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You’ve seen the headlines, now hear the Full Story. Every weekday, join Guardian journalists for a deeper understanding of the news in Australia and beyond. You can support The Guardian at theguardian.com/fullstorysupport

    Why are Australian homes so cold?

    Why are Australian homes so cold?

    In a country that is world famous for its beaches and warm weather, winter in most Australian homes is – surprisingly – very cold. Matilda Boseley speaks to Dr Nicola Willand, a housing and energy expert, about why Australia lags when it comes to indoor heating standards and what we can do to warm our homes You can support the Guardian at theguardian.com/fullstorysupport

    • 21 min
    Biden drops out – what happens now?

    Biden drops out – what happens now?

    Joe Biden has withdrawn from the presidential race after weeks of pressure to quit. Four months before Americans head to the polls, Biden has endorsed his vice-president, Kamala Harris, to be the new nominee. Jonathan Freedland is joined by politics reporter Nikki McCann Ramírez to discuss what happens next. Will Democrats rally around Harris, who has already had endorsements from fellow Democrats, and does she have what it takes to beat the Republican nominee, Donald Trump?

    • 28 min
    Who cared? The disappearance of Amber Haigh, part 4

    Who cared? The disappearance of Amber Haigh, part 4

    There have now been 38 witnesses called in the trial of Robert and Anne Geeves, who are charged with the murder of Amber Haigh. Ben Doherty tells Bridie Jabour about the evidence presented. This week the court heard more about the weeks and months following Amber’s disappearance, as well as further testimony and allegations about Robert Geeves’ past. Listen to all episodes of Who Cared? The disappearance of Amber Haigh here: theguardian.com/amberhaigh

    • 23 min
    US politics: who is JD Vance, Donald Trump’s candidate for vice-president?

    US politics: who is JD Vance, Donald Trump’s candidate for vice-president?

    After the attempted assassination of Donald Trump over the weekend, the Republican national convention gathered in Milwaukee this week to welcome him as the party’s presidential nominee. But not all eyes were on the former president. Standing next to him, above the chanting crowd, was his newly appointed candidate for vice-president, JD Vance. It was a surprising move for the Ohio senator and author of Hillbilly Elegy who once described himself as a ‘never Trumper’ and his new boss as ‘America’s Hitler’. So what’s behind this transformation, and what’s in it for Trump? To find out, Jonathan Freedland is joined this week by Tara Setmayer, a former Republican congressional communications director

    • 27 min
    Newsroom edition: has life for Australians become harder, or does it just feel that way?

    Newsroom edition: has life for Australians become harder, or does it just feel that way?

    For many Australians, as the cost of living continues to bite, it’s easy to feel as though everything is going backwards. But are things really as bad as they seem? On many measures things are actually improving, and the sense that the world is in a time of unprecedented crisis does not always match up with the data. Bridie Jabour speaks to editor-in-chief Lenore Taylor and head of news Mike Ticher about the growing gap between our perception of the world and the reality

    • 21 min
    Screaming and freezing: the kids put in Queensland isolation cells

    Screaming and freezing: the kids put in Queensland isolation cells

    The Queensland government has been proudly promoting what it says is the success of its tough approach to youth crime. But as the number of arrests rise there are concerns for the welfare of some of the state’s most vulnerable children. Guardian Australia’s Queensland correspondent Ben Smee discusses his exclusive investigation that reveals how teenagers born with severe intellectual disabilities and branded repeat offenders are being locked up in adult watch houses

    • 24 min

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1.7K Ratings

MichelleBourke ,

Absolutely Love Full Story

You do such an amazing job. I love the realistic perspectives, the fairly presented points of view. While it’s evident there is a left lean to your coverage, it usually feels balanced and importantly, it feels like both sides of the facts are interrogated.

For over a decade I have not engaged in any form of news—traditional, social or otherwise. This podcast has actually enabled me to re-engage in political and other news without feeling overwhelmed and constantly depressed.
I can’t thank you all enough for the brilliant work you do. I am in absolute awe of your very large brains, the way you all speak, and the nuance with which you approach the wide ranging topics that you cover on the program.

Not that you need my praise but…well done all of you! 🌸🌸🌸

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