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S1 E43: A Big Piece of Good News

A Big Piece of Good News

A wild piece of coast was threatened by malls and McMansions until a reclusive billionaire couple arrived with the gift of a lifetime. Zoe Daniel reports.

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Mother Courage

The inspirational women of Rwanda who have turned pain into hope. They lived through one of the worst atrocities of the 20th century but the power of love and family saved them.

Testing Times

As Australia grapples with a spate of deaths at music festivals, Triple J presenter Tom Tilley heads to Europe to see drug testing in action. But is it the only way to keep people safe?

Space Invaders

A new space race is on, as tech companies rush to launch thousands of tiny satellites that will tell us more about what's happening on our planet than ever before. But will the information be used for good, or for harm?

  • 2019-12-17T20:00:00-08:00
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The Last Eagle Hunters

A spectacular journey into the wilds of Mongolia in search of an ancient, imperiled tradition — the Kazakh golden eagle hunters.

  • 2019-12-17T20:30:00-08:00
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Fallout

Once the site of the world’s worst nuclear accident, Chernobyl is now a major tourist destination, thanks to a wildly popular TV drama. We go beyond the crowds to reveal the secret life inside Chernobyl’ s exclusion zone.

Man Vs Wild

In India’s far east, wild elephants are in deadly, daily conflict with people. Siobhan Heanue follows the clashes as roaming herds get squeezed by shrinking forests and a growing human population.

The Home Show

How do we make housing more affordable? What are other countries trying - and what bright ideas might we pinch from them?

  • 2019-12-24T20:00:00-08:00
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Leave No Dark Corner

China is marrying Big Brother to Big Data. Every citizen will be watched and their behaviour scored in the most ambitious and sophisticated system of social control in history. Matthew Carney reports.

The French Letter

Is it acceptable for a man to proposition a woman in the street or at work? Some leading French women say yes. In Paris, guest reporter Annabel Crabb asks what happens when #MeToo rubs up against Pepe Le Pew.

Machine Man

He fled Saddam Hussein’s brutality to become detainee #982 in an Australian refugee camp. Now Munjed al-Muderis is a world-leading surgeon giving amputees a second chance at life. Sophie McNeill tells his inspiring story.

Saving The Big Blue

A band of inspired young Australians are deploying a new weapon against a global scourge — the great gobs of plastic polluting our oceans. Europe Correspondent Lisa Millar tells how they're doing it.

  • 2019-12-31T20:00:00-08:00
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Resist!

It's famed as the city of peace and love, but San Francisco is digging in for a fight over President Trump's order to expel millions of undocumented migrants.

The Village

Sean Dorney got thrown out of PNG for his reporting, yet he received one of its top honors. He skippered its footy team and fell for a local girl. Now suffering motor neurone disease, he makes an emotional final visit.

To Burn Or Not to Burn?

There’s a new push in Australia to build incinerators to burn our waste. Is this the way to go? Foreign Correspondent sends Craig Reucassel to Sweden to investigate.

The Big Goal

China is executing a master plan to dominate world football, pumping billions of dollars into buying up foreign players, coaches and entire European clubs, and grooming new generations of its own young stars.

  • 2020-01-07T20:30:00-08:00
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A Big Piece of Good News

A wild piece of coast was threatened by malls and McMansions until a reclusive billionaire couple arrived with the gift of a lifetime. Zoe Daniel reports.

Eye of the Fire

It’s a Greek tale of tragedy, heroism and mind-blowing incompetence. Eric Campbell tells the story of the world’s deadliest bushfire since Australia’s Black Saturday in 2009 — and the fury in its aftermath.