Imagine if the first thing someone asked you when you told them you had lung cancer wasn't about your wellbeing, but if you smoked.
NT Aboriginal Affairs Minister Ken Vowles is "offended and disgusted" after former PM Tony Abbott fails to meet with him on his first trip to the Territory as Indigenous affairs envoy, labelling the visit an excuse to "get around kissing some black kids".
Seniors who grew up with face-to-face contact and snail mail are turning up in droves to technology seminars, trying to keep up with the furious pace of digital change.
Homelessness can be confusing and even scary for children, but talking about it honestly can help to understand this complex social issue and be more compassionate.
Regional residents in New South Wales say they support the container deposit scheme but want to see more facilities available in rural and remote areas.