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PM covers stories across Australia and the world, explaining and analysing the most important events and issues of the day.

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PM covers stories across Australia and the world, explaining and analysing the most important events and issues of the day.

    Mob takes over war shrine

    Mob takes over war shrine

    Police storm an unruly mob at Melbourne's Shrine of Remembrance, we’ll explain how vaccination uproar is history repeating.

    Australia's biggest jolt in generations, no widespread damage from Victoria's earthquake, but plenty of shaken nerves.

    And how Australia's economy, and superannuation funds could be collateral damage if a Chinese property developer collapses.

    • 30 min
    Angry protest rocks Melbourne

    Angry protest rocks Melbourne

    Chaos on Melbourne's streets and the West Gate freeway, with a second day of angry protest against lockdowns and mandatory vaccination.

    Relief for parents on the 13th week of Sydney's lockdown, play dates are back, but with lots of rules.

    And Pfizer says the data's in and its vaccine is safe for children aged two to eleven, but should children also have to wear masks at school? What's the evidence?

    • 30 min
    French still fuming over subs deal

    French still fuming over subs deal

    Who covered Christian Porter's legal fees? We'll look at the case for disclosure with Transparency International's Serena Lillywhite.

    French officials still fuming about the scrapped submarine program, an ex-pat chef in Australia shares his hopes that the free trade deal with the EU is still on track and the produce keeps coming.


    And the price of Australia's most lucrative export, iron ore, is collapsing, what does that mean for you?

    • 30 min
    NSW backs 7-day home quarantine for travellers

    NSW backs 7-day home quarantine for travellers

    We look at the future of international travel as New South Wales joins a trial of at-home quarantine, but with only a seven-day period of isolation for the fully vaccinated, will that be long enough?  

    Also, the fallout from the new defence alliance - the Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce joins PM saying it's all about liberty and freedoms and won't increase Australia's risk.


    And how the lure of the regions could dramatically change Australia's population distribution and the services available away from the coast.

    • 30 min
    Australia’s ‘forever partnership’ to secure nuclear submarines

    Australia’s ‘forever partnership’ to secure nuclear submarines

    Why does Australia need nuclear powered submarines? PM delves into the partnership with the US and the UK with former Labor Defence minister Stephen Smith.

    The Greens claim the subs would present a nuclear risk to Australia, we'll look at the facts, and also the opportunities in high tech nuclear science.

    And we meet the workers caught in the pandemic's no-man’s land, they're out of lockdown, disaster payments have stopped, but work hasn't yet picked up.

    • 30 min
    NSW hits vaccine milestone

    NSW hits vaccine milestone

    80 per cent one-shot vaccine coverage is achieved in New South Wales on the state’s equal deadliest day of the pandemic.

    The Prime Minister to seek advice on ministerial standards and mysterious payments for Christian Porter’s legal bills.

    And a new wave of Australians find themselves unemployed, we'll hear what it's like and what's standing between them and their next job.

    • 30 min

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