In 1977 Bob Hastie returned from a two-month trip to the United States with just 10 cents in his pocket and an idea in his head — to bring backyard skating to Sydney's northern beaches. RetroFocus finds out how Bob went and if he is still living his skateboarding dream.
The tiny critters, which can be found in Australia, tropical Africa and South-East Asia, can snap their jaws 5,000 times faster than the blink of an eye, according to a study.
The University of Tasmania begins offering foreign students the chance to "jump to the head of the queue" if they pay upfront, while existing students are told to look on Gumtree for accommodation, as the university cannot guarantee them a place to live.
A coroner's report into the death of an INPEX worker last year finds guidelines around the wearing of safety harnesses at the scene were regularly ignored.
He crushes buckets and flexes his famous muscles in plenty of social media posts, but now thousands are mourning the alpha kangaroo and passing their condolences to the keeper who calls him his "son".
Queensland police and Toyah Cordingley's father criticise media reports that a key suspect in the Cairns woman's murder fled the country shortly after her death.
In December 1968, a collision between a train and a school bus rocked the New South Wales town of Kempsey. Now half a century later the shock of that fateful day can still be felt.
As more animals crowd social media the pressure for them to stand out is intensifying, but a growing number of vets and animal welfare groups argue this trend is promoting the adoration of inbred and deformed animals with health problems.
Men's finishing schools were a thing in 1987, and Melbourne plumber Gavin Pearce hoped they could help him emulate the success of his idols Paul Hogan and Pat Cash. Now, we're trying to discover just how it all panned out.