Leigh Sales hosts the Budget Opposition Reply special with coverage and updates from political editor Chris Uhlmann in Canberra.
Stories include, 'The Opposition leader's budget reply in summary', 'Economist and former Opposition leader gives budget reply view', 'Horror stories force medical board shake up', 'When can mushrooms get you life imprisonment?' and 'Gymnast crashes through to Winter Olympics hope'.
Stories include, 'Stem cell therapy rogue operators charging thousands for useless or dangerous treatment', '"Battle for hearts and minds" vital in countering Islamic State says expert', 'Prime Minister launches "Operation Budget Repair"' and 'Fears held over Ebola's spread in worst-ever outbreak'.
Stories include, 'How did an Australian granddad get conned into smuggling drugs before dying in custody?', 'Royal Commission hears questions over payments to a union when Bill Shorten was boss', 'Moral imperative to address climate change, says UN Chief', 'Hundreds of Australian women falling victims of 'revenge porn' website raises legal questions'.
Stories include, 'The life of the drug addict turned Western jihadi poster boy', 'NSW corruption scandal moves closer to federal Liberal Party', 'Sexual assault victim demands inquiry into dropped rape case' and 'Fears held for death of a Tasmanian town'.
Stories include, 'Network of Australian Islamic State members unravels amid counter-terrorism raids', 'Police hope for more arrests in Australian counter-terrorism operations', 'Scotland's historic referendum sees voting begin on independence' and 'Scottish independence referendum - "No one knows how this will work out"'.
Stories include, 'The spectacular wedding that put a spotlight on multi-million dollar developments', 'Focus is on cutting spending, new Treasurer Scott Morrison flags' and 'This is the kidney-swapping that's revolutionising organ donations'.
Stories include, 'The lure of Australian rural land for Chinese investors', 'Is the retirement village dream turning into a nightmare?', 'Joe Hockey doesn't believe in the policy to scrap the bank deposit tax, says Chris Bowen' and 'This is the end my journey has now finished with the breast cancer.'
Stories include, 'PM's authority tested by same-sex marriage debate', 'Government puts Australia 'in rank of comparable nations' says Greg Hunt', 'The world's oldest drug mule and the million dollar bag of soap' and 'Bill Bryson's Walk in the Woods with Robert Redford and a surprising love affair'.
Stories include, 'Liberal Party calls in police on one of its own over missing millions', 'Cosmetic surgery under investigation with some doctors putting patients at risk', 'GST increase could go to the next election, hints Joe Hockey' and 'Meet the health crusader saving lives with cheap drugs'.
Stories include, 'Early election, national security and Q and A dominate last day of parliament before winter break', 'Q and A had 'an extraordinary sequence of events' that need explaining, says Malcolm Turnbull', 'Drug business booming on dark web despite Silk Road arrest' and ''Us and them' mentality emerging between big and small arts companies after Government's budget'.
Stories include, 'This is the man believed to be behind new wave of jihad aimed at Australia', 'Intelligence deal with Iran "in our interest" argues Julie Bishop', '"Spectacular" results offer new hope for sufferers of one of Australia's most deadly cancers' and 'Bananas face greatest ever threat in Australia.
Stories include, 'Sydney siege inquest builds picture of Man Haron Monis' bizarre, delusional world', 'Budget policies hit the poorest the hardest suggests new modelling', 'Citizenship a privilege not a right says new Minister Assisting PM on Counter Terrorism' and 'Tim Rogers reveals struggle with panic attacks and discusses The Rules of Attraction'.
Stories include, 'Sydney siege gunman's motives unclear as drama locks down city centre', 'Sydney siege: surreal scene of city in lockdown', 'Sydney siege: hostage taker "responding to call from Islamic State"' and 'MYEFO: $10 billion deficit blow-out but surplus on it's way says Government'.
Stories include, 'Bled dry - the fate of greyhound racing's wastage', 'Nationals MP launches broadside on proposed Graincorp sale', 'Erin Brockovich backs latest fight against refinery' and 'Troubled background of Dublin's mystery Australian girl unravels'.
Stories include, 'State education ministers ramp up anti-Abbott Government rhetoric', 'Education Minister wants debate to move from funding to quality', 'Should Qantas be open to foreign ownership?' and 'Aung San Suu Kyi calls for genuine democracy'.
Stories include, 'Oklahoma resident shares view inside tornado', 'Retrenched workers feel ripped off by government fund', 'Regional patients wait months for fly-in fly-out help' and 'Baz Luhrmann on retirement's temptations and creativity's risks'.
