Shorten: 'I Don't Think I'll Be Facing Turnbull At The Next Election'
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten tells Leigh Sales he personally likes Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull but thinks the Liberal Party will drop him as leader before the next election.
Backpacker Tax Passed On Last Day Of Parliament
Tonight Parliament comes to a close for 2016 after the government got its backpacker tax passed thanks to a deal with the Greens.
Online Dating Scam Victims Fight Back
Cybercrime victims are hiring professional hackers and private investigators to get to the bottom of online scams that authorities refuse to touch.
Mothers Of Premature Babies At Higher Risk Of Depression Up To Eight Years Later
Mothers who do not receive psychological help after giving birth prematurely are five times more likely to suffer depression than those who do, even eight years after their children are born, a world-first study has found.
Inquiry Into Black Lung Gets Underway
Officials admitted they are struggling to understand what went wrong at day one of the inquiry into the failure to detect black lung in Queensland miners.
Brandis And Gleeson Called To Account At Inquiry
Today Attorney-General George Brandis and Solicitor-General Justin Gleeson were called to account for their stark differences in opinion. At the core of their dispute is a move by Senator Brandis to restrict the Solicitor-General from giving legal advice.
David Walsh On Leaked Medical Records Of Cyclist Bradley Wiggins
Sports writer David Walsh joins Hayden Cooper to discuss the leaked medical records of cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins.
Lisa Mitchell On Her New Album And Needing To Prove Herself After Idol
After rising to fame as a 16-year-old on Australian Idol, folk pop singer Lisa Mitchell leveraged the experience to forge a successful music career. Now 26, Mitchell today released her third album Warriors.
Stories include: 'Bitter dispute over Australia's performance at Rio', 'NT election likely to decide future of mandatory alcohol rehab scheme', 'Logan maths teacher wins award for inspiring female students', 'Simon Hollingsworth discusses Australia's performance in Rio', 'Richard Di Natale discusses the gay marriage plebiscite'
BITTER DISPUTE OVER AUSTRALIA'S PERFORMANCE AT RIO
The dissection of Australia's performance at the Rio Olympic Games has turned into a bitter dispute over the way sport is funded, and which sports hold the power.
NT ELECTION LIKELY TO DECIDE FUTURE OF MANDATORY ALCOHOL REHAB SCHEME
Tomorrow's election in the Northern Territory is likely to decide the future of its controversial mandatory alcohol rehabilitation scheme. 7.30 was given exclusive access to one of the mandatory treatment centres.
LOGAN MATHS TEACHER WINS AWARD FOR INSPIRING FEMALE STUDENTS
A maths teacher from one of southern Queensland's most disadvantaged areas has won a national award for inspiring female students.
SIMON HOLLINGSWORTH DISCUSSES AUSTRALIA'S PERFORMANCE IN RIO
Simon Hollingsworth, CEO of the Australian Sports Commission, joins Matt Wordsworth to discuss Australia's performance in Rio.
RICHARD DI NATALE DISCUSSES THE GAY MARRIAGE PLEBISCITE
Greens leader Senator Richard Di Natale joins Matt Wordsworth to discuss his party's decision not to support a plebiscite on gay marriage.
In an Australian exclusive, Reeva Steenkamp's parents speak about the Oscar Pistorius trial verdict. did the court really hear the whole story?; uruguay's President lives in a ramshackle farmhouse and gives away 90% of his salary. Dateline hears his remarkable life story and; Zack Lamb has one of the most severe cases of Tourette's in the US - Dateline returns to see if drastic surgery on his brain has worked.
The story, 'Turia Pitt', is a story of love, courage and inspiration. We have followed her recovery and now it's time for her to remove her mask. The story, 'The humpback', follows one of the animal kingdom's great comebacks an estimated 16,000 humpback whales are slowly but surely migrating north to breed and calve in Queensland's Hervey Bay. The story, 'Crude Solution', last Sunday, 60 Minutes revealed that two chemicals, which become highly toxic when mixed with oil, have been used in Australian waters to clean up two recent oil spills. Now we reveal that the Australian Maritime Safety Authority has changed its stance, but the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority is still refusing to act.
