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.
COVID cases surge globally
Vaccination rates are up in some countries, but COVID cases are surging. What is going wrong?
What is the state of the pandemic in China, do Chinese officials have it under control and are the numbers accurate?
And business leaders calling on the Federal Government to double the intake of skilled migrant workers, to help the economy recover.
Government climate stalemate continues
Federal Liberal and National MPs gather in Canberra, can they reach agreement on climate change?
What are the plans for COVID booster shots for vulnerable Australians and workers on the frontline?
And soldier and statesman. Former US Secretary of State, Colin Powell has died at the age of 84. What was his legacy?
Restrictions lift in NSW, Victoria prepares to open up
When will the National Party come to an agreement on climate change and how much will it cost?
NSW lifts more restrictions and Victoria prepares to open up.
And it's been a month since the Taliban stopped girls going to secondary school. We hear about the damage the ban is causing.
NSW scraps quarantine for vaccinated
International travel back on the cards for NSW, while other eastern states start opening up. But health workers worried about an overwhelmed hospital system.
Why aren't we buying more electric cars?
The road to NetZero - why aren't more Australians buying electric cars?
What jobs will a carbon-free economy create?
The road to NetZero - what kind of jobs will the carbon-free economy create?