RN Breakfast - Separate stories podcast
RN Breakfast - Separate stories podcast
About RN Breakfast - Separate stories podcast
RN Breakfast daily stories separated out for easy listening. RN Breakfast is the program informed Australians wake up to. Start each day with comprehensive coverage and analysis of national and international events, and hear interviews with the people who matter today—along with those who'll be making news tomorrow.
Four full-colour images taken by the world's most powerful telescope, James Webb, are the most detailed snapshots ever taken of our cosmos. Dr Benjamin Pope, an astrophysicist from the University of Queensland who's involved in several James Webb observation projects joined the program to discuss.
In new streaming series The Old Man, Jeff Bridges' plays an ex-CIA agent who's been living off the grid for many years - that is, until his past catches up with him. Also out this week is Our House, an English domestic thriller starring Line of Duty's Martin Compston and Downton Abbey's Tuppence Middleton.
First Nations people from remote areas often have no option but relocate after getting an NDIS plan - and some are forcibly sent - according to evidence before the Disability Royal Commission. The Commission is holding hearings in the Territory this week to look at how the NDIS is working for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Tributes continue to pour in from around the world for former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, whose assassination has shocked the international community. Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott worked closely with Shinzo Abe, and has described him as a great friend of Australia.
More than 100 leaders from business and the unions will gather in September for the jobs summit, which will be followed up by the October Budget and then a white paper. Treasurer Jim Chalmers says that in its current form, enterprise bargaining has failed to deliver consistent wage growth and there's a genuine 'appetite' to address economic challenges.
The Human Rights Commission has launched its latest anti-racism campaign. It's centred around Australians who do not have lived experience of racism, in the hope it will get people to reflect on racism, and its causes, in a way that many would not have done before.
Australian exporters are watching the Federal Government's moves to reset the relationship with China closely, after a combative few years and billions of dollars lost. The Chinese government slapped tariffs on Australian goods from wine and lobsters to barley and coal, but Australian business has also fought to maintain key relationships within China in the hope of a thaw.
After vowing to make Saudi Arabia a 'pariah state', U.S President Joe Biden is preparing to meet with the Crown Prince later this week, much to the dismay of the human rights community. Russia's invasion of Ukraine and rising oil prices have made the trip a necessity, but it looks set to be a diplomatic tightrope walk for the US.
UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson announced his resignation last week, after more than 50 ministers and lower level officials resigned in protest over his conduct. And the race is now on for the 11 MPs hoping to take his job, with the timetable and rules around the vote now outlined.
The world reacted with shock two years ago when it emerged Rio Tinto had destroyed sacred Aboriginal rock shelters at Juukan Gorge in Western Australia. Now, in Murujuga, traditional owners fear 50-thousand year old rock art in the Pilbara is at risk thanks to the expansion of a Woodside gas project.
Revelations of widespread child abuse by members of the Catholic Church have badly damaged its reputation in countries where it once was dominant. Many inside the church in Australia now argue its future depends on elevating the status of women - including by allowing them to serve in the ministry as deacons.
Funeral arrangements are underway for former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe who was shot on Friday in the western city of Nara while addressing a campaign rally. An investigation into the shooting is continuing with police conceding there were problems with security.
All Australians aged over 30 are eligible to get a fourth dose booster of the COVID-19 vaccine from today. Amid warnings of a third Omicron wave, the Federal Government has also expanded access to stockpiled anti-viral medication from today and is urging people to wear masks .
Regional security and China's growing influence also loom large - as the Solomon Islands continues its pivot towards Beijing. The high stakes meeting comes amid signs of strain within the forum with Kirabati withdrawing in protest after its preferred candidate for Secretary General was defeated.
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