With 130,000 hours of content still trapped on magnetic tapes, staff at the National Archives are looking everywhere for working machines — even eBay and Gumtree — so the tapes can be digitised before they disappear entirely.
Deborah Lawrie was told women couldn't fly because they would "act strangely every month" and their earrings could get in the way. But after a landmark legal battle she became Australia's first female commercial pilot.
Residents of a small Victorian town are up in arms over the relocation of their heritage-listed former police station, which they say "quietly disappeared" on a truck overnight.
Bob Dylan and Martin Scorsese are offering us an utterly contemporary film, tackling issues that go to the heart of modern life in the era of Trump, writes Mark Bannerman.
The AFL has changed its official version of the how Australian Rules football was created, now officially recognising Indigenous origins — but the game's historians have been left scratching their heads.
Tourists love what the Gold Coast has to offer, but has its popularity made things harder for families who call the city home?
A diver reveals footage of the final resting place of Nyora, a beloved steam tug that sank in treacherous seas off South Australia 102 years ago.
Solomon Islands is one of six Pacific nations which recognises Taiwan, and the United States has signalled it would like Australia to use its influence in the region to make sure none of them switch allegiance to Beijing.
A cameraman who saved decades of historical film and video footage from the bin has been recognised for his work.