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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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    • 4.3 • 11 Ratings

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.

    Should Scott Morrison quit politics?

    Should Scott Morrison quit politics?

    The backlash to Scott Morrison's secret ministerial appointments is growing, although Liberal Party elder John Howard doesn't think the former Prime Minister should resign from Parliament;
    Regional renters are getting no relief, even as new data shows regional house prices have fallen for the first time since the pandemic began;
    And could the Tasmanian Tiger be back in the wild in as little as ten years?

    • 20 min
    Questions grow over Morrison's secret appointments

    Questions grow over Morrison's secret appointments

    Unprecedented, sinister and dodgy - that's how some constitutional experts and politicans are describing Scott Morrison's decision to secretly appoint himself to numerous Ministerial roles during his time as Prime Minister;
    Calls for Western Australia to bring in a redress scheme for survivors of the Stolen Generations;
    And should there be an overhaul of the way areas in Queensland are declared "in drought'? 

    • 20 min
    Visa backlog as Afghans struggle under Taliban

    Visa backlog as Afghans struggle under Taliban

    Today marks one year since the Taliban swept into Kabul and regained power. 200,000 Afghans have applied for Australian visas since then, but few have arrived on our shores.

    Meanwhile, Afghans in Australia are denouncing comments made by former Taliban hostage Timothy Weeks, who now says he's celebrating the Taliban's first year in power.

    And despite recording the nation's worst rates of domestic violence, an enormous part of the remote Northern Territory is without a dedicated women's shelter.

    • 20 min
    Coercive control: Attorneys general examine options

    Coercive control: Attorneys general examine options

    Coercive control is one of the most insidious forms of family abuse. Today the states, territory and federal attorneys general will try to come up with a more unified approach to the problem.

    Now that Australia's passed the peak of the current Omicron wave, many of us just want normal life to resume, but Prof Jodie McVernon says it's not that simple.

    And nearly six months after the catastrophic floods in northern New South Wales, 550 indigenous Australians remain homeless.

    • 20 min
    Labor's workforce scheme 'not working'

    Labor's workforce scheme 'not working'

    It's not even six weeks old, but already the federal government's new employment services program, Workforce Australia, is attracting a lot of criticism.

    • 20 min
    Omicron wave: hundreds of lives could be saved

    Omicron wave: hundreds of lives could be saved

    The Omicron wave has passed it's peak, with another hundred people dying yesterday, experts are desperately trying to convince people to wear masks.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Sean_Wong ,

This is a great podcast for expats and us all

Love the content

If you’re studying Australia you have found a direct link into the Aussie zeitgeist.
As previously noted the individual stories are listed AND for then for the whole episode search for the same aM the whole episode.

Beware the Apple podcast app’s limitations !
It’s not the content providers job to fix the app’s limitations.

AltamiraPolo ,

Whole show in the podcast

Please have the whole show in the podcast like the old format.

Jaycee 07 ,

Pieces

Please go back to the format of a single show rather than individual stories. Apple’s podcast app no longer plays them sequentially.

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