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    Priced out of the pool: is this modern day segregation?

    Priced out of the pool: is this modern day segregation?

    It has been 55 years this week since the Freedom Rides arrived in Moree and got the colour bar on the local pool lifted. In this episode of Full Story, we go to the Moree pool and find out why Aboriginal people still feel excluded

    • 23 min
    What will happen to the Biloela family held on Christmas Island?

    What will happen to the Biloela family held on Christmas Island?

    In 2018, a migrant family living in Biloela, Queensland were taken from their home at dawn and have been held in detention ever since. This Friday, the family’s last chance to stay in the country will be assessed by a court. In this episode of Full Story, we explore how the treatment of Nadesalingam and Priya, and their two Australian-born children Kopika and Tharunicaa, has exposed the unfairness in Australia’s immigration processes

    • 27 min
    The unequal cost of the drought

    The unequal cost of the drought

    2019 was the driest year in Australia’s recorded history. In places like Euchareena in the central west of NSW, water has become so scarce the only option has been to truck it in. But this comes with a serious cost that many can’t afford to pay. In this episode of Full Story we hear from one family about how the cost is not just financial, but cultural and spiritual too

    • 24 min
    Coronavirus: the epidemic that gripped the world

    Coronavirus: the epidemic that gripped the world

    As the new coronavirus, Covid-19, continues to spread within China and beyond, public health officials have struggled to answer major questions about the threat it poses to the wider world. In this episode of Full Story, Alison Rourke and Celina Ribeiro trace the virus’s spread and review how China and Australia have responded so far

    • 29 min
    How do you make love last?

    How do you make love last?

    Morie and Liz met in London in 1980 but she was from Australia and he was from Iran. In this episode of Full Story, they tell how they overcame war, distance and disapproving parents to form a bond that has lasted 40 years

    • 31 min
    Morrison’s strategy of confusion

    Morrison’s strategy of confusion

    After weeks of bad press over the sports grants scandal, the government is trying to move on. However the way Scott Morrison has reacted to this issue is triggering some alarm bells. In this episode of Full Story, political editor Katharine Murphy breaks down Scott Morrison’s strategy of confusion, and what it could mean for our trust in the political system

    • 22 min

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