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Remembering Prince Phillip, who passed away at the age of 99. What Queen Elizabeth famously said about her husband as the royal family celebrates his life. More than 75,000 new cases of coronavirus reported over the last two days nationwide. The medical examiner who performed the autopsy on George Floyd testifies in the trial of former Minneapolis …
 
Sir Anthony Seldon is the honorary historian at Number 10 Downing Street. He has written and edited 35 books including the biographies of the last five British Prime Ministers. His latest work is an account of the 55 British Prime Ministers over the last three hundred years, from the first being Sir Robert Walpole to the current sitting PM Boris Jo…
 
The Australian Government's decision to not use the AstraZeneca job on most Australians under 50 because of a likely link to a small risk of blood clots raises broader questions about how we ought to think about medical risk, and the factors that can affect or influence our ability to make rational decisions when it comes to our health.…
 
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, died on the 9th of April at the age of 99. He was the longest-serving consort in the history of the British monarchy, but he was also a colourful character in his own right: a young naval officer, a moderniser who pushed the boundaries of the traditional monarchy, and a quick w…
 
Urban zoologist James Smith joins Jon Lamb and Deb Tribe to discuss how SA gardeners are creating habitat to attract creatures in to their yards. The winners of the ABC Radio Adelaide Talkback Gardening Wildlife Photographic Competition are announced. Congratulations to all entrants and winners, including Brenda from Modbury Heights with this photo…
 
ANU plans to end neuroscience researchThe arts, humanities and sciences dance togetherCatastrophic scene as rainfall decreases on Norfolk IslandHow to fix a brain in 5 minutesAdelaide car factory becomes innovation precinctA guide to finding, identifying, collecting and preparing mushrooms for consumption…
 
One of the most secretive organisations on the planet, Myanmar’s military has ruled the country with an iron fist for over 50 years. Its brief experiment of sharing power with Aung San Suu Kyi and the National League for Democracy ended with a brutal coup in February.What brings a military to the point of killing its own citizens? The answer lies i…
 
Multiple people shot at an office complex in Texas. A former NFL player accused of killing five people before turning the gun on himself in South Carolina. Both mass shootings come as President Biden urges Congress to "do something about the shootings in America," and says he will use his executive authority to create new restrictions on "ghost gun…
 
It seems Ramsay Street may not be so neighbourly after all. Indigenous actors Shareena Clanton and Meyne Wyatt have gone public with experiences of racism and toxic behaviour while working on the set of Neighbours. Fremantle Media, which makes Neighbours, now says it has ordered an independent review of Neighbours and its production process.Actor R…
 
It seems Ramsay Street may not be so neighbourly after all. Indigenous actors Shareena Clanton and Meyne Wyatt have gone public with experiences of racism and toxic behaviour while working on the set of Neighbours. Fremantle Media, which makes Neighbours, now says it has ordered an independent review of Neighbours and its production process.Actor R…
 
Denise's daughter met her girlfriend five months ago and they have decided to move in together. This is her daughter's first serious relationship and her first move out of home. Denise accepts it is her choice but is nervous about how quickly it is moving. Should she talk to her daughter about her concerns?…
 
As Victoria's third attempt at hotel quarantine begins, we ask what lessons have we learned about building and maintaining a gold standard quarantine system? Plus, how primary-school-aged boys are learning about gender equality through music. And should Denise say something about how quickly her daughter's new relationship is moving?…
 
One in three working Australians report being sexually harassed at work, and this week the Government came up with some solutions.It's been a long road — they've been sitting on a major report they commissioned on the topic for more than a year, and released their formal response this week.The Attorney-General Michaelia Cash says they'll agree to a…
 
The Australian government has made it clear that after unprecedented spending last year, it's time to slow things down. In America, however, Joe Biden is going the other way, with a jobs and infrastructure package worth two trillion dollars. Also, how young people economically survived the pandemic, and what the price of your coffee can tell you.…
 
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