Today Tonight Stories from 2013
Tonight... a heart-warming story about two Adelaide parents who went above and beyond to help their own child and in doing so have created a lasting legacy for thousands of others.
- Defected Trike studio iv
You may recall the Adelaide trike owner who had his vehicle defected because of an ornament he'd added to the front mudguard. He's had 2 defect notices withdrawn but now in the latest twist Sapol are after him a third time.
- Burned brothers
Tonight… we meet two very special little boys… Just over a year ago they suffered horrific burns after being set on fire by their own father... The innocent victims of yet another unspeakable revenge attack.
- Indian Pacific Christmas Train
Ricki Lee Coulter & her merry co-star Santa went aboard the Indian Pacific Christmas express to some of our most remote settlements to spread some Christmas cheer & we went along for the ride
- Norms Coolies
90yr old icon Norm Keast has made a name for himself around the country breeding Koolies for over 40yrs… but now someone is using his reputation to sell dodgy dogs
- Power Surge
Tonight... The Adelaide families driven Christmas crackers by the power surge that blew 30 air conditioners and eleven fridges.
- Flying Doctor re-union
Moments from death in the middle of nowhere… the mercy from out of the blue and the emotional re-union 3 years later.
- Roof Squatters
Tonight… The homeless living the high life and one Adelaide woman’s plan to keep them off her roof.
- Car Finance Con
Tonight… The car swap con. His vehicle was debt free but the other one wasn't… now he owes a finance company over $20,000 or they’ll re-possess the car.
- Christmas spoon diet
The dieticians from “Spoons for thought” take us through some ideas for healthier Christmas fare that’s still delicious... and easy.
- Drummond Leave
Tonight… The Adelaide father jailed for attempted abduction… no witnesses, no injuries and no dna… will he get a second chance to have his case reviewed?
- Holden Closure
Today Holden dropped a bombshell... So where does South Australia go from here?
- Stem Cell arthritis treatment
Tonight... the relatively new treatment providing relief for arthritis sufferers
- Pushy Tourists
They're the Adelaide pensioners who were kicked off a bus tour because they were apparently too pushy.
- Top Toys 2013
If you're yet to do your Christmas shopping then don't fret... We've narrowed down the top Chrissie toys for all budgets... From the new crazes to the old favourites.
- Christmas decoration defects
Tonight... Defected for Christmas decorations… it's the second time it’s happened even though SA Police know he's street legal... so is it the work of a Grinch or a grudge?
- Aussie Jo Bugner
Frank's one on one with Aussie Joe Bugner... The stories behind his greatest hits and mixing it with the fast and the famous.
- Homemade Christmas
Christmas gifts from the heart, not the hip pocket… Inexpensive but thoughtful alternatives
- Synthetic drugs 2
They're known as synthetic drugs and they claim to be legal but are potentially lethal… more potent that the illegal drugs they seem to mimic...
- Frying Nemo
Out of the frying pan... Adelaide's tiny fast food joint monstered by a giant. Disney serves it up to "Frying Nemo" but this small fry won't back down.
- Wrinkle Rid
We've met Stephen Tiong before... his radical bamboo treatment has fixed all kinds of muscle and tissue injuries and now here's another that the martial arts master has developed to cure his vertigo, migraines and sinuses... a natural facelift.
- Tertiary Unemployment
Many qualified graduates in Adelaide are struggling to find employment despite years of study with some courses offering more hope than others.
- Digger Home reno
Now it's not too often someone comes to the rescue of a complete stranger but Adelaide great grandfather Bill Schmitt is no ordinary person.
- Beaumont Dig part 2
The police dig for the Beaumonts and find nothing... But have they got the wrong spot?
- Charity store thieves
When we give our pre-loved goods to charity we expect they'll passed to the needy but far too often they're winding up in the wrong hands. We caught countless scavengers stealing donations, keeping the best and selling the rest.
- Spoon Diet
Tonight ... The Adelaide slimmer 80 kilos lighter & the secret to his weight-loss success
- Heston Blumenthal
Heston Blumenthal was in Adelaide today to launch his Christmas range… Here's his tips for creating a delicious Christmas feast... On a budget.
- Beaumont Pre-dig
Tonight… The sensational new development in the Beaumont case which could lead to the recovery of the childrens’ remains at a Plympton factory site.
- White Ribbon
Tonight… The killer within... He was their father and their greatest fear... The terrible toll of domestic violence.
