De-radicalising Potential Terrorists
We've all seen the way terrorists are now choosing weapons such as vehicles and knives, and in some cases police have failed to identify attackers despite red flags. Is it really possible to identify and turn around people who've been radicalised?
Australia Sets Economic Growth Record
Today Australia became a world record-holder on economic growth. It sounds like something to celebrate, yet treasurer Scott Morrison adopted a very sober tone.
Britain Heads To The Polls
When UK Prime Minister Theresa May called the election six weeks ago she had a record 22 point lead. According to one poll this week that's narrowed to just 1 point over her Labour opponent, Jeremy Corbyn.
Mendelsohn On Success, Star Wars And Australia
Australian actor Ben Mendelsohn joins 7.30 to discuss his international success, being in Star Wars, his years out of work and what he misses about Australia.
What happens when grandparents are left holding the baby? Grandparents are now the most popular form of child care in Australia. They are busily babysitting nearly half of Australia's young children. But how much should be expected of grandparents when it comes to raising the kids? This week on Insight, we hear from grandparents, parents and grandchildren on the highs and lows of grandparents looking after the kids.
Stories include: 'Parkour: Jump first, ask later', 'Dairy farmers denied access to drug that treats deadly parasite', 'Stem cell marketer referred to police over 'predatory' approaches to MS and cancer patients'
PARKOUR: JUMP FIRST, ASK LATER
From the streets of western Sydney to performing at the Opera House, meet six diverse young people with a love for the urban pursuit known as 'Parkour' - running, jumping, and climbing through city obstacles.
DAIRY FARMERS DENIED ACCESS TO DRUG THAT TREATS DEADLY PARASITE
Cows are suffering and dying from bovine anaemia because farmers are being denied access to a drug which has been approved in at least 20 countries, dairy owners and a veterinary doctor in eastern Victoria say.
STEM CELL MARKETER REFERRED TO POLICE OVER 'PREDATORY' APPROACHES TO MS AND CANCER PATIENTS
A Gold Coast stem cell marketer who charges patients up to $44,000 up front for clinically untested treatments has been referred to authorities for unethical and exploitative practices.
Woman Tricked Into Laundering Money 'Ignored' When She Reported It
A woman who was tricked into laundering money for foreign criminals says she was ignored by a national agency set up to streamline investigations of cyber crime.
Josh Frydenberg Discusses Today's Energy Security Meeting
Federal energy minister Josh Frydenberg joins Hayden Cooper to discuss today's energy security meeting.
Brad Tucker On The Likelihood Of A Human Colony On Mars
Astrophysicist Dr Brad Tucker joins Hayden Cooper to discuss the likelihood of a human colony on Mars by 2022.
Aboriginal Man's Story Of Nuclear Bomb Survival Told With Virtual Reality
In an unlikely collision of cultures, state of the art 3D film technology is bringing an Aboriginal man's unique tale of nuclear bomb survival to audiences across Australia.
New Email Scandal Rocks Clinton Campaign
Professor Simon Jackman, head of the US Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, joins 7.30 to explain the new email scandal rocking the Clinton campaign.
Push For Lifelong Visa Ban On Those In Offshore Detention
The Federal Government is pushing to introduce a lifelong visa ban on asylum seekers and refugees in offshore detention.
What It Takes To Win The Melbourne Cup
With Hartnell the favourite to win tomorrow's Melbourne Cup, jockey James McDonald shows 7.30's Andy Park what it takes to succeed.
Pell Failed To Care For Abuse Victims, Royal Commission Told
Cardinal George Pell and other senior officials failed to exercise proper care for children in a Melbourne parish by not acting on information of sexual misconduct by a paedophile priest, according to final submissions to the royal commission into child abuse.
'If We'd Known We Would Have Had The Birth In Hospital'
The father of a baby who died during a home birth lays part of the blame on a "communication problem" with doctors.
Rag'N'bone Man On His Influences, Working As A Carer And His New Album
English musician Rag'N'Bone Man discusses his influences, working as a carer for people with autism and his debut album.
Brandis On The High Court Challenges Over Senators Day And Culleton
Attorney-General George Brandis discusses the proposed High Court challenges to the Senate positions of Bob Day and Rod Culleton.
Election Of Day And Culleton To Be Challenged In High Court
The election of ex-Senator Bob Day from Family First and Senator Rod Culleton from One Nation is to be challenged in the High Court.
Turnbull On The Asylum Seeker Deal With The US
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull joins 7.30 to discuss Australia's new asylum seeker deal with the US.
Family Caught In Middle Of Asylum Seeker Deal
A family has become caught in the middle of Australia's new asylum seeker deal with the US. While most of the family is in Australia, the father is on Manus Island and may be sent to America.
Trump Says Americans Have Nothing To Fear
Donald Trump has implored his supporters to stop bullying minorities and says Americans have nothing to fear from his presidency.
