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This week on 7.30 ACT

By 22 November 2013

Thus just in from our friends at the ABC:
1. Fracking horse riders – they’re riding from Grafton to Canberra to protest against mining for coal seam gas on their properties. Jeremy Thompson joined them at a pitstop.
2. Mapping the world – Russell [...]

This week on 7.30 ACT

By 8 November 2013

This just in from our friends at the ABC:
1. War history wars – historians claim that the ANZAC legend is flawed and clichéd – and that the Australian nation was not formed at Gallipoli, rather it was formed at Federation.
2. Hobbit author – [...]

This week on 7.30 ACT

By 1 November 2013

This in from our friends at the ABC:
Snakes on the Plains ( I know, it’s really bad ) Snakes abound at the moment. If you live in NSW, you can get someone to catch them and take them away – but in the ACT you might just have to learn to live [...]

This week on 7.30 ACT

By 25 October 2013

This just in from our friends at the ABC:
7.30 ACT Friday Oct 25th
1. The Thick of It. Chris Kimball talks with ACT firies who’ve been in the Blue Mountains – and who are preparing the ACT for its fire season.
2. Nobel Wine – [...]

This week on 7.30 ACT

By 18 October 2013

This just in from our friends at the ABC:
1. Fire Ready – with the fire season coming earlier and lasting so long – are we ready?
2. NSW Burning – a report on the latest from the devastated parts of NSW.
3. [...]

This week on 7.30 ACT

By 11 October 2013

This just in from our friends at the ABC:
1. Attorney General Simon Corbell live in the studio – hot off the plane from the Attorneys General meeting in Sydney – on marriage equality, prison overcrowding, solar farm and call-in powers.
2. Winning Wines – [...]

Ross Solly moving to Thailand, departing The Beast

By 3 October 2013

The Age has the news that the ABC’s morning’s man Ross Solly is following his missus to Thailand:
Mr Solly said speculation on social media about his future had prompted confirmation he would move to Thailand with his family next year.
“I am looking forward though very, very much, to becoming a stay-at-home-Dad,” Mr Solly said.
“But yes, [...]

Crunching the numbers: Abbott’s public service cuts

By 2 October 2013

Interesting article on the Drum by Greg Jericho on the realities of the LNP’s job cuts and the Parliamentary Budget Office’s upcoming costings report.
Have a read if you’ve got the time, and the interest.
The contested nature of the policy highlighted the lack of details provided by the Liberal Party to the public. The ALP claimed [...]

This week on 7.30 ACT

By 27 September 2013

This just in from our friends at the ABC:
1. Don’t be a twit – Public servants and social media – a toxic mix?
2. Environa – an exclusive tour of this elusive slice of Canberra’s history.
3. Creative [...]

This week on 7.30 ACT

By 20 September 2013

This just in from our friends at the ABC:
1. North South Divide
A booth by booth analysis shows that the inner north suburb of Ainslie voted Labor – whilst its inner south equivalent, Deakin voted Liberal. Jeremy Thompson investigates the North South Divide ( not all that seriously [...]

This week on 7.30 ACT

By 13 September 2013

This just in from our friends at the ABC:
1. Shut the ADFA up. Despite defence force chief David Morrison being acclaimed a feminist hero, the culture at AFDA may take too long to change. Some, including retired Major General Michael Smith, say the place [...]

Chris Uhlmann moving on from 7.30

By 10 September 2013

Crikey reports that long time Canberra identity Chris Uhlmann is stepping back from 7.30 to make a documentary on the Labor years and then who knows?
Uhlmann is expected to be replaced in the high-profile role by Sabra Lane, currently the chief political reporter for ABC radio current affairs. Former ABC foreign correspondent Peter Lloyd [...]

Robyn Williams presents: Promise of miracles? The popularity, politics and future of science

By 8 September 2013

In episode one of Radio National’s The Science Show, hosted by Robyn Williams AM, the publisher of Scientific American said there was a stampede away from science. Was there? On 31 August 2013, almost two thousand episodes later, The Science Show celebrated its 38th birthday, and is still going strong.
Robyn has witnessed firsthand how [...]

This week on 7.30 ACT

By 30 August 2013

This just in from our friends at the ABC:
1. DAY 26 but who’s counting?
2. FRASER – It would take a 14.2% swing against Labor for Andrew Leigh to lose this seat to Elizabeth Lee. Why bother?
3. [...]

666 Breakfast Election Connection

By 28 August 2013

Ross Solly is hosting four breakfast programs in the week leading up to the election for those of you who just can’t get enough campaign coverage goodness.
Monday 2 September
FRASER – Urban Roast, Cohen St, Belconnen
Tuesday 3 September
HUME – Kaffeine 2582, Comur St, Yass
Wednesday 4 September
CANBERRA – The Brothers’ Oven, Homeworld Centre, Greenway
Thursday 5 September
EDEN MONARO [...]

