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March 14, 2018
ABC  |  March 14, 2018

Why Has Proposed Adani Coal Mine Stalled?
Despite meeting clearing all the environmental hurdles, Adani's controversial Carmichael coal mine is still not underway, with the now company admitting it won't meet it's own deadline to lock in financial backing for the mine. And it's frustrating the mine's supporters.

Astrophysicist Stephen Hawking Dies at 76
Brad Tucker talks about the life of Stephen Hawking, the man who the New York Times said "roamed the cosmos from a wheelchair, making discoveries that changed how we see the universe".

Trump Fires Secretary of State
Jason Zengerle, who has investigated the Donald Trump's relationship with Rex Tillerson for the New York Times Magazine, speaks to 7.30 about the secretary of state's departure from the White House

Insurance Insider Calls Out Industry on Mental Illness Policy
Every year, thousands of mentally ill Australians are forced through gruelling claims procedures in order to receive payouts from their insurance companies. Now one former insurance company executive says it's not good enough.

Report Finds Against Former Melbourne Lord Mayor
After a damming report made four adverse findings against former Melbourne Lord Mayor, Robert Doyle, one of the woman who made allegations of sexual harassment against him says she feels vindicated.

Why Has Proposed Adani Coal Mine Stalled?
Despite meeting clearing all the environmental hurdles, Adani's controversial Carmichael coal mine is still not underway, with the now company admitting it won't meet it's own deadline to lock in financial backing for the mine. And it's frustrating the mine's supporters.

Astrophysicist Stephen Hawking Dies at 76
Brad Tucker talks about the life of Stephen Hawking, the man who the New York Times said "roamed the cosmos from a wheelchair, making discoveries that changed how we see the universe".

Trump Fires Secretary of State
Jason Zengerle, who has investigated the Donald Trump's relationship with Rex Tillerson for the New York Times Magazine, speaks to 7.30 about the secretary of state's departure from the White House

Insurance Insider Calls Out Industry on Mental Illness Policy
Every year, thousands of mentally ill Australians are forced through gruelling claims procedures in order to receive payouts from their insurance companies. Now one former insurance company executive says it's not good enough.

Report Finds Against Former Melbourne Lord Mayor
After a damming report made four adverse findings against former Melbourne Lord Mayor, Robert Doyle, one of the woman who made allegations of sexual harassment against him says she feels vindicated.

More from this series

Indigenous Runner Takes on Boston Marathon
Zibeon Fielding has gone from the red dirt of Mimili in outback Australia to the cold wet streets of the US to compete in the gruelling Boston Marathon. Part of former champion Robet De Castella's Indigenous Marathon Foundation, he's running to raise money for diabetes sufferers in his community - and be a role model for his young daughter.

Irwin to Receive Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame
The Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin, died 12 years ago. Now he's getting a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. Terri Irwin reflects on her husband's legacy.

Former FBI Boss Questions if Trump is Fit for Office
Leigh Sales talks about the reaction to James Comey's book covering his dealings with Donald Trump, as she prepares to interview the former FBI chief.

A Regional WA Town Fighting Back Against Ice
Barely a week goes by without another expose of hopeless addiction and lives destroyed by the drug ice. But in regional WA, where consumption of the drug is almost double the national average, one community is fighting back. Former addicts and their families are behind a push to get more users into rehab.

AMP Customers Charged for Financial Advice Never Received
One of the country's oldest and most trusted financial institutions charged thousands of customers for nothing, misled the corporate regulator and them tried to cover it up. AMP is the first financial institution to be questioned by the banking Royal Commission over the fee-for-no-service scandal.

7.30: April 18, 2018

News and current affairs

Years 11-12 News and current affairs
30:16
Indigenous Runner Takes on Boston Marathon Zibeon Fielding has gone from the red dirt of Mimili in outback Australia to the cold wet streets of the US to compete in the gruelling Boston Marathon. Part of former champion Robet De Castella's Indigenous Marathon Foundation, he's running to raise money for diabetes sufferers in his community - and be a role model for his young daughter. Irwin to Receive Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame The Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin, died 12 years ago. Now he's getting a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. Terri Irwin reflects on her husband's legacy. Former FBI Boss Questions if Trump is Fit for Office Leigh Sales talks about the reaction to James Comey's book covering his dealings with Donald Trump, as she prepares to interview the former FBI chief. A Regional WA Town Fighting Back Against Ice Barely a week goes by without another expose of hopeless addiction and lives destroyed by the drug ice. But in regional WA, where consumption of the drug is almost double the national average, one community is fighting back. Former addicts and their families are behind a push to get more users into rehab. AMP Customers Charged for Financial Advice Never Received One of the country's oldest and most trusted financial institutions charged thousands of customers for nothing, misled the corporate regulator and them tried to cover it up. AMP is the first financial institution to be questioned by the banking Royal Commission over the fee-for-no-service scandal.
Could Trump Pull Off Deal with North Korea?
US President Donald Trump and his North Korean counterpart, Kim Jong-un, are planning to meet face to face in an attempt to prevent a possible nuclear conflict. Trump claims a deal with North Korea could be his greatest ever - but is there any real prospect of pulling such a thing off when the key protagonists are two of the most erratic political leaders on the planet?

