With guests Danny Bhoy, and Dawn French, plus guest host Fifi Box, and stories on bank law reforms, Kathy Jackson and Michael Lawler's interview, the heartbreak of parents trapped with babies born of surrogates in Nepal, and behind the scenes at TBL.
Stories include, 'Parliament resumes with new Speaker sworn in after travel entitlements saga', 'Computer hacking debate' and 'Aboriginal elders return to a fabled site where they and their ancestors conjured rain'.
With guests Danny Green and Steve Price, plus guest host Todd Sampson, and stories on hackable cars, a 30-year-old property magnate, ALP's renewable energy target, and the French Scrabble champion who can't speak French.
Tonight, Derryn Hinch comes face-to-face with a man who has been preying on women for 15 years and getting away with it. A special investigation into why Australia needs to get serious about domestic violence. We follow the powerful reunion between a mother and the daughter she never got to hold, touch or name. Then, Lego has been building blocks for almost 100 years and has become a worldwide phenomenon. Tonight, Alex Cullen goes behind the scenes of the Lego movie and the animation company that brought Lego to life.
In a world exclusive, Denham Hitchcock travels to one of the world's most dangerous war zones to meet an Australian father fighting ISIS. Then, we chat to country legend Lee Kernaghan about the story behind his new album.
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'.
Can you really lose weight, live longer and be smarter for just three minutes a week? We talk to Dr Michael Mosley to find out. Mike Willesee talks to legendary entertainer Rod Stewart and we meet the female stars of horse racing.
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'.
Tattoos: They are on trend but how easy are they to remove? Moon Mining: Scientists look at ways to mine the moon. Muscle fibre Fishing Line: How fishing line, a hairdryer and an electric drill make artificial muscle fibres.
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, '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'.
In this special edition of Catalyst, Dr Maryanne Demasi investigates the safety of chemicals that are used in everyday products - in our water, our food and in the air we breathe - and compares the chemical levels in her won body with those of clean living convert and media personality, Sarah Wilson. Is there adequate regulation and testing, or are we in the midst of an uncontrolled, human experiment.
With guests Rove, Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Ernie and Finance Minister Mathias Cormann plus guest Matt White and Steve Price, and stories on parental leave changes, NAPLAN, Mum of the Year, memory overload and the ghost town of Wittenoom.
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'.
In a worldwide investigation, Sunday Night lifts the lid on one of the world's biggest pharmaceutical companies and how they chose to ignore the lethal side-effects from its drug Trasylol. Used by surgeons to prevent excessive bleeding and save the need to give blood transfusions, operations appeared to be successful until people suffered heart attacks, strokes or severe kidney damage. Ross Coulthart speaks with a courageous woman who lost her father to the drug and is on a mission for answers. Then, Rahni Sadler sits down with the writer, actor, comedian and game show host Stephen Fry in a surprising and honest interview.
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.
The story, 'Inside Reclaim Australia', features an interview with the co-founders of Reclaim Australia as they explain how and why the group was started. The story, 'How can you mend a broken heart?', the legendary Barry Gibb, the last surviving member of the stellar super-trio the Bee Gees took us on an emotional journey down memory lane when he returned to his childhood home in Brisbane. The story, 'Half the man', formerly Australia's fattest-man, Andre Nasr has revealed he lost 200 kilograms in the year since he was hospitalised and near-death due to his weight.
Have you ever tried to lose weight and when you did, you put it all back on again? Ever wonder... Why am I still fat? New discoveries are overturning the conventional wisdom that beating obesity is all about eating less and exercising more. Mark Horstman explores these emerging fields of science, and meets ordinary people in their daily struggle with obesity.
The story, 'The girl behind the mask', ambushed in the early hours of the morning by a drug-addled, jealous woman, Dana Vulin was left with third degree burns to almost two-thirds of her body but her spirit has not been broken. The story, 'Tina Arena', features an interview with Tina Arena about her private agony during the height of her 1990's pop fame to her life as a mum and her career since.
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'.
The story, 'Wandering souls', Australian soldier Ben Roberts-Smith VC MG has a new mission: He travels to Vietnam with a group of veterans to revisit the haunting battlegrounds of Long Tan. The story, 'Jessica Mauboy', features an interview with international pop star and award-winning actor Jessica Mauboy. The story, 'Touched by an angel', on a post-retirement holiday to China, Linda Shum was confronted with the dark side of the country's notorious one-child policy and decided to help those children in need. The story, 'The Protect Our Children petition', Derryn Hinch has established the 'Protect our Children' petition, calling on the Australian government to publish a national public register of all convicted sex offenders.
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, '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, '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'.
If you are a certain age chances are you remember exactly where you were in the early hours of September 27 thirty years ago. It was the day an Australian yacht ended the longest winning streak in sporting history, grabbing the legendary America's Cup from the grandees of the New York Yacht Club. Unprecedented and spontaneous celebrations broke out all around the nation from the coastal fringe and deep into the Outback. In this thirtieth anniversary year, with many of the key players now advanced in age, Australian Story revisits those euphoric and nation defining events.
With guests Julie Bishop, Jacqui Lambie, Mamie Gummer, Michael Ware and Tim Blackwell, plus guest host Steve Price, and stories on ransomware, new speaker Tony Smith, League of Legends, and an interview with a man who fought of a shark.
