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Owning Institution: Australian Broadcasting Corporation

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Audio program
19 March 2017

Too many students and not enough classrooms. How did government's get it so wrong?

Audio program
9 October 2016

The eviction of social housing tenants from Sydney's CBD is nearly complete. Heritage, history and the wellbeing of an ageing population has been traded off to build more social housing elsewhere...

7 October 2016

The former chair of the NSW Heritage Council has criticised the state government's refusal to heritage list the landmark Sirius apartment building in the historic Rocks area of Sydney.

Audio program
2 October 2016

It's been a year of wild weather and farmers are asking is climate change biting harder and faster than predicted?

8 July 2016

Bridget Brennan writes that Indigenous leaders in Victoria are calling for a new approach to stop so many Aboriginal children being removed from their families.

Audio program
1 November 2015

When Malcolm Turnbull dumped Labor's fibre optic NBN and replaced it with a mix of old and new technologies, he pledged a faster and cheaper broadband network.

25 October 2015

Freezing your eggs is a hot topic for women in their thirties, and more of them are doing it. But is the IVF industry giving women false hope about their real chances of having a baby? 

Audio program
27 September 2015

Thousands of single parent families have been pushed into poverty after having their payments reduced under the welfare-to-work policies of successive governments. After 10 years the workforce...

Audio program
20 September 2015

The Northern Territory coroner has called for paperless arrest laws to be repealed following the death of an Indigenous man in custody.

30 August 2015

A big shift is underway in scientific thinking about the impacts of fine sediment pollution on the Great Barrier Reef.