Players in Ball-tampering Scandal Head Home
Captain Steve Smith, vice-captain David Warner, and opening batsman Cameron Bancroft have been sent home from the tour of South Africa after revelations of ball tampering. Cricket Australia says it's satisfied that no other members of the squad were involved, but questions still remain.

Smith and Warner Suspended for 12 Months
ABC cricket commentator Jim Maxwell reveals Steve Smith and David Warner will be suspended by Cricket Australia for 12 months for their role in ball tampering in the test series in South Africa.

Treasurer Continues to Negotiate with Crossbench on Company Tax
Despite the government acknowledging it won't currently be able to get it's proposed cuts to company tax through parliament, Scott Morrison says he will continue to negotiate with the crossbench.

Egyptian Presidential Election Certain Before Voting
Egyptians have been voting this week in a poll that's most notable because everyone knows what the result will be. It's a long way from the chaotic days of the so-called Arab Spring when calls for freedom and dignity saw Egypt do away with exactly the sort of 'strongman' they are now 'electing'.

7.30: March 28, 2018

News and current affairs

Years 11-12 News and current affairs
31:24
Could Trump Pull Off Deal with North Korea? US President Donald Trump and his North Korean counterpart, Kim Jong-un, are planning to meet face to face in an attempt to prevent a possible nuclear conflict. Trump claims a deal with North Korea could be his greatest ever - but is there any real prospect of pulling such a thing off when the key protagonists are two of the most erratic political leaders on the planet? Players in Ball-tampering Scandal Head Home Captain Steve Smith, vice-captain David Warner, and opening batsman Cameron Bancroft have been sent home from the tour of South Africa after revelations of ball tampering. Cricket Australia says it's satisfied that no other members of the squad were involved, but questions still remain. Smith and Warner Suspended for 12 Months ABC cricket commentator Jim Maxwell reveals Steve Smith and David Warner will be suspended by Cricket Australia for 12 months for their role in ball tampering in the test series in South Africa. Treasurer Continues to Negotiate with Crossbench on Company Tax Despite the government acknowledging it won't currently be able to get it's proposed cuts to company tax through parliament, Scott Morrison says he will continue to negotiate with the crossbench. Egyptian Presidential Election Certain Before Voting Egyptians have been voting this week in a poll that's most notable because everyone knows what the result will be. It's a long way from the chaotic days of the so-called Arab Spring when calls for freedom and dignity saw Egypt do away with exactly the sort of 'strongman' they are now 'electing'.
Indigenous Runner Takes on Boston Marathon
Zibeon Fielding has gone from the red dirt of Mimili in outback Australia to the cold wet streets of the US to compete in the gruelling Boston Marathon. Part of former champion Robet De Castella's Indigenous Marathon Foundation, he's running to raise money for diabetes sufferers in his community - and be a role model for his young daughter.

Irwin to Receive Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame
The Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin, died 12 years ago. Now he's getting a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. Terri Irwin reflects on her husband's legacy.

Former FBI Boss Questions if Trump is Fit for Office
Leigh Sales talks about the reaction to James Comey's book covering his dealings with Donald Trump, as she prepares to interview the former FBI chief.

A Regional WA Town Fighting Back Against Ice
Barely a week goes by without another expose of hopeless addiction and lives destroyed by the drug ice. But in regional WA, where consumption of the drug is almost double the national average, one community is fighting back. Former addicts and their families are behind a push to get more users into rehab.

AMP Customers Charged for Financial Advice Never Received
One of the country's oldest and most trusted financial institutions charged thousands of customers for nothing, misled the corporate regulator and them tried to cover it up. AMP is the first financial institution to be questioned by the banking Royal Commission over the fee-for-no-service scandal.

7.30: April 18, 2018

News and current affairs

Years 11-12 News and current affairs
30:16
Indigenous Runner Takes on Boston Marathon Zibeon Fielding has gone from the red dirt of Mimili in outback Australia to the cold wet streets of the US to compete in the gruelling Boston Marathon. Part of former champion Robet De Castella's Indigenous Marathon Foundation, he's running to raise money for diabetes sufferers in his community - and be a role model for his young daughter. Irwin to Receive Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame The Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin, died 12 years ago. Now he's getting a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. Terri Irwin reflects on her husband's legacy. Former FBI Boss Questions if Trump is Fit for Office Leigh Sales talks about the reaction to James Comey's book covering his dealings with Donald Trump, as she prepares to interview the former FBI chief. A Regional WA Town Fighting Back Against Ice Barely a week goes by without another expose of hopeless addiction and lives destroyed by the drug ice. But in regional WA, where consumption of the drug is almost double the national average, one community is fighting back. Former addicts and their families are behind a push to get more users into rehab. AMP Customers Charged for Financial Advice Never Received One of the country's oldest and most trusted financial institutions charged thousands of customers for nothing, misled the corporate regulator and them tried to cover it up. AMP is the first financial institution to be questioned by the banking Royal Commission over the fee-for-no-service scandal.
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