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Sunday Extra presents a lively mix of national and international affairs, analysis and investigation, as well as a lighter touch.

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    • Society & Culture

Sunday Extra presents a lively mix of national and international affairs, analysis and investigation, as well as a lighter touch.

    Tweet of the week

    Tweet of the week

    This week's callers are among Australia's flightless birds – the Emu, the Little Penguin, and the Tasmanian Native-Hen.

    • 1 min
    The Year that Made Me: John Bell, 1990

    The Year that Made Me: John Bell, 1990

    After decades of acting, directing and managing a theatre, John Bell reveals why 1990 was the year that made him.

    • 14 min
    Floods could mean weeks of isolation for farmers in NSW Central West

    Floods could mean weeks of isolation for farmers in NSW Central West

    As parts of the east coast cop triple the average November rainfall, farmers in NSW's Central West are bracing for more wet weather and could be facing weeks of isolation.

    • 6 min
    Royal Commission into defence and veteran suicide hearings begin

    Royal Commission into defence and veteran suicide hearings begin

    The Royal Commission opening in Brisbane is seeking to address the high suicide rates among those who’ve served in the Australian Defence Forces

    • 14 min
    The biggest financial scandal you've never heard of

    The biggest financial scandal you've never heard of

    It's been celebrated as Australia's "millionaires' factory".

    But Macquarie Bank is now caught up in the mother of all tax investigations.

    Reporter Mario Christodoulou has seen internal company files that show which executives knew what and when.

    This is a joint investigation made together with German investigative journalism outlet Correctiv.

    • 39 min
    UK to recognise octopus, crabs and lobsters as sentient animals

    UK to recognise octopus, crabs and lobsters as sentient animals

    The UK parliament will debate a bill that would see invertebrates like Octopus, crabs, lobster, deemed as sentient animals, capable of feeling pain and distress.

    • 10 min

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