It's amazing to think that in the 1900s a mere tenth of the world's population lived and worked in cities. Today, it's more than half.
In this two-part special, Compass examines the Salvation Army in Australia, a trusted church-charity engulfed by allegations of sexual abuse in its former children's homes.
Reporter Caro Meldrum-Hanna travels through the regions of two states, riding with police and users, to tell the shocking story of towns and people in the grip of ice.
Nick McKenzie lifts the lid on a major scandal involving one of the country's biggest disability providers.
Finding Our Destiny profiles the first woman Aboriginal candidate for the 2003 NSW State Elections Linda Burney.
When we head to the GP most of us assume "the doctor knows best".
One hundred years ago, Einstein's theory of General Relativity was announced to the world.
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Ten years ago, Nicola and Jim Wal
Australian Story delivers a rare
Stan Savige fought at Gallipoli, then commanded the operation that saved 50,000 Assyrian refugee
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The dog is man and woman's best friend, but how good a friend to your dog are you? We all like to think our dogs are really happy with us. But how can we be sure?
Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia, accounting for up to 70 percent of cases. After the age of 65, the chance of getting the disease doubles every five years. Given there's no cure,
Antibiotics have saved millions of lives, but their misuse and overuse is making them less effective as bacteria develop resistance. Despite scientists' warnings, anitbiotic prescriptions in many
The Stendrode is a radically new approach in the field of "brain-machine interfaces" - technology that delivers mind-control over computers, robotic limbs or exoskeletons and gives people with para
Farmer Pat Murphy and his family moved to their 'dream property' at Maules Creek in New South Wales seven years ago.
Sir Michael Marmot is a global authority on public health who has spent his career investigating how soci factors affect the health of the world's population.