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Saturday Extra - Full program podcast



Saturday Extra brings you a lively array of stories and features covering a range of topics including international politics and business. One single audio file of each program - good for continuous listening.



Copyright: Copyright 2017, Australian Broadcasting Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
 



New White House comms team; India's GST, Australia's agriculture boom, refugee resettlement, dispatches from Syria and farming in Singapore.

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 07:30:00 +1000

India's GST replaces "mindboggling" tax system. Agriculture boom could get even bigger. Global refugee settlement research. Anthony Scaramucci: Trump's new communications head. War correspondent Janine Di Giovanni. Singapore's farming life.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2017/07/sea_20170722.mp3




Indonesian human rights; Liu Xiaobo; saving Arrium; backpacker exploitation; Brexit explainer and Andy Ford

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 07:30:00 +1000

Indonesian human rights; Liu Xiaobo; saving Arrium; backpacker exploitation; Brexit explainer and Andy Ford


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2017/07/sea_20170715.mp3




Landmark treaty banning nuclear weapons; trust and democracy; Controversial new tax on empty homes and expat life in Singapore

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 07:30:00 +1000

UN bans nuclear weapons. Australian Education City proposal for Werribee. Controversial new tax on empty homes. Democracy and trust. Clever lands. What's expat life like in Singapore?


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2017/07/sea_20170708.mp3




CPA governance; Australian start-ups in Singapore and India's energy challenge

Sat, 01 Jul 2017 07:30:00 +1000

CPA governance; Australian start-ups in Singapore India's energy challenge


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2017/07/sea_20170701.mp3




South East Asia security; Pascal Lamy, Australian politics; A Foreign Affair and the forgotten Aboriginal people of Sydney's coast

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 07:30:00 +1000

South East Asia security; Pascal Lamy, Australian politics; A Foreign Affair and the forgotten Aboriginal people of Sydney's coast


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2017/06/sea_20170624.mp3




Singapore's governance; risks to Northern Ireland's peace; home ownership and the Liberal Party; decarbonising China; the Marshall Plan and Australians in Shanghai

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 07:30:00 +1000

Parag Khanna on Singapore's governance, risks to Northern Ireland peace; Judith Brett on housing and the Liberal tradition; China's decarbonisation; the Marshall Plan seventy years later and Australian migration to China in the early 20th century.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2017/06/sea_20170617.mp3




UK election result; Finkel report; Middle East shifts; Singaporean Prime Minister.

Sat, 10 Jun 2017 07:30:00 +1000

British election results; the Finkel report; shifts in the Middle East, the Singaporean Prime Minister, James Mattis on Asia-Pacific security and Singapore the garden city.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2017/06/sea_20170610.mp3




The UK election, US may meet targets despite exit from Paris accord; purpose beyond profit and the biographies of lost buildings

Sat, 03 Jun 2017 07:30:00 +1000

US states and cities likely to achieve emission reductions despite exit from accord. Islamic State in south east Asia. Singapore security summit. UK election. Purpose beyond profit. History through the biographies of buildings.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2017/06/sea_20170603.mp3




Digital platforms, Shanghai; Sebastian Mallaby; A.N.Wilson and A Foreign Affair

Sat, 27 May 2017 07:30:00 +1000

The shared economies; China's soft diplomacy; Sebastian Mallaby on the US economy; A.N.Wilson and A Foreign Affair.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2017/05/sea_20170527.mp3




Turmoil in Washington; Canberra caution over China's belt and road project; bust your media bubble and the Solomon's first national park, the Arnavon Islands

Sat, 20 May 2017 07:30:00 +1000

Republicans "pulling their hair out" in Washington; rival bid for Fairfax Media; bridging the media's ideological divide; and author Howard Jacobson.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2017/05/sea_20170520.mp3




Iranian elections; troubles in Jakarta; Glynn Davis; big data; forgotten children in China

Sat, 13 May 2017 07:30:00 +1000

Presidential elections in Iran; ramifications of sentencing of Ahok, Jakarta's governor; Cyber attack across the globe; Glynn Davis on universities; big data in Brexit Jane Hutcheon on China's forgotten children.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2017/05/sea_20170513.mp3




Trump and Turnbull meeting; building Badgerys Creek and the power of Angela Merkel

Sat, 06 May 2017 07:30:00 +1000

Trump and Turnbull dinner celebrates US-Australian alliance. The Federal Government's airport adventure. The rise of Germany's Angela Merkel. Journeys through the West Bank and East Jerusalem . Pol Pot's refugees in Cambodia.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2017/05/sea_20170506.mp3




Business in remote Australia; Jonathan Haidt; A Foreign Affair and 100 days of Trump

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 07:30:00 +1000

Doing business in remote Australia; social psychologist Jonathan Haidt on the divides in Western societies; are we investing enough in the Asian region?; A Foreign Affair and one hundred days of President Donald Trump.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2017/04/sea_20170429.mp3




UK politics; French presidential election; Uganda's protection of refugees; push for end to Yemen civil war and who can use the term ANZAC?

