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August 11, 2016
ABC  |  August 11, 2016

Stories include: 'From Sydney vet to Middle Eastern camel racer', 'Bob Carr discusses the government's decision to block a Chinese bid for AusGrid', 'Australia's accidental swimmer now an Olympic gold medalist', '7.30 goes into the favelas to see the reality behind Rio's Olympic glitz', 'Peter Dutton discusses the leaked Nauru files'

FROM SYDNEY VET TO MIDDLE EASTERN CAMEL RACER
Thirty years ago Sydney vet Alex Tinson received an offer too intriguing to refuse - travel to the other side of the world and breed champion racing camels for the President of the United Arab Emirates.

BOB CARR DISCUSSES THE GOVERNMENT'S DECISION TO BLOCK A CHINESE BID FOR AUSGRID
Scott Morrison has announced that the government will reject a Chinese bidder for the NSW electricity distributor AusGrid. Former Foreign Minister Bob Carr says it sends mixed signals to China.

AUSTRALIA'S ACCIDENTAL SWIMMER NOW AN OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST
Kyle Chalmers wins the 100 metres freestyle at the Rio Olympics after only taking up the sport seriously for a few years.

7.30 GOES INTO THE FAVELAS TO SEE THE REALITY BEHIND RIO'S OLYMPIC GLITZ
7.30 goes on patrol with Brazil's UPP to investigate the process of 'pacification' that was used to clean up some of Rio favelas before the Olympics

PETER DUTTON DISCUSSES THE LEAKED NAURU FILES
Immigration Minister Peter Dutton joins Leigh Sales to discuss the leaked Nauru files.

Stories include: 'From Sydney vet to Middle Eastern camel racer', 'Bob Carr discusses the government's decision to block a Chinese bid for AusGrid', 'Australia's accidental swimmer now an Olympic gold medalist', '7.30 goes into the favelas to see the reality behind Rio's Olympic glitz', 'Peter Dutton discusses the leaked Nauru files'

FROM SYDNEY VET TO MIDDLE EASTERN CAMEL RACER
Thirty years ago Sydney vet Alex Tinson received an offer too intriguing to refuse - travel to the other side of the world and breed champion racing camels for the President of the United Arab Emirates.

BOB CARR DISCUSSES THE GOVERNMENT'S DECISION TO BLOCK A CHINESE BID FOR AUSGRID
Scott Morrison has announced that the government will reject a Chinese bidder for the NSW electricity distributor AusGrid. Former Foreign Minister Bob Carr says it sends mixed signals to China.

AUSTRALIA'S ACCIDENTAL SWIMMER NOW AN OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST
Kyle Chalmers wins the 100 metres freestyle at the Rio Olympics after only taking up the sport seriously for a few years.

7.30 GOES INTO THE FAVELAS TO SEE THE REALITY BEHIND RIO'S OLYMPIC GLITZ
7.30 goes on patrol with Brazil's UPP to investigate the process of 'pacification' that was used to clean up some of Rio favelas before the Olympics

PETER DUTTON DISCUSSES THE LEAKED NAURU FILES
Immigration Minister Peter Dutton joins Leigh Sales to discuss the leaked Nauru files.

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