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Hamish Macdonald May 8
This is such a tremendous idea. If you ever heard one of Jesse Cox’s podcasts, you’ll know why this is a wonderful way to honour his memory:
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Sarah Whyte May 12
My very clever colleague has delved into the seat of Warringah for . So interesting and well produced! via
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Background Briefing May 12
LISTEN NOW: Outside forces fighting secret wars for your vote. Tony Abbott says Warringah campaign "pretty personal" in secret recording.
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RN - Radio National May 12
President of the Mosman branch of the Liberal Party says progressive agitators tried to infiltrate the branch.
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Laura Tingle May 12
Federal election 2019: The ABC's on the proxy war being fought out during the election campaign in the Sydney seat of Warringah via
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Hugh Riminton May 12
Weekend door-knocking in as ⁦⁩ tries to unseat . This bloke says Abbott has many admirable qualities: “If I’m going over the trenches with anyone I’d want Tony on my side but I wouldn’t want Tony to decide which trench I’m going over.”
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RN - Radio National May 11
This election campaign we’ve seen grassroots community groups, political activist organisations, and social media players getting involved too. But, just how influential are they? And is there enough scrutiny on them? investigates:
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Joel Werner May 9
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A bunch of excellent people have set up the Jesse Cox Audio Fellowship to support mid-career Australian storytellers. Please donate if you can, you can find out more here:
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Background Briefing May 11
"I've been in Parliament for a long time … I've got a pretty thick skin and nine times out of 10 it's all like water off a duck's back," he said.
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Peter Ryan May 11
A great insight here from ⁦⁩ into outsiders campaigning for the big parties and major players ⁦⁩ ⁦
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Listen to ‘The Proxy War’ now:
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Background Briefing May 11
This week’s investigation looks at grassroots community groups, political activist organisations and social media players — all drawn into the conflict in Warringah.
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Background Briefing May 6
UN report today says 1 million species are at risk of extinction. But one rare Australian bird is back from the brink... Last March investigated the mysterious case of the Night Parrot
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Alex Mann May 4
This is ⁦⁩ at her typically forensic best, continuing ⁦⁩’s investigation into the rise of right wing extremism in Australia and highlighting massive failures in the way it’s policed.
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More from this week’s investigation by
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Que May 2
Incredible report on our inability to cope with and denial of the rise of hate crimes in Australia. is a leader in investigative journalism and at the forefront of how racism should be covered in the news media. Outstanding.
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RN - Radio National May 2
From bias to brutality, minority groups in Australia insist hate crimes are on the rise since the Christchurch massacre. So why have so few people been convicted? investigates for
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A secretive conference was held in Sydney in March 2016 to discuss the threat posed by hate groups. "Everybody was sticking their heads in the sand and it was because nobody really wanted to admit the fact that an Australian could be a member of a hate group”
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Ben Williams May 2
RN's continuing to lead the way in this area of reporting.
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Scott Mitchell May 2
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"Everybody was sticking their heads in the sand and it was because nobody really wanted to admit the fact that an Australian could be a member of a hate group." Some in attendance, he said, reacted with "it's not that bad here" and "this isn't America."
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