Australian reporter Lily Mayers moved to Spain, the country of her ancestors, in the midst of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic as the country endures its worst upheaval since the civil war. Filmed over six months, Into the Outbreak paints an intimate portrait of a people struggling to survive through a once-in-a-lifetime crisis.
When former coalition staffer Brittany Higgins came forward to allege that she had been raped in a ministerial office in Parliament House, it horrified the country. Her account of effectively being silenced for political reasons sparked outrage and condemnation of the culture of Canberra. Four Corners investigates how and why Brittany Higgins’ story was kept quiet for almost two years. The program examines the key questions of who knew what, and when, and whether there’s been a cover-up.
Drought, fire and now floods - another massive natural disaster is hitting NSW. Laura Tingle reports on the latest political developments. The flood disaster has added more delays to the national coronavirus COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
Murder in Paradise A few kilometres up the road from Cairns in Far North Queensland is Wangetti Beach. It's a spectacular stretch of sea and sand, perfect for the tourist brochures. But Wangetti Beach is now better known for evil because it's the place where Toyah Cordingley was brutally murdered. It was broad daylight and the vivacious 24-year-old woman was doing nothing more than enjoying the sun and taking her dog for a walk when she was attacked. As Liz Hayes reports, two and a half years on Toyah's family remain haunted by her death, and increasingly distressed that while police have a suspect they want to question, he remains out of their reach. Minds Matter No-one questions the commitment of elite footballers when they're battling it out on the field. They're not only willing to put their bodies through hell for victory, it's expected of them. Sometimes the hits are so hard the players are knocked senseless, suffering concussion. But where it used to be considered a badge of honour to get up and play on after being concussed, now brain trauma is being recognised for what it really is: a massive headache for the participants and administrators in all contact sports. And it has led to some of our greatest former athletes once again showing what heroes they really were.
David Speers interviews shadow home affairs minister Kristina Keneally. Mike Bowers talks pictures with the Australian columnist Jack the Insider. On the panel are Triple J Hack's Shalailah Medhora, the Age and Sydney Morning Herald's Peter Hartcher and Samantha Maiden from News.com.au to discuss the federal government's response to the Women's March 4 Justice, Christian Porter commencing defamation proceedings against the ABC, and encouraging jobs figures.
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Australian students, parents, experts and educators come together for a frank look at consent, how men can help change the power imbalance, and what needs to be done to combat the cultures of violence and silence. Panellists: Yumi Stynes, broadcaster and author, Welcome to Consent; Briony Scott, principal, Wenona School; Michael Salter, associate professor of criminology, UNSW; Yasmin Poole, 2021 Youth Influencer of the Year; and Joe Williams, mental health advocate and former NRL player.
In this episode of 7.30, the team reports on the state of the global cruise ship industry a year after the Ruby Princess docked at Sydney Harbour; the future of the Whyalla Steelworks amid financier Greensill Capital's collapse; and Leigh Sales interviews Tina Arena.
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Dr Cathy Foley delivers her first major address as Australia's chief scientist, outlining a path for Australian science in a world rattled by the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic and digital disruption.
In Kumi Taguchi's first episode as host, we ask the question: What's it like to get to your fifties and find out you've got ADHD? A range of adults from their twenties to fifties share what it was like to get that diagnosis, how things about their past fell into place and how they used the diagnosis to change their lives for the better. They are joined by family who share the impact on them.
This is a story no parent can afford to miss. During global coronavirus COVID-19 lockdowns, police reported a huge increase in the number of people viewing and sharing child sexual abuse images online. In the 1990s, there were 10,000 such images - now there are more than 47 million. Evan Williams reports from the UK where the government has pledged to become the safest place in the world for kids to use the internet. He meets the police officers, counsellors and investigators trying to stop the proliferation of abuse material, and he meets victims and perpetrators who bravely share their stories.
We take a deep dive into the murky world of social media influencers. In a wild experiment, journalist Calliste Weitenberg and producer Elise Potaka build a fake influencer persona to see if they can cash in on what's now a $15 billion industry. Documenting the process over six months, the series examines the rise of a new frontier in advertising, where influencers are paid or given contra to spruik products. Everyone is out to make a buck, but at what cost?
Australia will share some of its coronavirus COVID-19 vaccine supply with Papua New Guinea as the country struggles to contain a looming health catastrophe. Health workers in the US are bracing for a possible fourth wave of infections.
New Zealand's clean, green image hides a dirty truth. Polluted by intensive dairy farming, its waterways are some of the most degraded in the world. Will the Jacinda Ardern government clean it up or will the Maori take control?
In a shocking investigation, Four Corners reveals how a sex slave cult has been operating in plain sight here in Australia. Vulnerable young women, cut off from their families and with every aspect of their lives controlled, have been turned into slaves. Now some of those who have escaped are speaking out to warn others. The program reveals how this cult has been recruiting and exploiting women for years. Now authorities are calling on the public for help.
Thousands of people have gathered at Women's March 4 Justice rallies across the country calling on the federal government to address sexual violence and the mistreatment of women. Marise Payne, Grace Tame, Dr Tjanara Goreng Goreng and Janine Hendry discuss.
Ros Childs presents the latest from ABC News, including full coverage of Brittany Higgins' speech at the Women's March 4 Justice rally in Canberra.
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