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PM covers stories across Australia and the world, explaining and analysing the most important events and issues of the day.

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PM covers stories across Australia and the world, explaining and analysing the most important events and issues of the day.

    FRI 4 DEC – US records deadliest day of the pandemic

    FRI 4 DEC – US records deadliest day of the pandemic

    The United States is in the grip of a horrifying surge in coronavirus cases, and President-elect Joe Biden is trying to get in front of the emergency, with announcements on mask wearing and the vaccine; and a Chinese diplomat says the Prime Minister over-reacted to an inflammatory tweet and puts the onus on Australia to fix the languishing relationship.

    • 30 min
    THU 3 DEC – Soldier slams Melbourne mission

    THU 3 DEC – Soldier slams Melbourne mission

    Australia will watch and learn from the UK, rather than rush to match Britain's roll out of a COVID vaccine beginning next week; and an Australian soldier says that confinement and neglect meant the deployment to COVID-hit Melbourne was worse than being sent overseas.

    • 30 min
    WED 2 DEC – Recession ends, but pain persists

    WED 2 DEC – Recession ends, but pain persists

    The Australian microbiologist joining the WHO search for the origins of coronavirus hopes to soon head to China and he expects good access, despite diplomatic tensions; and on paper, Australia's COVID recession is over, but on the ground, businesses aren't yet calling it a comeback.

    • 30 min
    TUE 1 DEC – China blasts Australian “rage and roar”

    TUE 1 DEC – China blasts Australian “rage and roar”

    Australia's row with China just gets worse - Chinese media is in overdrive, and its embassy here lashes Australia's attempt to “deflect public attention” from potential Australian war crimes. Can Australia salvage this? And Tasmanians call for a film about the Port Arthur massacre to be scrapped – some say it's in poor taste and will glorify the killer.

    • 30 min
    MON 30 NOV – ‘Repugnant’ Chinese tweet outrages Morrison

    MON 30 NOV – ‘Repugnant’ Chinese tweet outrages Morrison

    A new low in Australia's relationship with China, as a furious Prime Minister savages China in a row over an offensive tweet; and a growing chorus of concern over the government's plan to merge the Family and Federal Circuit courts.

    • 30 min
    FRI 27 NOV – China crushes Australian wine

    FRI 27 NOV – China crushes Australian wine

    Australian wine all-but locked out of China – as Beijing slaps on crushing anti-dumping charges. Is iron ore next? And the Chief of Army defies a backlash from veterans – defending plans to strip a commendation from thousands of special forces who served in Afghanistan.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
44 Ratings

44 Ratings

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Thanks to the BAC for bringing back full AM and PM programs rather than individual stories! Much better for podcast format to have single episode for the entire show.

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