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 2018-06-20 02:06 

Radio Australia

Telstra defends decision to shed 8,000 jobs...

Eight thousand staff will go from Telstra over the next three years - but Australia's largest telecommunications company argues it's making the decision in the best interests of customers....

 2018-06-19 22:01 

Radio Australia

Telstra to shed 8,000 jobs in major restructure...

Eight thousand Telstra employees are set to lose their jobs in what is a major restructuring of the telecommunications giant that will include the hiving off of its infrastructure business....

 2018-06-19 22:00 

Radio Australia

Most Australians not concerned by threat of foreign interference...

The Federal Government wants to stamp out foreign interference in our political system, but a new poll shows a majority of Australians don't believe it poses a critical threat....

 2018-06-19 22:00 

Radio Australia

Julian Assange's health is declining due to six year stint in Ecuadorean embassy...

Supporters of Julian Assange have gathered at a vigil in London to mark the sixth anniversary of the Wikileaks founder entering the Ecuadorean embassy to seek asylum....

 2018-06-19 08:30 

Radio Australia

Chinese ambassador accuses some in Australia of having a cold war mentality...

Australia's relationship with China has been the subject of a conference in Parliament House in Canberra today just as that relationship's been coming under increased strain....

 2018-06-19 02:06 

Radio Australia

Chinese ambassador hosts forum for Australian businesses...

Australian businesses hoping to get a foothold in China have travelled to Canberra today for a rare audience with the Chinese Ambassador Cheng Jingye....

 2018-06-18 22:01 

Radio Australia

Angela Merkel under pressure to limit influx of refugees...

The ongoing refugee crisis in Europe is likely to make for a tumultuous meeting of EU leaders this month, with Angela Merkel now under pressure to restrict entry at Germany's border....

 2018-06-18 20:00 

Radio Australia

Vanuatu: Huge win for young people as government passes "Yut bil"...

Vanuatu has become the first Pacific nation to establish a National Youth Authority; what does it mean for young people in the country and how much power will the new body have?...

 2018-06-18 08:31 

Radio Australia

Thousands to gather for Eurydice Dixon vigil...

Thousands gathered tonight for a vigil at Princes Park in Melbourne to pay tribute to young comedian Eurydice Dixon, who was raped and murdered on her way from performing in a stand-up gig last week....

 2018-06-18 08:30 

Radio Australia

Clive Palmer launches fresh political tilt...

Clive Palmer has returned to Parliament House two years after he left as the member for Fairfax after his Palmer United Party had all but collapsed - so why is he back?...

 2018-06-18 02:13 

Radio Australia

Fed Govt says ABC will 'always' be well-resourced...

The Coalition has unambiguous ruled out privatising the ABC, saying the national broadcaster will always be well-resourced and in public hands. But some cross-bench senators have advised the Liberal Party to listen to its members and wind back the reach o...

 2018-06-18 02:05 

Radio Australia

Dreamworld inquest: Ride broke down several times before fatal accident...

An inquest into the deaths of four people on a ride at the Gold Coast theme park Dreamworld two years ago has heard the ride had broken several times on the day of the accident....

 2018-06-17 22:00 

Radio Australia

Farmers push for wild deer numbers to be controlled...

You might think deer are cute and 'bambi' comes to mind. But wild deer are causing big problems for farmers in New South Wales, destroying everything from crops and grazing land to the flowers in backyards....

 2018-06-17 22:00 

Radio Australia

Labor yet to support the Government's signature tax packages...

The Government is anxious to have two of its signature tax packages passed, in the final session of Federal Parliament before the long-winter break....

 2018-06-17 20:00 

Radio Australia

PNG government under fire from political rivals amid Highlands crisis...

PNG's Southern Highlands remains in a state of emergency after a plane and a courthouse in Mendi were set alight in a dispute over election results....

 2018-06-15 22:21 

Radio Australia

Dispute breaks out between Lebanon's Foreign Minister and UN...

A bitter dispute's broken out between the UN refugee agency and Lebanon's foreign minister who accuses the UN of undermining Lebanese sovereignty....

 2018-06-15 22:01 

Radio Australia

China tariffs, North Korea and Manafort: US President...

Overnight, Donald Trump slapped billions of dollars of tariffs on China, saw his former campaign manager jailed and defended his deal with North Korea....

