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|1||CleanVideoRoadies, a look at life on the road||Behind every world-conquering band is a road crew that transports them from gig to gig, ensures they look and sound amazing, and literally works around the clock to keep the show on the road. Music writer Stuart Coupe's latest book, Roadies – The Secr||20 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||CleanVideoThe battle for control of powerlifting in Australia||Parliament house isn't the only place where you'll find politics. Pretty much any organisation, no matter how big or small, will at some stage become captive to people jockeying for power. The sport of powerlifting in Australia is a case in point, with||20 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||CleanVideoHow do you keep people safe from dog attacks?||The death of a toddler last month has reignited the debate about how to keep people safe from dogs. The RSPCA says training and education is the answer, but others want aggressive dogs banned.||20 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||CleanVideoBehind the lens of Parliament's prize photographer||This year, for the first time in history, the press gallery journalist of the year award went to a photographer, Alex Ellinghausen. He works for the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, and while you may not know his name the chances are you'll recognise||20 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||CleanVideoLaura Tingle on the $4.5bn extra funding for Catholic and independent schools||Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced $4.5 billion in extra funding for Catholic and independent schools.||20 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||CleanVideoMeet Alec Knight, the first Australian male to join the New York City Ballet||Alec Knight was just 17 when he moved to New York after being offered a coveted apprenticeship with the New York City Ballet. That was five years ago. Now he's the first Australian male to be given a contract with the prestigious ballet company.||19 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||CleanVideoChristian Porter discusses strawberry tampering and sexism in politics||Federal Attorney General, Christian Porter, talks to 7.30 about news laws introduced to counter the growing strawberry tampering crisis, and whether the Liberal Party has a problem with women.||19 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||CleanVideoWhy are female Liberal MPs quitting Federal politics?||A number of female Liberal MPs have spoken out against internal party dynamics, while also announcing they won’t recontest the next election. But Prime Minister Scott Morrison insisting there is not a behaviour problem in Canberra.||19 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|9||CleanVideoAuthorities fear copy-cat tampering in fruit contamination disaster||Since the story strawberry tampering broke more than 100 reports of contaminated fruit have been made around the country, sparking fears of copy-cat tampering. Authorities are scrambling to manage this slow-moving disaster as they try to limit the damag||19 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|10||CleanVideoMarine archaeologists may have discovered the wreck of the Endeavour||Historian David Hunt explains why the discovery of Capt. James Cook's ship, HMS Endeavour, would be an important moment in Australia's history.||19 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|11||CleanVideoAustralian mum one of the stars of American bare knuckle boxing||In rural America a sport that's been underground since the 19th century is again legal. Bare knuckle boxing is as brutal as it sounds and an Australian mum from Brisbane is the sport's most marketable star.||18 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|12||CleanVideoCatherine Marriott speaks about alleged sexual harassment by Barnaby Joyce. Mr Joyce denies the allegations||In a 7.30 exclusive, businesswoman Catherine Marriott speaks about alleged sexual harassment by Barnaby Joyce. Mr Joyce has denied the allegations and says he believes the complaint to be “spurious and defamatory”.||18 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|13||CleanVideoInquiry into high rates of mental illness experienced by first responders||First responders to emergencies experience relatively high rates of mental illness and a parliamentary inquiry is trying to find out why.||18 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|14||CleanVideoOlder Australians choosing to live at home for as long as possible||A growing number of older Australians are doing what they can to avoid aged care and retirement homes and are choosing to live at their own homes for as long as possible.||18 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|15||CleanVideoLearning how to tame Australia's desert brumbies||The number of brumbies roaming free in Australia's red centre is growing by about 20 per cent every year.||17 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|16||CleanVideoLaura Tingle on decision by Liberal MP Ann Sudmalis to quit politics at next election||Liberal MP Ann Sudmalis says she will not recontest her marginal seat at the next election, blaming "branch-stacking, undermining and leaks".||17 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|17||CleanVideoScott Morrison announces royal commission into aged care system||Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a royal commission into Australia's aged care system.||17 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|18||CleanVideoAustralian businessman charged with conspiring to bribe Nauruan officials||An Australian man has been charged with conspiring to bribe officials in Nauru's government.||17 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|19||CleanVideoClive Palmer splashing cash as he attempts political comeback||Clive Palmer is attempting a spectacular comeback into federal politics.||17 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|20||CleanVideoTechnology offering blind people the chance to borrow someone else's eyes||Imagine borrowing the eyes of someone on the other side of the world. That's what technology is now offering more than half a million Australians who are blind or vision impaired, via free, and paid, apps on their smart phones.||13 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|21||CleanVideoSearch on for Australia's next big diamond deposit||Of all the minerals dug out of the ground, diamonds have a special allure and Australia produces some of the most sought-after stones in the world. But the nation's sole operating diamond mine is on the verge of closure. That's led to a flurry of explor||13 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|22||CleanVideoTen years on from the GFC are we heading for another crash?||This week marks a decade since the collapse of the US investment bank Lehman Brothers triggered the worst global financial crisis since the Great Depression. While much of the world fell into prolonged recession, Australia's economy narrowly avoided tha||13 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|23||CleanVideoPhil Coorey reviews the Morrison government's first parliamentary week||The Morrison Governments' first parliamentary week has done little to settle the dust after the downfall of Malcolm Turnbull three weeks ago. The AFR's chief political correspondent, Phil Coorey looks at how it has performed.||13 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|24||CleanVideoSydney light rail project won't break-even, NSW Cabinet told in 2012||Over time, and over budget, Sydney's floundering light rail project is wreaking havoc on businesses and commuters in the country's largest city. Leaked NSW cabinet documents point to a political culture where economic caution is thrown out the window in||13 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|25||CleanVideoCerebral palsy treatment creating an international bond of friendship between two families||Last year we told the story about Max Shearman whose dad Michael carried the then six-year-old along the gruelling Kokoda track to raise money for a trial of technology called a TheraSuit. While the pair was on that mission, they built a relationship wi||12 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Best current affairs but not always current
Great show and handy for travelers. Just a shame that it sometimes can get up to one week behind.
730 - good current affairs without the fluff
It's a refreshing change from the commercial channels, given their propensity to exaggerate and serve us with rubbish. Leigh Sales is an excellent presenter.
Leigh Sales is a masterful interviewer.
A full program podcast would be lovely! (A'la; Insiders).
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