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 07:30:00 +1000

Trump administration's plans for Yemen. French presidential election. The future of British politics. South Sudanese refugees welcomed in Uganda. ANZAC: Controlling a name.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2017/04/sea_20170422.mp3




Russia and China relations; smart manufacturing; the future of the Euro and pioneering women in science

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 07:30:00 +1000

Russia and China relations; smart manufacturing; the future of the Euro and pioneering women in science.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2017/04/sea_20170415.mp3




US missile attack; South African President; Dictatorships and Tuscany

Sat, 08 Apr 2017 07:30:00 +1000

The implications of the US missile strike on Syria; NSW Government sell-off of land title registry; troubles within South Africa's government; characteristics of dictators; the head of the Asian Infrastructure Bank and living in Tuscany.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2017/04/sea_20170408.mp3




New AEMO boss to transform electricity system, Vienna's cultural legacy, disillusionment about democracy

Sat, 01 Apr 2017 07:30:00 +1100

The stock exchange disruptor. New AEMO boss Audrey Zibelman to transform energy market. Death of democracy? Russia and cyber warfare. The Viennese century.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2017/04/sea_20170401.mp3




Turkish referendum; Premier Li Keqiang's Australian visit; women in economics and A Foreign Affair

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 07:30:00 +1100

Turkey soon to vote on constitutional changes; the importance of Premier Li Keqiang's visit to Australia; women in economics and the monthly A Foreign Affair discussion.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2017/03/sea_20170325.mp3




Timor Leste ends agreement with Australia; energy debate shifts, superannuation legacy and RAAF life in Malaysia

Sat, 18 Mar 2017 07:30:00 +1100

End of Timor Sea agreement. Infrastructure investment: John Quiggin. Australia's energy debate shifts . Inequality series Part 2: International household income gaps. The legacy of Australia's super. Life on a RAAF base in Malaysia.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2017/03/sea_20170318.mp3




Dutch elections, global interest in Oz infrastructure, South Korea's presidential impeachment, a life in foreign affairs and hope and despair in PNG

Sat, 11 Mar 2017 07:30:00 +1100

Dutch elections; overseas infrastructure investment; update on Mosul; South Korea President impeached and Bob Connolly returns to the PNG Highlands.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2017/03/sea_20170311.mp3




South Sudan's food crisis, new choices for home care, the pianist at the heart of the Cold War, art of the Scott sisters and where's our political centre?

Sat, 04 Mar 2017 07:30:00 +1100

South Sudan famine. Home care changes for Australia's elderly. The sensible centre. Van Cliburn: the pianist at the heart of the cold war. The art of the Scott sisters.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2017/03/sea_20170304.mp3




The Asian Development Bank - 50 years on, retail disruption, making sense of global events with A Foreign Affair, and classic American novels back on top of reading lists to make sense of Trump's America

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 07:30:00 +1100

The Asian Development Bank - 50 years on. Retail disruption. A Foreign Affair: Nth Korea missile testing and diplomatic visits. Americanism and the writers who imagined it. Chimerica.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2017/02/sea_20170225.mp3




Netanyahu; US intelligence; NT and gas; Chinese censorship

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 07:30:00 +1100

Shifting Israeli-Palestinian solutions; former CIA acting chief; NT and shale gas deposits; the pervasive nature of self-censorship in China; why do we care where our roots are and a small Scottish island bucking the declining population trend.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2017/02/sea_20170218.mp3




Indonesian local elections; saving energy; the fall of Singapore; insider view of Brexit and the Maasai Olympics

Sat, 11 Feb 2017 07:30:00 +1100

Indonesian local elections; saving energy; the fall of Singapore; insider view of Brexit and the Maasai Olympics


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2017/02/sea_20170211.mp3




World order threats; online gambling credit card use; "terrifying" Hong Kong abduction; climate denial in the US and farewell Mayne Report.