Stories include, 'PM faces crucial test in final pre-election parliament', 'Family loophole lets contractors back in native forests', 'Cancer patients battle for access to breakthrough drugs' and 'South Africa braces for post-Mandela world'.
RESIDENTS RETURN TO SEE PERTH BUSHFIRE DEVASTATION
Residents in the Perth Hills were finally allowed to return to the fire zone today to see what's left of their homes. Families from some of the 52 houses destroyed in the blaze were given a brief opportunity to see the devastation first hand.
SCOTT MORRISON DESCRIBES SECRECY WITH A PURPOSE IN ASYLUM POLICY
Immigration Minister Scott Morrison says secrecy around asylum policy operations is to protect the operations and those involved.
EGYPTIANS TAKE TO POLLS OVER NEW CONSTITUTION
Egyptians have begun voting tonight in the first major poll since the removal of the Muslim Brotherhood president Mohammad Morsi last July. The referendum on the new constitution is considered a test of legitimacy for the interim military-backed government, and it comes at a time when the military's reasserting its control over Egyptian life.
IT'S FUNNY BUT NOT FUNNY - MARTIN SCORSESE ON THE WOLF OF WALL STREET
Martin Scorsese says the recent financial crisis made it the right time for a film about power, corruption, and the need to be aware of other people, all made with humour, as he discusses The Wolf of Wall Street and how he'd like to change film-making.
Stories include, 'Why are mentally-ill children tied up and tormented?', 'Are child-care sector salaries dropping? Leigh Sales asks Minister Ley', 'Yet another forestry fight to engulf Apple Isle?' and 'Pole dancing Doc is medical minx'.
Stories include, 'Controversy surrounds future of Melbourne Grand Prix', 'Malaysia Airlines investigation takes new turn', 'Tensions between Ukraine and Russia come to a head' and 'Meet the people pushing their bodies to artistic extremes'.
Iraq's religious extremists want to put an end to the 'sinful' arts of music and dance and it's young ballerinas like Leezan Salam who are in the firing line; India has high illiteracy, but a simple idea of showing Bollywood movies with subtitles is having a remarkable effect on reading skills; Meet rising K-Pop star Hanbyul and his band Ledapple... how did a boy from Brisbane make it big in South Korea's music industry?
Stories include: 'Should anti-libidinal drugs be used to treat sex offenders?', 'Major trade deal presses need for rebuilding Australia-China relationship', ' Clive Palmer won't support mining tax repeal and parental leave' and ' The human tragedy of the home insulation scheme'.
Stories include, 'Promoting people power or gaming the system? Meet the preference whisperer', 'Climate change effects already widespread and consequential says IPCC co-chair' and 'Minister for Disabilities commits to full delivery of NDIS'.
Stories include, 'Mike Baird elected NSW Premier after Barry O'Farrell resigns', 'Sarah Ferguson interviews new NSW Premier Mike Baird', 'Abuse retreat: Is it really helping?' and 'Search continues for missing passengers from South Korean ferry'.
Stories include, 'Former Australian cricket captain says no country clear of match-fixing taint', 'Match-fixing in India "no surprise" says former cricket chief', 'Student protests press Government to defend education policy' and 'Jumps racing deaths raise questions about sport'.
Stories include, 'Socceroos drawn in to world football match-fixing claims', 'Two former NSW detectives linked to university student's murder', 'Immigration Minister Scott Morrison says context of Manus riot important' and 'Families demand answers in the middle of Thailand's coup'.
Stories include, 'The dot points of Joe Hockey's Budget 2014', 'Budget 2014 represents "genuinely solid start"', 'Joe Hockey says budget will "deliver on promises in full"', 'Business Council welcomes budget's start while Social Services describe 'divisive' decisions' and 'Opposition focuses on Medicare, pensions, and petrol in Budget 2014'.
Widow Of Murdered Cambodian Political Commentator Hopes To Find Safety In Australia
The widow of Kem Ley, a Cambodian political commentator murdered last year, hopes to find safety in Australia.
Bill Shorten In Bind Over Adani Coal Mine
Opposition leader Bill Shorten is in a bind over Adani's Carmichael coal mine - sandwiched between Labor supporters who despise the project on environmental grounds and those in the party and union movement who are calling for the project to be backed.
Gene Gibson Free After Court Finds He Was Wrongly Jailed For Manslaughter
Gene Gibson, an illiterate Aboriginal man, has walked free today after a court found he was wrongly jailed for manslaughter. He had been serving a seven-year sentence over the death of Josh Warneke in Broome.