- Help Chelsea
At just 28 years old Chelsea was diagnosed with a rare, cancerous and diffused brain tumour... Too close to the brain to operate. Dr Charles Teo is now Chelsea’s only hope... but it comes at a cost…
- Teen drinking
Sam Davis will never get married or have kids... Because at 17 he was fatally king-hit while trying to break up a fight at a booze filled party.
- Atheist Church
Adelaide's most controversial church opens for business tonight in a pub... So what do they preach? We’ll give you a sneak peek.
- Telstra Fraud update
A couple of weeks ago we told you about Mark Abela's estranged son Josh who somehow tricked Telstra into taking out a staggering 90 dodgy contracts… we’ve got an update
- Louise Bell arrest
It's been a 30yr mystery that's on the verge of being solved... The abduction of Louise Bell from her bedroom in 1983 has haunted this state for decades.
- Plyometric workout
The warmer weather motivates many of us to get in shape for summer but if you're time poor then this proven 20 minute workout is for you.
- Sun Cube part 2
Tonight… more on Adelaide's sun cube business scandal... The phoney order which led a billion dollar share surge.
- Sun Cube Saga
Remember the sun cube …. Well, it was all a scam he took the state for quarter of a million dollars... Now his victims want payback
- Tennis Prodigy
Adelaide tennis prodigy and world top 10 junior Thanasi Kokkinakis has just capped off a dream run on the international circuit and Vassil caught up with him on the court.
- Xmas Factor entries
One of the best ways to get into the Christmas spirit is to sing carols and Adelaide's Carols by Candlelight always delivers. This year we're looking for talent... To rap it up.
- Thrifty truck hire
He's the Adelaide dad battling the car rental bullies... billing him $13,000 for a new engine. He has witnesses but they won't give in.
- Victoria's Secret
James Duigan is originally from Adelaide... But he's trained some of the most famous and hottest females on the planet... We’ll tell you his secrets
- Tradie quote website
When it comes to hiring tradies, knowing what a job should cost can be anyone's guess. Now a survey of millions of quotes reveals the benchmark price you should be paying for household jobs.
- Great Divide
Adelaide's great divide… our rich and poor suburbs ...how life compares... Same city but worlds apart.
- Lemon Mini
It’s brand new but it's a lemon... Why is it so hard to get this dud car replaced?
- Snap Chat
Tonight… A social media warning... How your private pictures can become public property
- Cheap Land blunder
Cheap land to boost the population but the new owners can't build a thing... The re-zoning blunder weeks before the sale.
- War Medals update
They’re Adelaide's unsung heroes… Rats of Tobruk but denied their medals... Now a breakthrough after almost 70 years.
- Grid Girls
The Clipsal 500 is just months away and thanks to a local designer the grid girls will be looking a little different next year… Here's a sneak peak of their stylish new outfits.
- Corunna Station land grab win
We met the French family two months ago... Fighting to keep their own land, Corunna Station… everything they'd worked for, well in a story not unlike ‘The Castle’, they’ve finally won their battle.
- Kids Music
Adelaide's kids music from then and now... Patsy to Peter and now the Boomstars.
- Con the Cleaner
He's Con the cleaner… it's dirty work, but he doesn’t do it. We called him back time and again & it’s always the same result.
- Telstra Fraud
Ninety Telstra phone contracts all billed to his father... hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of contracts, and yet SA Police and Telstra say it's not their problem.
- NY Marathoners
They’re Adelaide's inspirational mates... They've lost 100 kilos between them, raised $200,000 for charity & now they're about to run the New York Marathon.
- Hunters & Collectors - A Day on the Green
Hunters and Collectors... Australia's eponymous rock'n roll band of the 80s and 90s is rediscovering itself and that's a good thing for it's legions of fans.
- Motivation Man
He's the Adelaide multi-millionaire sharing the science of his success.
- Mark Seymour full interview
Frank catches up with Hunters & Collectors' Mark Seymour to talk about their re-union for their upcoming 10 concert tour.
- It's My Goal
It's the Adelaide website that’s not just a weight loss motivator but inspiring goals of all kinds.
- Adelaide Oval reveal
This is our exclusive look behind the scenes of Adelaide Oval… a view from the box seat and what goes on beneath the stands.
- Bazz & Pilko
Frank catches up with Bazz & Pilko. Their remarkable story is now out in an hilarious rip roaring read. It’s written by their ageless and still mysterious side kick... Peter Plus.
