PM covers stories across Australia and the world, explaining and analysing the most important events and issues of the day.
Israel threatens ground attack, steps up Gaza air strikes
Air strikes and rockets bring death to Gaza and Israel, with fears of worse to come as Israeli tanks and troops mass at the border, we have special coverage; We'll speak with our correspondent Tom Joyner and John Lyons who covered three previous conflicts; And the first repatriation flight back from India will be less than half full after many test positive for COVID-19.
Can Question Time be fixed?
Another brand of vaccine is on its way, but it's still months away. Will it help Australia reopen to the world? Also.. Ever watched Parliament's Question Time and compared it to kids fighting in the playground? A report's suggesting shorter and more genuine questions as possible changes, but will the government embrace change? And making casinos go cashless -- can it put a stop to criminals laundering their ill-gotten gains?
Budget fallout: Vaccines, travel, housing and more
What the budget reveals about your life and work, from vaccination to overseas travel and housing, special coverage on PM; Qantas forced to delay the start date of international travel as the budget suggests borders won't open until mid-next year. It's a blow for jetsetters, but spare a thought for restaurants in Bali, who're desperately missing the incoming travellers; And how Queensland Police discriminated against men to boost the number of women in its ranks.
Will ‘big spending’ budget deliver?
It's Federal budget night.. PM brings you special coverage looking at key areas demanding government money and policy. What will the supposed 'big spending' plan hold for aged care, mental health, housing affordability, unemployment, and skills? And a Melbourne man from India has COVID, even after he spent 14 days in hotel quarantine.
Budget eve push for aged care funds
Billions of dollars for aged care in tomorrow's budget, but does it go anywhere near meeting the need outlined in a Royal Commission? There's billions too for infrastructure, with more big spending still to be announced, we'll look at the state of Australia's economy after the worst of the pandemic; And as vaccine bookings open for New South Wales residents in their 40s, we'll hear the case for getting rid of the vaccine priority groups altogether.
Few repatriation flights for many in India
There'll be just a handful of repatriation flights from India this month, and the government’s revealed 173 Australian children are stuck there without their parents; We'll speak with our India correspondent James Oaten and hear how Australians fear they'll be waiting a long time for their chance to come home; And we go to the remote Northern Territory community, hoping a solar project can finally slash crippling high power costs.
Great start to my Day (in DC)
PM picks the stories of interest from the Australian day and because they’ve got a few more hours to work, they provide more detail and evolved perspective. This is how I start my day here in USA.
Can’t live without it
If you’re not wrapping up your UTC+10 day with this OR starting your UK/EU day with this then you’re missing out on the Aussie insight.
Thankyou PM TEAM! I honestly don’t know how you do it.
Thanks to the presenters writers and producers for squishing perspective into my days flurry