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 2018-01-17 00:14 

Radio Australia

Donald Trump's doctor has 'no concerns' about the President's cognitive ability...

White House doctor Ronny Jackson says he's got "absolutely no concerns" about Donald Trump's cognitive ability, despite the President being portrayed as childlike and volatile in a controversial book....

 2018-01-16 23:47 

Radio Australia

Indonesia Stock Exchange walkway collapse due to 'loose or corroded joints', initial report finds...

A preliminary report finds loose or corroded joints may have caused the sudden collapse of a mezzanine floor at the Indonesian Stock Exchange building this week that sent visiting students plunging to the ground....

 2018-01-16 23:39 

Radio Australia

US withholds $82 million in Palestinian aid after threat from Donald Trump's administration...

The United States will give a UN agency $75 million in aid for Palestinians refugees but withhold a further $82 million for now as the Trump administration carries out a threat it made two weeks ago to cut funding....

 2018-01-16 23:08 

Radio Australia

Bluetongue disease zone lifted but China still shuns dairy heifer exports from northern Victoria...

China continues to block dairy heifer exports from northern Victoria despite authorities declaring it free of bluetongue disease....

 2018-01-16 22:47 

Radio Australia

Wallaby on Sydney Harbour Bridge was caught by rugby star Nick Farr-Jones...

Former Australian rugby union captain Nick Farr-Jones made a career out of tackling, but never quite like this....

 2018-01-16 22:47 

Radio Australia

Van Cat Meow: Richard East and his Instafamous cat Willow settle down in their own way...

Home is where the cat is for Richard East, who along with his companion Willow are proving that settling down doesn't mean having to be stationary....

 2018-01-16 22:26 

Radio Australia

Australian Open: Aryna Sabalenka's screams see crowd mock her grunts as Ashleigh Barty advances...

Ashleigh Barty progresses to the second round of the Australian Open, but her opponent Aryna Sabalenka is openly mocked by the Rod Laver Arena crowd for her loud screeches throughout the match....

 2018-01-16 21:50 

Radio Australia

Woman driving along Brisbane boardwalk allegedly drunk, unlicensed...

Police charge a 40-year-old woman after she allegedly drove her car onto a busy Brisbane bike and pedestrian boardwalk, recording a blood alcohol reading more than three times the legal limit....

 2018-01-16 21:14 

Radio Australia

Australia Day dividing Australians and excluding Indigenous people, says Professor Chris Sarra...

Professor Chris Sarra says the date of Australia Day excludes Indigenous people, and celebrating the anniversary of the First Fleet's arrival will never be celebrated by the majority of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people....

 2018-01-16 20:48 

Radio Australia

Man's car stolen as he helps child stuck on busy Melbourne road...

A man helps a child stuck on a busy road in Melbourne's west — only to have his new car stolen while getting the child to safety....

 2018-01-16 20:36 

Radio Australia

The costly fight to save the Hazelwood barramundi after the power station's shutdown...

The release of thousands of barramundi into the warm water of Hazelwood power station's cooling ponds was supposed to create a tourism boon for Victoria's east....

 2018-01-16 20:34 

Radio Australia

New Zealand teen attempted to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II during 1981 Dunedin visit...

A new six-part investigative piece details a bizarre assassination attempt on Queen Elizabeth II during her visit to New Zealand in 1981....

 2018-01-16 20:22 

Radio Australia

Medecins Sans Frontieres 'frustrated' after being refused access to Manus Island compounds...

Doctors from the international aid organisation Medecins Sans Frontieres say they they have have been refused entry to Manus Island compounds despite prior approval, with many people in need of medical attention now going untreated....

 2018-01-16 20:17 

Radio Australia

Melioidosis risk rises in the wake of stormy weather across WA...

Following the stormy weather Western Australians should take care to avoid being infected by an ancient and almost invisible disease....

 2018-01-16 20:13 

Radio Australia

Manus Island security contract dispute leaves asylum seekers feeling 'unsafe'...

A local security company this week stopped guards contracted by the Australian Government from entering new refugee accommodation, because it wants a slice of the lucrative contract....

 2018-01-16 20:09 

Radio Australia

Financial planners should work towards your goals, not theirs...

All too often financial planning is about wealth maximisation for the planner, not for the client....