A Generation Of Australians Wondering If They'll Ever Have A Full-time Job
Young people are leaving schools and universities to a world where the chances of finding full time work is at its lowest since the world plunged into recession in the global financial crisis of 2008. Graduate teacher Rebecca Gallagher speaks to 7.30 about search for a job in the education sector.
Richard Di Natale On Parliamentary Entitlements
Greens leader Richard Di Natale joins 7.30 to discuss parliamentary entitlements and why he thinks there needs to be a national anti-corruption watchdog.
Evil Angels Author John Bryson On The Death Of Michael Chamberlain
John Bryson, author of the book Evil Angels: The Disappearance Of Azaria Chamberlain, joins 7.30 to discuss the death of Michael Chamberlain.
Ms Dhu Focus Of New Song By The Cat Empire's Felix Riebl
Relatives of Ms Dhu, the young Aboriginal woman whose death in custody sparked protests around the country, hope a new song by Cat Empire singer Felix Riebl will put attention back on her case.
Woman Fights To Get Stolen Selfie Removed From Porn Sites
A young woman who had her photo stolen off social media and used in porn websites is calling on regulators to crack down on an emerging practice known as 'parasite' or 'morph' porn.
CCTV Clears Australian Man Framed For Philippines Drug Deal
CCTV vision obtained by 7.30 shows the moment an Australian man living in the Philippines was arrested by police and falsely accused for dealing drugs.
Musician Glen Hansard On Winning An Oscar, Busking And Following Your Dreams
Irishman Glen Hansard is a musical rarity - a solo performer who grosses in the millions as a troubadour, while maintaining his independence from record labels. He spoke to 7.30 while in Australia for his latest tour.
Martin O'Malley On The US Presidential Election
Martin O'Malley, former governor of Maryland, joins Leigh Sales to discuss the US presidential election.
Teammates Tell Of Shock Over Michael Quinn's Child Sex Crimes
Teammates of Michael Quinn, the Melbourne amateur rugby union player convicted of child sex crimes in the US, say they feel horror and anger towards their former friend and have been targeted by online trolls since his arrest.
Lloyd Williams On His Melbourne Cup Win
Lloyd Williams, owner of today's Melbourne Cup-winning horse Almandin, joins 7.30 to discuss the race.
Senator Bob Day's Election Called Into Question
It has emerged Family First Senator Bob Day may not have been qualified to run for parliament at the July federal election.
Hospital Knew Of Low Chemo Doses, Doctor Claims
Dr John Grygiel, the man at the centre of the low dose chemotherapy controversy surrounding Sydney's St Vincent's Hospital, claims the hospital knew of his treatment for nearly a decade.
The story, 'Cyber war', explains the silent, covert battle, waged in the secrecy of cyberspace for the control of our information and data. The story, 'The Guru Busters', meets the Guru Busters - dedicated to exposing India's thousands of spiritual shonks and shysters. The story, 'Trouble in paradise', tells the rapid growth and high unemployment in the Gold Coastwhich has caused increased criminal activity.
The story, 'Australian rabies', the deadly threat of rabies has reached our shores. Earlier this year, the Australian Bat Lyssavirus claimed its third human victim. The story, 'Scammed', looks at the latest scam called black money. The story, 'Search for truth', speaks with Anthony and Chrissie Foster's daughters who were sexually abused by a school priest from 1987 - 1992 and they continue to search for answers.
Dateline travels with Peter Greste's brother Andrew on his mercy dash from Australia to Cairo to visit his brother in jail and lobby for his release; With little sign of an end to Thailand's deadly unrest, Dateline reports from the streets of Bangkok on the escalating crisis.
The story, 'Trail blaiser', meets Blaise Wyatt, who suffers from the cruelest form of cerebral palsy. A new and controversial treatment has seen an amazing transformation. The story, 'Cleveland's evil', details the story of an incredible rescue, joyous family reunions and enduring hope in the face of a lurking evil. The story, 'The lost pharaoh', renowned archaeologist John Romer believes he's found the tomb of the long lost Pharaoh, Herihor.
The story, 'Invisible threat', looks into the beginning of a new and frightening form of terrorism after the British soldier was run down by a car in London and then hacked to death with meat cleavers. The story, 'Rag trade', provides an inside look at third world factories where thousands of workers are making the cut-price clothes that we wear every day. The story, 'Inside Scientology', Jenna Miscavige Hill talks about her experience with the Church of Scientology a bright, unwelcome light upon the church and its behavior. The story, 'Tahlia's story', speaks with childhood stroke survivor Tahlia Dias.
The story, 'Wipe out', former surfing world champion Tom Carroll talks openly about the drug that nearly cost him his life, his ongoing battle to stay clean and the shocking family secret that would ironically help save him. The story, 'Great migration', follows the greatest movement of animals on the planet - one and a half million wildebeest migrating through some of Africa's most stunning wilderness. The story, 'One Direction', features an interview with boy band One Direction.
