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 2020-08-03 22:03 

Radio Australia

UK Government urges people to 'eat out for England'...

While businesses in Victoria have been told to shut down, the UK Government's begging people to go and spend ahead of a potential second wave....

 2020-08-03 21:59 

Radio Australia

INTRODUCING our true-crime podcast Trace: The Informer...

Lawyer Nicola Gobbo represented some of Australia's most dangerous criminals, all the while secretly working as a police informer. Why did she do it, and how was it allowed to happen?...

 2020-08-03 07:15 

Radio Australia

Complacency and "large scale evasion" by Trump behind rural America's virus surge...

More and more of rural America is being slammed by the virus - a new phase, says top White House medico, Dr Deborah Birx, but a Johns Hopkins epidemic researcher Dr Amesh Adalja tells PM its complacency and failed leadership....

 2020-08-03 07:02 

Radio Australia

Microsoft in talks to buy TikTok...

The future in the United States of the short video social media platform TikTok now hinges on getting a deal for its purchase by American tech giant Microsoft, which has confirmed it's in talks....

 2020-08-03 02:05 

Radio Australia

Research into virus gathers pace as Victoria enters lockdown...

As Victorians live under a stage four lockdown to curb the spread of COVID 19, research into the virus continues at pace....

 2020-08-03 02:05 

Radio Australia

Research into virus gathers pace as Victoria enters lockdown...

As Victorians live under a stage four lockdown to curb the spread of COVID 19, research into the virus continues at pace....

 2020-08-02 22:11 

Radio Australia

Covid conspiracy theorists drive opposition to 5G...

The rollout of 5G mobile networks is in full swing, with Australia's telcos investing billions of dollars in the new technology that promises to deliver lightning fast data speeds for users....

 2020-08-02 22:07 

Radio Australia

Investors brace themselves for pandemic company reporting season...

Investors are bracing for the worst company reporting season in years, with predictions that some profits might collapse as the pandemic smashes the economy....

 2020-08-02 22:03 

Radio Australia

SpaceX brings NASA astronauts home for the first time...

NASA is celebrating the safe arrival back to earth of two of its astronauts this morning, after the SpaceX capsule splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico....

 2020-07-31 21:00 

Radio Australia

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 2020-07-31 07:07 

Radio Australia

US economy suffers biggest blow since the Great Depression...

Between April and June, the US economy shrank by roughly 10 per cent, compared to last year. Assuming the world's biggest economy remains in a state of crisis, the US is in a worse state of affairs than the Great Depression. So who's hurting the m...

 2020-07-31 07:01 

Radio Australia

Hong Kong election: democracy candidates barred, activists arrested...

Concerns are mounting that Hong Kong may postpone September's elections until next year, on the pretext of the pandemic. A dozen opposition candidates have been disqualified from running as candidates, and Kenneth Chan fears that more disqualification...

 2020-07-31 02:22 

Radio Australia

More COVID deaths in Vic and restrictions under consideration...

Eight more people with coronavirus have died in Victoria, four of them were aged care residents. The Premier has indicated further restrictions are being considered because the infection numbers aren't coming down enough....

 2020-07-31 02:06 

Radio Australia

Anti-Trump Republicans get behind Joe Biden...

Republicans who have refused to support President Donald Trump are campaigning to get Joe Biden to unseat him in the US Presidential election....

 2020-07-31 01:00 

Radio Australia

The dark Lithgow childhood of Rampaging Roy Slaven...

Comedian and writer John Doyle was raised in a mining town in a music-loving Catholic family. Behind closed doors, his family life was often turbulent, as his sister Jen had been born profoundly autistic at a time when the condition had no name...

 2020-07-30 22:06 

Radio Australia

12 pro-democracy candidates banned under new Hong Kong security law...

China's Government has been accused of carrying out a political purge in Hong Kong, after 12 pro-democracy candidates were banned from running in upcoming elections....

 2020-07-30 08:01 

Radio Australia

Are lockdowns sending our already flagging dental health backwards?...

