Human Rights Commissioner Gillian Triggs has endured a complex Senate Estimates session. She was quizzed on offshore processing, allegations of torture on Nauru...

SBS World News Radio Feb 9

A battle brewing over talk of a Medicare shake-up; A review shows massive failings in the 2007 Northern Territory intervention; And the Syrian refugee crisis...
Endurance athletes aren't generally associated with being vegetarian, but David McNeill is used to surprising people.
What is sanctuary, where does it come from and does it have any legal standing in Australia?  
There's a push to get traditional Indigenous healing from South Australia's APY lands into the mainstream.
An indepedent report says the Northern Territory Intervention has failed to deliver on key reforms as set by the Close the Gap goals.
The federal government has defended moves to outsource Medicare, pharmaceutical and aged-care benefits delivery to the private sector.
New refugee camps are being built along the Syrian border with Turkey to house thousands of people who have fled the northern city of Aleppo. 

End FGM target set for 2030: UN

The United Nations has called for countries around the world to work to eliminate female genital mutilation by the year 2030.
The federal government has unveiled a new boost for math and science in schools. Announcing funding for two existing programs, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull...

SBS World News Radio Feb 8

Good bye year of the goat, hello year of the Monkey. We cross to Beijing on Lunar New Year; A hike in the GST looking less likely but tax reform still on the...
Korean pop music, also known as K-pop, is a multi-billion-dollar industry in South Korea.
The ACT's Chief Minister has joined the Victorian Premier and Queensland in offering sanctuary for asylum seekers facing deportation to Nauru.
The federal government says it has not ruled in, or out, any changes to Australia's taxation system, including the Goods and Services Tax.
It's hoped countries like Brazil - where the mosquito-borne Zika virus is linked to thousands of birth defects - will adopt a nuclear technology being used to...
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