකල සාකච්චාවක්
SBS Sinhala interview with Dr. Channa Weerasekara on, Can COVID-19 be infected more than one time? - පුද්ගලයකුට කොරෝනා වෛරසය දෙවරක් වැළදීමේ අවදානමක් පවතීද යන්න පිළිබඳව මෙල්බර්න් හි වෛද්ය චන්න වීරසේකර මහතා සමග SBS සිංහල සේවය සිදුකල සාකච්චාව
The Reserve Bank has increased its ability to effectively print money but won't be able to go any higher. The central bank's kept the Official Cash Rate at 0.25 percent but has increased its quantitative easing limit from $60 billion to $100 billion. Westpac chief economist Dominick Stephens told Mike Hosking that's as far as it can go because ther…
Three people were killed and six others injured Wednesday when a passenger train derailed in northeast Scotland after heavy rain and flooding hit the area. The train driver was believed to be among the dead, British Transport Police said. The Rail, Maritime and Transport union said that the train conductor was also believed killed. Formal identific…
SBS Sinhala feature on Australia has recorded its deadliest day of the pandemic - ඕස්ට්රේලියානු කොරෝනා ඉතිහාසයේ තවත් තවත් මාරාන්තික දිනයක් වාර්තා වීම ඇතුලු කාලීන තොරතුරු රැගත් SBS සිංහල සේවය ගෙන එන විශේෂාංගය
How are people who live alone coping with the lockdowns, and the isolation the pandemic has brought? Plus, letting your smile shine through, even while wearing a mask. And after her father’s death, Betty O'Neill goes searching for the truth about his time as a resistance fighter.
I have been astonished at how many people personally know Ashley Bloomfield or people who work directly with Bloomfield, who have been able to release in the golden gems of info they’ve gleaned from their highly prized conversations with him. We have people "in the know." There is an armada of people who knew Level Three was coming, even more know …
PM Jacinda Ardern traded verbal blows with National leader Judith Collins and deputy leader Gerry Brownlee, with the Prime Minister accused of lacking transparency and sitting on information. As major parties suspended their election campaigns, Collins urged Ardern to push back the election date given the alert level restrictions and the media spot…
New Zealand's top health boss has rejected suggestions the country is being too soft on people who have tested positive for Covid, amid revelations a high school student now has the virus. Cabinet Ministers will meet tomorrow to decide whether Auckland might be eased into alert level 2, stay at level 3, or moved to full lockdown. Director-General o…
With a proven track record of driving the news cycle, Andrew Bolt steers discussion, encourages debate and offers his perspectives on national affairs. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The pictures reverberated around the world: an explosion, caught in real time, on the docks of Beirut. For the people of Lebanon, it was a dangerously familiar time, after many years of living with conflict. Today, The Quicky looks at why this explosion has led the country to the brink once again. Subscribe to The Quicky at... https://mamamia.com.a…
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.
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Michael is joined by Dr Jamal Rifi, Medical practitioner & prominent member of the Lebanese Muslim community, who wrote in yesterday’s The Australian Newspaper that ‘Lebanon’s descent into madness was almost complete before massive explosions at the Port of Beirut ripped the heart out of the country.’ ‘For many Lebanese, it was the last straw. In O…
One of the federal government’s most controversial decisions during the coronavirus pandemic has been allowing workers to access their superannuation accounts. The policy risks dramatically increasing Australia’s generational wealth gap, as young workers drain their retirement savings. Today, Mike Seccombe on how the government is reshaping the fun…
Climate activists have a new tactic in their fight against Australia's coal industry.After years of trying to tear the industry down from the outside, they're buying up stock in coal and trying to use their shareholder rights to close the mines down from within.It's a radical move, and the first target in Australia is the major miner Whitehaven Coa…
Australia faces an enormous task of reskilling its workforce, from graduates battling their way into the worst job market in their lifetime, to older workers re-training.By Andy Park
In the US, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has finally made the hotly anticipated announcement of his running mate and it's Californian Senator Kamala Harris. Axios' national political correspondent Jonathan Swan discusses the pick.
Another 21 coronavirus deaths and 410 cases mark Victoria's deadliest day of a pandemic. Wednesday's record number of deaths takes the state toll to 267 and the national toll to 352.
The impact of Victoria's second wave isn't being shared equally, with frontline workers and vulnerable members of the community among the hardest hit.By Nadia Daly
Russia has announced it's approved a COVID-19 vaccine, but the reaction from experts around the world is sceptical and cautious.By Norman Swan
Federal and state inquiries into the coronavirus pandemic seem to have become a confusing mess of claim and counter claim about who's responsible. Today one of the most trusted faces of the pandemic appeared before the Aged Care Royal Commission.