The story, 'Toxic flyer', investigates Aerotoxic Syndrome, which is caused by breathing contaminated cabin air. The story, 'Pain free', meets Ashlyn and Gabby who don't feel any physical pain. The story, 'Big blue', searches the turquoise waters of the Maldives to locate the blue whale. The story, 'Death defying', revisits Aussie Scott McLean who was nearly killed in a stunt that went terribly wrong in The Hangover Part 2.
The story, 'The coward's punch', investigates the one punch epidemic. The story, 'Slackline', takes you over the edge in what could easily be the most extreme sport on earth, slacklining. The story, 'Jungle fever', investigates Ayahuasca, an hallucinogenic cocktail made from jungle vines and everyone from Sting to Paul Simon is trekking deep into the Amazon to test its supposedly magic properties.
The story, 'Killer cure', looks at research on the verge of finding a cure for childhood cancer. The story, 'Flying' Ryan', meets 19-year-old Ryan Campbell. While other teenagers rarely venture from their bedrooms, Ryan has just returned from an epic airborne adventure that took him around the world. The story, 'Alicia Keys', features an interview with Alicia Keys.
The story, 'The Rolling Stones', half a century on they are the greatest rock 'n' roll band of all time. And they can't stop touring the world. The story, 'Print the future', investigates the benefits and concerns of 3D printing and explains how you can make anything your mind can imagine. The story, 'Frozen waterfalls', looks into ice climbing as a growing number of adventurous and audacious climbers around the world are now scaling frozen waterfalls.
It may look like any other rural community in the US, but nearly everyone in Florida's Miracle Village is a convicted child sex offender; Dateline reports on the world's most polluted river, choked with rubbish, sewage and chemicals, and poisoning local people and; the legacy of slavery in Jamaica is an impoverished nation...now there's a new demand for reparations from Britain.
Search For The Funniest School Kids In Australia
The Class Clowns project takes teenagers from different backgrounds and turns them into stand-up comedy stars, helping them become more resilient along the way.
DNA Scandal Prompts Convicted Murderer To Consider Appeal
Two scandals involving DNA evidence in WA have rocked the state's justice system. Now questions are being asked about the potential impact on 27 criminal cases where DNA evidence was used. And one convicted murderer is considering an appeal.
Sacked NSW RSL Chief Speaks Out Over Allegations Of Fraud And Theft
Recently sacked CEO of RSL NSW, Glenn Kolomeitz, reveals details of allegations of fraud and theft within one of Australia's most venerable institutions.
Massive Cyber Attack Exposes Critical Weaknesses Around World
A massive cyber attack has exposed critical weaknesses in businesses and government organisations around the world. Authorities say Australian companies seem to have escaped virtually unscathed, but security experts warn there are vulnerabilities here waiting to be exposed.
WA Shark Attack Sparks Fresh Calls For Culling
Shark attacks are nothing new in Australia ... But the death of 17 year old Laeticia Brouwer during a family holiday in Western Australia has re-ignited calls for a national plan to tackle the threat.
Peter Dutton Discusses The Government's Decision To Axe 457 Visas
The prime minister announced today that he's axing the controversial 457 visa program and replacing it with a new visa class which will have stricter criteria for foreigners who want to work in Australia. Immigration Minister Peter Dutton joined 7.30 to discuss the decision.
Crown To Build Australia's Tallest Skyscraper In Melbourne
Crown has won approval to build Australia's tallest skyscraper - an apartment tower and hotel next to its flagship casino in Melbourne. But the Victorian government is facing tough questions about why it bypassed its own planning laws to push through the massive development.
