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Faith-based charities and hope

When federal parliament resumes next month, the Senate will vote on controversial new regulations governing charities. One leading Liberal Senator, Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, has expressed her fear that the rule could curb freedom of speech.
Audio interview

All Cbus property holdings to be carbon neutral by 2030

Australian business has been lamenting the Federal Government's inability to land a policy to bring down carbon emissions. But just days after Prime Minister Scott Morrison confirmed the National Energy Guarantee was dead, one of the country's biggest superannuation funds is taking matters into its...

2017 Boyer Lectures

Each year since 1959, the ABC has sparked national discussion about critical ideas with the Boyer Lectures.
Audio interview

The media war over Trump

Washington Post columnist, Dana Milbank, speaks to RN Breakfast about the battle between the Donald Trump and the press, 'fake' news and the media war for the hearts and minds of Americans.

Unintended consequences of women in prison

While women still only make up a small percentage of the overall prison population, their rate of imprisonment is rocketing.