Saturday Extra  - Separate stories podcast

Saturday Extra - Separate stories podcast


The Saturday Extra separate stories podcast makes it easy to pick out your favourite part of the program. Saturday Extra brings you a lively array of stories and features covering a range of topics including international politics and business.


Singapore's farming life  

A trip to Singapore's Kranji countryside in Singapore.

War correspondent Janine Di Giovanni  

War correspondent Janine Di Giovanni discusses the conflict in Syria.

Anthony Scaramucci: Trump's new communications head  

Anthony Scaramucci is the new head of the Whitehouse communications team and Sean Spicer resigns and press secretary.

Global refugee settlement research  

Evaluating seven different countries' efforts at Syrian refugee settlement

Agriculture boom could get even bigger  

Farm production has surged in Australia thanks to good seasonal conditions and record prices. But can the boom be even better?

India's GST replaces "mindboggling" tax system  

The sweeping tax reforms expected to reshape business and government revenue in India.

Andy Ford and the memory of music  

Andy Ford, composer, writer and presenter of RN's The Music Show discusses music and his life.

Brexit fallout  

When Britons voted to leave the EU, few realised how widespread the fallout would be. We look at what repercussions Brexit could have on everything from academic research to nuclear power and the British film industry.

Backpacker exploitation  

Backpacker tourism is a valuable source of income for Australia, and a source of labour for farmers.

Saving Arrium  

This week’s sale of Arrium’s Whyalla steelworks, to a company owned by British billionaire Sanjeev Gupta, has saved the jobs and skills of thousands of Australian workers.

The passing of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo  

Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Liu Xiaobo, has died at the age of 61.

Democracy at work in Indonesia  

The health of Indonesia's democracy.

What's expat life like in Singapore?  

Geraldine Doogue catches up with two Australian expats living in Singapore.

Clever lands  

A teacher's guide to the secrets of the best education systems in the world.

Democracy and trust  

How democracy and trust are related to each other: trust helps determine a successful democracy

Controversial new tax on empty homes  

Can ‘vacant property’ taxes in Paris, Vancouver and Victoria fix the housing shortage?

Australian Education City proposal for Werribee  

A proposal to build a sustainable, education-focused city on Melbourne's outskirts is being considered by the Victorian Government.

UN adopts nuclear weapons ban  

The UN has adopted a landmark treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons, described as "a historic event for humanity".

Excavate the history of Byzantium, Constantinople and Istanbul with author Bettany Hughes.  

Excavate the history of Byzantium, Constantinople and Istanbul with author Bettany Hughes.

Australian start ups in Singapore  

Got an start-up idea or a product? Geraldine Doogue visits one of Austrade's launch pads for start-ups in Singapore.

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