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It's one of the most critical issues of our time, and according to the ABC's Vote Compass it's the top concern for Australians as they head to the polls on the weekend. And yet climate change has barely rated a mention from Scott Morrison or Anthony Albanese during the election campaign. Today, the host of the ABC's Australia If You're Listening po…
We start today’s show 66 million years in the past, when the last dinosaurs were around, and learn about an impressive fossil. Then, we’ll hear about some important news about traditional owners getting there land back. After that, we’ll head out for a few marathons with a would-be world record holder, before celebrating our amazing frontline worke…
One million Americans have now died from COVID-19. In this ABC News special we look back at the last two years and examine how, for the rest of us, life has changed. ABC's Alex Stone visits Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles to check on the morale of frontline workers. Cheri Preston investigates the toll the pandemic has taken on our mental…
James Zimring explains why our inability to fully understand and process fractions, percentages and numbers has profound ramifications not only for our lives and wellbeing but also in the way we think.
There are grave fears that a decaying oil tanker off the coast of Yemen could result in one of history's most disastrous oil spills, and exacerbate the world's worst humanitarian crisis. A small window of opportunity has opened for a U.N. mission to avert the crisis, but whether it can be pulled off will come down to global political will.…
PM Boris Johnson is threatening to rewrite the Northern Ireland protocol which kept open borders between Northern Ireland and Ireland. Any unilateral change to the protocol would threaten the Brexit agreement with the EU. Recent elections in Northern Ireland have shown that the majority support the protocol. So is this another political diversion?…
Football icon Herschel Walker campaigns for Georgia senate; Inside Herschel Walker’s decades long relationship with Donald Trump Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy ABC News
Scientists warn climate change means that when it comes to natural disasters, ‘unprecedented’ is the new normal. From fires to floods, governments and emergency services have faced a series of massive disasters over recent years.By Michael Slezak
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, and a series of high-profile sexual assault cases, a record number of women are now speaking out and seeking help, but support services say they are unable to meet the huge increase in demand for counselling.By Hagar Cohen
Record-breaking heatwaves in India and Pakistan have seen millions of people coping with daily temperatures above 45 degrees. Scientists say this should be a warning for the world that climate change is happening now.By Avani Dias
Two published opinion polls today showed the gap between the major parties narrowing in the last week before Saturday's federal election. Today the campaign was dominated by questions over Labor's policy costings - which will not be released until tomorrow - and the release of further data showing real wages are falling.…
Last year, during a stand-off with the Australian Government over its proposal to make social media giants pay for news content, Facebook shut down pages for some hospitals, emergency services and charities.By Michael Vincent
The British government has risked sparking a trade dispute with the European Union after announcing plans to alter the disputed Northern Ireland protocol.
Almost 3,000 people have fled the war in Ukraine and have now arrived in Australia, where the process of settling in has begun.
Officials confirm to ABC News that black box data indicates an intentional nosedive by a China Eastern flight carrying 130+ people. President Biden issues an emotional address in Buffalo. And Pentagon officials admit they've received hundreds of new potential UFO sightings in a congressional hearing.…
A new report from the World Meteorological Organization has found that four key climate change indicators set new records in 2021.
Every year there are a handful of books that cross from literary masterpiece into cultural touchstone.Hanya Yanagihara's second novel, A Little Life, was one of those novels and catapulted her onto the world stage.Her latest work, To Paradise, takes readers into relationships in the present, the future and an alternate imagined past of America and …
Consumer confidence keeps falling with inflation soaring on everything from petrol to food.By Daniel Ziffer
Sluggish wage growth is fuelling a battle on the cost of living - Anthony Albanese made his final big pitch to fight for a minimum wage increase at the National Press Club.
About 20,000 Lebanese people in Australia voted in last weekend's election, hoping a new government can pull the embattled country out of economic crisis.
Australians are seeing a decline in real wages growth, so why is the RBA likely to continue on its interest rate rising schedule? SBS Finance Editor Ricardo Gonçalves speaks with Indeed.com Chief Economist Callam Pickering, plus Financy's Bianca Hartge-Hazelman on the path to gender financial equality and Adam Dawes from Shaw and Partners on the da…
Workers' pay is growing well below inflation, with little hope of a quick turnaround.As COVID transmission surges across Australia, doctors plead for more precautions, but people are just sick of the pandemic.Compelling scientific evidence leads to another inquiry into Kathleen Folbigg's conviction for the deaths of her four children, though 150 to…
The Ukrainian government is hoping more than 250 fighters extracted from a steelworks at Mariupol will be exchanged for Russian prisoners of war.
