They stand pristine and empty, cocooned in a silence broken intermittently by the roar of low-flying fighter jets.
If you haven't already looked after a loved one who is frail, ill or disabled, there's a fair chance that, someday, you will.
For just over 50 years "the pokies" have been relieving Australian punters of their money. For every dollar spent at the racetrack, $5 is spent on poker machines.
It’s cheap, highly addictive and ultra-powerful.
They're bone-weary, stressed-out, poor and increasingly desperate - yet day and night, year in, year out, Australia's family carers keep responding to a multitude of someone else's needs.
Each week more than a thousand Australians are delivered the cruel diagnosis: they have dementia - incurable, untreatable, terminal.
Reporter Matthew Carney goes inside to see first hand the conditions young offenders in juvenile detention are forced to endure.
What do you do when you've lost your job, lost your home and you have three kids to feed? You end up in a motel cooking, eating and sleeping in one room at the taxpayer's expense.
On Anzac Day morning in 2006, Brisbane man Jayson Dalton took the lives of his two small children, Jessie and Patrick, and then killed himself.
Career criminal Terence Hodson and his wife Christine were kneeling side by side as each was shot twice in the back of the head. They became victims number 26 and 27 in Melbourne’s relentless cycl
Clinicians now believe that modern strains of super-strength cannabis are increasingly triggering psychoses, depression and anxiety disorders in teenagers.
They can't rip it out fast enough.
Chris Masters' investigation into Queensland police corruption reaches all the way up to the Police Commissioner. A judicial inquiry is announced the day after broadcast.
In August 2007 an unfamiliar expression appeared in the Australia media. A "subprime mortgage crisis" was unfolding in the United States.
Paul Kelly sheds light on the dismissal of the Whitlam government in November 1975 by the then Governor General, Sir John Kerr.
The rush is on for a beachside lifestyle...but in the drive for a sea-change are we in danger of loving our beaches to death? Australia's coastline is under pressure as never before.
The HIH crash: who knew what and when did they know it?
They might not know it, but the politicians of NSW have some new neighbours...
Reporter Matthew Carney investigates claims by whistle-blowers inside the St John Ambulance Service in Western Australia, who say that poor organisation and a lack of accountability could be contri
Talk to any major western leader and they will tell you Pakistan is a key ally in the war on terror.