Virtuoso Violinist Joshua Bell Talks About His Australian Tour
Eighty years ago one of the finest musical instruments in the world was stolen from its owner, a rare prized Stradivarius violin, backstage at Carnegie Hall in New York. Now it lies in the hands of Joshua Bell, another virtuoso violinist, and together they're touring the country.
Brexit And US-Europe Relations
Jake Sullivan, a former security advisor to former US vice-president Joe Biden and a foreign policy advisor to Hillary Clinton during her presidential campaign, talks about how US President Donald Trump's election and the recent British poll will affect Brexit negotiations.
Logan Mayor To Face Corruption Watchdog
The mayor of Logan City Council will front Queensland's Crime and Corruption Commission over donations of $400,000 from Chinese and Taiwanese property developers before last year's council elections.
Can Theresa May Last As British PM?
After a disastrous election in which the ruling Conservatives lost their majority, questions are being asked about how long Theresa May can remain prime minister - even if she can cobble together a minority government.
Women And The Queen's Birthday Honours List
Despite progress in gender equality in Australian workplaces and boardrooms, the proportion of civil honours that go to women has barely moved in the last 40 years - around 30 percent. The government is aware of the problem but now there are calls for a greater commitment to change it.
Stories include, 'Iraqi asylum seeker 'Khaled' sent home as Department of Immigration is unable to rule out the possibility he might be at risk', 'Interview: Michael Ware, documentary maker and former foreign correspondent' and 'Interview: Geoff Cousins, Australian Conservation Foundation president'.
Stories include: 'South Australia's power crisis will be front and centre when State and Territory Energy Ministers converge in Canberra', 'The shocking revelations of alleged physical and mental abuse from within a Queensland youth detention centre', 'Interview: Professor Kerry Carrington, School of Justice, Queensland University of Technology'
SOUTH AUSTRALIA'S POWER CRISIS WILL BE FRONT AND CENTRE WHEN STATE AND TERRITORY ENERGY MINISTERS CONVERGE IN CANBERRA
As the renewable energy sector continues to grow, the Federal Government is seeking urgent solutions to ensure other states aren't hit by the same problems as South Australia.
THE SHOCKING REVELATIONS OF ALLEGED PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABUSE FROM WITHIN A QUEENSLAND YOUTH DETENTION CENTRE
A former inmate tells of frequent bashings and racial abuse at the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre in Queensland - a Lateline special report.
INTERVIEW: PROFESSOR KERRY CARRINGTON, SCHOOL OF JUSTICE, QUEENSLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
Matt Wordsworth speaks with Kerry Carrington, who has been studying youth justice in Queensland for many years and says the disproportionate number of Indigenous children in detention is at 'alarming levels'.
Stories include, 'Kevin Rudd steals the limelight', 'Family of dead teenager calls for synthetic drugs to be banned', 'U.S. Government spies on Facebook and Google users', 'Act Of Killing' and 'Friday Forum'.
A Dateline investigation reveals appalling conditions inside Nauru and Manus detention centres with new images and damning whistleblower accounts; After becoming virtually extinct in the US, wolves have been reintroduced, but what's celebration for some is tragedy for others and; India has high illiteracy, but a simple idea of showing Bollywood movies with subtitles is having a remarkable effect on reading skills.
The world around us is full of choice, but do you find yourself only dating a particular type? This week, Jenny Brockie hears from people who have particular racial preferences on who they are attracted to and why. We find out what science and sociology have to say about our sexual desires and look at whether racial stereotypes are at play - and whether that matters.
Stories include, 'Interview: Lateline Political Correspondent Tom Iggulden', 'Ten years on, London remembers train and bus bombing victims', 'Interview: London bombing survivor Gill Hicks' and 'Interview: Terrorism analyst Max Abrahms'.
This week, Living Black takes a look back at some of the high profile justice stories featured in the program during 2014. In this episode, we revisit Tasmania's controversial anti-protest laws, the issue of indefinite detention in WA and speak with the family of Mulrunji Doomadgee, more than a decade after their brother died in police custody on Palm Island in far north Queensland.