Zack Lamb has one of the most severe cases of Tourette Syndrome in the US - can drastic surgery help relieve his violent involuntary tics? With violent anti-government protests in Venezuela and the media repressed, citizen journalists report from the streets. With more people getting lost or injured in Scotland's mountains, meet the rescue team making the difference between life and death.
Stories include: 'Andrew Colvin discusses review into sexual harassment and bullying in the AFP', 'Renee Zellweger discusses Bridget Jones and the pressures of Hollywood', 'ADF admits soldier shouldn't have been included in East Timor anti-malaria drug trial', 'Australian mum caught up in Bali murder mystery'
ANDREW COLVIN DISCUSSES REVIEW INTO SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND BULLYING IN THE AFP
Leigh Sales is joined by Australian Federal Police Commissioner Andrew Colvin to discuss the review into sexual harassment and bullying.
RENEE ZELLWEGER DISCUSSES BRIDGET JONES AND THE PRESSURES OF HOLLYWOOD
Leigh Sales is joined by Renee Zellweger to discuss playing Bridget Jones again and the pressures of Hollywood.
ADF ADMITS SOLDIER SHOULDN'T HAVE BEEN INCLUDED IN EAST TIMOR ANTI-MALARIA DRUG TRIAL
The Australian Defence Force has acknowledged it accidentally exposed one of its soldiers to controversial anti-malarial drugs during trials in East Timor, despite the soldier having a medical history of mental illness which should have precluded his involvement.
AUSTRALIAN MUM CAUGHT UP IN BALI MURDER MYSTERY
The fate of two tourists, one of them an Australian woman, suspected of murdering a Balinese police officer is still uncertain. This afternoon disturbing new allegations were made by lawyers for the suspects, deepening the mystery of what happened last Tuesday night.
Protest Against Perth Freight Link
WA Labor says it will scrap plans for the Perth Freight Link if it wins the March state election.
How A Trade War Between US And China Would Affect Australia
Economists and China experts James Laurenceson and Tim Harcourt join 7.30 to discuss how a trade war between US and China would affect Australia.
Malcolm Turnbull Announces Crackdown On Parliamentary Entitlements
As Health Minister Sussan Ley resigned following her travel expenses scandal, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced a crackdown on parliamentary entitlements.
Nick Xenophon Discusses Compliance Body To Oversee Parliamentary Expenses
Senator Nick Xenophon joins 7.30 to discuss the announcement of a new compliance body to oversee parliamentary expenses.
Moses Sumney's Journey To Music
Soulful folk musician Moses Sumney was raised in America and Ghana and taught himself to sing by watching Ella Fitzgerald clips on YouTube. Now he's winning new fans in Australia at the Sydney Festival.
Is James Packer's Barangaroo Casino Business Model Broken?
In NSW there have been nothing but green lights for Crown's Barangaroo casino project. But now James Packer's vision is facing trouble. Crown staff in China marketing to wealthy gamblers have been arrested, a move which could threaten the entire business model the project was sold on.
Police Warn Against Vigilantism After Juvenile Crime In Townsville Soars
Police in Townsville are warning residents against lashing out at teenagers suspected of crime, after a spike in juvenile offences in the north Queensland city, now dubbed the state's crime capital.
Calls To Urgently Lift Teaching Standards
The latest NAPLAN results show literacy and numeracy levels in Australian schools have stalled and in some cases gone backwards.
Olivia Newton-John And John Farnham Together Again
Australian music legends Olivia Newton-John and John Farnham talk to Leigh Sales about their careers, the fans and singing together again.
How old is too old to have a child? This week on Insight we explore the trend of the older parenthood. Is it better late than never?
A 62-year-old Tasmanian woman recently became Australia's oldest new mother by giving birth to a baby girl after becoming pregnant with the help of IVF. It's her first child and her partner is 78 years old. The AMA president Dr Michael Gannon labelled the decision madness, selfish and wrong.
The policeman and the psychic, the story of an unusual bond. Why some women feel they can't run alone at night. Plus the relief - telling the world you have OCD. Presented by guest host Ellen Fanning. #TheLinkABC
Government Fights Compensation Claim Of Children Jailed As Adult People Smugglers
An Indonesian court is hearing a case for compensation brought by 115 Indonesian boys who were allegedly held in adult prisons and detention centres in Australia, some of whom had their ages determined using controversial wrist scanning technology.
Secret Recording Reveals Pauline Hanson Concerned Alleged Donation Of Plane Would Be Made Public
A new secret recording has emerged of Pauline Hanson, with the One Nation leader appearing worried the alleged donation of a light aircraft would be revealed, months before it became a public controversy.
