A national shortage of three first line antibiotics is forcing hospitals to stockpile, ration and use back-up treatments that expose patients battling serious infection to more toxic drugs, and embolden superbugs.
Derek Barry QLD: Shannon Charles grew up cooking oysters kilpatrick in her family kitchen on the outskirts of Cloncurry.
Ian Lloyd Neubauer NSW: The world-famous obstacle challenge has inspired a new wave of suburban warriors.
Galaxy Resources, a mining company focused on lithium, has emerged as one of the strongest performers in the final Shares Race for 2016.
Ron Cerabona A theatre company's debut production deals with aspects of modern relationships using drama, movement, music and multimedia.
Liam Mannix Melbourne researchers say they have developed a world-first vaccine for gum disease after 15 years of work.
Harriet Alexander A senior doctor has written to the Health Minister to say "the physical infrastructure of our wards is not fit for purpose and is beyond rectification".
Esther Han The 'serving size' on a food label is meant to help you control your weight, but it's actually leaving a lot of consumers confused. Here's why.
Kelsey Munro Spare a thought for Australia's 15-year-olds. If they don't have enough to contend with, between the immediate demands of Snapchat and a future of robots stealing their jobs, now they have to bear the brunt of a nation's slighted pride.
Eryk Bagshaw Fifty years after Charlie Perkins became the first Indigenous graduate, Aborigines are still struggling to gain an education.
Storm season is currently competing with the festive season as far as night-time spectacles go.
Some of the best photos taken across the beautiful Mid North Coast last week.
OUR journalists interview some special people across the Mid North Coast.
There has been a UFO sighting over the Macleay Valley.
See some of the competitors in the Mid North Coast Dressage Championships
A MUSWELLBROOK man is calling on dog owners to take more responsibility with their pets after his child ...
A free workshop on healthy paddocks for healthy waterways.