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The World Today is a comprehensive current affairs program which backgrounds, analyses, interprets and encourages debate on events and issues of interest and importance to all Australians.


The World Today - Full Program - 19/08/2016

August 19th, 2016

Episode 72 of 108 episodes

On Friday's edition of The World Today: more revelations emerge about the treatment of inmates at the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre in north Queensland; an international credit ratings agency tells Australia's biggest banks to shape up or face a credit rating downgrade; and Australian veterans are turned away from the Battle of Long Tan memorial after Vietnamese officials appear to backtrack on allowing limited access.

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