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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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    • 3.9 • 187 Ratings

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.

    DVA promises to tackle backlog of veterans' compensation claims

    DVA promises to tackle backlog of veterans' compensation claims

    The new Veterans Affairs Minister promises to speed up the processing of thousands of compensation claims lodged by Australia's service men and women

    • 20 min
    Powerful quake kills 1000 in Afghanistan

    Powerful quake kills 1000 in Afghanistan

    A powerful earthquake in a mountainous region of eastern Afghanistan flattens homes and kills at least 1,000 people;
    The energy emergency eases as generators take back control of the east coast market;
    And the Defence Minister Richard Marles visits India to compare notes on China.

    • 20 min
    Conservationists in court bid to halt gas project

    Conservationists in court bid to halt gas project

    Conservationists head to court in a bid to block a major gas project off the WA coast, saying it could harm the Great Barrier Reef, thousands of kilometres away

    • 20 min
    How much renewable energy can Australia store?

    How much renewable energy can Australia store?

    As the competition watchdog investigates spiralling energy prices, how much progress is being made to get more renewable power into the mix?

    • 20 min
    Child protection system needs urgent reform

    Child protection system needs urgent reform

    The National Children's Commissioner urges a shake-up to child protection systems after an ABC investigation reveals the abuse of children in care;
    Swimming's world governing body bans transgender athletes from women's elite events;
    And illegal fishermen being blamed for killing protected turtles off the WA coast.

    • 20 min
    Is a carbon the solution to the energy crisis?

    Is a carbon the solution to the energy crisis?

    It might be politically poisonous but many experts still believe a carbon tax is the long term solution to Australia's energy problems; European leaders visit Kyiv adding their authority to Ukraine's bid to join the EU; and intimidation, violence and crippling staff shortages - how life is becoming unbearable for teachers at a remote high school in the Northern Territory.

    • 20 min

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