RN Breakfast - Separate stories podcast

RN Breakfast - Separate stories podcast


Radio National Breakfast brings you the most comprehensive coverage and analysis of national and international events - serious, fun, topical and diverse without being overwhelming. This 'RN Breakfast-individual stories' podcast is for listeners who want all of Breakfast, plus the ability to skip easily from story to story.


Services arm of Uniting Church to remove religious symbols from logos  

Uniting says it's to distance itself from child sex abuse scandals, but the move has caused a backlash from some in the church.

Where we're going wrong with disability  

When it comes to employing people with a disability, Australia could be doing a lot better.

Friday panel: much-needed wins for the government  

It was a hectic end to the parliamentary year, with the government finishing up with wins on the backpacker tax and ABCC.

Negative gearing needs reform but GST not the answer: Pallas  

State and Territory treasurer meet in Canberra today for COAG, with housing affordability high on the agenda.

Brisbane's GOMA turns 10  

The Gallery of Modern Art is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a major exhibition called 'Sugar Spin'.

Politics with Michelle Grattan  

The Conversation's Michelle Grattan joins RN Breakfast from our Parliament House studio to discuss the latest developments in federal politics.

Government taking climate change and reef 'seriously': Frydenberg  

As the government hands World Heritage authorities an update report on the Great Barrier Reef, Josh Frydenberg says coal will remain an important part of Australia's energy mix for decades.

Greens proud to 'sort out mess' of backpacker tax  

After 18 months of uncertainty, the Greens unexpectedly agreed to back a 15 per cent backpacker tax late yesterday.

Francois Hollande won't seek second term: world wrap with Matt Bevan  

French President Francois Hollande has announced he will not seek a second term in office in the next year's presidential election, a move which could completely change the dynamics of the presidential election.

Science with Chris Smith: prostate cancer research  

US researchers have developed a new and more solid 'biomarker' they can use to diagnose prostate cancer.

Italy's referendum on constitutional reform could spark Euro crisis  

Italy will hold a referendum on Sunday on whether to change the country's constitution with Prime Minister Matteo Renzi promising to resign if the electorate rejects his proposals.

Group protests outside Parliament House  

Protesters have again breached security at Parliament House, abseiling down the front of the building to unfurl a banner urging the closing of refugee camps.

Off to the movies with RN's resident film critic  

Jason Di Rosso joins RN Breakfast for his take on the latest films, including The Legend of Ben Hall and Mad Dog Morgan.

Review into petroleum resources rent tax 'well overdue'  

The Treasurer Scott Morrison has promised a 'sombre and measured' review of Australia's petroleum profits tax.

Indonesia prepares for planned protest after earlier violence  

Organisers are calling for the city's Christian Governor—known as 'Ahok'—to be jailed for blasphemy.

Tech review with Peter Marks: Apple Pay  

The ACCC has again rejected a bid from three of the Big Four banks to collectively bargain with Apple over access to its payment technology on its iPhones.

V8s to move from Sydney to Newcastle, but do the economics stack up?  

The finale of the V8 Supercars championship is on this weekend at Sydney Olympic Park—but it'll be the last time the event is held there.

Lambie hopes for 10.5 per cent deal on backpacker tax  

A new compromise rate of 13 per cent is now in play after crossbenchers Rod Culleton and Derryn Hinch dropped a Senate bombshell by voting against the government's compromise position of 15 per cent.

Masha Gessen on Trump, Putin and the threat to US democracy  

Three weeks after the US election, acclaimed Russia-American journalist Masha Gessen discusses why Donald Trump is a thoroughly American creation that poses an existential threat to American democracy.

Politics with Paul Bongiorno  

The Ten Network's Paul Bongiorno joins RN Breakfast from our Parliament House studio to discuss the latest developments in federal politics.

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