- HIA Award winners
They are this years’ crop of Adelaide's most luxurious, innovative and possibly expensive award winning houses... And we got an exclusive peek inside...
- Autism School
Sending your little one to school should be an exciting time, but for the Walters, it's a nightmare… tonight… Adelaide's special school lock-up. It might be for their safety but is it humane?
- Macca's worker
At 67-years-young Alan Rankin decided retirement was over-rated and is now flipping burgers with kids who... Well... Could easily be his grandkids
- Competition winners
They're self-confessed competition junkies and they've won more than 6 million dollars in cash and prizes in just one year. They call themselves “compers” and tonight they're letting you in on their winning secrets.
- Winners club
They're self-confessed competition junkies and they've won more than 6 million dollars in cash and prizes in just one year. They call themselves “compers” and tonight they're letting you in on their winning secrets.
- Kick Start Diet part 2
Last night we met Rhonda, Sally and Tina... three volunteers for our new Kickstart Diet, determined to get in shape for summer. Tonight, Dr John's laying down the law as the diet begins.
- Beaumont Police
A stunning revelation this week by highly credible witnesses that has stirred enormous public interest in the 47 year mystery of the Beaumont children
- Super grains
It's an ancient super-grain that's been re-invented right here in SA and it's super healthy, helping with weight loss, diabetes and colon health.
- Beaumont bombshell
Could this solve our greatest murder mystery? The stunning new clue in the Beaumont case.
Dana was a beautiful woman set on fire by her jealous rival... Tonight... her courageous battle to recover.
- Beaumont evidence
It's been on their minds for 47 years but it was only a few weeks ago that our most recent story on a new suspect in the Beaumont’s disappearance sparked a most chilling experience for two Adelaide brothers we'll call Wayne and John.
Cavalia opened in Adelaide last night and Vassil Malandris was given a behind the scenes look at what's being described as a magical encounter between human and horse.
- Edible Gardens
Adelaide's edible gardens... the innovations to suit any space. Growing on the wall, the table and on the move… beautiful practical and healthy
- Party Girls Vegas
What would a trip to the US be without dropping in on sin city? The party capital turned it on for Adelaide's party girls on their recent trip and while they proved in demand in Vegas, they've come home to several requests too.
- Eczema Ointment
It's Adelaide's own amazing eczema cream... simple, natural and effective showing outstanding improvement in user's skin.
- Disabled Jetstar
Travelling can be difficult at the best of times but a major airline's turned a trip away for this Adelaide mum into one big headache.
- Generous Bill
When Bill won $100,000 in lotto three years ago, he didn't spend a cent on himself, instead he spent his winnings buying the house next-door and turning it into a men's homeless shelter.
- Little Heroes playground
Nothing beats a smile on the face of a sick child and one of Adelaide's leading children's charities manages to do it all the time.
- Waiting Lists
Health should be a priority but it's being pulled apart by a penny pinching State Government... patients left waiting in ambulances, others in pain turned away from essential surgery, and vital services being cut at hospitals around the State.
- Trade quotes
When you have an electrical or plumbing emergency you really are at their mercy & while most are honest & upfront, there are still plenty of bad apples who charge like wounded bulls for even the most basic jobs
- Virgin Airlines App
Sitting on a plane for several hours isn't many people's idea of fun but here's a new way to keep yourselves, even your kids, entertained.
- Pet Poisons
Few people realise how deadly every day foods can be to their pets... we visit Murdoch University Veterinary Hospital where we're shown the top 10 things around your home that could harm them.
- Cruel Council
It's the cruel council trying to force retirees from their homes but just watch them fight back.
- Tiny Teddy
Born with no eyes and three legs little Teddy is the product of evil Adelaide puppy farms
- Online bullying
The internet is awash with cyber bullies, but if you think it couldn't get worse, think again. ASK FM is a new networking site that's devastating teens and causing big headache's for parents.
- Jail Jobs
They're the prisoners sentenced to work instead of spending hours in their cells. Inmates at one Australian jail are being ordered to earn their keep and if you think it sounds risky, wait until you see the results.
- Solar Shambles
It's a solar shambles... the installation that wrecked an Adelaide family home and buyers beware the shonky jobs before the tariff deadline.
- Jai's story
One-time Home and Away favourite Kristy Wright went to Hollywood looking for fame and fortune with a role in Star Wars, Ep 3. Tonight the real life drama she never saw coming as Kristy and her partner battle to save their little boy.
