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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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    • 4.0, 37 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.

    TUES 7 JUL: Anxiety along the border

    TUES 7 JUL: Anxiety along the border

    As work continues to contain a COVID-19 outbreak in Melbourne, there's uncertainty outside the city with the looming closure of the New South Wales-Victoria border.

    • 30 min
    COVID-19: Concern Melbourne high-rise towers need more help

    COVID-19: Concern Melbourne high-rise towers need more help

    Politicians from all three tiers of government are warning more help is needed for the people living in Melbourne's high-rise public housing towers, including those who aren't in lock-down.

    • 5 min
    Doctors and patients brace for holdups on NSW-VIC border

    Doctors and patients brace for holdups on NSW-VIC border

    With the looming closure of the New South Wales-Victoria border, one of the biggest questions is how it'll affect people who need to cross the Murray River for face-to-face medical care.

    • 4 min
    Border communities concerned about looming closure

    Border communities concerned about looming closure

    Border communities in New South Wales and Victoria are on edge ahead of the closure. The World Today speaks to Mildura MP, Ali Cupper.

    • 6 min
    How the border closed during the Spanish Flu pandemic

    How the border closed during the Spanish Flu pandemic

    It's not the first time the border has been closed as a public health response. More than a hundred years ago, the same decision was taken to prevent the spread of the Spanish Flu.

    • 2 min
    Tributes flow for composer Ennio Morricone

    Tributes flow for composer Ennio Morricone

    Tributes are continuing to flow in today for the Oscar-winning Italian composer Ennio Morricone who has died in Italy.

    • 4 min

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5
37 Ratings

37 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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