The China/Solomon Islands deal has brought into question Australia's role in the Asia-Pacific and whether enough is being done to maintain influence with our Pacific neighbours.
President Biden in Buffalo, New York today, paying respects to the victims of the deadly mass shooting; A fast moving investigation into the racist mass shooting in Buffalo; Authorities saying one of the pilots in a deadly plane crash in China, intentionally sent the plane into a fatal nosedive; Two children hospitalized amid the nationwide baby fo…
Labor is seizing on the latest wages data, which shows another cut to the average pay packet in real terms - as inflation surges ahead.
The latest mass bleaching has left this UNESCO world heritage-listed site more vulnerable than ever, and stakeholders say they’ve heard little to reassure them during the election campaign.
One of the most hotly debated Rolling Stones albums, Exile On Main Street, turned 50 last week. Tim Rogers says he loves the album because it feels grubby and sounds wonderfully muddy - and he's taking the album on tour with the Rolling Stones Revue.
The rapidly growing market for alternative proteins is worth billions of dollars, and according to CSIRO and independent think tank Food Frontier, Australia risks being left behind. They warn that while Australians are increasingly consuming plant-based meat and dairy alternatives a greater investment is required to develop manufacturing that takes…
With intervention-era legislation coming to an end, the NT parliament has passed a bill to allow communities who wish to remain dry to opt out for another two years.The opposition and host of NGOs have criticised the bill, saying it will lead to rivers of grog once again flowing through remote communities, with devastating impacts.…
With polling day just a few away, 31 former judges have thrown their weight behind calls for a federal anti-corruption commission. In an open letter addressed to all parliamentarians and political party leaders, the group says the erosion of public confidence in our shared democratic principles is at stake.…
Some of Australia's top business leaders have put forward their main priorities for whichever party is in power come May 22nd. They have called for the government to focus on getting women back into the workforce, migration and decarbonising the economy.
With just days until the election, the Resolve and the Essential polls put the Coalition within striking distance of Labor.The chief political correspondent with The Financial Review, Phil Coorey, joins RN Breakfast to discuss the latest developments in federal politics.
Two new opinion polls show Labor's lead over the coalition has narrowed to just two points, which is within the margin of error. Shadow Treasurer Jim Chalmers says anything is possible at Saturday's election, which he is predicting will be incredibly close.
The CSIRO is turning its attention to the link between psychedelics and improving a variety of mental issues including depression, addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder. Under a new license, they will work with local med-tech companies to improve existing products and develop new ones.
Build-to-rent apartments are on the rise in Australia, with thousands in the pipeline. Private developers believe it will help housing affordability but some housing experts are not convinced.
In a loss for Ukraine, more than 260 fighters from the Mariupol steelworks have been evacuated and taken to areas under Russian control.But Russia's attempt to capture the eastern Donbas region has stalled, with western intelligence suggesting Ukraine is on track to win the war.
While much of Australia has been experiencing record rains, East Africa is in the grip of an unprecedented drought. COVID, climate change and the war in Ukraine is creating a human catastrophe, with one person dying of hunger every minute in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia.
US President Joe Biden is in Buffalo, New York, to meet with the families of victims after a racially motivated mass shooting at a grocery store left 10 people dead. Celeste Watkin Hayes, founding director for the Centre for Racial Justice says that people want to see better education and sensible gun control implemented to prevent such acts.…
Fiji's Law Society says police violence in the country is becoming too frequent as new video of a police allegedly using force to arrest a bus driver surfaces, and civil society groups in the Pacific and human rights lawyers condemn Australian proposal to bill detainees waiting deportation
Civil society groups in thePacific and human rights lawyershave united to condemn anAustralian government proposal thatwould see detainees who arebeing held pending deportation,being charged hundreds ofdollars a day for theirstay in immigration detention.
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What happens when the cause you’ve dedicated your life to, turns into something you can no longer support? That’s the question Fred Chaney, the former deputy leader of the Liberal Party, has had to confront this election. Now, he’s hoping people like his niece, who is running as an Independent in Western Australia, can teach the major parties a les…