Horse Trainers Speak Out About Alleged Culture Of Bullying In Racing Industry
Bindi Cheers, a champion horse trainer who made headlines last year when she disappeared for three days, has spoken out for the first time about an allegedly toxic culture of bullying and harassment in the racing industry.
BuzzFeed's Founder Jonah Peretti On The Organisation's Push Into Investigative Journalism
BuzzFeed's founder and CEO, Jonah Peretti, joins 7.30 to discuss the secrets of creating content that goes viral and the organisation's push into investigative journalism.
Tuesday's Dateline has an exclusive insight into the horrors of life within Australia's refugee centre at Manus Island in Papua New Guinea. Mark Davis speaks in detail to a detention centre whistleblower, who has explosive allegations of detainees being sexually abused and tortured by other asylum seekers. Dateline looks at the rising impact of global warming on Alaska, where communities face being lost underwater as the ice recedes.
Texas Senator Wendy Davis spoke for 11 hours to try and stop changes in abortion laws... Dateline looks at the fierce debate reignited in the US. Find out how North Korea creates the carefully choreographed image it wants to present, but what's life really like in the 'hermit kingdom'? Plus, Guatemala is one of the most violent places in Latin America, but the country's first female Attorney General is determined to change that.
Kandahar Police Chief Abdul Raziq has had 21 attempts on his life, but he's still determined to turn around Afghanistan's assassination capital. Also on the program, should sharks be culled to stop attacks? As Australian protesters say no, there's a very different view elsewhere in the Indian Ocean. Plus, 20 years on from the horrific Rwandan genocide, Dateline looks at the efforts to reconcile the past and find hope for the future. Finally, there are now over 1,000 different versions of Pharrell Williams' Happy video from around the world... Dateline looks at one from Africa.
Stories include, 'Former PM Kevin Rudd insulation scheme inquiry', 'Bill Shorten promises to defend pensioners, low-income earners, Medicare', 'Will "earn or learn" see young fall through the cracks?' and 'Purple bears draw tourists from near and far to small Tassie farm'.
Stories include: 'Libbi Gorr joins Derryn Hinch on his first day in Parliament as a Senator', 'Phone app connects people with disabilities to carers with shared interests', 'Same-sex marriage plebiscite debate overshadows economic plan', 'Christopher Pyne discusses same-sex marriage plebiscite'
LIBBI GORR JOINS DERRYN HINCH ON HIS FIRST DAY IN PARLIAMENT AS A SENATOR
Libbi Gorr joins Derryn Hinch on his first day in Parliament House as a Senator.
PHONE APP CONNECTS PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES TO CARERS WITH SHARED INTERESTS
People with a disability are gaining greater control over their care thanks to a new phone app and the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
SAME-SEX MARRIAGE PLEBISCITE DEBATE OVERSHADOWS ECONOMIC PLAN
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's economic plan is currently being overshadowed by debate on the same-sex marriage plebiscite.
CHRISTOPHER PYNE DISCUSSES SAME-SEX MARRIAGE PLEBISCITE
Leader of the House Christopher Pyne joins Leigh Sales from Canberra to discuss the same-sex marriage plebiscite.
NSW Premier Mike Baird Reverses His Decision To Ban Greyhound Racing
NSW Premier Mike Baird has reversed his decision to ban greyhound racing in the state. And it's been revealed he dined with influential broadcaster, Alan Jones, the night before it was announced.
Inquest Into Abusive Treatment Of Juveniles At Don Dale Detention Centre Gets Underway
A royal commission into the treatment of juveniles in the Don Dale Detention Centre in Darwin gets underway. But there are concerns it could devolve into an expensive talk-fest and that authorities believe they already have the answers.
Stories include: 'Moana Hope and Susan Alberti talk about the emerging women's AFL competition', 'No alcohol or illegal drugs found in system of Indigenous woman who died in police custody: report', 'Greens MP Jeremy Buckingham calls for major reform of the NSW branch', 'Singulair, Montelukast: Asthma medication linked to serious psychotic episodes in children'
MOANA HOPE AND SUSAN ALBERTI TALK ABOUT THE EMERGING WOMEN'S AFL COMPETITION
Two pioneers of the women's AFL competition talk about the next year's new elite competition and equality.
NO ALCOHOL OR ILLEGAL DRUGS FOUND IN SYSTEM OF INDIGENOUS WOMAN WHO DIED IN POLICE CUSTODY: REPORT
The family of Indigenous woman Rebecca Maher are desperately seeking answers about how their daughter died in NSW police custody, after they sighted a report saying no illegal drugs or alcohol had been found in her system.
GREENS MP JEREMY BUCKINGHAM CALLS FOR MAJOR REFORM OF THE NSW BRANCH
Senior NSW Greens MP, Jeremy Buckingham, has broken ranks and called for reform of the state party, saying it's led by unaccountable officials. In response, he's been attacked by other Green MPs and members, who say he should be expelled for talking to the media.
