Starting this winter, residents of Sydney, Australia are getting some of their drinking water from a brand new desalination plant. The plant was built after years of erratic rainfall. Phil Mercer reports from Sydney.
Oprah Winfrey is filming some of the last episodes of her TV show in Sydney, Australia. And the Australian government is hoping Oprah will provide a much-needed boost to the country's sagging tourism industry. Phil Mercer reports from Sydney.
It seems that everything involving watching television is bad for you - but could there be anything telelvision does that positively affects you health? That's the question Dave Munger, editor of ResearchBlogging.org tries to answer.
Phil Mercer reports on the heated debate in Australia over a proposed carbon tax. The government says the tax would help fight greenhouse gas emissions, but some of Australia's most powerful interests are against it.
The World's Alex Gallafent reports on two bosses, one lauded, the other pilloried. Australian businessman Ken Grenda has awarded his employees generous bonuses. The other, Fred Goodwin, has been stripped of his knighthood.