Sydney is expensive, but what people spend their money on might surprise you

It's not the usual suspects of rising energy costs, tolls or petrol that are hitting the hip-pockets of New South Wales voters the hardest. Take a look at what expenses are chewing up the household income.

School kids no longer going unfed thanks to classful of back-to-school mums

Kids who go to school without lunch are no longer going hungry thanks to the contribution of a class of young mums who have gone back to school after having babies.

Living with the locals: Six extraordinary first contact stories of friendship and survival

Not all stories of first contact between European settlers and Indigenous Australians were fraught with violence and mistrust. Watch animated videos exploring six times Europeans found themselves immersed in Indigenous cultures and languages.