Published: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:59:00 +1000Summary: On Friday's AM: The Turnbull Government claims victory on its school funding deal, but opponents are vowing to continue their campaigns against it. Education Minister Simon Birmingham talks with AM's Sabra Lane; tax changes to super may lead to slashed we..
Published: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 08:08:00 +1000Summary: On Thursday's program: Social Services Minister Christian Porter says the Government is not trying to stigmatise people for being on welfare, but it must ensure that greater numbers move off Newstart more quickly; and justice or vilification - opinion di..
Published: Tue, 20 Jun 2017 08:45:00 +1000Summary: On Monday's program: With Labor expected to reject key aspects of the Federal Government's proposed changes to citizenship laws, we talk to the Immigration Minister Peter Dutton; an American student held in captivity by North Korea for almost 18 months ha..
Published: Sat, 17 Jun 2017 09:46:00 +1000Summary: On Saturday's program: In London, grief turns to anger as residents storm a Council building to demand help for fire victims; After the Federal Government's multimillion dollar payout to detainees on Manus Island, there's speculation that legal action cou..
Published: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:17:00 +1100Summary: On Wednesday's program: In the face of bitter disappointment from family members, Transport Minister Darren Chester speaks about the decision to stop the search for MH370; Calls for investigation into the prevalence of unpaid internships; And Indigenous ..
Published: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:53:00 +1100Summary: On Monday's program: one of the first jobs of Sussan Ley's replacement as health minister will be to decide whether to allow private health insurers to put up premiums once again; the outing director of the CIA has launched a scathing attack on US Preside..
Published: Sat, 14 Jan 2017 09:08:00 +1100Summary: On Saturday's program: Australia, next week, will get a new Health Minister to preside over one of the Federal Government's biggest most complex portfolios; in an exclusive interview, AM speaks with the chief executive of the UK's Independent Parliamentar..
Published: Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:19:00 +1100Summary: On Thursday's program: Rolf Harris goes on trial again, with a London court hearing about a series of 'brazen' sexual assaults on girls and women aged between 12 and 42; Former WA Senator Rod Culleton insists reports of his political demise have been grea..
Published: Tue, 10 Jan 2017 10:53:00 +1100Summary: On Tuesday's AM: East Timor hopes for new economic opportunities after tearing up a controversial oil and gas treaty with Australia; farmers in central Queensland prepare to fight plans to take over their land for an expanded military training facility; a..
Published: Sat, 24 Dec 2016 08:58:00 +1100Summary: On Saturday's program: Security analysts say the terror raids in Melbourne have exposed a higher level of organisation than previously seen in Australia; the latest legal twist in the short, but colourful political career of West Australian Senator Rod Cu..
Published: Fri, 23 Dec 2016 10:28:00 +1100Summary: On Friday's program: the Federal Government insists that Australia can still meet its climate targets, despite rising greenhouse gas emissions; police across Europe scramble to find the Tunisian man suspected of driving a truck into a Berlin Christmas mar..
Published: Wed, 21 Dec 2016 08:52:00 +1100Summary: On Wednesday's program: German officials have released a man arrested after the truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market, because there isn't sufficient evidence to tie him to the rampage; and Foreign Minister Julie Bishop joins AM to discuss the ramific..
Published: Mon, 19 Dec 2016 08:56:00 +1100Summary: On Monday's program: MYEFO results to be unveiled today are expected to show a worsening budget bottom line; With India planning to increase its use of renewable energy, further doubts emerge over viability of the proposed Adani coal mine in Queensland; a..
Published: Sat, 17 Dec 2016 08:50:00 +1100Summary: On Saturday's program: Economists and planning experts have slammed a Federal parliamentary report on housing affordability as 'nonsense'; a new report warns Beijing has gained 'effective control' over the South China Sea and is using 'psychological' warf..
Published: Thu, 15 Dec 2016 09:11:00 +1100Summary: On Thursday's program: Turkey and Russia say they'll try to revive the ceasefire deal for Aleppo that collapsed almost as soon as it was signed, trapping civilians in the besieged city; Chief scientist Alan Finkel says he's confident the Government will ..
Published: Tue, 13 Dec 2016 08:42:00 +1100Summary: On Tuesday's program: The latest NAPLAN results reignite the debate over schools funding; the Syrian army claims it's close to taking total control of Aleppo, as rebels abandon their remaining positions; and a warning - if Australia wants to keep its toeh..
Published: Sat, 10 Dec 2016 09:05:00 +1100Summary: On Saturday's program: Electricity consumers urge the Federal Government to leave all options on the table, when it comes to planning Australia's energy future; a dramatic fall from grace as South Korean lawmakers vote to impeach the President who's embro..