Sat, 04 Feb 2017 07:30:00 +1100

Hong Kong abduction. Investors lobby banks to stop credit card use for online gambling . The madhouse effect: climate politics in the US. World order under threat. Stephen Mayne and big business.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2017/02/sea_20170204.mp3




Donald Trump meets with Theresa May; Does terrorism work? Four ideas that shaped the modern world and young students head to Latin summer school.

Sat, 28 Jan 2017 07:30:00 +1100

Fair Pay . Feriae Latinae. Theresa May goes to the White House. Does terrorism work? Ideas and the modern world.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2017/01/sea_20170128.mp3




Ethics of pet keeping; life on a Shanghai street; historians and their craft and super recognisers

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 07:30:00 +1100

Thinking about how we use the word 'genocide'; the ethics of keeping pets; life on a Shanghai Street; Tom Griffiths on historians and their craft and how people who are experts in facial recognition are working with the police in London.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2017/01/sea_20170121.mp3




Saladin; Tesla; Free speech; Iraq and Ancient Rome

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 07:30:00 +1100

Saladin and the Islamic State; the inventions of Nicola Tesla; Timothy Garton Ash on his ten principles for free speech; a modern day Gertrude Bell and Mary Beard's perspectives on ancient Rome.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2017/01/sea_20170114.mp3




Maori's in Colonial Sydney; Richard Fidler; First Nations discussion and photographing wildlife

Sat, 07 Jan 2017 07:30:00 +1100

The first Maori's in colonial Sydney; Richard Fidler on the Ghost Empire; First Nations discussion at the National Musuem of Australia and Scottish wildlife photoghrapher John Aitchison.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2017/01/sea_20170107.mp3




Posterity, making sense of 2016 and the oldest living things

Sat, 31 Dec 2016 07:30:00 +1100

A five panel discussion on posterity; a discussion at the beginning of the year about what to expect in 2016 and photographing the oldest living things in the world.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2016/12/sea_20161231.mp3




Islamic Exceptionalism; making sense of the world and AC Grayling

Sat, 24 Dec 2016 07:30:00 +1100

Is it better to forget in order to make peace? Lessons learnt from the first world wars; Islamic Exceptionalism; are we living through a new Renaissance and AC Grayling on the modern mind.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2016/12/sea_20161224.mp3




The year politics became unpredictable, Russia's sphere of influence, reflections on business and the economy and honouring the righteous

Sat, 17 Dec 2016 07:30:00 +1100

The year politics became unpredictable, Australia's approach to US-China relations; Russia's sphere of influence, reflections on business and the economy and honouring the righteous among nations.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2016/12/sea_20161217.mp3




Urgent energy market reforms needed, claims of abuses in Fiji, Middle East review, Australia's WWI conscription conflict and reimagining Tokyo.

Sat, 10 Dec 2016 07:30:00 +1100

Urgent changes needed to electricity market. Claims of torture in Fiji. Hope for the Middle East. The conscription conflict during WWI. Tokyo.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2016/12/sea_20161210.mp3




Mosul, more effort needed to tackle indigenous ear disease, Duterte's dirty war, a literary tour of Scotland and You could look it up!

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 07:30:00 +1100

Mosul Update. More effort needed to tackle indigenous ear disease. Duterte's war against drugs. The history of reference. A literary tour of Scotland. Indonesia Protest.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2016/12/sea_20161203.mp3




Inquiry into migrant settlement services, the real Realpolitik, travels in Berlin

Sat, 26 Nov 2016 07:30:00 +1100

The economies of rural and regional Australia, migration settlement inquiry, the real realpolitik, the Suez Canal crisis and travels through Berlin.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2016/11/sea_20161126.mp3




Angela Merkel: Europe's last powerful liberal leader; new nationalism; Canada in 50 objects; saving the Mekong Delta

Sat, 19 Nov 2016 07:30:00 +1100

Merkel's Germany. Post Trump Economics. Nationalism grows. Saving the Mekong Delta. Stories of Canada told through fifty objects.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2016/11/sea_20161119.mp3




Turkey; Australia-US alliance; post US election analysis; higher education and why the Dutch are different.

Sat, 12 Nov 2016 07:30:00 +1100

Further arrests in Turkey; the Australian - UN alliance post Trump victory; Australian voting sentiment; teaching entrepreneurship; US election express and why the Dutch are different.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2016/11/sea_20161112.mp3




South Korea; Jakarta rally; supermarket attitudes; US Election Express and killing for a fish.

