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7.30's experienced team brings you the latest current affairs and analysis.

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7.30's experienced team brings you the latest current affairs and analysis.

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    Why one young farmer is choosing to stay on the land

    Why one young farmer is choosing to stay on the land

    Many young people in rural Australia face a difficult choice - stay on the land or chase jobs elsewhere. And the drought has only made things tougher. But one 18 year old in Canowindra explains why he is choosing to stay.

    • 3 min
    • video
    Passive homes helping to cut energy bills

    Passive homes helping to cut energy bills

    If your house is sweltering in summer and freezing in winter, then you're not alone...poor building standards mean many Australians are paying through the nose to heat and cool their homes. But there is a radical solution that could cut bills by up to 90 per cent.

    • 4 min
    • video
    Workers left high and dry by junk insurance policies

    Workers left high and dry by junk insurance policies

    The corporate regulator ASIC says some life insurance policies make it so difficult for casual workers to get a payout they are virtually worthless 'junk insurance'. It is putting insurers on notice to fix the problem before it intervenes, but that's little comfort for policy holders whose claims have been rejected, leaving them destitute.

    • 6 min
    • video
    Peter Dutton's office suspected of leaking classified information after the medevac debate

    Peter Dutton's office suspected of leaking classified information after the medevac debate

    When the Coalition lost a key vote last year making it easier for asylum seekers to enter the country for urgent medical treatment, it launched a fierce campaign to repeal the law.
    In the weeks following the vote, the Department of Home Affairs suspected someone from the office of Peter Dutton leaked classified information to the media.

    • 4 min
    • video
    Arguments begin in Donald Trump's impeachment trial

    Arguments begin in Donald Trump's impeachment trial

    Lawyer and former Watergate prosecutor Jill Wine-Banks discusses the latest from Donald Trump's impeachment trial.

    • 4 min
    • video
    Three firefighters killed in air tanker crash

    Three firefighters killed in air tanker crash

    RFS Chief Shane Fitzsimmons reflects on the death of three American firefighters who were killed when their air tanker crashed in the Snowy Mountains.

    • 2 min

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