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Hear the story behind the headlines. In under ten minutes each episode, we’ll help you make sense of the news stories that matter to you from Australia and the world, with reports and interviews from the SBS News team.

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Sydney, NSW

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Hear the story behind the headlines. In under ten minutes each episode, we’ll help you make sense of the news stories that matter to you from Australia and the world, with reports and interviews from the SBS News team.

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English


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Stranded Australians in riot-stricken New Caledonia seek help to return home

5/19/2024
The Australian government says the defence force is ready to evacuate hundreds of citizens from New Caledonia, but is waiting for the go-ahead from French authorities, based on safety. Six people have died in the worst violence in the French territory in decades.

Duration:00:05:15

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Protesters in Georgia vow to continue fight for their future after divisive bill vetoed

5/18/2024
Georgia’s president has vetoed a controversial bill in the former Soviet republic that has sparked a wave of protests unprecedented in the nation's recent history.

Duration:00:04:03

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INTERVIEW: Federal budget measures for First Nations communities welcomed

5/18/2024
The national group for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children has received dedicated funding for the first time in a federal budget, in a move welcomed by its CEO, Catherine Liddle.

Duration:00:08:20

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'It was all just abuse': How pornography fuels violence

5/18/2024
Australia is in the midst of a reckoning, with nationwide calls to address gendered violence. Banning the creation and distribution of non-consensual deep fake pornography is one of a suite of measures announced by the federal government to tackle the issue. Experts say it's one piece of a broader jigsaw puzzle required to drive systemic change.

Duration:00:14:34

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Pro-Palestinian protesters storm Labor state conference

5/18/2024
Pro-Palestinian protesters have stormed Labor's Victorian state conference in Melbourne. The event gate-crashed ahead of a speech from the Prime Minister to supporters and debate over motions relating to the Gaza conflict.

Duration:00:04:52

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Vatican releases new rules on supernatural claims in crackdown on scams and hoaxes

5/17/2024
The Vatican has issued new guidelines on the recognition of supernatural events, stating they may be fraudulent and exploited for financial gain or the creation of personal cults.

Duration:00:04:31

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John barely survived a natural disaster. Now, he is among dozens making a fresh start

5/17/2024
Social enterprises play a vital role hiring people from disadvantaged backgrounds and the federal government has acknowledged that, with a $22 million boost in the May budget. Here’s how one venture is changing lives.

Duration:00:06:52

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Migrants, refugees with disabilities disappointed with federal budget

5/17/2024
The national group for migrants and refugees with disability says the federal budget has raised concerns about the impact of potential cuts to the NDIS. The acting CEO of the National Ethnic Disability Alliance, Neha Prakash, told Biwa Kwan she was hoping to see more in the budget on the inclusion of migrants and refugees with disabilities

Duration:00:07:27

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Funding brings a new start for LGBTIQ+ newcomers

5/17/2024
Achieving a sense of belonging is one of many barriers faced by refugees and asylum seekers coming to Australia, and advocates say that's even more so when they identify as LGBTIQ+. New funding in Victoria is aiming to give those vulnerable people a chance at a new start.

Duration:00:04:02

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Three A-League players charged over alleged betting corruption scandal

5/17/2024
Police have charged three A-League players over an alleged betting corruption scandal orchestrated by an overseas criminal figure. The development has prompted calls for sporting codes to end their close relationship with gambling.

Duration:00:05:13

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SBS On the Money: Why the cost of building a new home may rise around $25,000

5/17/2024
New home sales surged 22 per cent in April but that's as buyers look to beat increased government regulations. SBS Finance Editor Ricardo Gonçalves takes a look at housing policy from both sides of government with Tom Devitt from the HIA, plus the day's market action with Marcus Bogdan from Blackmore Capital

Duration:00:12:05

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SBS On the Money: Why the cost of building a new home may rise around $25,000

5/17/2024
New home sales surged 22 per cent in April but that's as buyers look to beat increased government regulations. SBS Finance Editor Ricardo Gonçalves takes a look at housing policy from both sides of government with Tom Devitt from the HIA, plus the day's market action with Marcus Bogdan from Blackmore Capital.

Duration:00:12:05

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INTERVIEW: Dr Malcolm Davis on Vladimir Putin's visit to China

5/17/2024
Dr Malcolm Davis is the Senior Analyst in Defence Strategy and Capabiity at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute in Canberra. He explains to SBS's Tanya Dendrinos the significance of Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to his opposite number, Xi Jinping, in China. He says it's not coincidental that this is President Putin's first international visit following his re-election as President.

Duration:00:07:16

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South Africa asks UN court to order Israel to end Rafah offensive

5/17/2024
South Africa has renewed its call for emergency measures to halt Israel's ground invasion of Gaza, outlining its arguments in its third appearance before the International Court of Justice.

Duration:00:05:13

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More than 800 people executed in Iran last year in bid to repress dissent

5/17/2024
Human rights groups say they are gravely concerned about a dramatic spike in Iran’s use of capital punishment. According to Iran Human Rights Monitor, the first 10 days of May saw at least 40 prisoners executed - amounting to one person every 6 hours. Executions surged by 43 percent following the start of the Woman, Life, Freedom protest - sparked by the suspicious death in custody of Mahsa Jina Amini in 2022 - who was arrested for not correctly wearing her hijab.

Duration:00:04:41

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What's behind the worst violence in decades in New Caledonia?

5/17/2024
The Australian government has called for calm in the French island territory of New Caledonia, after a state of emergency was declared in response to deadly riots. The turmoil erupted after France's National Assembly backed hotly-disputed changes to voting rolls that Indigenous leaders say will dilute their vote.

Duration:00:05:49

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INTERVIEW: SNAICC CEO Catherine Liddle on Indigenous kids and new national plan for early childhood

5/16/2024
The national group representing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children has welcomed a 10-year national plan to deliver better early childhood outcomes.

Duration:00:03:49

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SBS On the Money: Markets stage dramatic rate expectation swing amid jobs and inflation reports

5/16/2024
The chances of interest rates cuts in both the US and Australia rose markedly today as Australia's unemployment rate rose and US inflation eased. SBS Finance Editor Ricardo Goncalves speaks with Diana Mousina from AMP and Chris Weston from Pepperstone for more.

Duration:00:14:03

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Same-sex parent book ban overturned after Western Sydney council vote

5/16/2024
A local council ban on a children's book about same-sex parenting has been overturned, after threatened funding cuts and community outcry.

Duration:00:07:32

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Opposition calls for Senator's resignation over genocide comments

5/16/2024
The Prime Minister has labelled comments by Labor Senator Fatima Payman inappropriate, after she broke party ranks to accuse Israel of committing genocide in Gaza. The Opposition is calling for her resignation or dismissal, but Labor's caucus is maintaining a united front.

Duration:00:03:36