Mark Colvin

First Name: Mark
Last Name: Colvin
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Audio program
5 April 2017

There are calls for a national approach to overcoming childhood obesity, with concerns that some kids are missing out on important advice about exercise and nutrition.

Audio program
5 April 2017

Fairfax has announced a further shakeup of its media business in a bid to reduce its editorial budget by $30 million.

Audio program
29 March 2017

While the mining sector remains an important part of the Australian economy, experts warn too many reports, commissioned by industry insiders, exaggerate the importance of different sectors in...

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28 March 2017

Security experts are warning that the convenience of a cashless society comes with some serious privacy concerns.

Audio program
16 March 2017

Like something out of the television series 'Utopia' - the Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has announced a 'feasibility study' as the solution to Australia's energy issues.

Audio program
1 March 2017

The latest Transparency International corruption survey has revealed major worries among the Australian population about perceived back-room deals between business and government.

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23 February 2017

The influential former head of treasury, Ken Henry, has again hit out at the political process today in some of his strongest language yet about the dangers of economic inaction.

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22 February 2017

Experts warn that as people are expected to live for longer, adequate social and health structures must be put in place.

Audio program
6 December 2016

The author of a scathing report about the Territory's corrections system has finished his second day of evidence at public hearings this week, saying that continued departmental dysfunction will...

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30 November 2016

The Barnett Government has announced a plan to sell 51% of the state's power operator, Western Power.