Stories include, 'Taxing times for some of the world's biggest multinationals', 'Interview: Assistant Treasurer Josh Frydenberg', 'Government reveals plan to slug motorists with fuel tax' and 'Farming the Bluefin Tuna could save it from extinction'.
Stories include, 'Gays to be jailed for life', 'Ukrainians want a new generation of clean politicians', 'Egyptian President resigns', 'Spruikers exploit the vulnerable', 'Morrison talks tough on asylum seekers', 'Arrest warrant issued for Viktor Yanukovych' and 'Sea Shepherd and whalers clash at sea'.
Stories include, 'Senate passes debt tax', 'ISIS within 60 kms of Baghdad', 'Wild Rivers declarations invalid', 'Lisa US and Iran have different long term goals for Iraq', 'Need to re-engage silent majority', 'Louisiana is world's biggest loser' and ' Workcover asked to investigate supplements'.
Stories include, 'Crash site shambles', ' Philip Williams in Grabovo, Ukraine - Rebels won't release train carriages', ' Lisa Millar at the United Nations - Russia could veto resolution', 'Justice may take time ', 'Aviation expert Captain Desmond Ross - Black boxes hold answers to MH17 crash', 'MH17 memorials', 'Palestinian death toll reaches 508' and ' Hayden Cooper from Gaza City - Israel attempting to destroy tunnels in Gaza'.
Stories include, 'World wide disgust over Islamic State video', 'Obama's reaction to Foley killing expected soon', 'Another death in Missouri', 'Less talk of emergency', 'Overthrow of Rudd destroyed two PMs', 'Company ordered to pay backpay' and 'Lawyer denies attempt to intimidate'.
Stories include, 'Winners and losers', 'Paying for parenting', 'Personal items sent to Netherlands', 'Israel declares seven hour ceasefire', 'Commemorations begin for WWI', 'Coping with the "afterwar"' and 'The enemy within'.
Stories include, 'Out of sight out of mind', 'Detention staff forced to give evidence', 'Mystery boats', 'FPA supports CBA Royal Commission', 'Children abusing children', 'Family of murdered woman sue police', 'Backpackers escape blaze', 'Israeli police and Palestinians clash in East Jerusalem', 'China and South Korea angry about Japan's defence plans', 'Heroin abuse out of control in US' and 'Kyrgios to play Raonic'.
Stories include, 'Experts call on computer coding to be taught to children in schools', 'Interview: Greg Miller, Vice President and General Manager of global partner operations, for the technology company SAP' and 'Interview: John Harwood, chief Washington Correspondent for CNBC and a political writer for the New York Times'.
Stories include, 'Environmentalists look for leadership from the new Malcolm Turnbull Government', 'Interview: Greg Hunt, Environment Minister', 'Chinese President Xi Jinping heads to Washington ahead of a meeting with Barack Obama, with the issue of cyber theft set to be high on the agenda' and 'Interview: Dmitri Alperovitch, co-founder and Chief Technical Officer at Crowdstrike'.
Stories include, 'Interview: Sussan Ley, Minister for Health, Aged Care and Sport', 'An Australian woman with a fashion sensibility inspired by Keith Richards becomes 'insta-famous' at the age of 60' and 'Panel: Sports journalist Rebecca Wilson and AFL commentator Drew Morphett'.
Stories include, 'Warnings over cold calling companies selling 'add-on' financial products for cars', 'Interview: Steve Ciobo, Trade Minister' and 'Interview: Jocelyn Moorhouse, film director and writer'.
Stories include: 'Should Australia hold a Plebiscite on same sex marriage, or should we skip straight to a Parliamentary vote?', 'The accidental cure for a disease that's threatening the koala population', 'Interview: Michael Kirby, former Justice of the High Court'
SHOULD AUSTRALIA HOLD A PLEBISCITE ON SAME SEX MARRIAGE, OR SHOULD WE SKIP STRAIGHT TO A PARLIAMENTARY VOTE?