- TT 500 weeks
This week marks a milestone in South Australian TV History... we've now been number one in the television ratings for 500 consecutive weeks. Here's a collection of some of our best stories during that time...
- Roof Insurance
Insured but not covered... foiled by the fine print and frustrated by buck passing.
- Snoring device
Not only is snoring loud and disruptive, it's a health risk, and can even end relationships… now a solution that’s putting snoring to bed.
- Gut Health
It's the friendly bacteria that could help to fight fat... the germs in our tummies that may be the key to warding off diseases like Parkinsons, depression and even help lose those love handles.
- Rape case
Accused of a crime he didn't commit, leaving his mum to prove him innocent but he's stuck with the stigma forever.
- Red Foo
Not that long ago most of us wouldn't have even heard of him, but after releasing "Party Rock Anthem" and "Sexy and I Know it" he's become a household name.
- Dangerous site
Adelaide's dangerous building site... dozens of safety breaches but accidents keep happening.
- Party Girls LA
They're the Adelaide party girls who've become an internet sensation... now they're hitting Hollywood.
The life and times of a legend... How Adelaide launched Kamahl's brilliant career.
- Fittest Females
They're Adelaide's fittest females. Incredibly inspiring, they dedicate their lives to training and for some it's paid off in a big way by becoming World Champions.
- Fire Family
Up in smoke… The Adelaide family left with nothing after their rental property was left gutted after an electrical fire.
- Party Girls bonus vision
Due to the interest in the "Party Girls", we've provided you with extended versions of the interviews that were used in the story.
- Fruit & Vegetable Intolerance
It's the fruit that’s bad for you... The little known chemical causing tantrums, insomnia and mood swings in adults and children.
- Orphan family follow
She's a 21year old Uni student who should be enjoying the best years of her life... instead she's raising four children and managing a busy household on a shoestring after both of her parents passed away.
- Sitting Kills
It's no surprise that being active is good for us... But here's an Adelaide professor who wants us moving a lot more than we do... He has his sights specifically set on office workers... encouraging a novel way of getting us on our feet.
- Party Girls
They're the Adelaide girls and guys who always let the good times roll. Partying for them is not just a past time... it's become a way of life and they've given Lucy an insight into how much time and effort it all takes.
- Dairy Farmers
They’re our local heroes... The brave South Australian families fighting to stay on the land and how you can help.
- Sinking House
$700 for a building inspection, now $75,000 for the repairs she wasn't told about and there's no come back ... How you can avoid getting caught out.
- Forgotten People
They're Adelaide's forgotten people… Dead for 39 days and no one knew and the others left to live in squalor… Is this the society we want?
- Fashion Art video
When it comes to fashion, Adelaide doesn't usually get a look in but meet our local fashion pack
- Fashion Art
Meet our local fashion pack... Creative, sassy & stylish, bringing high end labels to town in a night of fashion at the Art Gallery
- Toddler Death
Who's caring for our kids? The mystery death of an Adelaide toddler remains unsolved as his mums’ efforts to find the answer reveal how hard it is to get justice for the innocent.
- Fat cooking shows
TV cooking contestants may impress the judges but following in their footsteps may make you fat.
- Bikini Bon Levi
Adelaide's bikini conman and his slave girls… we track him down and you'll never believe what happens next…
- Adelaide Pranksters
Adelaide's pranksters... they're now global sensations and pranking their way to a fortune
- Scott Neeson
From Adelaide to Hollywood... then he gave it all up to save the children of the dump.
- Jolly Phonics learning
Just 3 years ago O'Sullivan Beach Primary was in crisis with poor academic results, unruly kids and falling enrolments but after changing the way they learn they’ve leapt ahead five years in 12 months
- Aussie Farmers
With soaring costs & plummeting returns, Aussie farmers are selling to overseas conglomerates or walking away in their droves, leaving a trail of destruction which will have far-reaching & long-lasting consequences.
- Angelman Syndrome
A wide smile and contagious laugh are trademarks of a very rare disorder that affects just one in 15 thousand...now there’s hope on the horizon for Adelaide's happy angels.
- Simply Energy Power Bungle
Tonight… Adelaide's energy bill botch up… they paid on time but were still cut off because it turns out the bill really belonged to their neighbour.
- Eye tests
Hundreds of thousands of Australian are walking around with potentially deadly illnesses and don't have a clue, yet their condition could easily be diagnosed through a simple and free eye test.