SINGULAIR, MONTELUKAST: ASTHMA MEDICATION LINKED TO SERIOUS PSYCHOTIC EPISODES IN CHILDREN
There are growing concerns a common form of chewable asthma treatment is causing suicidal thoughts and depression in children as young as four.
Greg Hunt On Suicide Prevention
Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt joins 7.30 to discuss the expansion of the government's suicide prevention trial.
'Staggering' Number Of Alleged Incidents Of Sexual Abuse In Catholic Church Revealed
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has released an analysis of every Catholic diocese and order in the country.
Cory Bernardi To Leave Liberals And Form New Conservative Party
Tomorrow South Australian Senator Cory Bernardi will announce he's quitting the Liberals and forming a new conservative party.
Community Calls For Help After Spate Of Youth Suicides
Desperate families are calling for help to end a spate of youth suicides around Grafton, with at least six teens having taken their own lives in the past 12 months.
Triggs On The Debate Over 18C
Human Rights Commissioner Gillian Triggs joins 7.30 to discuss the debate over Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act.
Turnbull Endorses Review Of Race Hate Laws
The Prime Minister is endorsing a call by some Government MPs for a parliamentary review of Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act.
Clinton Woos The Women's Vote
Hillary Clinton is spending the last days of the US election campaign beefing up her support amongst women.
Quilty Confronts Syrian Refugee Crisis
Artist Ben Quilty and author Richard Flanagan make a harrowing trip to Europe and the Middle East to witness first-hand the Syrian refugee crisis.
The story, 'Mary's miracle', comedienne Mary Coustas and her husband George Betsis - are finally happy parents to a healthy baby girl. The story, 'The killing cove', you've seen the horrific pictures of the dolphin killing cove in Japan but now there's a bigger prize being hunted. The story, 'Rembering Levi', 60 Minutes pays tribute to Levi, the little boy who made us laugh and cry, and lived every moment he could.
Environmentalists say huge fishing vessels are plundering the Indian Ocean, threatening traditional livelihoods, so what's really happening on the high seas? Also, is Jesus alive and well and living in Siberia? Meet the former traffic cop now attracting thousands of followers as the son of God. Plus, Japan gave up its military power after the war, but with renewed tensions nearby, there's fierce debate over how it should defend itself.
The story, 'Fatal call', Sarah Durazza was a 26-year-old woman with the world at her feet. She made a phone call while driving, distracted, distressed and, in a split second, her life ended. The story, 'The girl', in 1977, Hollywood director and producer Roman Polanski drugged and raped a 13-year-old girl at the home of actor Jack Nicholson. Now, Samantha tells her story. The story, 'Curse of the bounty', the second HMS Bounty sank last year after deliberately sailing into Hurricane Sandy - one of the worst storms ever recorded. The story, 'Genetic curse', Elisha Neave was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Doctors in Australia said there's nothing more they can do for Elisha, but the Neave family raised the money to send her to Germany for ground-breaking treatment.
In Part 2 of Insight's Bloodlines special, we take you to the Asia Pacific region and talk to relatives of Harry Truman, Hideki Tojo, and Weary Dunlop on the legacy and influence their ancestors have on the present day.
The story, 'Seventh heaven', meets Philip Sharp a polygamous and proud of it. The story, 'Zahra's killer', features an interview with Elisa Baker the stepmother who murdered Australian girl Zahra Baker. The story, 'Nuclear paradise', the Montebello Islands off the coast of Western Australia were used by the British Navy to conduct nuclear bomb tests back in the 1950s. But now the islands have made a breathtaking comeback.
Christopher Hill On North Korea's Nuclear Ambitions
Former US ambassador to South Korea and Iraq, Christopher Hill, joins 7.30 to discuss the threat of North Korea's nuclear ambitions.
Commentator Jim Maxwell Returns To Test Cricket Coverage After Stroke
Veteran ABC commentator Jim Maxwell returned to Test cricket coverage today after suffering a stroke last year.
Laurie Lawrence On The High Number Of Drownings
There has been an unusually high number of drownings in Australia this summer - 21 nationally in the past fortnight. Former Olympic coach Laurie Lawrence joins 7.30 to discuss the issue.
Concerns NDIS Problems In ACT Could Spread
There are fears the ACT's problems with the NDIS - higher than expected enrolments, participants saying there are not enough support workers, and care providers saying the pay rates are too low - could flow on to other states and territories.
Rooftop Solar Could Threaten SA's Energy Security
Following the state-wide blackout earlier this year, experts warn that another threat to South Australia's energy security could come from the rapid uptake in rooftop solar.
Government Hopes To Pass Industrial Relations Bills Before Christmas
The Government is hoping for some victories before the Christmas break and is trying to get Senate crossbenchers to pass the two bills used to call this year's double dissolution election.
