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Background Briefing - Program podcast

Background Briefing - Program Podcast

Radio National's agenda-setting current affairs radio documentary program.
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An excessive use of force?

11/03/12
Brazilian student Roberto Laudisio Curti died after being chased, pinned down and tasered multiple times by NSW police officers. The police ...

Where there's smoke

10/27/12
A fatal fire in a Sydney high rise apartment building has exposed widespread failures in fire safety compliance. For residents of ...

For their eyes only

10/20/12
ASIO and law enforcement agencies say technology is undermining their capabilities. They want new powers, including access to two years of ...

PNG land scandal

10/13/12
Logging companies in PNG are using special agricultural leases to clear vast tracts of rainforest timber, on the promise of roads and ...

Back to Bali

10/06/12
Bali bombing survivor Peter Hughes makes an emotional journey back to the scene of the blasts. On the tenth anniversary he asks, how safe ...

Saving the masthead

09/29/12
Denial, division and disbelief key players tell reporter Hagar Cohen what was happening inside Fairfax as the internet ate its newspaper ...

The church, the clubs and their pokies

09/22/12
The Catholic church and Catholic clubs are at odds over gambling reforms. The church backs them but the clubs oppose them, insisting they ...

Flight of the drones

09/15/12
Unmanned aerial vehicles have spread from war zones to toy shops. Now anyone can use a drone to point a camera into your private spaces and ...

Attack of the algorithms

09/08/12
Robot traders are dominating stock markets using high speed computer algorithms. Human traders and government regulators cant keep up, and ...

The big binge

08/25/12
More pubs and more bars, open for more hours, more extreme binge drinking, more extreme violence and more hospital admissions What is being ...

A deadly wait

08/18/12
Heroin addicts wanting to kick the habit have been thwarted by insufferably long waiting lists to join methadone programsand in Newcastle ...

The super trawler

08/11/12
Tasmanias fishers are up in arms over the arrival of a Dutch super trawler, the FV Margiris. These boats are blamed around the world for ...