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Politics Podcast

ABC Radio National

News & Politics

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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News dissemination in colonial Sydney

August 28th, 2014

Episode 2 of 1761 episodes

In the early days of white settlement in Sydney, half the population couldn't read, paper was expensive, and news from the "home" could take months to arrive. This week marks the 200th anniversary of the death of Sydney's first governor, Arthur Phillip.

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