Two Women Had Breasts Unnecessarily Removed After 'Tragic Error'
Two women had their breasts removed unnecessarily after being misdiagnosed with cancer at the Royal Darwin Hospital.
Timberlake On Trolls, Embracing Failure And Coming To Terms With His Career
Justin Timberlake is in Australia to promote his new animated film Trolls, for which he voiced one of the lead characters and oversaw the soundtrack. He talked to 7.30 about the film, pushing himself out of his comfort zone and coming to terms with his career.
The Labor Party, The Chinese Property Developer, And The Seat In Parliament
What went on when Eric Roozendaal quit NSW politics, who pulled the strings to fill his upper house seat and did a Chinese property developer have any influence?
Adani Announces Carmichael Coal Mine Funding
Indian conglomerate Adani has announced it will proceed with its Carmichael coal mine in Queensland. Locals hope the go-ahead will mean boom times for the economy around Bowen.
Dealing With Child Sex Abuse Trauma
Elise Worthington was given given special access to see how the Child Sex Abuse Unit deals with the trauma inflicted on children, families and police working on sex abuse cases.
Brighton Attack Shows A New Method Of Terror
The Brighton killing appears to be a new kind of terror attack, with the gunman using a private meeting to create a public spectacle. And it shows that terror attacks can now be carried out almost spontaneously by lone wolf attackers, with little preparation.
Bodybuilding Grandmother Smashes Stereotypes
It could be time for a dramatic rethink of the way we stay fit and healthy in our latter years. Grandmother Janice Lorraine, 74, lifts weights and is still competing on the bodybuilding circuit, often against people 20 years younger.
Finkel Plan Under Fire From Coalition Party Room
The report by chief scientist Alan Finkel on securing the national energy market faces opposition from the Coalition party room.
Environment Minister Discusses The Finkel Review
After a long and fiery party room meeting about the Finkel Review on carbon emissions, Energy and Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg, talks to 7.30.
Victoria Rejects Commonwealth Welfare Drug Test Plan
The Victorian government says it won't take part in the federal government's planned trial to drug test welfare recipients. The state says the plan is "cheap, populist nonsense".
Calls For Sussan Ley To Be Sacked Over Travel Expenses Scandal
Health Minister Sussan Ley is fending off calls for her to be sacked from Cabinet for a series of taxpayer-funded trips to the Gold Coast.
Ian Mcallister On Why People Are Losing Faith In Politicians
Political scientist Professor Ian McAllister from ANU on why Australians are losing faith in politicians.
How One Mum Explained Her Cancer To Her Young Son
When Jo Wallace was diagnosed with cancer her first concern was for her family, especially her youngest son, seven-year-old Charlie. How would he cope with what was happening to his mum?
Surf Lifesavers Taking High-Tech Approach To Water Safety
In Queensland surf lifesavers are taking a high-tech approach to water safety. Volunteers and lifeguards report real time conditions into a central computer system so they can better respond when things go wrong.
Concerns Metadata Could Be Used In Civil Cases, Including Divorce
Private phone and internet metadata collected under the government's data retention scheme could be used in divorce cases or to combat internet piracy, law experts warn, as telcos launch a fresh push to change the laws.
Indonesia Backs Down Over Suspension Of Military Cooperation
A reference to West Papuan independence in SAS teaching materials outraged a visiting Indonesian special forces officer, leading to a suspension of all military cooperation. Today that decision appears to have been overturned.
Tim Finn On His Two Sydney Festival Productions
Musician Tim Finn joins 7.30 to discuss his two productions in this year's Sydney Festival. One is a musical theatre adaptation of a novel called Ladies In Black and the other is a work of performance art called The Fiery Maze.
Mobile Classroom Helping Young Offenders
A teacher ready to travel and a van fitted out as a classroom. It's the innovative approach to young offenders that's finding success in Tasmania.
Insight returns for 2010 on Tuesday 23 February at 7.30pm with the Australian of the Year, Patrick McGorry. Hear him speak out about the state of mental health. And find out how he helps young Australians at risk.
The story, 'Emma', looks into gender dysphoria. The story, 'Everest ER', visits "Everest ER" - a tiny tent where volunteer doctors try to rebuild broken bodies, and shattered dreams. The story, 'Outback hope', meets a legendary Queensland horse whisperer giving back to the people who helped make his family prosperous.
Leigh Sales hosts the budget special with coverage and updates from political editor Chris Uhlmann in Canberra, including live interviews with Treasurer Wayne Swan and Shadow Treasurer Joe Hockey and a panel of experts to analyse and debate the budget and its implications.
