The NBN has suffered its worst week with Telstra battling a local community after the discovery of asbestos and an accident that left a network-related contractor dead.
Many Australians have shown their best side while rightly condemning the racist slurs against indigenous footballer Adam Goodes (''Racism in Australia'', May 31).
Mandarins are now the biggest selling citrus fruit across Australia in winter, but grower Mark Watkins fears his bumper crop is not enough to make his Wisemans Ferry farm pay.
The microscopic branches that grow from a healthy brain cell are stunted in people with clinical depression, researchers have found, contributing to the ''brain fog'' depressed people feel.
We check them all the time. Before we nod off to sleep and as we rise.
An attempt by Western nations, including Australia, to build support for big Antarctic marine reserves has been rebuffed by the fishing powers.
Until 1927, say Blade Witbooi and Helena Steenkamp, other races could obtain a permit to hunt and kill the Bushmen as they might the oryx or wildebeest.
Schoolkid sandwich-hurling at the Prime Minister has something of a history in Australia.
It was the foundation stone of Julia Gillard's plan to stop, or at least substantially slow, the flow of boats.
The unthinking use of racist language still has the power to harm.