The retail market is especially tough for the humble local newsagent, with many of them being forced to expand their services to stay in business.
Tourists love what the Gold Coast has to offer, but has its popularity made things harder for families who call the city home?
Christopher Pyne and Jay Weatherill were on opposite sides of politics, but the pair will soon be sharing teaching duties and an office after being made professors at the University of South Australia.
Rather than working on orchards or cattle farms, word has spread among female backpackers in the Top End about another industry that's on the move.
Hundreds of Indigenous people living in communities across the West Australian desert are being signed up to loans by a Gold Coast-based lender they can neither afford nor understand, advocacy groups say.
Their ancestors were on opposite sides of a lucrative and devastating mining project that changed a Pacific island forever. And yet, their love bloomed.
This is Phil Gregurke. He has to having to travel 200km just to pick up a carton of beer and some toilet paper for his pub on the Birdsville Track.
Struggling to breathe and trapped in a remote village in the Himalayas, Australian tourist Amanda McDonald recalls her brush with death as she was airlifted off the mountain fearing for her life.
Nepali authorities warn that climbers have died after being caught in a jam near the summit of Mount Everest as the death toll in the last week exceeds the entire total of fatalities in 2018.
Joan Ford, 86, said she was living in aged care and did not operate a business, however a telemarketer from 1st Energy still ploughed ahead and signed her up for a company electricity plan.