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Full Story is Guardian Australia's news podcast. Subscribe for free on  Apple Podcasts,  Spotify or any other podcasting app

    The killing of Ahmaud Arbery

    The killing of Ahmaud Arbery

    On 23 February Ahmaud Arbery, a young black man, was shot dead by two white men in Brunswick, Georgia. But it was only when a 36-second video of the killing was leaked on 5 May, generating nationwide outcry, that three men were charged with his murder. Why did it take so long?

    • 31 min
    The rise and fall of Alan Jones, Australia's leading shock jock

    The rise and fall of Alan Jones, Australia's leading shock jock

    This week one of the country’s most successful radio presenters will broadcast his final show. For some, Alan Jones was a frank and fearless voice, for others, a divisive and polarising force in the media landscape. Guardian Australia’s media reporter, Amanda Meade, explores his legacy

    • 43 min
    Does the Covidsafe app work?

    Does the Covidsafe app work?

    The Covidsafe app, rolled out in late April, was sold to the Australian public as a measure that would ‘save lives and protect lives’. On this episode of Full Story, reporter Josh Taylor explores a series of flaws in the app that are causing problems for users, and for at least one state health authority.

    • 18 min
    The scientific race to understand Covid-19

    The scientific race to understand Covid-19

    In the five months since the world learned about Covid-19, it has killed hundreds of thousands of people. In that time, what have scientists found out – and what do they still not know?

    • 24 min
    Australia’s muddled energy policy and the roadmap to nowhere

    Australia’s muddled energy policy and the roadmap to nowhere

    Political editor Katharine Murphy talks to environment editor Adam Morton about a huge week in energy policy and why Australia appears to be making an energy roadmap without a destination

    • 24 min
    How the Mosquito Army saved one NSW town from the bushfires

    How the Mosquito Army saved one NSW town from the bushfires

    Last Australian summer as the bushfires swept through the south coast of New South Wales, the small town of Mongarlowe found itself in the path of an enormous blaze, with very little resources to fight it. To save the town, the residents banded together and formed a very special firefighting crew – the Mosquito Army

    • 30 min

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