- X Factor boys
Lucy caught up with two of the South Aussie favourites who, win or lose, are already proving to be a hit
- Scrabble Champ
He's Adelaide's amazing scrabble wizard... headed for the world championships.
- Police problems part 2
Next... Bryan's fate at the hands of the jury and their verdict
- Police problem part 1
He was an SA police informant exposing a gang of criminals yet he was the one put on trial... set up with planted evidence... so what would the jury decide?
- Worst parking
Outrageous parking makes life difficult for everyone else but now there's a Facebook page where you can name and shame them.
- Bob Francis retires
Fatty's farewell... Signing off after 57 years with no regrets
- Reducing Cholesterol
It's the new discovery that can help you lower your cholesterol by almost 60% without taking medication
- Corunna Station
It's an outrageous government land grab… the South Aussie farming pioneers told to they have to go after a dodgy deal was done behind their backs to compulsorily acquire their station.
- Mozzie viruses
The Aussies battling a killer virus… 3 victims, 3 different viruses… All suffering devastating health effects and all bitten by mosquitos.
- Tattoo Taboo
Tattoo taboo… They've become the fashion statement of the rich and famous… Actors & sports stars alike, but has the traditional symbol of the class divide finally come in from the cold?
- Silent Killers
It's Adelaide's silent winter killer in almost every home and you'll never know until it’s too late... How to make sure your family's safe.
- Property Versus Shares
It's a question every potential investor asks: property or shares? In these unpredictable economic times Lucy Polkinghorne caught up with two Adelaide experts who can help you make a decision.
- Rego rort
Since the windscreen stickers were scrapped a couple of years ago, the number of fines has not only increased but the amount we pay for being unregistered has tripled.
- The Collective
Our exclusive interview with The Collective
- Upper Crust Cafe
27yrs ago a group of parents started a business to employ their children who all had special needs. It operated successfully for 20yrs until new government rules forced a takeover by a big charity organisation
- Dead Cows
Accused of animal neglect... his dead cows are polluting a water supply and his other cattle are skin & bone... so what are the authorities doing about it?
- Migraine Device
Up to one in twelve people suffer from them... More than half are women… tonight a new medical treatment that's raising eyebrows... Both for it's Star-Trek appearance and it’s promising results.
- Miracle Baby update
She's the birthday baby that may never have been… Adelaide's miracle bub 12 months on.
- Fashion Thieves
Adelaide's shop lifting epidemic… young, fashionable & light fingered… stealing thousands from trendy boutiques now the owners name and shame.
- Yaz pill update
We certainly ruffled a few feathers at the Bayer's head office in Germany with revelations over the potentially deadly side effects of their contraceptive pill Yaz, but wait until you see their response.
- Unlikely Talent
You only have to look at the queues of aspiring stars lining up to audition for shows like X Factor to appreciate Australia's obsession with fame... But what if you've got no special skills or talents?
- Saffron Eyesight
Macular degeneration affects the eyesight of almost a million Australians and that number is set to triple within the next two decades but now there's new hope for so many elderly sufferers and it's comes from an unusual place.
- O'Grady drugs
Paul has our exclusive interview with former Australian cycling coach Charlie Walsh and his reaction to Stuart O’Grady’s admission.
- ADHD Drugs
We have the highest rate of children on ADHD drugs in the world and critics say too many doctors prescribe them to children who don't have the condition… so just what are the short and long term effects?
- Education Department crisis
An Education Department insider blows the whistle on the toxic culture that covered up the problems to protect careers… putting kids and teachers at risk.
Blogging’s been around for a while now… Lot's of people from all walks of life having their say on everything from cooking to politics. But now some of those cyber chatterboxes have discovered you can also make money… and lots of it.
- Indian Surrogate mum
Like hundreds of Australians every year who are unable to have a baby, Kylie and her partner of five years Brett Goodwin decided to use a surrogate but now he’s decided he no longer wants to be a dad.
- Vegetable chemicals
All Aussie fruit and vegetable farmers have to have their produce undergo the same domestic screen testing for 135 chemicals… but the same fruit and vegetable imported into Australia are only tested for 50 of these chemicals.
- Workcover Alex
When injured worker Alex Mericka took Workcover to court he was also taking on his former lawyer... But after Alex won, the court appears to have done a "u" turn, leaving him wondering if he'll ever get justice.
- POPI Investment
With the cost of living continually skyrocketing it's particlaurly hard for retirees and pensioners... So if you're a senior homeowner and could do with some extra cash... Lucy polkinghorne reviews a new scheme that could ease the financial stress
- Cheap Cars
New car bargains... how to find exactly what you want without leaving home and save a fortune.