The story, 'Mother Mary', speaks with Mary Coustas and her husband George about IVF treatment, miscarriages and how they dealt with their grief. The story, 'Asylum seeker', features an interview with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. He talks about thoughts of escape, running for the Australian Senate and how long he can sustain his diplomatic stand-off. The story, 'Bon voyage', looks at Voyager 1, 36 years later it is now 18 billion kilometres from Earth. It's by far the furthest a manmade object has ever travelled.
With 400,000 prostitutes in Germany, Dateline takes a camera inside the country's mega-brothels, but have its liberal laws gone too far?; Demand for plastic surgery in Brazil has risen sharply as cut-price and even government-funded surgery becomes affordable for all, and; Jamal Osman retraces his long journey from Somalian refugee to UK journalist and finds many more still trying to make the trip.
The recent spate of rapes in India has shocked the world, but it's been the subsequent reaction of authorities that's proved just as shocking for many. Plus, while unrest in Egypt drives away tourists, tomb raiders are moving in to loot the historic sites of their treasures.
Detained Australian journalist Peter Greste is set to hear the verdict in his Egyptian trial on Monday; Les Murray, is one of Australia's most familiar faces, but life could have turned out very differently and; an eccentric US multi-millionaire has captured a nation's imagination - sparking a hunting craze that's spread from coast to coast.
Colorado is the first US state to legalise cannabis and business is growing, but opponents say so is the number of people dependent on the drug; Cruise ships visiting Vanuatu should have brought prosperity to islanders, but Dateline asks why they're seeing so little benefit and; with strict sanctions on Iran, smuggling has become the only way for many to make a living, but it can be a dangerous business.
The story, 'Space oddity', meets Chris Hadfield an astronaut that's been to space three times - including six months as Commander of the International Space Station. The story, 'Life after death', as science and technology rapidly advance, we're being faced with greater ethical dilemmas. Now it's about life after death. The story, 'Lucky Betty', her life began in the grimy cell of a Sydney police station. She was born dependent on drugs and abandoned by her biological mother after just seven weeks. Then Betty was adopted by a holocaust survivor John Saunders and along with Frank Lowy, started the giant Westfield shopping empire.
The story, 'Reasonable doubt', details how in 2003 Kathleen Folbigg was found guilty of killing her three babies and one toddler. Now leading experts believe she should be set free because multiple infant deaths in the one family, while rare, can and have happened around the world. The story, 'Ancient giants', visits the Nullarbor Plain famous for its emptiness. However more than 50,000 years ago they resembled the plains of Africa where giant creatures, scientists call mega fauna, roamed the outback.
In the slums of Rio, gun toting gangsters are running their own version of the World Cup; Sarah visits the miracle school in one of Rio's most violent favelas and meets the inspiring teacher who's turning kids' lives around; Channel Four reporter Paraic O'Brien goes inside Britain First - the political party with dangerous intentions and; Les Murray, is one of Australia's most familiar faces, but life could have turned out very differently. See the final leg of Les's journey.
A million people are buried in mass graves on secretive Hart Island in New York, but why is it so difficult for bereaved families to visit their loved ones?; On the eve of Fiji's election, Dateline looks at the potential winners and losers in this crucial first poll since the 2006 military coup and; As the vote over Scottish independence divides UK opinion, Dateline follows the Yes and No campaigns as decision day looms.
Richard Painter Says Donald Trump Must Conform With Constitution
Richard Painter, chief ethics lawyer for former president George W Bush, tells 7.30 that President Donald Trump must conform with the constitution or he will be removed.
The Rise Of Gladys Berejiklian
Gladys Berejiklian today became premier of NSW after being elected unopposed by the Liberal government party room.
Victoria Announces Shake-Up Of Bail Laws After Tragedy On City Streets
The Victorian Government has announced a shake-up of the state's bail laws after it was revealed the man who allegedly drove his car at pedestrians last Friday was bailed and put back on the streets only six days before.
Punk Violinist Nigel Kennedy Returns To Australia
Classical music's bad boy, Nigel Kennedy, returns to Australia.
Donald Trump Attacks Media As Presidency Begins
The first days of Donald Trump's presidency have been marked by massive protests, accusations of lying and a war with the media.
Unwitting Clients Signed Up As Directors To Failing Businesses
A man under investigation by federal authorities over allegations he helped struggling companies avoid paying tax on more than $20 million of income was previously accused of defrauding property investors of millions of dollars.
Is Australia Ready For Driverless Cars?
As global high-tech companies rush to be the first to develop fully autonomous driverless cars, an Australian expert has warned they might be moving too fast.
Family First Senator Bob Day Quits
Family First Senator Bob Day has resigned from parliament after the collapse of his property business.
Jim Molan On The Battle For Mosul, Iraq
Jim Molan, retired major-general in the Australian Army, joins Leigh Sales to discuss the campaign to push Islamic State out of Mosul, Iraq.