Relevant and engaging coverage that provides news and analysis of national issues significant to reg
વિક્ટોરીયામાં કોરોનાવાઇરસથી એક દિવસમાં સૌથી વધુ 21 મૃત્યુ નોંધાયા, વિક્ટોરીયાથી ન્યૂ સાઉથ વેલ્સ પરત ફરતા રાજ્યના રહેવાસીઓને સ્વખર્ચે હોટલ ક્વોરન્ટાઇનમાંથી મુક્તિ, છેલ્લા 20 દિવસમાં તાસ્મેનિયામાં કોરોનાવાઇરસનો પ્રથમ કેસ નોંધાયો. - વિક્ટોરીયામાં કોરોનાવાઇરસથી એક દિવસમાં સૌથી વધુ 21 મૃત્યુ નોંધાયા, વિક્ટોરીયાથી ન્યૂ સાઉથ વેલ્સ પરત ફરતા રાજ્યના રહેવાસી…
ગુજરાતની પ્રતિષ્ઠા સમાન સાસણના સિંહની દર પાંચ વર્ષે વસ્તી ગણતરી કરવામાં આવે છે. વર્ષ 2020માં કોરોનાવાઇરસના પ્રતિબંધોના કારણે આ વખતે વસ્તી ગણતરી માટે કેવા પ્રકારની અલગ રીત અપનાવવામાં આવી તે વિશે ચીફ કન્ઝર્વેટર ઓફ ફોરેસ્ટ વાઇલ્ડલાઇફ જુનાગઢ દુષ્યંતભાઇ વસાવડાએ SBS Gujarati સાથે વાત કરી હતી.
Abantu benshi bareka kubaza canke kurondera akenshi bibavuyeko, kutamenya canke kwisunga abo wasanze aho usanzwe uba.
The Western Australian Government has decided to build a new fish nursery itself after rejecting two private tender proposals.
This morning, Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden announced California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate, ending weeks of increasingly frenzied speculation. If Biden defeats President Trump on November 3rd, Harris would become the first female vice-president in US history. In this episode, Sunday Age editor David King is joined by Nort…
Getting on top of this outbreak quickly will be key to preventing wider spread. Otago University infectious diseases expert David Murdoch is applauding the Government for its swift response. He told Mike Hosking we're learning from overseas what not to do. "We're seeing clearly in Victoria but there are other places that have had explosive outbreak…
From a whisper to the roar of thunder, every sound creates vibrations in our ears which the brain decodes, to tell us what we’re hearing. But, as neurologist, Dr Guy Leschziner explains, when disruptions occur along the way, extraordinary things can happen, changing the way we perceive the world. We meet Mark, who can’t hear his friends in a noisy …
જન્માષ્ટમીની પરંપરાગત રીતે થતી ઉજવણીમાં આ વખતે કોરોનાવાઇરસના કારણે ઘણા બધા ફેરફાર જોવા મળ્યા છે. પ્રતિબંધોની વચ્ચે ઓસ્ટ્રેલિયામાં કૃષ્ણજન્મ ઉજવવા માટે કેવી તૈયારી કરવામાં આવી છે તે અંગે બીએપીએસ ઓસ્ટ્રેલિયા અને વૈષ્ણવ સંઘ ઓફ ઓસ્ટ્રેલિયાએ SBS Gujarati સાથે વાત કરી હતી. - જન્માષ્ટમીની પરંપરાગત રીતે થતી ઉજવણીમાં આ વખતે કોરોનાવાઇરસના કારણે ઘણા બધા ફેરફા…
Agricultural markets in India have long been characterized by multiple trade barriers and uncompetitive policies. The Union government has passed three ordinances permitting trade outside the physical boundaries of the Agricultural Produce Market Committees, facilitating contract farming and easing restrictions under the Essential Commodities Act. …
As the Northern Territory looks to keep the hard border controls in place for at least another 18 months, and Western Australia points to a closure until at least the end of this year – experts fear drastic action taken by state leaders could be detrimental to Australia's economic recovery amid the Covid-19 pandemic. On Tuesday, Northern Territory …
Russia on Tuesday became the first country to approve a coronavirus vaccine, a move that was met with international skepticism and unease because the shots have only been studied in dozens of people. President Vladimir Putin announced the Health Ministry's approval and said one of his two adult daughters already was inoculated. He said the vaccine …
An intensive care unit can be a stressful workplace under any circumstances, but especially during the coronavirus pandemic. So what does it take to care for those who protect us? Plus, what are the signs of financial abuse? And a logistics expert exposes our pandemic buying behaviour.
Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters says Cabinet is considering a law change to make masks mandatory in Auckland. He told Mike Hosking Aucklanders should be wearing a mask whenever they leave home. "The encouragement is to go out and get masks, and make sure when you are out you put them on." Chris Hipkins says the Ministry of Health is working wi…
The Government's being urged to be absolutely transparent on Covid-19. Auckland's moving to level three at midday after four people in the same south Auckland family caught the disease in the community. Grant Robertson told Mike Hosking the Government wasn't sitting on information when it started asking people to wear masks and 'say yes to the test…