Chivers Dies from Brain Cancer
Late last year we brought you the story of Sara Chivers, who had been diagnosed with terminal brain tumours. Tragically her baby son Alfie had also been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. We're sad to report that Sara died yesterday.
Retracing Journey of German Aviators Stranded in Outback in 1932
Former pilot Mike Atkinson has retraced the survival journey of two German aviators, Hans Bertram and Adolph Klausmann, who were stranded in the outback more than 80 years ago. This story contains images of Indigenous people who have died.
Abetz Denies Supporting Plan to Cut Income Support for Under-30s
Senator Eric Abetz was the employment minister in the Abbott government in 2014. According to documents obtained by the ABC, that year Cabinet's powerful razor gang considered a proposal that would have banned anyone under 30 accessing income support. Abetz joins 7.30 to discuss the matter.
Detective in Serious Condition After Stabbing
NSW Police detective John Breda is in a serious but stable condition in hospital after he was stabbed in the stomach and chest by an alleged sex offender on Australia Day. Last year 7.30 was given a special insight into the pressures of working on child sex abuse cases, filming for several days with Breda.
Mike Atkinson's Kimberley Expedition
Adventurer Mike Atkinson braved crocodiles, heat and some of Australia's most rugged terrain to recreate the 1930s survival journey of two German aviators.