At first it was miners and wharfies, then all sorts of tradesmen. Now a different generation of home renovators and others are being diagnosed with cancer after exposure to asbestos.
Melissa Doyle has announced that she is leaving Channel Seven's Sunrise after nearly 12 years on the breakfast show.
Julia Gillard is planning a trip to Indonesia in two weeks to discuss with President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono ways to stem the rising flow of asylum seekers coming by boat before the September election.
Holden is stepping up pressure on the federal Coalition to commit to funding for the automotive industry over the next decade.
The main change in politics since 2010 is that Australians have turned off Julia Gillard. While the polls show Labor is now facing a landslide defeat, its fall has been minor compared with the collapse of the Prime Minister's support.
Tim Cahill is bigger than Jesus, bigger than the Beatles even. Perhaps the only Australian whose nickname is longer than their chosen name, Timmy was embraced by the crowd and he hugged them right back, signing footballs and scarves and posing for photographs with children skipping school and skiving tradies in tell-tale fluorescents.
In this Refugee Week, Rosemarie Milsom discovers what it's like to cross the great divide.
After arriving in Australia from Guinea, Yarrie Bangura never thought she would, in a few years, be the star of the Baulkham Hills African Ladies dance troupe and an ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Putting it down to her zeal for life and her love of peace, she launched Australia's International Refugee Week, giving the keynote speech titled Restoring Hope.
The corporate watchdog will face a Senate inquiry following revelations in Fairfax Media that the regulator took 16 months to act on information from whistleblowers about serious misconduct inside the Commonwealth Bank's financial planning unit.
For Supreme Court Justice Geoffrey Nettle, the brutal rape and murder of Jill Meagher as she was walking home after a night out with friends was one of the worst crimes imaginable.
Quorrobolong’s Brodie Jones has been selected for the NSW Combined Catholic Colleges (CCC) under-15 rugby league representative team.