Anecdotal evidence is emerging that Australia's dental health, already in decline, is going further backwards in the pandemic. It was already in decline. As dentists highlight the need to cut sugar consumption as the theme of Dental Health Week next w...

 2020-07-30 02:05 

Radio Australia

Treasury Secretary paints grim picture as economy reels from pandemic...

Treasury Secretary Dr Steven Kennedy has revealed a grim outlook for Australia's economy, warning growth contracted by 7 per cent in the second quarter of this year....

 2020-07-29 22:06 

Radio Australia

Interview shows Trump didn't ask Putin about bounties on US troops...

Donald Trump has dismissed his own intelligence reports that the Russians may have been paying the Taliban in Afghanistan a bounty for every American soldier they killed....

 2020-07-29 07:00 

Radio Australia

COVID aged care deaths see more Vic residents moved to hospital...

Nine more people have died in Victoria, seven of them residents of private aged care homes. Scores of elderly residents are being moved to hospital to ensure they get good care....

 2020-07-29 02:05 

Radio Australia

Concern mounts over Australian jailed in Iran...

There's concern that Australia's quiet diplomacy approach to securing the release of an academic jailed in Iran is misguided, after confirmation that the woman, Kylie Moore-Gilbert, has been transferred to a notorious prison....

 2020-07-28 22:06 

Radio Australia

Deflation expected as Australian economy grapples with pandemic...

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to rewrite history, with Australia's official consumer inflation expected to post today its biggest quarterly contraction since records began....

 2020-07-28 22:01 

Radio Australia

Feral animals in NT putting native wildlife in peril...

New research has been released today about the biodiversity crisis in Northern Australia, with feral horses, cattle and buffalo blamed for widespread habitat loss for native wildlife....

 2020-07-28 07:00 

Radio Australia

As COVID deaths rise in Vic aged care, tensions emerge between state and federal govts...

Four more elderly aged care residents have died in private facilities in Victoria and the state government has announced it is opening up hospital beds so those needing more care can be moved....

 2020-07-28 02:05 

Radio Australia

Coastal erosion threatens NSW beachfront homes...

The second east coast low in as many weeks has posed a renewed threat for dozens of beachfront homes on the NSW Central Coast....

 2020-07-27 22:09 

Radio Australia

Medicare cuts could stop Australians from accessing lifesaving care...

Doctors say Medicare changes to routine heart procedures will mean patients with heart concerns will struggle to access lifesaving care, or even avoid it altogether....

 2020-07-27 07:00 

Radio Australia

Six deaths 532 new cases in Victoria as concerns grow about workplace transmission...

The Victorian Premier says the number of coronavirus infections is largely increasing because of workplace transmission and has flagged he'll consider closing down meatworks if outbreaks in those facilities continue to spread....

 2020-07-27 02:05 

Radio Australia

SA Government expenses scandal claims three Minister's jobs...

South Australia's Liberal Government has been rocked by an expenses scandal that has forced three Cabinet Ministers and the Upper House President to quit...

 2020-07-26 22:06 

Radio Australia

UK orders 14-day quarantine for Spanish travellers...

The Spanish Government's condemned Britain's snap decision to impose a two week quarantine period for anyone arriving back from the popular summer destination....

 2020-07-26 21:03 

Radio Australia

COVID-19 leaves 'scarring' on young people's job prospects...

Employment prospects for young Australians had barely recovered 10 years after the Global Financial Crisis, and it's feared COVID-19 will further exacerbate the problem....

 2020-07-24 21:00 

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 2020-07-24 07:00 

Radio Australia

AMA calls for urgent action after more COVID deaths in Victorian aged care...

It's been Victoria's deadliest day of the pandemic and five of the seven people to die were aged care residents....

 2020-07-24 02:06 

Radio Australia

Refugee Behrouz Boochani granted asylum .. in New Zealand...

Seven years after trying to reach Australia by boat, then becoming the voice of asylum seekers on Manus Island, Behrouz Boochani has been accepted as a refugee by New Zealand....