Calls To Crack Down On Pre-insolvency Advisers
There is increasing concern among liquidators about the rise of so-called pre-insolvency advisers. Some rogue advisers help troubled businesses strip their assets and prey on vulnerable company directors, who are prepared to do anything to avoid financial ruin.
Banks Warn New Levy Will Be Passed On To Customers
Banks are warning that the cost of a new levy announced in last night's budget will be passed on to shareholders and customers.
Richard Painter On The Sacking Of FBI Director James Comey
Donald Trump's sacking of FBI director James Comey is an "abuse of power" that will "result in a crisis with Congress", the chief White House ethics lawyer during the George W Bush administration, Richard Painter, tells 7.30.
Performing In China's First Ever Burlesque Club
Jenevieve Chang grew up in a strict suburban Chinese-Australian family, working hard and excelling at school. Just a few years later she was performing in China's first ever burlesque club. The dancer has just released a memoir called The Good Girl of Chinatown.
Will The Budget's Housing Affordability Measures Work?
Last night treasurer Scott Morrison announced various measures he claims will put downward pressure on house prices. But will the plan work?
Panellists include: Fiona Nash - Rural Health Minister, Catherine King - Shadow Health Minister, Neil Mitchell - Radio Broadcaster, Grace Collier - IR commentator and columnist The Australian and Dave Oliver - ACTU Secretary.
Panellists include: John Hewson - Former leader of the Liberal Party, Amanda Rishworth - South Australian Labor MP, John Stackhouse - Visiting Christian Scholar, Michael Ware - War correspondent and filmmaker and Alex Oliver - Director, Polling Program - Lowy Institute.
Stories include, 'Soldiers charged over deadly Afghan raid', 'Gillard unveils climate change committee', 'Milne takes place on climate committee', 'Australian athletes touch down in Delhi', 'Settlement row threatens Mid East peace talks', 'US government spending critical voter issue', 'New Labour leader denies leaning to left', 'Pies, Collingwood get another shot at glory'.
The story, 'Save our kids', meets a group of Aussie kids who are struggling and looking for a fresh start at life with the help of Youth Insearch. The story, 'Extreme waves', heads to Tasmania for some of the biggest, killer waves and meets a group of Aussies who are teaching surfers about the skills they need to survive. The story, 'Beneath Gallipoli', details ninety-five years on, our Aussies are on a hunt to uncover the secrets of Gallipoli. The story, 'Food for thought', investigates Pfizer, one of Australia's most popular baby formulas which fails to mention GM on its packaging.
Stories include, 'Immigration boss pleads for more staff', 'Business spooked by call for carbon tax', 'Former Socceroos captain arrested in Dubai', 'Keelty testifies in Rush's last-ditch appeal', 'Police probe claims church covered up abuse', 'Tea Party wins rattle Republicans', 'Tea Party shakes up US elections', 'Pope touches down in Britain', 'Ex-Khmer Rouge leaders face genocide trial'.
Stories include, 'Carbon tax deal within a week and a half', 'Greece close to vote on austerity measures', 'Taliban claims credit for hotel attack', 'Protests erupt in Egypt over pace of reform', 'Gang feud feeds public safety fears', 'Brown prepares for Greens' Senate power', 'Ownership report a return to bad policies', 'Children in detention pledge narrowly met'.
Stories include, '200 still missing in quake-torn Christchurch', 'Carbon tax a conspiracy against the people: Abbott', 'Wong and Hunt debate carbon pricing', 'Fighting escalates in Libya', 'International condemnation of Libya grows', 'Libyans fly pre-Gaddafi flag', 'Bodies in Barrels' story told in film', 'Discovery launch marks beginning of the end'.
Stories include, 'Gaddafi disconnected from reality', 'Garnaut makes case for agriculture in climate tax', 'ASIO delays assessment of 900 asylum seekers', 'Cairns narrowly escaped disaster from TC Yasi', 'Maupin publishes eighth City novel'.
Stories include, 'Labor analyses Queensland demolition', 'Queensland Labor struggles to regroup', 'ALP lost Qld on the carbon tax: Joyce', 'Huawei blocked from NBN on security ground', 'Obama challenges North Korea to pursue peace' and 'Obama's health system on trial'.
Stories include, 'Government to film Malaysia flight as warning', 'Fake bomb an elaborate extortion attempt', 'High-speed rail network back in consideration', 'Climate department threat 'typical': Gillard', 'Tiger to remain grounded for some time', 'CCS fails to deliver on promise', 'Lagarde faces abuse of power allegations', 'Syria allows opposition parties'.
