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Michelle Grattan reports from Canberra each weekday on Breakfast. Counterpoint and Late Night Live dip into all sides of political commentary and, if it's serious news, it'll be discussed all over RN from RN Drive to Sunday Extra.

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June 18th, 2016

Episode 1703 of 1761 episodes

There's no dispute: the colonial governor Lachlan Macquarie issued military orders which led to the massacre at Appin in south-western Sydney in 1816. Macquarie's contradictory relationship with Aboriginal people fascinates the Bangarra dancer and choreographer Jasmin Sheppard.

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