Perth is currently experiencing a summer heatwave, and when the weather heats up Australians love to head to the beach. But swimming in the ocean comes with its own set of challenges. Meet a young volunteer lifesaver who spends his summers making sure you're safe in the Australian surf.
What do Tasmanian devils and monkeys have in common? Quite a lot according to the Australian version of the Chinese zodiac. The two animals share qualities such as being clever and adaptive, traits also attributed to those born under the 'monkey' sign.
Living without a home
ABC FACT CHECK | Based on the latest research, ABC Fact Check reveals how homelessness in Australia has changed over 15 years.
ABC News | An 'extremely rare' albino green turtle has been spotted on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.
How do you feel about money?
RN Earshot | We often keep our finances secret from our friends and family, but how do we really feel about money?
The history of the dim sim
ABC MELBOURNE | The simple dim sim, served around Australia, is an example of traditional Chinese cuisine being adapted for the Anglo-Australian palate.
Aussie hopefuls search for K-Pop fame
ABC 7.30 | At a dance studio in Sydney's Chinatown, scores of teenagers audition for their shot at K-Pop fame.
Washing high-rise windows
ABC NEWS | What's it like working high above the city streets washing windows on some of the tallest buildings around?
Every picture tells a story
ABC NEWS | From amazing natural phenomena to heartwarming images, ABC News looks at the stories behind some of its most popular Instagrams.
Constructing Sydney's giant Chinese laterns
ABC 702 Sydney | Giant lanterns representing the 12 Chinese zodiac symbols have appeared throughout Sydney for Chinese New Year.
The story of your brain
RADIO NATIONAL | Locked in the darkness of your skull, the brain creates the story of your life. How does the brain tell you who you are?
Sydney celebrates LNY2016
ABC News | Sydney's iconic Opera House and Harbour Bridge have turned red to celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Monkey.
Sleeping on the streets
ABC NEWS | For many homeless people, severe sleep deprivation can make getting off the street seem impossible.
Graffiti: Art of the tag
ABC NEWS | Tagging, the act of writing your graffiti name with spray paint or markers, is one of the most misunderstood forms of self expression.
The search for identity in Australian music
RN Afternoons | Musicians from around Australia talk about the places they call home.
Japan’s ‘new Australia'
ABC NEWS | A prefecture in Japan is marketing itself as the new Australia because it has a similar shape, complete with a would-be Tasmania.
The bendy world of contortionists
RN THE BODY SPHERE | How do contortionists become so flexible that they can fold in two or fit into impossibly small spaces?