- Insane Murder
When he shot dead an Adelaide father of three he was already a seasoned criminal on parole but no longer considered a danger to the community... Yet he was found not guilty - on the grounds of insanity - of his cold blooded murder.
- Trans Footy Dispute
Trans Footy Dispute
- Prison Pen Pals
Prison pen pals... the women who fall in love with convicted criminals... and why they do it.
- Dodgy Wedding Photographer
- What's Going On 15
What's Going On
- Kids budget fashion
Kid's fashion for under $25. We show you the tips and tricks to get that perfect outfit for less.
- Liddy Guns win
Viewers of this program will know the efforts we've gone to to locate the hidden assets of paedophile magistrate Peter Liddy. Now after 11yrs we’ve finally had a remarkable victory.
- Kid's Fashion Under $25
Kid's Fashion Under $25
- Geordie Shore
Geordie Shore Holly Hagan
- Beaumont Book
- Rent a Dress
It's the affordable way to get the runway look... the latest designer outfits for just $60.
- Housing Trust dump
It’s a shameful scandal... a man left to live in piles of rotting filth by the Housing SA and his court-appointed carers. For 7 weeks a friend has pleaded with them to do something but when they didn't act, he called Frank Pangallo for help.
- Rafters finale
Five years ago we were invited into the home of the Rafter family. As the final episode is set to air we look back at some of the memorable moments and join their reunion to say good bye.
- House Rules winners
Carly and Leighton's House Rules... Lucy finds out what the future holds after their amazing win.
- Flabby Arm exercise
Adelaide fitness guru and yummy mummy is back... Sarah Thornton has proof her flab fighting formula really works
- Corny Ads
Sex sells but does corn sell too? Adelaide's new way to sell real estate... making movies to move property.
- Acne Trial
Having acne is hard enough but knowing how to treat it can be a whole other challenge especially with so many choices on the market so tonight we’ll show you the Adelaide trials pointing the way to an effective treatment.
- Muslim Reformer
Also... the extremists recorded in secret... Proof they are operating within Australia and the reformer who's now out to stop them
- Bridge Plunge
The word miracle does get used too often but this surely qualifies. Tonight the man who fell 30 metres off a bridge, broke every bone in his body but is making the most of his second chance at life.
- Stop Sign update
Fine after fine... all caught by the same twisted stop sign and the same policeman.
- Kickstart Diet revamp
It's our most 'clicked-on' story of all time. It's been 10 years since we first brought you details of this healthy weight loss plan. We've been updating it ever since and tonight the Kickstart diet is being given a new and modern makeover.
- Burning Crops
It's the heart- breaking sight of Australian farmers forced to burn their crops... No longer able to compete with imported products. Everything from fruit trees to vegetables are being destroyed as local cannery’s and producers close down.
- Arthritis Stem Cell treatment
It's the treatment that will put an end to arthritis in two hours… Adelaide's day surgery breakthrough taking away the pain.
- Neighbour bans
it's the new weapon being used in neighbourhood disputes. Forget abuse and threats, they're using the courts to get their neighbours banned from their own homes… One grandfather has been kept out of his home for two months.
- Diabetes 1 Trial
Tonight… Diabetes Type 1 cured… the remarkable Adelaide research and surgery with the power to save countless lives
- House Rules Rescue
This is a heart warming 'House Rules' Rescue.... Using their newly acquired skills to help the most deserving.
- ABS Surveys
Questions have been raised over the tactics used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics to collect information. You won't believe what they're asking and what happens when you refuse to answer.
- Parole Failures
Serial offender, Adrian Bayley is behind bars for the shocking rape and murder of Jill Meagher but we hear from another victim and an ex-prisoner who says he knows why men like Bayley offend time and time again.
- 3D Printers
It's the biggest tech revolution since the internet and is notorious for the supply of cheap, home-made guns. It's the 3d printer. It can make everything from cutlery and jewellery to complex machines and even body parts like bones and organs.
- Hospital Hotel
Stuck in the Royal Adelaide hospital for nearly a year but he's not sick. It's costing us a thousand dollars a day and he doesn't want to be there.
- Ice Factor
While ice hockey it's still a niche sport here, to these kids it's their everything and being able to rub shoulders with some of the guns is a dream come true.
- Hypno Birth
Kate Middleton's reportedly planning one... and Adelaide couples are embracing it.... the new natural birth method using hypnotherapy.
