Negotiations for a free-trade agreement between countries that rim the Pacific began more than 5 years ago. In the last week of July trade ministers from the 12 countries involved will meet to try and finalise the partnership. Will Australia benefit? Not everyone thinks so.
A window to the past
ABC NEWS | Old postcards have been experiencing a resurgence in popularity as collectors realise their historical value.
Share housing at 65
RN LIFE MATTERS | The current options for retirement are rather uninspiring, so would you consider retiring to a share house?
Disappearing into nature
ABC OPEN | Orly Faya is an artist who has been using body painting to 'merge' her subjects into the natural landscape.
Living in Bradman's shadow
ABC NEWS | Sir Donald Bradman's family talks about living with the cricket legend, and how his fame has influenced their lives.
Gaming memories captured
ABC ADELAIDE | Researchers at Flinders University are collecting memories from Australia's early video gaming industry.
Ginger Meggs exhibition
ABC SYDNEY | Ginger Meggs turns 94 this year, cementing his place as Australia's oldest and most popular comic strip character.
Shearers learn the ropes
ABC BROKEN HILL | There's more to shearing than just clipping wool, as these young hands learned at shearing school.
Medieval musical treats
ABC ADELAIDE | Julian Moore decided he needed an indoor hobby, so he decided to start crafting dulcimers.
Melbourne's most popular tree
ABC 774 MELBOURNE | A golden elm is Melbourne's most emailed tree, with motorists thanking it for brightening their day.
New rich fuel economic boom
ABC 7.30 | Business is booming across India as young entrepreneurs, flush with cash, spend big on luxury goods.
Music reveals inner thoughts
ABC SCIENCE | Jeff Buckley or Rage Against The Machine? It turns out your music preferences reveal a lot about how you think.
An ice cold ritual
ABC NEWS | While most people are still in bed, members of the Icebergers swimming club are out for a swim.
Bangs fires back
RN DRIVE | Melbourne rapper Bangs responds to television host Jimmy Fallon who put his song on a 'Do Not Play' list.
Roos reveal survival tactics
ABC SCIENCE | A genetically distinct group of kangaroos sheds light on how they survived a changing climate.
Girl out to save unwanted dogs
ABC SOUTH EAST SA | Schoolgirl entrepreneur runs a photography business to help save unwanted dogs.