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Chopper pilot who died in Antarctica 'became braver' while awaiting rescue, inquest told
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:36

The wife of a helicopter pilot who died in Antarctica last year after being left for hours in a crevasse praises her husband's bravery but criticises ...

Was Aung San Suu Kyi's speech too little, too late?
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:36

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi may be a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, but her address to the nation was more the speech of a politician, writes Anne Ba...

CCTV shows 'pandemonium' as man pours petrol, starts fire inside bank
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:36

A Melbourne court releases confronting CCTV of an asylum seeker from Myanmar setting fire to a bank at Springvale, in Melbourne's south-east, in an "a...

Remember the sub fielder at the SCG Test with the flowing, golden locks? His career's on the way up
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:45

His long, blond locks made him a cult figure as a substitute fieldsman at the SCG Test this year, but Mickey Edwards now wants to make a name for hims...

Broncos rally around mourning skipper Boyd
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:42

The Brisbane Broncos are rallying around mourning skipper Darius Boyd after the loss of his grandmother but have backed him to play in their NRL preli...

Painting by murder-accused will not be removed from National Portrait Gallery
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:39

The National Portrait Gallery says it will not remove a portrait on permanent display by an Archibald prize finalist now accused of murder. ...

Kids' birthday party entertainer urges SSM no vote, dumped by business
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:42

A children's birthday party organiser stands by her decision to sack an entertainer who edited her own Facebook profile to read "it's OK to vote no" i...

What it's like to dissect dead bodies for a living
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 04:40

If you live in Canberra and leave your body to science, Hannah Lewis could well be the person who looks after you in the lab after you die. ...

20pc jump in access to LGBTI mental health support amid postal survey
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 02:36

A national mental health service for young people and their parents say they are experiencing a spike in clients accessing LGBTI support services duri...

Relocating support services to Centrelink upsets veterans
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:40

The decision to relocate Canberra's veterans services to a nearby Centrelink office astounds a local Vietnam War veteran. ...

'You are saying your relationship is worthy of marriage and mine is not'
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 22:38

In a Q&A episode that began as a discussion of Australia's energy woes, the biggest audience response was reserved for an audience member who shar...

Fast food boss 'didn't fully understand' why sex with 14yo was illegal
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 20:37

A man who had sex with a 14-year-old co-worker when he was 21 is berated by a Canberra judge for claiming there was a "degree of unfairness in the cha...

Phones, flights and accommodation: How ex-RSL NSW boss blew charity cash
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 18:37

A former president of RSL NSW has admitted to misusing the charity's money to buy mobile phones and flights for his family, as well as pay off his own...

'You were the bait': Canberra teen jailed over Grindr scam
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:36

A 17-year-old Canberra boy is jailed for nine months for playing a key role in a scam that targeted users of gay dating site Grindr, and led to a man ...

Why is child care so expensive?
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:36

It's a billion-dollar-a-year industry that often leaves its customers and its workers frustrated. So why does child care cost so much money? ...

Male primary school teachers to be 'extinct' in 50 years
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:44

With men turning away from teaching due to low pay and perceptions it is a feminine profession, and those already in the job facing sexism and comment...

What are the chances of another stock market crash?
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:39

Almost a decade ago, central banks successfully dragged the global economy back from the brink of collapse by flooding the world with cash. But they s...

Bruce Gordon loses bid to scuttle sale of Ten Network to CBS
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:38

Australian media mogul Bruce Gordon loses a NSW Supreme Court challenge to block US broadcasting giant CBS's bid to buy the Ten Network. ...

Australian super makes insurance opt-in for under-25s
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 06:41

Australian Super is the first major fund to make insurance an opt-in choice for young people, responding to concerns that premiums are eroding their s...

Does the Government have the power to name a baby?
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 04:45

Choosing a name for a new baby can be hard, but if parents take too long, can the government step in? ABC News

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