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AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. With key political interviews and stories about the Australian way of life, AM sets the agenda for the nation’s daily news and current affairs coverage.

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AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. With key political interviews and stories about the Australian way of life, AM sets the agenda for the nation’s daily news and current affairs coverage.

    Lebanon declares state of emergency as blast death toll rises

    Lebanon declares state of emergency as blast death toll rises

    Lebanon's Government has declared a state of emergency in its capital Beirut, in after the massive explosion at its port, which has left 300,000 people homeless.

    • 2 min
    Calls to Beyond Blue spike amid Melbourne lockdown

    Calls to Beyond Blue spike amid Melbourne lockdown

    As Melbourne enters its next stage of lockdown, calls to mental health not-for-profit Beyond Blue have jumped.

    • 3 min
    Why was there a COVID-19 outbreak in Colac's abattoir, but not one in Warrnambool?

    Why was there a COVID-19 outbreak in Colac's abattoir, but not one in Warrnambool?

    The rapid rise in COVID-19 cases in Victoria has been largely blamed on the virus spreading in workplaces - and some of the worst outbreaks have been linked to meatworks.

    • 3 min
    WED 5 AUG - Massive blast kills dozens in Beirut

    WED 5 AUG - Massive blast kills dozens in Beirut

    Lebanon's capital devasted by a massive explosion that has killed scores, including one Australian; Melbourne University to repay millions to academics in wage theft case; And relatives of aged care residents in Victoria dismayed at revelations about how few staff have completed the government's online infection control training course.

    • 30 min
    Massive explosion kills dozens in Beirut

    Massive explosion kills dozens in Beirut

    A powerful explosion's rocked the Lebanese capital of Beirut, damaging buildings, overturning cars and shattering windows and doors.

    • 4 min
    Australians with loved ones in Beirut urged to be patient

    Australians with loved ones in Beirut urged to be patient

    The Australian embassy is close to site of the explosion in Beirut in the port district and has reportedly been damaged. AM asked Foreign Minister Marise Payne for news on Australians living in the city.

    • 3 min

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