30 Years after the dismissal of the Whitlam government by Sir John Kerr, The 7.30 Report reflects on the dramatic events of November 11, 1975 and talks at length to the two central political player
A half-hour special looking at the seriousness of the Asian financial crisis of January 1998 with interviews with Professor Jeffrey Sachs, David Hale and Kenichi Ohmae.
In a complex debate over the way we're raising and educating children these days, one pattern is inescapable.
Authorities trial 'Circle Court' for Aboriginal punishment.
For the first time in 35 years Lake Eyre in Central Australia is filled with life giving water.
Australia faces a population explosion of 60 per cent or more over the next four decades.
More than one in a 100 Australians will be affected by schizophrenia at some time in their lives.
Reporter Kerry O'Brien introduces fresh claims on tobacco industry practices in the '90s in its attempts to limit future liability over the health effects of smoking.
Most people have heard of the illegal drug Ice, also known as crystal meth or methamphetamine.
What if you were able to vaccinate your children against addictive drugs like nicotine, heroin, cocaine or amphetamines before they were even old enough to try them?
In universities and laboratories all over the world, scientists are racing to help find a solution to halt climate change. And the answer may come from deep in the Amazon.
Anorexia is every parent's nightmare. It's the dieting disease that strikes young girls seemingly at random. This disease has the highest death rate of any psychiatric disorder.
For parents and teachers of kids with food allergies managing lunchtime can be a nightmare.
Australia's uranium reserves are the largest in the world. Some of our most common uranium deposits are crusted around sandstone, often beneath the water table.
Once known as manic depression, Bipolar disorder is a psychiatric condition that affects 100,000 Australians. And while it can be treated, there is no cure.
James Vote is a 65–year–old diabetic suffering from peripheral vascular disease. Doctors told him it was inevitable he would lose his leg.
Catalyst travels to England where a nasty side effect of global warming has occurred.
This special episode looks at different facets of Australia's greatest environmental peril.
DECISIONS UNDER FIRE
In this summer of fire, one tragedy stands out - the Canberra bushfires. In a single day, four lives were lost and more than 500 homes were destroyed in and around our national Capital.
It's bushfire season in western Arnhem Land: Aboriginal people are reviving traditional burning patterns; Scientists are measuring how ecosystems are affected by fire; The developers of a gas refin