We reveal the results of our most popular poll so far with more than 80,000 respondents on the same sex marriage debate.
THE ACCIDENTAL CURE FOR A DISEASE THAT'S THREATENING THE KOALA POPULATION
The koala population is a threatened species, in part because of the disease Chlamydia, but a microbiologist has devised a molecule which could lead to a major breakthrough in treating the animals.
INTERVIEW: MICHAEL KIRBY, FORMER JUSTICE OF THE HIGH COURT
Emma Alberici speaks with Michael Kirby who has become a high profile critic of a Plebiscite on the issue of same sex marriage.
Stories include, 'Clive's outburst condemned', 'Children freed', 'Young people politically engaged on-line', 'Budget a marathon not a sprint', 'Thirty arrested in Ferguson unrest', 'Handling of abuse complaints expected to take six months' and 'Buffalo for Vietnam'.
Stories include, 'Abbott modifies language', '400 million dollars to improve competitiveness', 'Intelligence sharing agreement still in place', 'The business of pot ', 'Interview with Vyacheslav Nikonov', 'High court challenge to turning back the boats', 'Unauthorised delivery' and 'Pilot dies in crash into Melbourne home'.
Stories include, 'Labor promises high speed rail', 'Sex and murder revealed in political trial', 'Weapons inspectors fired on', 'Caution needed in considering intervention in Syria', 'Drug users save lives', 'Penalty time out' and 'Fifth test abandoned'.
Stories include, 'Day 18 on the campaign trail', 'Committee finds Australia violates international law by detaining refugees', 'The Wikileaks Political Party in disarray', 'Syria's chemical carnage, the UN describes an alleged chemical weapons attack as a serious escalation', 'Researcher on Lebanon and Syria for Human Rights Watch, Lama Fakih', 'Army Private Bradley Manning found guilty of 20 offences including espionage' and 'James Hird seeks a Supreme Court injunction to stop the AFL Commission from hearing his case'.
Stories include, 'Palmer picks up three Senate seats', 'Rogue Afghan soldier expected to face murder charges', 'Disadvantage should be considered', 'US in second day of shutdown', 'Michael Duffy, Washington Bureau chief, Time Magazine', 'Israel prepared to go it alone on Iran' and 'More than one in four seniors are struggling'.
Stories include, 'David Kilcullen, former advisor to US General David Patreaus, joins Emma Alberici from New York', 'Untreated obesity should be treated as neglect', 'Washington police shoot dead woman driver', 'Italy mourns hundreds of migrants who drowned at sea', 'Cartoonist Art Spiegelman messes with our heads', 'Battered women may lose legal protection', 'Abuse victims demand answers from Catholic Church over draft police agreement' and 'US President Barack Obama cancels APEC appearance'.
New South Wales Police Vow To End Gang Warfare
After a wellknown Sydney crime figure was gunned down in a targeted shooting on Monday night, police have launched a new strike force to crack down on gangland violence.
Dying In The Comfort In Your Own Home
Lateline meets the dedicated palliative care workers helping Australians live out their final days, on their own terms.
The Aussie Kids Who Spend Their School Day In Nature
A recent report found lack of outdoor learning could have a serious impact on children's empathy, creativity and innovation. But Lateline reporter Imogen Brennan discovered one Australian school where kids spend their entire day in nature.
Interview: Catherine King, Shadow Health Minister
Emma Alberici speaks to shadow health minister Catherine King about leaked documents revealing a possible overhaul to the hospital system.
New Program Offers Fresh Approach To Housing For Dementia Sufferers
An innovative new model of dementia care in Australia is offering the simple pleasures of home to sufferers. Tierney Bonini reports.
