Background Briefing - ABC RN

Background Briefing is daring narrative journalism: Australian investigations with impact. Our award-winning reporters forensically uncover the hidden stories at the heart of the country’s biggest issues.


38:35 | Apr 4th

What does it take to prepare for a pandemic? 
 Many hospitals around the world are already overwhelmed by patients infected with COVID19. Australian doctors and nurses are bracing for something most ...Show More

53:17 | Mar 28th

Coronavirus is changing the way the entire human race lives. Emergency workers are scrambling together contingency plans, fearing hospitals could soon be overwhelmed. Scientists are racing to invent a...Show More
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41:47 | Mar 21st

Tristan was a kind and gentle 23-year-old surfer from Byron Bay. One night he suffered a drug-induced psychotic episode. And ended up driven to hospital in a small steel cage. Police say it is prob...Show More

38:43 | Mar 7th

Even after the black summer Australians have just endured, it's not bushfires that's keeping the nation's insurers awake at night. Climate change is bringing cyclones further south - towards highly ...Show More
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