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'.
The story, 'Willesee road- tests the Paleo diet', reporter Mike Willesee has revealed serious health concerns as he undertakes a 10-week Paleo diet program to test the claims by advocate Pete Evans. The story, '$31 billion sent offshore to avoid tax', a 29-year-old accountant and father-to-be is facing jail for for lifting the lid on a global tax rort worth trillions, including $31 billion in Australia.
The story, 'The vanishing', asks how are people simply vanishing in WA? The last known person to see Ray and Jenny Kehlet alive has spoken out about the trip they took before one turned up dead and the other vanished. The story, 'Tessa', Home And Away alumni Tessa James tells us the intimate story of her struggles with cancer. The story, 'Bombing breakthrough', Australian police Wednesday charged a man with four counts of murder over a series of shootings and bombings known infamously as the 'family court murders' three decades ago that shocked the nation.
The story, 'For young and old', elderly residents suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's disease are experiencing emotional and mental 'transformations' at a nursing home in the US, which has been combined with a childcare centre. The story, ''I was shot in the face': Amy's lucky escape', speaks with Amy Matthews, who was caught in a 2014 shooting in New Orleans while on a US holiday after finishing university. The story, 'Meet the real Olivia Mead', 19 year-old Olivia Mead has won millions from her late father's billion-dollar mining estate. But the legal battle has cost her dearly and now she is intent on rebuilding her name.
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'.
The story, 'The six billion dollar man', spends six days with James Packer and his booming business empire. The story, 'Poison in paradise continues', Ross Coulthart's investigation into methanol poisoning continues as a 25-year-old nurse and her mum tell their frightening story of being poisoned in Lombok from a methanol-laced cocktail.
Stories include, 'Foreign aid deferred', 'Singleton and Waterhouse charged', 'Human to human virus transmission', 'Australian scientists develop bird flu test', 'New approach to schizophrenia', 'Everything given a price', 'Senior officer denies concern for clergyman's reputation' and 'Ice engulf homes'.
Stories include, 'Kevin Rudd expresses sympathy to former Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu', 'New Victorian Premier, Denis Napthine, promises steady leadership', 'Kevin Rudd demands to know why he wasn't told about Prisoner X', 'Suspicious fire ends epic tree sit-in', 'Army psychologist condemns Defence Force over its handling of abuse cases', 'China blames the Dalai Lama and the western media for a spate of horrific self immolations', 'Leading dancer confesses to acid attack', 'Drug Scandal casts a cloud over the playing future of the Cronulla Sharks' and 'Interview with Opposition Immigration Spokesman, Scott Morrison'.
The story, 'The innocent', speaks with Nicole, the mother of Dylan Hockley who has vowed to fight for stronger gun controls in the United States on behalf of her departed son. The story, 'They brought our boy back', a school on the outskirts of Brisbane is making enormous steps forward in the treatment of autism - transforming many lives in the process, including those of Mat Rogers and his family. The story, 'The croc man', catches up with professional crocodile egg harvester Matt Wright.
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, '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'.
The story, 'When nobody listens', meets those who have triumphed against schoolyard bullies - and the family of one Melbourne girl who left behind an emotional message. The story, 'White lies', reports on the booming new underground trade - Raw milk. The story, 'Long way to the top', rock royalty recreated AC/DC's iconic Long Way To The Top clip. The story, 'The power of love', follows Jackie and Ben's journey to operation day.
In the final episode, the Australians head for Indonesia. They live with a refugee family in Jakarta, desperate to get on a boat no matter what the risk. Reith, Deveny and Anderson travel to the island of Roti, a recruiting ground for people smugglers. But the young men they meet are not the villains they expected.
In an exclusive interview, Beyonce Knowles talks about the joy of impending motherhood, the pressure of fame and the struggle to get her own career off the ground. The 30-year-old superstar also tells Molly Meldrum about her year-long sabbatical, being her own business manager and her desire to help a new generation of artists find their feet in the entertainment industry. Then, Mike Munro's powerful investigation into the growing environmental disaster in the Amazon where oil drilling has contaminated waterways poisoning families. Guest reporter Karen O'Sullivan, from 7 News Melbourne, follows the heart-rending story of Emily Blake, the 11-year-old girl who suffered horrific brain injuries after her school bus was hit by a truck on a country road in western Victoria.
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'.
The story, 'Riding the Amazon River', joins Australian big wave legend Ross Clarke-Jones, as he rides the 'pororoca' or 'the big roar'. The story, 'A baby's touch', follows the inspiring, powerful and emotional story of Yoshi and Emma De Silva and the healing power of their baby's touch. The story, 'The talented Jack Vidgen', features an interview with the winner of Australia's Got Talent, Jack Vidgen and his mum.
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, '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, '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'.
In 'Daryn's Wrong Odds' former Swans player Daryn Cresswell says his betting was 'out of control', Rahni Sadler heads to Norfolk Island to catch up with Australia's most successful female author in 'At Home With Colleen McCullough' and 'Mountain Mum tells the extraordinary journey of a mother of two attempting to climb the world's highest peaks.
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, '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, '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'.
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