Stories include, 'Towns face nervous wait as floodwater rises', 'Forbes prepares for flood peak', 'Australia faces drug shortages: experts', 'Smith defends criticism of ADFA chief', 'Romney fails to end Republican race', 'Conservatives will back Romney after race: strategist', 'China breaks silence on Tibetan self-immolations' and 'ACTU boss Jeff Lawrence to resign'.
Stories include, 'Opposition underwhelmed by tough budget promise', 'Doctor tells of detention centre suicide attempts', 'Murdoch hits back at sabotage allegations', 'IPCC urges governments to plan for disasters', 'The complexities of energy delivery', 'Congressman protests shooting of unarmed Martin', 'Surf lifesaving community mourns death' and 'Surfing world loses pioneer Peterson'.
Stories include, 'Afghan soldier injures three diggers', 'News Ltd changing of the guard as Hartigan resigns', 'Iran accused of working towards nuclear weapons', 'Silvio Berlusconi promises to go', 'Workers picket Baiada poultry plant', 'Ambassador: Afghan attacks "isolated incidents"', 'Reprieve for boy with autism facing deportation' and 'Cyber security a top priority'.
Stories include, 'Britain moves to spy on telecommunications', 'Burma still faces obstacles to democracy', 'Canberra debates meaning of tax', 'O'Farrell drawn into Star Casino affair', 'Fiji declares emergency as four dead', 'Accident victim wrongly declared dead', 'Community groups fight income management trial' and 'Indigenous music pioneer Jimmy Little dies'.
Stories include, 'Thomson speech a desperate act', 'Gillard pledges $250m aid to Afghanistan', 'Afghanistan very tricky for Obama', 'Australian faces possible death penalty in Malaysia', 'Thomson should have spoken sooner: Oakeshott', 'Court told doctor used infected needles on patients', 'BHP miners prepare to strike over pay deal', 'Qantas confirms 500 engineering job losses' and 'Yemeni soldier kills 96 with suicide bomb'.
Stories include, 'Visionary Steve Jobs succumbs to cancer', 'Australian teenager arrested in Bali for majijuana', 'Indonesia makes no comment on arrested teenager', 'Qantas staff cancel strike', 'Jobs forum focuses on manufacturing problems', 'Alleged people smugglers arrested by AFP', 'Sarah Palin rules out Presidential nomination' and 'Jobs "more showman than geek": Daisey'.
Stories include, 'O'Farrell takes NSW in historic landslide', 'Guilty verdict in bridge murder', 'Libyan rebels make rapid advances', 'Radioactive water found at Fukushima', 'Sartor: Administration lost the plot', 'Government gains independents' support for NBN', 'Thai women resort to home abortions'.
Stories include, 'NATO steps up pressure on Moamar Gaddafi', 'Taliban ambush claims 24th Australian life', 'Obama meets with Queen Elizabeth II', 'UN official questions legality of Malaysia deal', 'We need rapid decarbonisation: Bandt', 'Republicans need fresh Obama contender', 'Tornado-flattened city braces for more'.
Stories include, 'Record high wave activity off Townsville', 'Innisfail expects full force of Yasi', 'Yasi storm surge likely to inundate coast', 'Cairns may escape worst of Cyclone Yasi', 'Coast may see worst-case scenario', 'Thorpe relaunches Olympic ambitions', 'Mubarak will not contest next elections', 'Egypts' future very uncertain'.
Stories include, 'New Zealand mourns Pike River miners', 'Mine town feeling it in their guts: vicar', 'USA joins South Korea for military exercises', 'Government wins over senators to Telstra bill', 'We had to wait for the ACCC: Conroy', 'Bluefin tuna protection increased', 'Report finds Timor Sea oil spill was avoidable'.
Stories include, 'Carbon package passes in tumultuous session', 'New Zealand fears grounded ship will sink', 'Windsor proud to be involved with carbon bills, 'Burma begins releasing prisoners of conscience', 'Israel to exchange 1,000 Palestinians for imprisoned soldier', 'Iran denies ambassador assassination plot', and 'Military no better than Mubartak: El-Mahdi'.
Stories include, 'Gillard government faces pokie fight-back', 'ANZ chief attacks weak Gillard government', 'US government closer to bankruptcy', 'McMurtrie: the difference is half a per cent', 'Charges laid over student visa bribery scam', 'Inquest criticises police investigation', 'El-Gamaty: Time is on the revolution's side', 'Book helps children confront reality of suicide', 'Dave Graney launches his memoirs'.
Stories include, 'Queensland flood waters recede', 'Election called for September 14', 'The big winners from Australia's night of movie awards', 'Costello to join Nine board', 'Syrian horror', 'China to be third largest nuclear power' and 'Election called early to put focus on policy'.
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