History

Sat 25 Jan 2020

First Fleet’s terrifying introduction to Australian climate

First Fleet’s terrifying introduction to Australian climate

FLASHBACK: The women screamed as the huge waves crashed loudly on the wooden deck. Horrified, they watched the foaming torrent wash away their blankets.

Sun 19 Jan 2020

‘I was bait’: Teen Nazi killer’s confession

‘I was bait’: Teen Nazi killer’s confession

She was petite, beautiful and always smiling – but behind her ‘innocent’ face was a steely determination to carry out her brutal mission.

Sat 18 Jan 2020

Secretive Nutella billionaire’s risky move

Secretive Nutella billionaire’s risky move

He’s behind one of the best-loved products on the planet. But $31.5 billion rich-lister Giovanni Ferrero could end up gambling it all.

Sun 5 Jan 2020

Crisis will rewrite the book on fires and how we fight them

Crisis will rewrite the book on fires and how we fight them

This bushfire season has far exceeded the worst expectations of firefighters, and the blazes have literally rewritten the definition of ‘worst case ­scenario’.

Fri 3 Jan 2020

Dark side of the man who changed Australia

premium_icon Dark side of the man who changed Australia

Lachlan Macquarie is credited with shaping Australia’s destiny. But was he a reformer or a tyrant? Grantlee Kieza looks at the man behind the myth.

Wed 18 Dec 2019

Brits return stolen Aboriginal artefacts

Brits return stolen Aboriginal artefacts

Indigenous Australians will welcome the return of sacred artefacts from a British museum after they were stolen more than a century ago.

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