- App Dangers
We live in a world that's run on smart phones with free apps that give us the ability to do almost anything, anywhere… but what many people don't realise is we are actually paying for them.
- Little Heroes
When she was diagnosed with a terrible type of bone cancer, Adelaide's Sofia Kontogonis dream of being a dancer were shattered... but now she's discovered she has another even greater talent.
- Kids Parties
Parents are going to great lengths to spoil their little ones for their birthdays so we check out how these lucky kids are celebrating their milestones.
- Mortgage Exit Fees
Public fury saw the Gillard Government outlaw mortgage exit fees but after all the hype, how much did customers actually save?
- Lost Books
Moving home is one of those monumental tasks and Adelaide mum Mary McInerney's headache has turned to heartache after she realised one of the boxes she'd packed, with her daughters precious heirlooms, had accidentally ended up at the Salvo's.
- $6000 water bill
One Adelaide widow got a massive shock when she opened her latest bill from SA Water.
- No Praise School
From the moment we're born we're told how great we are. Rewarded with ice-cream for eating dinner, a lolly for walking a gold star for reading a car for graduating, bribery can be effective or call it an incentive if you prefer.
- Kaitlyn Walks
Most little girls long to be a princess in a fairytale but this six year old for some time has had just one wish... all Kaitlyn wanted was to be able to walk unaided and thanks to your generosity this brave South Aussie's wish has come true.
- Parole Mistakes
The opportunistic rape and murder of Jill Meagher 9 months ago left a nation in shock. Devastated for her family, 30,000 took to the streets over the violent, senseless murder of a beautiful young woman.
- Lotto winners
Winners are grinners and one couple has every reason to smile -- first prize in lotto, reward for persistence -- they've been playing since 1979.
- Greedy Granny
Adelaide's greedy granny… almost ninety and rorting Centrelink for years claiming she was single, when she wasn't.
- Deadly Drivers
Kevin Barron is responsible for taking three innocent lives in three separate crashes and each time, he was allowed back behind the wheel...
- Phoney Nobles
Brothers Marek and Andrew Kasperski claim they're the direct descendants of Polish Royalty and have taken on the titles of Princes.
- Virtual Babies
Adelaide's teen pregnancy preventer... The virtual baby giving the young a taste of parenthood.
- Molly Ringwald
Most of us know her as the sweetheart of our favourite 80's movies but Molly Ringwald has been harbouring a secret talent since she was just a little girl.
- Stop Sign
Drivers are copping fine after fine due to a stop sign facing the wrong way.
- Women Heart Attacks
Heart Disease isn't something we normally associate with women breast cancer, yes heart attacks, no. But they kill almost exactly the same number of women as men in Australia.
- Lyn Dawson Cold case
This story is about a football glamour boy his wife who mysteriously disappeared and the pretty schoolgirl he groomed seduced and married.
- Adult Literacy
A staggering 44% of Australians don't have enough reading and writing skills to function effectively day to day
- UK Visa
Trying to immigrate to Australia legally is a headache of paperwork... for one UK family it's about to tear them apart.
- Jamie's Ministry of Food
Welcome to Ipswich, population 180,000 right on Brisbane's doorstep, it's one of Australia's fastest growing regions but officially it's getting smaller, well at least the people who live here are!
- Trust Tenders
South Australian small businesses miss out on big Government contracts.
- AFL Memorabilia
Sporting clubs searching out footy collectables for award nights or fundraisers have paid a premium price for framed famous faces in the past.
- Moonrock Shelter Follow
For more than 20 years Lola McLachlan has been running her no kill shelter at Moorook in the Riverland... Meeting all the running costs and massive vet bills with her own money and public donations.
- Baby Singer
Lullaby’s and nursery rhymes have been around for centuries, but these cute cradle-songs have taken a back seat to the overwhelming number of baby products on the market.
- Road Rage Sentence
Six months ago, former police officer Ken Olsen was doing everything possible to defend himself against a road rage driver. Now he's on the attack.
- Prader Willi
Food is Henry's addiction but it is comparable with a heroin addiction or something the need to get that next bit of food is so strong money has to be watched.
- Food Waste
Every year Australians bin five and a half billion dollars’ worth of food that's dumped straight into landfill. It's a shameful fact that most of us pay little attention to but here's why you should.
- Restaurant Critics
Chef James Dincer and restaurant owner Tim Spiechowicz took Stephen Duval's complaint personally.
