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Behind the News: June 16, 2020
June 16, 2020
ABC Me  |  June 16, 2020

The Federal Government recently announced that Australia is in a recession. BtN looks at what a recession is, how it came about, and what the government is doing to try to get us out of it. Black Lives Matter protests in Australia are calling for an end to Indigenous deaths in custody and highlighting racial inequality in this country. Find out what the protests are all about. Plus, revisit some of the young Australians met in the BTN Bushfire Special to see how their families are coping since the Black Summer bushfire crisis. A waste management company has carried out a bin audit and found that more than half of all landfill waste could have been recycled or composted. Meet an Auslan interpreter to find out more about the job that they do and why it’s so important.

The Federal Government recently announced that Australia is in a recession. BtN looks at what a recession is, how it came about, and what the government is doing to try to get us out of it. Black Lives Matter protests in Australia are calling for an end to Indigenous deaths in custody and highlighting racial inequality in this country. Find out what the protests are all about. Plus, revisit some of the young Australians met in the BTN Bushfire Special to see how their families are coping since the Black Summer bushfire crisis. A waste management company has carried out a bin audit and found that more than half of all landfill waste could have been recycled or composted. Meet an Auslan interpreter to find out more about the job that they do and why it’s so important.

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