Published: Fri, 09 Dec 2016 08:56:00 +1100Summary: On Friday's program: A leaked report into the country's electricity market says Australia is not on track to meet the Paris climate change commitments and that investment in the sector has stalled; charities are welcoming the Federal Government's announce..
Published: Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:16:00 +1100Summary: On Wednesday's program: Education Minister Simon Birmingham says lack of funding is not to blame for the ongoing slide in Australia's education results compared to other countries; New South Wales blacklists one of the nation's biggest after school care p..
Published: Mon, 05 Dec 2016 08:41:00 +1100Summary: On Monday's program: the Government's climate policies are up for review; the Productivity Commission argues for privatisation and increased competition across a range of government services; and is the NDIS leaving carers behind?..
Published: Sat, 03 Dec 2016 09:42:00 +1100Summary: On Saturday's program: Australians are being warned to accept that they'll never be able to buy their own home; a student accommodation provider in Sydney installs solar panels and battery systems and has figured out a way to sell the electricity to tenan..
Published: Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:49:00 +1100Summary: Malcolm Turnbull joins AM to discuss the revived ABCC and backpacker taxes; Petrol prices are set to rise, as oil producing nations agree to cut production; and researchers look into a warning system for heatwaves...
Published: Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:49:00 +1100Summary: On AM: The Government is moving closer to securing enough support for its key industrial relations bill, we speak to the Manager of Government Business in the Senate Mitch Fifield; thousands of residents of East Aleppo have fled as Syrian government forc..
Published: Sat, 26 Nov 2016 10:05:00 +1100Summary: On Saturday's AM: professional football clubs in England are embroiled in a shocking child sex scandal; India is still reeling from the currency changeover and Indian farmers say that, without hard cash, they can't sell their produce and can't afford to p..
Published: Fri, 25 Nov 2016 08:53:00 +1100Summary: On Friday's AM: fruit growers say the Federal Government and the Farmers' Federation aren't listening to them on the backpacker tax and are urging for more negotiations; ministers and senior members of the public service are headed to a cyber boot camp af..
Published: Wed, 23 Nov 2016 09:15:00 +1100Summary: On AM: Pauline Hanson makes a public plea for talks with the One Nation Senator accused of interfering with the judiciary; a Perth schoolie faces a night in a Bali jail after being caught with what police suspect are drugs; and would a tax increase on sug..
Published: Mon, 21 Nov 2016 08:54:00 +1100Summary: On Monday's program, respected economic forecaster Deloitte Access Economics is tipping bigger than expected budget deficits over the next four years, but Treasurer Scott Morrison says the Government was cautious in its estimates and 'numbers change'; Ind..
Published: Sat, 19 Nov 2016 10:43:00 +1100Summary: On Saturday's program: In the US, amidst more controversy, President-elect Donald Trump has made three key appointments in his nascent administration; a former senior public servant has hit back at comments from the Immigration Minister Peter Dutton that ..
Published: Thu, 17 Nov 2016 10:54:00 +1100Summary: On Thursday's AM: three prominent Indigenous women to address the Press Council today demanding national action to address the shocking rates of violence against women, as a damning Productivity Commission report out today finds that policy and oversight ..
Published: Tue, 15 Nov 2016 08:48:00 +1100Summary: On Tuesday's program: a Four Corners investigation into residential group homes finds some of the most damaged children are being placed in dangerous situations; and UN weather agency says 2016 is set to break the record for the hottest year since measure..
Published: Sat, 12 Nov 2016 08:55:00 +1100Summary: The Indian government has withdrawn $330 billion Australian worth of banknotes from circulation; in Darwin, another rotation of Australian troops deploys to Iraq and say their task is clear, despite the US election result; and Britain's Foreign Secretary ..
Published: Fri, 11 Nov 2016 09:03:00 +1100Summary: On Friday's AM: Australia's Defence Minister expects the nation's strategic alliance with the United States to adapt and endure, as new President-elect Donald Trump meets with Barack Obama and Republican leaders in Washington; RSL New South Wales risks lo..
Published: Wed, 09 Nov 2016 08:43:00 +1100Summary: Long lines at polling places, problems with voting machines, and reports of harassment - the US presidential election is underway; an Australian woman and her British boyfriend face a Bali court over the death of a veteran police officer; and the grand-da..