Interview: Yvonne Van Amerongen, Hogewey Founder
Emma Alberici speaks to head of innovation at nursing home Hogeway in the Netherlands, Yvonne van Amerongen, about the gated village that houses residents with severe dementia.
AlphaGo: Can An Ancient Chinese Board Game Give Google The Keys To The Middle Kingdom?
Google is using the ancient Chinese board game known as Go in a public relations exercise, pitting artificial intelligence against the world champion - a 19-year-old prodigy. Its robot player has come out on top but the main game is not over yet, as China correspondent Bill Birtles reports.
Interview: James Clapper, Former US Intelligence Director
Emma Alberici speaks to former US director of National Intelligence James Clapper about sacked FBI director James Comey's upcoming testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee, amid an investigation into Russia's efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election.
Interview: Antony Green, ABC Election Analyst
Emma Alberici speaks to ABC election analyst Antony Green about polling predictions for the UK election.
Experts Predict Tight Result In UK Election
On the eve of Britain's general election, Prime Minister Theresa May's chances of resounding victory are far from certain. While the Conservatives are still on track to win, latest polls show the gap between the government and the opposition Labour Party has narrowed significantly. Europe correspondent Steve Cannane reports.
Stories include, 'Interview: Richard Di Natale, Greens Leader' and 'Panel Debate: Grace Collier, columnist for 'The Australian', academic and social commentator Dr Susan Carland and Senator Bob Day from the Family First'.
News. People. Culture. Daily. Your daily mix of news, interviews, in-depth features and comedy. Hosted by Marc Fennell and Jan Fran, this program brings you the stories and perspectives that matter. With reporting from Patrick Abboud and Laura Murphy-Oates, and satire from Michael Hing and Mark Humphries. It's a global outlook with a focus.
Leaked Security Report Says M16, Shotgun Fired Into Manus Island Detention Centre
A leaked draft report obtained exclusively by Lateline has for the first time outlined what happened during the Good Friday rampage at the Manus Island detention centre, culminating in gunshots being fired into the facility. David Lipson reports.
Interview: Jonathan Taplin, Author
Emma Alberici speaks to author and academic Jonathan Taplin about his latest book, Move Fast And Break Things, which explores how Facebook, Google and other companies are changing modern culture.
Presented by Charlie Pickering along with Tom Gleeson and Kitty Flanagan, The Weekly is a half-hour news comedy exposing the humorous, the absurd and the downright hypocritical, 24/7, once a week. #TheWeekly.
Interview: David Kilcullen, US-Based Counter Insurgency Analyst
The Iraqi government says a major offensive to re-capture Mosul from IS militants is progressing more quickly than planned but David Kilcullen says the battle will take weeks or months, rather than days.
Interview: Bill Leak, Cartoonist For The Australian Newspaper
Bill Leak's cartoon about an aboriginal father neglecting his son drew condemnation on social media but the cartoonist says he doesn't understand why anyone would think it was racist.
Interview: Political Correspondent David Lipson
Political correspondent David Lipson spent time shooting the breeze with Senator David Leyonhjelm, the man at the centre of the Adler shot gun debate.
Interview: Political Correspondent David Lipson
Lateline's political correspondent, David Lipson, discusses the day in politics.
Interview: Greg Medcraft, Chairman Of The Australian Security And Investments Commission
Australia's corporate regulator calls for more cops and law enforcement that really hurts, to help restore public confidence in the finance sector.
An Exclusive Look Inside Australia's Human Body Farm
At a secret bushland location, just outside Sydney, a team of world class researchers is studying decomposing bodies and helping police investigate real life crimes.
The story, 'A royal romance', provides an inside look at Prince William and Kate Middleton's romance. The story, 'Hot and dangerous', journey’s with thrill seeking cameraman Geoff Mackley as he leads a team right into the heart of a hot and dangerous volcano in Vanuatu. The story, 'King Kelly', features an interview with the greatest surfer in sporting history, Kelly Slater.
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