yesterday at 22:05. Facebook
The Swedish embassy in Washington has asked for an explanation of a comment made by President Donald Trump that suggested there had been some sort of security incident in Sweden.

ABC News | [ Link ]

Embassy asks Trump to explain 'last night in Sweden' terror claim
yesterday at 10:00. Facebook
New research shows young people with no known history of heart disease are at risk of a fatal cardiac arrest after just one energy drink.

Hack on triple j | [ Link ]

Popular energy drinks linked to cardiac arrests
yesterday at 06:00. Facebook
Get a look into the final three projects of music icon David Bowie.

With unprecedented access to his friends and collaborators, this documentary chronicles the last five years of his life.

ABC2 | [ Link ]

David Bowie: The Last Five Years, 8.30pm ABC TV
yesterday at 01:00. Facebook
A decade ago former PM John Howard ordered a $10 billion fix for the Murray Darling Basin ravaged by drought and dying from of over extraction.

Now some states and communities say the pain of restoring the river is too great, with scientists warning John Howard's vision of saving the river is at risk.

Background Briefing | [ Link ]

How John Howard's vision for the Murray-Darling Basin was betrayed
02/18/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
For the past six months Laura Hartnell has refused to watch any film or TV show that features violence against women.

Women are more than just pieces of flesh to be destroyed, writes Laura Hartnell.

Opinion | [ Link ]

Why I've banned TV shows featuring violence against women
02/18/2017 at 06:00. Facebook
In a secret suburban location in Adelaide, Mark Rayner showed 7.30 how he prepares oil by mixing alcohol with cannabis and carefully separating and distilling the mix into a thick paste.

While he knows what he is doing is illegal, he said he gets around the law by simply demonstrating how to make the oil and teaching others to do it, rather than supplying it to them directly for profit....
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'I just help people': Cannabis oil producer speaks out
02/18/2017 at 01:00. Facebook
From parrots served at weddings, to ox tail for afternoon tea, Queensland's dining past has been filled with creatures great and small.

The State Library of Queensland recently unearthed menus found from social events held between 1900 and 1939.

ABC Brisbane | [ Link ]

Historical menus served native critters on a plate
02/17/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
There's a certain level of "terror" that gnaws at a filmmaker who dares to create a sequel to a cult hit, as Trainspotting 2 director Danny Boyle discovered.

ABC News Breakfast | [ Link ]

Danny Boyle on Trainspotting 2, the fear of sequels, and modern addictions
02/17/2017 at 06:00. Facebook
Last week the NBN announced that a third of Australia was now covered by their services but it seems that no one is actually getting top download speed.

Are there alternatives for people looking for faster internet providers?

Nightlife | [ Link ]

Are you looking for alternatives to the NBN?
02/17/2017 at 04:00. Facebook
Moving from life in the sporting spotlight to relative anonymity is not always easy.

While some athletes stay in the game through media or coaching or move into stable jobs away from sport, some struggle.

ABC Grandstand | [ Link ]

Hitting 'rock bottom': When athletes struggle with life after sport
02/17/2017 at 01:30. Facebook
Angry parents of the Islamic college at Croydon in Adelaide, which has lost government funding and might be forced to close, say the school should have ensured all taxpayers' money went into schooling and not elsewhere.

The South Australian Government also withdrew funding previously and said it now hoped to support the students as they moved to other schools.

ABC News | [ Link ]

Islamic College of SA parents angry with school management after loss of funding
02/16/2017 at 23:39. Facebook
The Reserve Bank of Australia has unveiled the design of the new $10 note, which features similar graphics to the new $5 note released last September that received a mixed reception from the public.

ABC News | [ Link ]

What do you think of the new $10 note?
02/16/2017 at 23:08. Facebook
Imagine if you could walk into a bank and secure a home loan with three years' worth of rental receipts instead of a deposit.

It might sound crazy, but it's one suggestion that's been put forward by a federal MP for solving Australia's housing affordability crisis.

ABC News | [ Link ]

Let renters buy without a deposit, Government MP suggests
02/16/2017 at 22:06. Facebook
Donald Trump has mounted an aggressive defence of his young presidency, lambasting the media, vowing to clamp down on leaks and denying any connections with Russia.

ABC News | [ Link ]

What you need to know from Donald Trump's media conference
02/16/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
Oscar-winning musician A.R. Rahman, the composor behind the music for the film Slumdog Millionaire, says people need to be reminded about love through the power of music.

Australia Plus | [ Link ]
02/16/2017 at 06:00. Facebook
Suits and silks were donated from across Australia for the first ever fashion parade in Kiwirrkurra - 1,200km east of Port Hedland, and 850km west of Alice Springs.

ABC Kimberley | [ Link ]

Fashion show held in Australia's remotest Aboriginal community | ABC Kimberley
02/16/2017 at 03:28. Facebook
More than 60,000 mines have been abandoned across Australia, raising concerns about how land rehabilitation is managed as the mining boom ends.

Lateline | [ Link ]

Abandoned mines are rife across Australia, report finds | Lateline
02/16/2017 at 01:30. Facebook
Many companies are encouraging their workers to be happy, but psychologists argue this fixation can be more stressful than liberating.

Future Tense | [ Link ]

Critics of corporate culture make case for workplace negativity
02/16/2017 at 00:10. Facebook
Labor has moved to suspend standing orders over proposed changes to the Native Title Act.

Shadow Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus spoke of the importance of the Act, criticising the government for the speed at which it is pushing through the legislation to amend it.

ABC News [ Link ]

Live: One Nation a 'threat' to national security
02/15/2017 at 22:56. Facebook
The nation's first national survey of housing tenants has revealed renters in Australia have little security and lack the power to demand standard property maintenance.

ABC News | [ Link ]

Renters have little security and fear eviction: survey