Sat, 05 Nov 2016 07:30:00 +1100

Politics in South Korea; racial and religious tension in Indonesia's capital; US election express and the world's most coveted fish.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2016/11/sea_20161105.mp3




Green climate fund; Hong Kong politics; The Met's squad of super recognisers; building peace through language; US Election Express; a family visit to Hungary

Sat, 29 Oct 2016 07:30:00 +1100

Australian to head Green Climate Fund. Hong Kong's chief executive elections. Who are the super recognisers? Peacebuilding through language. Election Express US. Travels in Hungary.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2016/10/sea_20161029.mp3




Crown arrests, Mosul update, Hungary, Debt, US Election Express, Paul McCartney

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 07:30:00 +1100

Crown arrests, Mosul update, Hungary, Debt, US Election Express, Paul McCartney


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2016/10/sea_20161022.mp3




The death of a king; private health reform; populist politics in France; wartime women in Paris; US Election Express.

Sat, 15 Oct 2016 07:30:00 +1100

The death of a king; private health reform; populist politics in France; wartime women in Paris; US Election Express; Robert Macklin on Hamilton Hume.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2016/10/sea_20161015.mp3




Russia in Syria; a new geopolitical world; 40 years on from Argentina's dirty war and what makes a good leader.

Sat, 08 Oct 2016 07:30:00 +1100

What is behind Vladimir Putin's actions; are we ready for emerging technologies;  re-thinking the way we see the connected world; Argentina and the continuing fallout from the dirty war and Sir Ferdinand Mount on what makes a good statesperson. 


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2016/10/sea_20161008.mp3




SA blackouts; the clemency of Norman Brown; UK politics with Paddy Ashdown; Nicaragua's doomed canal; sleep obsession

Sat, 01 Oct 2016 07:30:00 +1000

SA blackouts; the clemency of Norman Brown; UK politics with Paddy Ashdown; Nicaragua's doomed canal; sleep obsession


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2016/10/sea_20161001.mp3




Syrian ceasefire, China's Tibet, renewables on Kangaroo Island and travels in Iran

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 07:30:00 +1000

Can the Syrian ceasefire be revived? China's Tibet, renewables on Kangaroo Island, teaching the Chinese


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2016/09/sea_20160924.mp3




Mosul; Islamic exceptionalism; World wildlife conference and solutions and history through 100 objects

Sat, 17 Sep 2016 07:30:00 +1000

The operation to liberate Mosul from IS; understanding the role Islam plays in the politics of the Middle East; world wildlife conference in South Africa and what are some of the solutions to protect endangered species and Geraldine Doogue talks with the curator of the National Museum of Australia about world history though one hundred objects.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2016/09/sea_20160917.mp3




American war correspondent Sebastian Junger on tribes; Australia's national conscience; inquiries underway into banking conduct and an untold tale of Australians at war.

Sat, 10 Sep 2016 07:30:00 +1000

Should there be a royal commission into the banking industry? American war correspondent Sebastian Junger on returned veterans and what is the case in Australia; Australia's national conscience and the ABC's first war correspondents.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2016/09/sea_20160910.mp3




Philippe Sands; apple tax; A.C.Grayling; US-China relations and Saladin

Sat, 03 Sep 2016 07:30:00 +1000

Philippe Sands on the use of the word genocide; Apple tax; AC Grayling on the modern mind; Gareth Evans and Hugh White on US-China relations and Saladin and the Islamic Empire.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2016/09/sea_20160903.mp3




International banks; Haiti cholera epidemic; Sports governance; malaria and Ian Jacobs on Uganda

Sat, 27 Aug 2016 07:30:00 +1000

International banks; UN's role in the Haiti cholera epidemic; Sports governance post Rio analysis; malaria and the Australian army and Ian Jacobs on Uganda.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2016/08/sea_20160827.mp3




China; choking; Philippines; Street of Eternal Happiness and Indonesian pop singer

Sat, 20 Aug 2016 07:30:00 +1000

The long reach of the Chinese Communist Party; the killing streets of the Philippines; insights into the lives of Shanghai locals and Indonesian pop reaching our schools.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2016/08/sea_20160820.mp3




Freedom after Afghan prison misery; South Africa's ANC loses ground in local government; favourite historians and are we living through a new renaissance?

Sat, 13 Aug 2016 07:30:00 +1000

Freedom after Afghan prison misery; South Africa's ANC loses ground in local government; favourite historians and are we living through a new renaissance?


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2016/08/sea_20160813.mp3