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.
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.