'Wild boat orgy' advertised on Facebook leads to arrest of Australian man in Thailand sting

Thai police have arrested an Australian man on vice charges in a sting operation, after he allegedly offered a sex cruise with prostitutes, advertised as a "wild boat orgy", via a Facebook page. The man, identified by the police as Stephen Allan Carpenter ...

ABC 'being used as a political punching bag', managing director Michelle Guthrie says

The ABC's managing director Michelle Guthrie has rebuffed calls to privatise the national broadcaster, saying its value to the Australian economy is worth more than $1 billion. New research puts the value of the ABC to the national economy at $1 billion Ms ...

'Our kids need proper water': Families plead for action over uranium in drinking water

Some of Australia's poorest communities have been drinking water high in uranium, and residents have accused governments of ignoring the problem. At least three communities in central Australia have levels of uranium in drinking water that exceed health ...