Fight To Release Secret 'Palace Letters' About Whitlam Dismissal
Gough Whitlam's biographer has launched a legal bid to force the National Archives to open a secret trove of correspondence between the Queen and former Governor-General Sir John Kerr in the run-up to the dismissal of the Whitlam government in 1975.
Hopes New National Trans Camp Will Become Annual Event
Around 20 people have attended Australia's first Trans Camp in Hobart, getting practical advice and support on what many say can be a very scary journey.
Mark Coulton And Samantha Lee Debate The Adler Gun Ban
An import ban on the Adler lever-action shotgun will remain in place after state and territory ministers failed to reach an agreement on how to classify the weapon. Nationals MP Mark Coulton and Samantha Lee, chair of Gun Control Australia, join 7.30 to discuss the issue.
Diplomatic Battle Over Syria's Chemical Weapons Program
Pressure is building for action over Syria's use of chlorine as a weapon, with the report of a UN investigation due out overnight.
One Nation's Internal Battles Go Public
One Nation is struggling to keep some of its internal ructions private, with the leader Pauline Hanson and her WA representative Rod Culleton having a war of words via the media.
Meet The Six-year-old Studying Year 12 Physics
Parents and education experts say Australia's education system is failing gifted children and is in need of urgent change to help kids like six-year-old Ras Monroe, who is this year studying year 12 chemistry and physics.
Morrison On Superannuation Reforms
Treasurer Scott Morrison joins Leigh Sales to discuss how the new superannuation reforms will affect the budget.
Former Soldier Implicated In Scandal Wants Apology From Defence
A former soldier implicated in the so-called Jedi Council sex scandal, and who has since been cleared of any involvement, wants an apology from Defence.
China Using Cinema To Boost Soft Power
China is investing in its film industry in a bid to refashion its image on the international stage.
Stories include: 'Ford factory in Victoria closes', 'Mike Baird's leadership tested over greyhound racing ban', 'Richard Roxburgh on Cleaver Greene, failure and writing a kid's book', 'Final day of bank hearings'
FORD FACTORY IN VICTORIA CLOSES
The Ford factory in Victoria closes tomorrow leaving more than 600 workers out of jobs.
MIKE BAIRD'S LEADERSHIP TESTED OVER GREYHOUND RACING BAN
NSW Premier Mike Baird has experienced a stunning drop in popularity as the public and some of his colleagues turn against him over his decision to ban greyhound racing.
RICHARD ROXBURGH ON CLEAVER GREENE, FAILURE AND WRITING A KID'S BOOK
Richard Roxburgh is best known for his roles on the big and small screen. But recently he's been channelling his creativity in a new direction.
FINAL DAY OF BANK HEARINGS
The final day of bank hearings was nearly overshadowed by a public row between Attorney-General George Brandis and solicitor-general Justin Gleeson.
How Do You Get Kids Interested In Opera?
The music of Carmen is being performed at primary schools across Australia in an original, kid-friendly version of the opera called El Kid.
How Investment Affects The Housing Affordability Crisis
First home buyers have quickly become the casualties of Australia's generous tax concessions to investors, yet the Government is still resisting the push to overhaul negative gearing and other tax breaks.
Debt Management Agencies Accused Of Preying On The Vulnerable
The number of Australians in financial distress is on the rise and a new, largely unregulated industry has sprung up to profit from people struggling with household debts.
Paul Walker On The Suspected Chemical Weapon Attack In Syria
Green Cross International's Paul Walker is one of the world's leading experts in chemical weapons. He joins 7.30 to discuss the suspected chemical weapon attack in Syria.
Stories include: 'Tiahleigh Palmer's mother vows not to let daughter's death be in vain', 'Same-sex marriage plebiscite negotiations', ''The White Helmets'', 'Interview: Western Bulldogs Vice President, Sue Alberti,'
TIAHLEIGH PALMER'S MOTHER VOWS NOT TO LET DAUGHTER'S DEATH BE IN VAIN
Today Cindy Palmer, Tiahleigh Palmer's biological mother, spoke publicly for the first time since the 12 year old's body was discovered, vowing not to let her daughter's death be in vain.
SAME-SEX MARRIAGE PLEBISCITE NEGOTIATIONS
Next week Federal Attorney-General George Brandis and his Labor counterpart Mark Dreyfus will meet face to face to discuss the same-sex marriage plebiscite.
'THE WHITE HELMETS'
Prospects of a lasting ceasefire in Syria have collapsed again. Meanwhile, documentary 'The White Helmets' gives a close up view of the terrifying situation and the vital work of volunteers. Producer Joanna Natasegara speaks to 7.30.
INTERVIEW: WESTERN BULLDOGS VICE PRESIDENT, SUE ALBERTI,
Tomorrow night the GWS Giants and Western Bulldogs will play for the AFL preliminary finals. Regardless of which team wins, the showdown will be historic.
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