 2018-06-15 21:30 

Radio Australia

Australian Country Style...
 2018-06-15 21:00 

Radio Australia

Pacific Review...
 2018-06-15 07:02 

Radio Australia

ASIC launches action against Westpac over financial advice...

Australia's corporate regulator has launched legal proceedings against Westpac. The Federal Court will hear claims that one of the bank's financial planners provided advice that was not in the best interests of Westpac's clients....

 2018-06-15 02:06 

Radio Australia

Stop making women responsible for men's violence: Jane Gil...

Police warnings to women in the wake of the murder of Eurydice Dixon has sparked public anger. Author Jane Gilmore says the message from police and the media is always that women are responsible for keeping themselves safe from violent men; never that men...

 2018-06-15 01:00 

Radio Australia

The women of the Brooklyn Navy Yards...

Jennifer Egan time travels to the New York of WW2...

 2018-06-14 22:01 

Radio Australia

Special Forces soldier who gave evidence to inquiry threatened...

A threatening letter has been sent to a Special Forces soldier who gave evidence to an inquiry into the conduct of troops in Afghanistan. The inquiry is investigating the behaviour and culture of the SAS regiment, and the ADF....

 2018-06-14 20:05 

Radio Australia

Memorial services mark one year since Grenfell Tower fire...

Throughout Britain, memorial services have been held to remember the 72 people who died in the blaze that ripped through a West London housing block last year....

 2018-06-14 07:02 

Radio Australia

Pompeo seeks to calm relations with Asian allies...

In the wake of the Trump-Kim summit, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is denying claims from North Korean media that the US will ease sanctions as the regime starts to de-nuclearise. He says sanctions will ease only after North Korea has completely scrap...

 2018-06-14 02:07 

Radio Australia

Nazi flag reveals lip service to ADF diversity: military expert...

Condemnation of the ADF has been swift after news that Australian soldiers flew a Nazi swastika flag over a military vehicle while on duty in Afghanistan in 2007. Defence expert Ben Wadham says there is a long association of right-wing sympathisers in the...

 2018-06-13 22:07 

Radio Australia

University funding freeze to hit regional campuses hardest...

Universities struck by a Federal Government funding freeze will be forced to go without up to 15 per cent of their base funding. Data obtained by the ABC reveals regional universities will be hit hard, the impact greater than Australia's top-ranked in...

 2018-06-13 22:00 

Radio Australia

Jewish community 'revolted' by photo of Aust military vehicle flying swastika flag...

The Jewish community says it's revolted by a photo showing an Australian military vehicle flying a Nazi swastika flag. The ABC's Investigations Unit has obtained the photograph, which was taken in Afghanistan in 2007....

 2018-06-13 20:00 

Radio Australia

Pacific kids go to Russia for the FIFA World Cup...

When Russia takes on Saudi Arabia in Moscow, among the crowd will be a small group of children from the Pacific, who have travelled across the globe to experience the World Cup first hand....

 2018-06-13 08:31 

Radio Australia

Confusion surrounds reaction in Canberra to nuke summit...

There are differing interpretations from members of the Government to President Trump's announcement of an end to war games between American and South Korean militaries....

 2018-06-13 02:05 

Radio Australia

Gov't accepts 104 recommendations from the Child Sexual Abuse Royal Commission...

The Federal Government has accepted 104 of the 122 recommendations from the Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse. Survivors have also been told they will soon be able to apply for financial assistance and a formal apology will be issued in October....

 2018-06-12 22:00 

Radio Australia

US Democrats slam Trump's US-NK summit meeting...

In Washington, Democrat leaders have slammed Donald Trump's meeting with Mr Kim, criticising the president for legitimising a brutal dictatorship and securing no concrete guarantees in return....

 2018-06-12 20:00 

Radio Australia

Gold medal decision still pending for Toua...

PNG Weightlifting Federation still waiting for confirmation that Dika Toua has been upgraded from Commonwealth Games silver to gold, after her Indian opponent failed a dope test following her victory in the 53 kilogram category on the Gold Coast....

 2018-06-12 07:21 

Radio Australia

Trump-Jong-un meeting "astonishing to watch"...

