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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? For the first time, she tells the full story behind why she became an informer, and what happened when her double life was exposed to the world.
 
Lisa Leong helps you navigate your way through the tough times, looking for the sunshine and the humanity in the world of work. From the quirky to the somewhat controversial, experts in the world of work and business share their ideas, experiments and fast fails, that you can apply to your own career. We’re cheaper than therapy and more fun than LinkedIn, think of us as your digital water cooler.
 
Making sense of a changing world, Extra with Geraldine Doogue explores the risks and possibilities of big shifts in power, puts events with our neighbourhood and overseas into context and explains how this affects Australia’s place within our wider world.
 
AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. With key political interviews and stories about the Australian way of life, AM sets the agenda for the nation’s daily news and current affairs coverage.
 
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On RN Breakfast with Hamish MacdonaldAustralia faces a critical challenge in the future management of our waste. New forms of waste are set to increase, including e-waste, solar PV panels, and batteries. Advanced technologies and engineering solutions have the potential to divert valuable resources from landfill.Recycling, reuse, remanufacturing an…
 
More screen time increases risk of myopiaAustralian Museum Sydney opens following major transformationRare monkey finally namedNSW Premier’s Prize for battery researchNSW Premier’s Prize for research and leadership in medical biological scienceJourney to Australia, then New Holland by Joseph Banks leads to the publication of hundreds of drawings of…
 
As the saying goes “money can’t buy happiness”, but does getting paid more make us happier and more motivated at work? And if not, what does? And why is it still such a taboo topic? We also hear negotiation strategies to use with your boss and what you need to do to stay employable after 40.GUESTS: Professor Adrian Furnham, author of The New Psycho…
 
President Trump taking questions from reporters for the first time since Election Day, responding to questions if he will concede. The CDC now projecting nearly 321,000 COVID-19 deaths by December 19, as millions of Americans gather to spend the Thanksgiving holiday together in spite of warnings. The major wildfire danger in the west. Thousands of …
 
Over the past twenty years Indigenous story tellers have been increasingly telling their own stories, whether it has been on the big screen, television or on stage. The last twenty years has seen the development of professionals that are able to pass on expertise between multiple generations.The representation of Indigenous Australians on our stage…
 
Over the past two decades we’ve become increasingly sensitive to the overuse of plastic and more concerned about its environmental impact – but to what effect? According to the World Wildlife Fund, we’ve actually used more plastic since the year 2000 than in all the decades leading up to that date. And previous estimates for the amount of plastic i…
 
For Australia, the story of the 21st century so far has been a mix of huge events: the GFC, the mining boom, the growth of China, and the current recession. There’s also been and slower important changes, like the digital transformation of industries and the rise of the service sector. The Money turns the spotlight on the first two decades.Guests: …
 
From the heartbreaking to the hilarious, each episode of the brand-new ABC podcast Days Like These introduces you to one regular human as they live through something wild. With a team of outstanding reporters and producers, Days Like These delivers instantly classic Aussie stories with humour, curiosity and buckets of empathy. Subscribe for free in…
 
As America prepares to mark Thanksgiving in the middle of a global pandemic, public health officials double down on warnings to stay home. Dr. Fauci voices his concern that with millions of Americans traveling, the pandemic could become "a humanitarian crisis." President-elect Joe Biden addresses the nation, predicting a "long-hard winter ahead." P…
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians are vastly over-represented in the prison population and despite numerous inquiries and hundreds of recommendations over the past two decades, we've failed to reduce these disproportionate incarceration rates. Why has our criminal justice system failed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australia…
 
As the USA heads into Thanksgiving, the country remains under siege from COVID-19, which means that celebrating with family could be putting them at risk.Meanwhile, President Trump finally seems to be accepting the reality of his election loss as he permits the official transition of government to Joe Biden's administration to begin.…
 
The first two decades of this century will be remembered for the #MeToo movement. It started with the scores of abuse allegations against Harvey Weinstein. As part of Radio National's The Big 20: Our Century So Far, Big Ideas brings you Ronan Farrow's harrowing account of his investigation. It’s not a story about sex, but about the abuse of power. …
 
Justice Brereton’s report into alleged war crimes by our special forces in Afghanistan is triggering a lot of discussion around failures in lines of accountability. It raises questions about on-the-ground Australian Defence Force lawyers, the very people who are meant to be experts in the Laws of War.And the Right to Silence. The High Court of Aust…
 
David McAllister's sheer determination as a dancer took him to the top of The Australian Ballet's roster and then the company's artistic directorship. Moving on after 20 years at the helm, he reflects on his life as a dancer and as a leader.Also, writer and performer Moira Finucane shares what's on her Top Shelf and historian of theatre architectur…
 
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