September 29, 2011
With Christie Long and Lara Nicholson, with Adrian Black, Bel Smith and Chauntelle Roelandts.
Wild weather expected for Saturday’s AFL grand final.
BHP says its got a lot of jobs available in mining.
Julia Gillard celebrates her 50th birthday.
September 30, 2011
By Nick Fogarty and Louis Bowden, with Jacob Howard and Tamzin Byrne
Melbourne’s CBD comes to a standstill for the AFL grand final parade, Australian doctors slam federal government cuts to mental health services provided by GPs, and a shakeup of the Victorian taxi industry.
September 28, 2011
By Elizabeth Lord and Kathryn Bennett, with Chloe Booker and Rita Azar.
Victorian Police gearing up for the AFL grand final.
Moves to allay fears over a shortage of benzylpenicillin.
and WA’s first indigenous MP expected to stand down after a racial slur.
September 27, 2011
By Myriam Robin and Matthew Raggat, with Alexandra Flood and Sean O’Callaghan
Australian Customs officers walk off the job in support of stalled pay negotiations, a Newspoll puts Labor behind the Coalition in every state on the Australian mainland, and Saudi Arabian activists welcome giving women the vote but warn there’s still a long way to go for gender equality in the Gulf kingdom.
September 26, 2011
Presented by Iona Salter and Josh Fagan, with Adem Saricaoglu and Harrison Tippet
The AFL and NRL campaign against federal government plans to introduce pre-commitment systems for high intensity poker machines, staff at Victoria’s first desalination plant are accused of abusing working conditions, and E might not equal MC squared after all.
September 23, 2011
By Adem Saricaoglu and Harrison Tippet, with Morgan Benson, Iona Salter, Josh Fagan, and Ted O’Connor.
Convicted child murderer Robert Farquharson wins the right to appeal his life sentence.
The Australian dollar has fallen below 97 US cents.
And Australian publishers look forward to Julian Assange’s autobiography.
September 20, 2011
By Emily Baker and Lexi Cottee, with Erin Fitzpatrick and Maddison Kennedy
Qantas staff walk off the job in support of job security and pay rises, the AMWU warns against a return to Workchoices, and the Labor party’s popularity at an all-time low.
September 21, 2011
By Erin Fitzpatrick and Maddison Kennedy, with Emily Baker and Lexi Cottee.
A suicide bomber with explosives hidden in his turban has assassinated former Afghan president Burhanuddin Rabbani.
September 22, 2011
By Morgan Benson and Dejan Kalinic, with Ben Guthrie and Chito Santos.
Abbott calls on the Prime Minister to resign.
Foster’s takeover of Australian beer giant Foster’s to be completed before the end of 2011.
Fears about the safety of Melbourne’s City Loop.
And Buddy Franklin expected to be fit for the preliminary final between Hawthorne and Collingwood.
September 8, 2011
Presented by Ian Branthwaite and Marissa Shirbin, with Christie Long
Privacy concerns with the City of Monash planning biometric finger scanning to monitor staff, schools like University High School welcome plans to expand chaplaincy services to include secular counsellors, and a management plan for the Murray Darling Basin to be released in November.