The devil, of course, will be in the detail of this historic meeting between North Korea's Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump. PM speaks to Stephen Nagy, a Distinguished Fellow at the Asia Pacific Foundation....

 2018-06-12 02:18 

Radio Australia

Social robots teaching students life skills...

A new breed of social robot is being trialled with children and young people on the autistic spectrum. Researchers at UNSW and CSIRO say the reliability and predictability of robots can reduce anxiety about social interaction for children on the spectrum....

 2018-06-12 02:06 

Radio Australia

Trump and Kim upbeat ahead of historic meeting...

US President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un were both expressing optimism in the lead up to the long-awaited face-to-face meeting at a luxury island resort in Singapore that is currently underway....

 2018-06-11 22:00 

Radio Australia

Grave fears for Afghan Christian convert if sent home...

An asylum seeker from Afghanistan who's converted to Christianity while living in Australia is terrified of being killed if he is sent back. His applications for a protection visa have failed so far and he is yet to hear if the Immigration Minister, P...

 2018-06-11 22:00 

Radio Australia

Doubts remain over whether Trump can pull off NK de-nuke goal...

The stage is set for US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un to meet today in Singapore. But doubts remain over whether Trump will be able to pull off his denuclearisation goal....

 2018-06-11 20:00 

Radio Australia

Vanuatu: Long-serving journo Jonas Cullwick passes away...

Jonas Cullwick worked as a journalist for for over 40 years covering Vanuatu's transition to independence, and pretty much every major event since then....

 2018-06-11 08:30 

Radio Australia

As G7 encounters problems, China holds its own diplomatic talks...

The fallout is continuing from the weekend's G7 summit in Canada, adding fuel to rumours of an incipient trade war - but meanwhile, China has been hosting its own diplomatic summit and highlighting how smoothly it has played out....

 2018-06-11 08:30 

Radio Australia

Tasmanian Symphony workshop to encourage more women conductors...

The Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra is inviting women from around Australia and New Zealand to apply for a workshop where they will get a chance to conduct. The program will be run by conductor Elena Schwarz who works for the TSO and another orchestra in Par...

 2018-06-11 02:06 

Radio Australia

Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump arrive in Singapore ahead of summit...

US President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong-Un have finally both arrived in Singapore ahead of their highly-anticipated peace summit tomorrow....

 2018-06-11 02:00 

Radio Australia

Follow-through key US-NK summit outcome: Former Obama Official...

Members of the previous Obama administration will be closely watching the Kim-Trump summit. Former Obama Defence official Abraham Denmark said follow through on the promises made will be the ultimate indicator of success....

 2018-06-10 22:00 

Radio Australia

Mental health care...

Professor Patrick McGorry, former Australian of the year and mental health expert. He has formed a group called "Australians for mental health" which aims to build a grassroots network of mental health-care and awareness in Australia....

 2018-06-10 22:00 

Radio Australia

Trump arrives in Singapore ahead of historic summit with Kim Jong-un...

Donald Trump has arrived in Singapore for tomorrow's historic meeting between the US President and North Korea's leader. In his wake, Mr Trump has left other world leaders fuming, after pulling out of the G7 joint communique....

 2018-06-10 20:00 

Radio Australia

PNG: Exhibition explores history of island bead trading...

Papua New Guinean-Australian artist Lisa Hilli has been exploring the long and complex history of the exchange of beads, known as trade beads or slave beads, between settlers and indigenous people....

 2018-06-08 22:01 

Radio Australia

Trump calls for Russia's readmittance to the G7...

US President Donald Trump has arrived at a tense G7 Summit in Canada calling for Russia to be readmitted to the group of key industrialised nations. He's also refusing to capitulate on his decision to impose steel and aluminium tariffs on Canada and E...

 2018-06-08 21:30 

Radio Australia

Australian Country Style...
 2018-06-08 21:00 

Radio Australia

Pacific Review...

This week, the outcry over Nauru's raft of new contempt of court laws which some suggest are the work of a dictatorship, the debate over abortion laws fires up in the Pacific once again, and your host Liam Fox reports from the North Pacific as a bi-pa...

 2018-06-08 08:30 

Radio Australia

Gov't defends Australia's special forces as "illegal violence" allegations surface in report...

A senior member of the Government is defending Australia's elite special forces as allegations have surfaced that some used 'illegal violence'....

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