 2020-07-24 02:05 

Radio Australia

Six new aged care COVID deaths in Victoria...

The death of six aged care residents means it's the most deadly day in Victoria's coronavirus crisis so far....

 2020-07-23 22:05 

Radio Australia

Japan launches controversial domestic tourism push to fill Olympic void...

A controversial domestic tourism campaign in Japan is sparking fears of a man-made coronavirus disaster, as case numbers spike to record levels in the country....

 2020-07-23 22:05 

Radio Australia

China launches Mars probe ahead of US launch...

China has launched one of the most ambitious space missions to date, hoping to catch up on decades on US technological dominance by going to Mars....

 2020-07-23 07:00 

Radio Australia

Economic update is a grim reality check on the state of the nation...

The COVID-19 pandemic has compelled government to spend massively and it's quashed tax revenue, which means record deficits, decades of debt, all while unemployment continues to rise....

 2020-07-23 02:05 

Radio Australia

India resumes lockdowns as surging cases overwhelm hospitals...

As India's coronavirus count continues to surge past one million, hospitals in major cities previously experiencing low numbers are now finding themselves overwhelmed....

 2020-07-23 01:00 

Radio Australia

Fascinating fungi — the intelligent kingdom...

Biologist Merlin Sheldrake's extreme experiments, many of which involve his physical body and varying forms of fungi, have led to equally remarkable discoveries...

 2020-07-22 22:04 

Radio Australia

Royal Commission to ask what COVID-19 has been like for people with disabilities...

The Disability Royal Commission is preparing to explore the experiences of people with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic when it resumes its public hearings in a few weeks....

 2020-07-22 07:00 

Radio Australia

374 new Vic cases as Premier urges people to test early and stay at home for results...

As Victoria reports a record new daily case tally the Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews says data shows the virus is spreading in the community because people are delaying getting tested and then not staying at home to wait for their results....

 2020-07-22 07:00 

Radio Australia

484 new Vic cases as Premier urges people to test early and stay at home for results...

As Victoria reports a record new daily case tally the Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews says data shows the virus is spreading in the community because people are delaying getting tested and then not staying at home to wait for their results....

 2020-07-22 02:26 

Radio Australia

Victoria confirms highest daily number of new COVID cases...

Victoria has reported a record daily number of new coronavirus infections today, with 484. That's the highest tally recorded by any state since the pandemic began more than six months ago....

 2020-07-22 02:06 

Radio Australia

End of an era as Qantas makes a jumbo decision...

It's an emotional day for Qantas and many Australian travellers, as the airline farewells the last of its 747 jumbo jets....

 2020-07-21 22:06 

Radio Australia

Data shows that Melbourne's second lockdown harder than the first...

With Greater Melbourne now in its second lockdown, many in the city noticed things didn't seem quite as quiet as they were during lockdown one....

 2020-07-21 07:00 

Radio Australia

374 new COVID cases in Vic but mask wearing on the rise...

374 new coronavirus cases have been recorded in Victoria and three elderly women have died taking the state's death toll to 42....

 2020-07-21 02:17 

Radio Australia

Dreamworld owners charged over ride fatalities...

The parent company of Queensland theme park Dreamworld has been charged over the deaths of four people on one of its rides....

 2020-07-21 02:13 

Radio Australia

Ombudsman warns of 'tsunami of insolvencies'...

Small Business Ombudsman Kate Carnell predicts a 'tsunami of insolvencies' as emergency measures like JobKeeper are gradually wound back....

 2020-07-21 02:06 

Radio Australia

Polar bears to be near extinction by end of century...

Polar bears are one of the animal kingdom's most awe-inspiring predators, but a new report shows they could be all but extinct by the end of the century....

 2020-07-21 01:00 

Radio Australia

Eddie Woo on finding the right formula...

Despite never really liking maths at school, Eddie made up his mind in the teaching sign-on queue, to become a maths teacher. This split-second decision changed his life, and the lives of many of his future students (R)...

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