Published: Mon, 07 Nov 2016 06:35:00 +1100Summary: On AM: Australians are being warned to better assess risks before volunteering in dangerous or war-torn countries after another kidnapping in Afghanistan; and the Turnbull Government is facing an unpredictable week in Parliament. This is an early edition ..
Published: Sat, 05 Nov 2016 08:58:00 +1100Summary: Peter Fox, the man whose allegations about child sex abuse in the Hunter-Maitland region sparked the Royal Commission says, he has reservations about the government's newly announced redress scheme; Indonesia's President, Joko Widodo indicates his country..
Published: Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:26:00 +1100Summary: On Thursday's program, allegations a conflict of interest compromised the work of South Australia's royal commission into nuclear fuel; workers fear for the future of their region after the long-anticipated closure of Victoria's Hazelwood brown-coal power..
Published: Tue, 01 Nov 2016 08:45:00 +1100Summary: New concerns about the proposed lifetime visa ban for resettled refugees - AM asks Foreign Minister Julie Bishop to clarify exactly who would be affected; consumer groups call for better disclosure of the additives used in farming salmon; and we're tracks..
Published: Sat, 29 Oct 2016 09:01:00 +1000Summary: There are questions in India over whether the murder of a Brisbane bus driver was racially motivated; the Advocate for Children and Young People in New South Wales calls for cultural change, so that violence against children is no longer tolerated in Aust..
Published: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:43:00 +1000Summary: On AM: The union representing workers at the popular Dreamworld theme park says it warned the Queensland regulator about safety at the park well before four people were killed; a New Zealand company's struggle to get the PNG government to pay its bills; a..
Published: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 07:50:00 +1000Summary: On today's AM, Human Services Minister Alan Tudge says the Government has to insist people on welfare take job opportunities rather than providing them with 'further excuses'; and former PM Tony Abbott has created more rumours of unrest over the weekend a..
Published: Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:18:00 +1000Summary: Islamic State militants are accused of using civilians as human shields in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul; South Africa quits the International Criminal Court; and thousands of young workers are expected to join a class action against sales and marketi..
Published: Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:48:00 +1000Summary: On Thursday's AM, Peshmerga forces target outlying villages in the intensifying campaign to re-take Mosul; we ask Senator David Leyonhjelm if there was ever a deal to allow the controversial Adler shotgun into Australia; and a group of outback graziers ar..
Published: Tue, 18 Oct 2016 09:17:00 +1000Summary: On Tuesday's AM: We take you inside the battle for Mosul and speak to the Defence Minister Marise Payne about Australia's role; the Immigration Department head rejects claims conditions on Nauru amount to torture; and young students from disadvantaged are..
Published: Sat, 15 Oct 2016 09:05:00 +1000Summary: On Saturday's AM: A Fair Work Ombudsman report reveals serious exploitation and underpayment of hundreds holding working holiday visas; Another two women speak out with allegations that Donald Trump had groped the; and a group of farmers in Kenya are usin..
Published: Fri, 14 Oct 2016 10:49:00 +1000Summary: On Friday's AM: shadow attorney-general Mark Dreyfus accuses George Brandis of lying to the Parliament as Australia's most senior law officers take their stoush to a very public forum; US presidential candidate Donald Trump shouts down multiple allegation..
Published: Wed, 12 Oct 2016 08:54:00 +1000Summary: On Wednesday's AM: Could terrorists be ready to launch cyber attacks against secure networks within three years? Liberal frontbencher Dan Tehan says they could. Suicide rates soar in some remote Aboriginal communities. And animal rights activists vow to c..
Published: Mon, 10 Oct 2016 08:45:00 +1000Summary: On Monday's AM: the US Republican Party grapples with the fallout from Donald Trump's vulgar remarks about women ahead of today's second presidential debate, while Australian Senator Pauline Hanson has urged US voters not to abandon him; Federal Parliamen..
Published: Sat, 08 Oct 2016 09:22:00 +1000Summary: Findings of a United Nations report into the Nauru Government's treatment of refugees living on the Island show children are being exposed to inhumane and degrading treatment as well as sexual and physical abuse; and in the aftermath of South Australia's ..
Published: Thu, 06 Oct 2016 08:55:00 +1000Summary: On Thursday's program, Attorney General George Brandis faces call to stand down after a public stoush with the Solicitor General; Fears the huge numbers of refugees being sent back from Pakistan to Afghanistan could be recruited by insurgents; and South A..
Published: Tue, 04 Oct 2016 12:36:00 +1000Summary: Attempts to stop the fighting in Syria suffer a setback with the US suspending talks with Russia that were aimed at brokering a peace deal; and academics develop a method to use cartoons to draw up legally binding contracts...