 2018-01-16 20:03 

Radio Australia

Australian Open: How the weather affects players and performance...

With the Australian Open underway, adapting to the weather will be critical for success at Melbourne Park over the next fortnight....

 2018-01-16 19:56 

Radio Australia

Robert Mueller subpoenas Steve Bannon to testify on Russian interference, New York Times reports...

Donald Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon is the first from the president's inner circle to be subpoenaed to testify before a grand jury in a probe into alleged ties between Russia and Mr Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, according...

 2018-01-16 19:44 

Radio Australia

Young couple moves 1,000km to buy their first home in outback Queensland...

How far would you move to break into the housing market?...

 2018-01-16 19:44 

Radio Australia

Threats directed at Queensland girl who kicked puppy prompt warning from cyberbullying expert...

Abuse directed at a Queensland teenager who repeatedly kicked a puppy has spread from the online world to the real world, her lawyer says, prompting warnings from a cyberbullying expert about the effects of social media anger....

 2018-01-16 19:14 

Radio Australia

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Qantas 'worst major airline' for fuel efficiency on trans-Pacific flights, study suggests...

Qantas is ranked in a new study as the worst major airline for fuel efficiency and carbon emissions when flying across the Pacific....

 2018-01-16 19:11 

Radio Australia

Danish inventor Peter Madsen charged with murdering journalist Kim Wall on homebuilt submarine...

Danish prosecutors seek to have inventor Peter Madsen jailed for life for killing Swedish journalist Kim Wall on his homebuilt submarine in a premeditated murder, police say....

 2018-01-16 19:09 

Radio Australia

Riverside breathalysers aim to reduce drink-drowning deaths...

Australia's rivers claim more lives each year than our beaches or swimming pools, and new research aims to find out why....

 2018-01-16 18:49 

Radio Australia

Massive earthquakes no more likely to strike during full moon...

The belief that an earthquake of magnitude-8 or stronger is more likely to strike when the Moon's full in the sky is a myth, a new analysis of quake data confirms....

 2018-01-16 13:12 

Radio Australia

Australian Open: Ashleigh Barty wins through, as Alex De Minaur and Thanasi Kokkinakis go down...

Ashleigh Barty is the only Australian winner on day two at Melbourne Park, with compatriots Alex De Minaur and Thanasi Kokkinakis among the local contingent to exit in the first round....

 2018-01-16 13:04 

Radio Australia

Federal Government university budget cut leaves 10,000 places unfunded, Universities Australia says...

A Federal Government freeze on funding for the cost of higher education for students will force unis to find "bandaid" solutions to cover their costs this year, the peak body for universities says....

 2018-01-16 13:04 

Radio Australia

Future Submarine program facing multi-billion-dollar blowout, Senator Rex Patrick says...

The cost of Australia's Future Submarine program is likely to blow out by billions of dollars because it is already missing key deadlines, a former defence contractor turned senator warns....

 2018-01-16 12:26 

Radio Australia

Colombian suspension bridge collapse kills nine workers, injured five...

Steel cables that were holding up the partially completed motorway bridge near the capital Bogota "give out", sending half of the structure into the ravine below....

 2018-01-16 12:13 

Radio Australia

North Korea missile launch message sent by Japanese broadcaster NHK in error...

Japan's public broadcaster NHK takes five minutes to correct a false alarm about a North Korean missile launch, just days after a similar gaffe caused panic in Hawaii....

 2018-01-16 11:21 

Radio Australia

Car drives onto Brisbane bike and pedestrian boardwalk...

Pedestrians and cyclists were stunned to see the car in the middle of the wooden pathway before 7:00pm near the Queensland State Library and Art Gallery....

 2018-01-16 09:41 

Radio Australia

Gabrielle Maina, murdered Australian teacher, accused husband of domestic violence, court documents show...

Gabrielle Maina, who was shot dead in Kenya, feared for her safety and accused her husband Cyrus Maina of psychological torture, court documents obtained by the ABC show....

 2018-01-16 08:29 

Radio Australia

Papua New Guinea police crack down on drinking after officer-on-officer shooting...

Senior police in Papua New Guinea promise to discipline officers who fired shots into a Port Moresby police barracks in retaliation for an assault on a man in their unit....

 2018-01-16 08:15 

Radio Australia

Bodies recovered from suspected North Korean 'ghost ship' wreckage in Japan...

