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The World Today is a comprehensive current affairs program which backgrounds, analyses, interprets and encourages debate on events and issues of interest and importance to all Australians.

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    • 4.1 • 43 Ratings

The World Today is a comprehensive current affairs program which backgrounds, analyses, interprets and encourages debate on events and issues of interest and importance to all Australians.

    Blocked shipment of AstraZeneca doses stokes vaccine nationalism fears

    Blocked shipment of AstraZeneca doses stokes vaccine nationalism fears

    With the culture of women in the halls of parliament in the spotlight with the the details of an independent review unveiled; A shipment of COVID vaccines bound for Australia is blocked in Europe; And, Australia's been in the grip of a shearer shortage, but that isn't such a bad thing for some in the industry.

    • 30 min
    Calls for inquiry into Christian Porter rape allegations.

    Calls for inquiry into Christian Porter rape allegations.

    The Christian Porter allegations just won't go away despite his strenuous denials, would an independent inquiry help get to the truth?

    • 30 min
    WED 3 MAR: ADF Chief under fire for comments to cadets

    WED 3 MAR: ADF Chief under fire for comments to cadets

    ADF Chief Angus Campbell tells trainee officers at Canberra's Australian Defence Force Academy not to make themselves vulnerable to sexual predators by being out late, alone, drunk and attractive.

    • 30 min
    TUE 2 MAR: Sexual assault claims plague Government

    TUE 2 MAR: Sexual assault claims plague Government

    The AFP chief speaks for the first time since rape allegations against a Cabinet Minister emerged.

    • 30 min
    The World Today

    The World Today

    It's a mystery that could intrigue us for decades to come - how and when did alleged fraudster Melissa Caddick die? When did she die?; Calls for the Prime Minister to stand down an unnamed Cabinet Minister over historical rape allegations; And Donald Trump positions himself as Republican Party 'Kingmaker'.

    • 30 min
    Restrictions ease in Victoria

    Restrictions ease in Victoria

    With restrictions set ease in Victoria, we take a look at the first week of the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out and whether the Brisbane dosing bungle will knock people's confidence in the jab. And a tragic development in a mystery that's gripped New South Wales: the remains of alleged fraudster Melissa Caddick discovered months after she disappeared.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
43 Ratings

43 Ratings

Bincard ,

The contents does not match with “the world today”

Most of the episodes in this podcast is about Australia.

Doug Melksham ,

News in bits

Stop breaking the news up and make it the one program each day.

nothappyjon ,

Annoying repeating

Stop breaking the news up into bits AS WELL as having the total program. It means I end up having the program playing twice!

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