Daily Archives: August 30, 2015

Episode #47 (30-Aug-2015)


In this episode of the Australian Roundtable Podcast, Ethan, Johnno and Lindsay discuss more ‘medical breakthroughs'; New report warns more than half of students chasing dying careers; Gold Coast Police review; ‘Operation Fortitude’ shut down by protesters in Melbourne; New Zealand introduces new ‘national security’ provisions; Facebook claims to have reached one billion users, and much more.

RUNDOWN, TIMESTAMPS & INFORMATIONAL LINKS

Intro chat (More ‘medical breakthroughs’) – 2:33
CourierMail page 8: Lives at risk as girls skip cancer jabs (27-Aug-2015)
CourierMail page 13: Autism diagnosis rates on rise as cases found earlier (27-Aug-2015)
CourierMail page 19: Take heart from vaccine: Flu jab is better for your ticker than quitting fags (27-Aug-2015)
CourierMail page 5: Australian drug could kill cancers (26-Aug-2015)
CourierMail page 11: Cancer battle given heart (25-Aug-2015)
CourierMail page 27: New drug gives hope (29-Aug-2015)

DOMESTIC

1) Report warns more than half of students chasing dying careers – 15:19
[Ethan]

2) Gold Coast Police review – 27:37
CourierMail page 9: Cop this. Police bashing victim did ask for charges to be laid, despite claims he never came forward (29-Aug-2015)
CourierMail page 5: Strong arm of the law (28-Aug-2015)
CourierMail page 21: Bashing decision ‘a total cop-out’ (27-Aug-2015)
[Ethan]

3) ‘Operation Fortitude’ shut down by protesters in Melbourne – 46:51
CourierMail page 21: Snap prats halt fake visa blitz (29-Aug-2015)
[Ethan]

INTERNATIONAL

1) New Zealand introduces new national security provisions – 1:09:50
[Ethan]

2) Facebook claims to have reached one billion users – 1:21:24
CourierMail page 28: Facebook hits 1 billion mark (29-Aug-2015)

3) ‘Honourable mentions’ segment – 1:34:22
[Ethan]

Final thoughts – 1:47:25