Australians' Addiction To Prescription Opioids Soaring
Over the past decade Australians' use of opioid-based prescription painkillers has quadrupled. At least 800 people each year are overdosing on the medications. Lateline's Tierney Bonini meets one family whose daughter died after becoming addicted to the drugs, and a young woman struggling to wean herself off the painkillers.
Interview: Malcolm Cook, Lowy Institute
David Lipson speaks to Malcolm Cook, non-resident fellow at the Lowy Institute and senior fellow at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, about Australia's decision to send military spy planes over the southern Philippines in a bid to push out IS-affiliated groups.
Late Debate: Zed Seselja And Linda Burney
David Lipson speaks to assistant minister for social services and multicultural affairs Zed Seselja and shadow minister for human services Linda Burney about the week in politics.
Chatline: The Week In Review
From opioid addiction, to the quest to reunite an elderly man with his family, Jamie Cummins reports on the stories that got you talking this week.