Local police are investigating the identities of eight badly decomposed bodies found washed ashore from a presumed North Korean "ghost ship" in central Japan....

 2018-01-16 08:13 

Radio Australia

Harry Potter spin-off movie Voldemort: Origins of the Heir 'surprisingly good', viewed millions of times...

Harry Potter fans make their own free-to-watch film that chronicles villain Lord Voldemort's past — and it's already racked up more than 6 million views....

 2018-01-16 08:02 

Radio Australia

Sac full of funnel web spiders good news for NSW reptile park seeking specific venom...

A video showing dozens of tiny funnel webs bursting from an egg may leave some squirming, but it has excited one reptile park, which intends to use the sought-after spiders to create anti-venom....

 2018-01-16 07:46 

Radio Australia

Australian Open: Destanee Aiava compared to Serena Williams after loss to Simona Halep...

Australian teen Destanee Aiava draws comparisons to Serena Williams following a spirited straight-sets loss to world number one Simona Halep in the opening round of the Australian Open....

 2018-01-16 07:39 

Radio Australia

How rising sea levels could shrink Australia and spark a coastal exodus...

With global sea levels expected to rise by up to a metre by 2100, we can learn much from archaeology about how people coped in the past with changes in sea level....

 2018-01-16 07:35 

Radio Australia

Firefighter catches young girl thrown from third-floor balcony in Georgia apartment blaze...

Chaotic footage captures the moment a firefighter catches a young child, thrown to safety by her father from the third floor of a burning apartment building....

 2018-01-16 07:09 

Radio Australia

Meet Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the only person pardoned by US President Donald Trump...

The newly announced Arizona Senate candidate is described as the toughest sheriff in America and he's certainly the most controversial....

 2018-01-16 06:45 

Radio Australia

Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan dies suddenly in London at 46...

Dolores O'Riordan, the lead singer of rock group The Cranberries, dies suddenly at the age of 46 during a trip to London for a recording session, her publicist says....

 2018-01-16 06:20 

Radio Australia

Sydney and NSW train workers to go on 24-hour strike...

Train workers in New South Wales will strike for 24 hours later in the month, further plunging the struggling Sydney rail network into chaos....

 2018-01-16 05:26 

Radio Australia

Sydney Trains workers battling fatigue and under pressure, says driver of 25 years...

A Sydney train driver with 25 years' experience says his colleagues are struggling with fatigue since the recently introduced timetable increased working hours....

 2018-01-16 04:40 

Radio Australia

Two killed in crash near Dubbo after truck allegedly fails to stop at roadworks...

A road worker collapses with shock at the scene of a seven-vehicle crash on the Newell Highway near Dubbo, where two people have been killed and eight others have been taken to hospital....

 2018-01-16 04:17 

Radio Australia

Curious Hobart: What is the history of the old district known as Wapping?...

A sewer-ridden slum or a neglected tight-knit community on the fringes battling poverty and a bad reputation — what was the real Wapping like?...

 2018-01-16 04:12 

Radio Australia

Two killed in crash near Dubbo after truck allegedly fails to stop at stop-go sign...

A road worker collapses with shock at the scene of a multi-vehicle crash on the Newell Highway near Dubbo, where two people have been killed and three others remain trapped....

 2018-01-16 04:02 

Radio Australia

Dog hitches 1,500km cross-country ride in truck...

A crafty Australian terrier from outback Queensland hitches a 1,500 kilometre ride in a truck to South Australia — and this isn't the first time he's pulled this stunt....

 2018-01-16 03:52 

Radio Australia

Curious Hobart: What is the history of the Hobart area known as Wapping?...

A sewer-ridden slum or a neglected tight-knit community on the fringes battling poverty and a bad reputation — what was the real Wapping like?...

 2018-01-16 03:28 

Radio Australia

Dubbo crash leaves two dead, three trapped on Newell Highway...

Eight ambulances and three helicopters are sent to the scene of a crash involving two trucks and four cars near Dubbo, where two people have been killed and several others remain trapped....

 2018-01-16 02:47 

Radio Australia

Darrell Lea sold to private equity for $200 million; outgoing owner says 'absolutely no job cuts'...

Australian confectionary maker Darrell Lea sells for $200 million and picks up a "sizeable order" with US retailing giant Walmart....

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