One in five Australian women – perhaps your workmate, or your neighbour or your friend – knows the humiliation and terror of domestic violence.
Four Corners talks to the Chief Justice, Sir Anthony Mason on a range of issues.
Reporter Quentin McDermott reports on the war between police and Gypsy Joker bikies that led authorities to cut a deal with a murderer and drug dealer.
Charlotte and her three young children scrape by on welfare. The only child support she’s had from her estranged husband is a princely, one-off, $5.
Greedy, gullible, or victims of the taxman's tardiness? Tens of thousands of Australians who jumped aboard the 1990s tax minimisation bandwagon are being called to account.
In an industrial landscape where many unions are diminished in numbers and influence, the Police Association of Victoria keeps on growing its membership, shirtfronting critics and crunching deals.
So you want to build a giant development on an idyllic sweep of beachfront. Who are you going to call?
Edward Russell's story is a compelling indictment of Australia's failure to care for its most vulnerable citizens. For most of his 25 years, he found only the gaps in the safety net.
When sordid tales of sex and money and development deals spilled out of the Wollongong anti-corruption hearings, Labor luminaries dashed for cover.
Does the legal system abuse the victims of child sexual abuse all over again? Some of Australia's top judges, prosecutors, defence lawyers and victims themselves say it does.
A chart of the last weeks in the life of Esther Wild and the dilemma faced by her doctor, Philip Nitschke, who had been treating her for cancer.
Australia may be one of the most internet-connected countries on earth, with a super-fast broadband network on the way.
Lorna, Richard and Muriel lead lives that are rich and full – but they intend to deliberately end their lives when they think the time is right.
It's a summer ritual: fire fighters across Australia battling hundreds of bushfires, putting themselves at risk to save other people's lives and property.
How do you know if you can trust your doctor? It's been the ultimate insider's secret, the doctor you would never let near your own family or friends.
For more than 30 years Australia has rested its security on the seemingly ageless wings of its F-111 fighter fleet. But in aviation circles these days there are doubts and rumblings.
How do we deal with parents who are drug addicts or alcoholics? Do we just accept the dangers they pose? Is it enough to rely on rehabilitation services and monitoring?
This program won the WALKLEY AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN COVERAGE OF INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS in 2000.
The Liverpool Plains in northern New South Wales has been called the food-bowl of Australia, the nation's most fertile agricultural land.
They stand pristine and empty, cocooned in a silence broken intermittently by the roar of low-flying fighter jets.