This week on 7.30 ACT

By 23 August 2013

This in from our friends at the ABC who seem to think we haven’t had enough politiics:
7.30 ACT August 23rd
1. Day 19 of the National Campaign
2. Who will win the second senate spot in Canberra?
3. Meet the [...]

This week on 7.30 ACT

By 16 August 2013

This just in from our friends at the ABC:
1. Day 12 – The election campaign with Heather Ewart
2. Doorknocking Canberra – On the campaign in the electorate of Canberra with Gai Brodtmann and Tom Sefton.
3. [...]

This week on 7.30 ACT

By 9 August 2013

This just in from our friends at the ABC:
1. DAY 5 – the election campaign. Heather Ewart.
2. BIGGEST ESTATE – the popular series First Footprints has renewed interest in Australian Indigenous history. Canberra author Bill Gammage featured on the program.
He spoke with Craig Allen about [...]

The People’s Parliament at Old Parliament House

By 9 August 2013

[ 15 August 2013 at 8:00 am; ] The ABC is running a People’s Parliament from the floor of the Old House of Representatives next Thursday.

The Mornings program is convening the People’s Parliament, a chance for you to voice your opinions on what will get your vote on September 7th.
On Thursday 15th August, Genevieve Jacobs will host the People’s Parliament in the House [...]

This week on 7.30 ACT

By 2 August 2013

This just in from our friends at the ABC:
7.30 ACT Friday August 2nd.
1. BRUMBY BID – The Brumbies are in the super rugby final in NZ – a new young team of winners – but have they won the hearts and minds of the fans?
2. [...]

This week on 7.30 ABC

By 26 July 2013

Our buddies from the ABC have just sent this in:
1. STORM IN A BUNGENDORE TEA CUP?
Residents of the little heritage town are alarmed and angry about the arrival of a big supermarket – and the fact that heritage buildings must make way for its carpark.
2. [...]

This week on 7.30 ACT

By 19 July 2013

Just in from our friends at the ABC:
1. LABOR BOATS
PM Rudd announces tough new regulations concerning people who arrive by boat to seek asylum. Chris Uhlmann reports
2. COPS CENTENARY
100 years of policing in the Territory – this story revisits some key events [...]

This week on 7.30 ACT

By 10 July 2013

This just in from our friends at the ABC apropos Friday night:
HOMELESS IN CANBERRA
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-07-06/next-week/4803646?section=act
We have a half hour special on homelessness this week.
1. FIRST PERSON – one man’s story of life on the streets – and his redemption through the love of the woman who became his wife and [...]

This week on 7.30 ACT

By 5 July 2013

This just in from our friends at the ABC:
1. JOBS – the Australia Institute is predicting, under a Liberal Government, the loss of 5,000 or more jobs in Canberra – and as many again in nearby NSW. Gary Humphries agrees with the numbers but Zed Seselja [...]

This week on 7.30 ACT

By 21 June 2013

This just in from our friends at the ABC:
1. A Few Good Men 0 In the light of the recent flights of misogyny from all around, what does it take to be “good” men. ?
“And if that doesn’t suit you – then you can get out!”
2. [...]

This week on 7.30 ACT

By 14 June 2013

This just in from our friends at the ABC:
1. After September, how will Canberra fare with an incumbent or an incoming Government?
2. Paul Bongiorno loves the gallery; the portrait one.
3. Nursing Canberra – 100 years of stories [...]

This week on 7.30 ABC

By 7 June 2013

Just in from our friends at the ABC:
1. The Budget – The Treasurer trying to shore up the ACT in preparation for an Abbott Government.
2. The War of the Willows – whilst the ACT is spending millions eradicating numbers of willow species, a [...]

This week on 7.30 ACT

By 31 May 2013

This just in from our friends at the ABC:
1. Ochre Hill – Indigenous history literally on our doorstep – in a field surrounded by suburban Gungahlin.
2. Cotter Source – never mind the Nile, the search for the source of the Cotter River is [...]

This week on 7.30

By 24 May 2013

This just in from our friends at the ABC:
1. SkyWails – The medium and the message of Skywhale .
2. Scoring One Hundred – As Canberra turns 100, so too does Eileen Pegrum.
3. After Dark – stunning [...]

This week on 7.30 ACT

By 17 May 2013

This just in from our friends at the ABC:
1. Make this House their Home: an innovative housing arrangement for young people with severe disabilities; their own houses with a live-in carer – in a complex of public housing where the tenants sign on as volunteers.
2. [...]

This week on 7.30 ACT

By 10 May 2013

This in from our friends at the ABC:
7.30 ACT Friday May 10th
1. Farewell Cotter
Soon, much of the Cotter valley will be flooded for all time. Craig Allen travelled by car – and boat – to see the scale of the preparations.
2. Welcome Back [...]

This week on 7.30 ACT

By 3 May 2013

Just in from our friends at the ABC:
1. North West of Eden – the electorate of Eden Monaro and its often outspoken, sometimes eccentric, electors are profiled by James Glenday – in the proverbial litmus test for the Federal election.
2. Koala Comeback – [...]

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