Amanda Murphy spent 2 months in a hospital mental ward strapped to her bed. She was violent one moment unresponsive the next, her decline was rapid virtually overnight.
- Synthetic Drugs
While science provides us with an insight into the effects of long term methamphetamine use in the burgeoning world of synthetic drugs readily available in shops across the country.
- Autism Assistance Dogs
We met these adorable eight week old pooches last month... Now three months old these special pups have entered into their first phase of training to becoming autism assistance dogs.
- World Vision Teen
Far removed from the privileged life she's grown up with, seventeen year old law student Eilish Maguire counts her blessings every day.
- Flaming Car follow
Tonight a twist in the flaming lemon saga and you won't believe how it’s panned out. A car was driven to our front door here at Hindmarsh on Friday where it caught fire... Much to the distress of its owner.
- DNA Testing
Angelina Jolie and Australian mum Krystal Barter have never met but all of a sudden they've got a lot in common.
- Tradie Test
We sabotage a range of white-goods, to test the true value of tradies. Channel 7's Today Tonight.
- 82 Year Old Model
Meet Carmen Dell'Oforce, and 82 year old model who is still hard at work. Channel 7's Today Tonight meets the timeless covergirl.
- Male Perverts
Seven's Today Tonight looks at "Sex Discrimination" against men, with some parts of society assuming all men are perverts. In a bid to protect children, men's rights are being undermined.
- Chicken Boy
A boy raised with chickens gets a second chance at life thanks to a generous Australian. Watch the Channel 7 Today Tonight story, on TodayTonightAdelaide.com.au
- Ocean Rescue
The Today Tonight team talk two an unlikely survivor, lost at sea, with almost no hope of rescue. Brett Archibald had given up hope of ever seeing his family and friends again. See the 7 story now.
- Apps Are Big Business
Channel 7's Today Tonight talks to some Adelaide App developers, turning backyard business into big bucks. Odd Games are kicking goals with their unique approach to App Development.
- Train Eyesore Follow
The residents of Columbia Crescent, Hallet cove, discuss with Channel 7's Today Tonight, the ridiculous bull headed government rail works, that are ruining their views, and affecting property values.
- Haydens Journey
- Autism Dogs
- Mrs Biggs
- Serviceton land claim
- Criminal Appeal Bill letter
- Bokwa fitness
- Marine Mystery
- Paul Vasileff
- Robert Plant
- Lucys wish update
- Pip Implant follow
- Bill Savers
- Drummond Conviction
He was jailed as a predator… there were no witnesses, no dna and no injuries... The Adelaide father convicted on a number plate... Was the crime even possible? Well, we now have new evidence.
- Drummond case
- Moorook Dogs
- Processed Meat
- David Lee
- Sir Bob Geldof
- MKR cupcake recipe
- Flood cars
- Make A Wish
- William Shatner
- Ice Factor stars
- Reverse Pile carpet
- Best Super
- Conversion Disorder update
- meditation for kids
- Head Lice treatment
- Burlesque dancers
- Branding SA
- National Broadband battery Alert
- RAAF Roulettes
- Adelaide Festival
- David Day
The Autobiography of David 'Daisy' Day. This book is a classic tale of SEX, DRUGS and ROCK'N'ROLL. It's the story of a radio DJ/Music Director who had the power to make Australian and international bands.
- Unleash Solar
- Sleep glasses
- Unclaimed Super
- Pinch Me
- Autism treatment
- Made in Australia
- Hayleys Law part one
- DANGEROUS PEDICURES
- Super Teas
- Sewage leak
- Thai murder
- Anti Discrimination law
- Additive Free Shopping
- Animation artists
- Wind Farm Tests
- Lunchbox recipes
- Snoring study
60 percent of men keep their partners up every night. Kris Rogers is one of them. He is one of millions of Aussie men who suffer from snoring and says it's been 7 years since he had a good rest.
- Old House rule
- Teeth Implants
- First day of school
- Petrol test
- Workcover Chef
- Transport Woes
- Vietnam Veterans
- Tennis Young Guns
- Tennis Young Guns
- Locked in Syndrome
- Eczema Therapy
- Bank Mistakes
- 5 MInute Facelift
- Back to school costs
- Best Growth Suburbs
- Body Piercing
- Adelaides Got Talent
- Scar Cream
- Health Insurance
- Xtend Barre
- Gadget Coach
- Lemon Car
- Skin DNA
- 1000 Days Single
- Conversion Disorder