Today Tonight Stories from 2018
- Fireman Alex
The little boy who’ll bring Adelaide to a standstill – how Alex’s firefighting heroes are making his wish come true.
- Onkaparinga Protest
Ratepayer anger boils over at a protest against “wasteful” spending at SA’s largest council.
- Autonomous Trucks
Driverless trucks – mining monsters with no one behind the wheel, so are they safe?
- Fringe Singers
Two Aussie music legends ready to return to Adelaide.
- Truck Blitz
Dangerous trucks on the wrong side of the road – a teenage girl lucky to be alive after a terrifying head-on crash.
- Concussion Invention
The biggest medical issue facing the AFL – now, an Aussie invention that could save careers, and lives.
- SA Best Ad
Nick Xenophon the rapper – his new election ad has got Adelaide talking, but will it hurt his campaign.
- Fringe Magicians
The world’s most outrageous magicians, ready to shock Adelaide audiences.
- Dangerous Buses
Adelaide’s dangerous buses – drivers forced to break the law, just to stay on schedule.
- Secret Garden
Australia’s amazing secret garden – hidden from the public for decades, now finally revealed. More info: https://tinyurl.com/ybuoy54c
- Cycling Doco
Cyclists versus motorists – on the road with Adelaide’s “Middle-Aged Men in Lycra”.
- Visa Issues
Our crazy immigration laws – the hardworking Irish couple facing deportation.
- Ute Tax
The tax office crackdown on work vehicles driven for personal use.
- Shower Screen Safety
Exploding shower screens – how to spot the warning signs and keep your family safe.
- Latte Levy
The caffeine addiction that’s killing our planet – now, the push for a “latte levy”.
- Blind Archie
The baby born with no eyes – can doctors help little Archie reach his full potential?
- Lionel Richie
Valentine’s Day with the king of love songs, Lionel Richie.
- MKR 2018
The “Adelaide In-laws” recipe for success as things heat up in the MKR kitchen.
- Kiln Tragedy
Left shattered by a workplace tragedy, now a young family’s fight for justice.
- Perfect Pantry
Inside Adelaide’s most perfect pantry – how getting organised can save you thousands a year on groceries.
- Haemophiliac Family
Handle with care – five fragile siblings who share the same rare medical condition.
- Onkaparinga Credit (Part 3)
The council conduct controversy goes statewide – we continue our investigation, with more local governments under fire.
- Old Thief Update
Courtroom drama for the 78-year-old pensioner accused of being Australia’s oldest house burglar.
- Onkaparinga Credit (Part 2)
Council spending exposed – we continue our exclusive investigation into ratepayer-funded credit cards.
- Onkaparinga Credit
Council spending exposed – our exclusive investigation into ratepayer-funded credit cards.
- Ultimate Elvis
Ultimate Elvis - the King is back and down under. Meet the world’s best Elvis impersonator.
- AMP Insurance Fight
Permanently disabled – but not sick enough for his insurer. Find out what happened when we took up his fight.
- Ford Raptor
Unwrapping the NEW Raptor –we’re at the global launch of the four-wheel drive of the future.
- Collapsed Ceiling
Lives almost lost – a warning to all home owners about collapsing ceilings. Tonight 6.30.
- Banking Royal Commission
The big banks ordered to repay millions – are you entitled to a refund?
- Kayah Guenther
Australia’s Down syndrome dancer - performing around the world to standing ovations.
- Driver Debate
The age old driving debate – does practice make perfect, or are older drivers a danger on our roads?
- House Sitters
No mortgage, no rent, no bills, no worries - how you can live the dream, all year round..
- Horse Sanctuary
Horse homes – rescuing the retirees of racing. The Adelaide animal sanctuary that needs your help.
- Shoestring Oz
Shoestring Oz – the couple who travelled the country, for one dollar, a kilometre. Why seeing the world doesn’t have to cost the earth.
- Eastwood Eviction
Eastwood Eviction – the property has been in his family for more than a century, so why is the State Government trying to evict him?
- P & O Luggage
Cruise luggage – it was meant to be the trip of a lifetime, so why was she left stranded on the dock while her bags went around the world?
- Honey Heist
Honey heist – Why the sticky spread is attracting sticky fingers. The South Aussie bee keepers on high alert.
- Budget Beauty
Budget beauty – Australia’s biggest beauty test, hundreds of products compared to find the best value.
- Super Bowl 2018
Super Bowl ads – the very best commercials from this year’s Super Bowl. Plus, the campaign to bring back Crocodile Dundee.
- New Witness
Exclusive: A surprise new witness in the Beaumont case – one of Harry Phipps’ workers comes forward for the first time.
- Phipps Investigation
Why the Castalloy factory excavation could be just the start of investigations into mysterious businessman Harry Phipps.
- Stuart Mullins
The author who first exposed the secret life of Beaumonts suspect Harry Phipps.
- Young Parents 2018
A mum of two at just sixteen – how she plans to prove the critics wrong.
- Harri the Galah
The pet parrot that stowed away on a cruise ship to New Zealand.
- Brighton Swim
The Adelaide women making a splash in the fight against cancer.
- New Payments
Instant cash – the big banking changes to put money in your pocket, fast.
- Beaumont Credit
We hear from the family of the chief suspect in the Beaumont case, ahead of the dig that could solve South Australia’s greatest mystery.
- Centrelink Squabble
A Centrelink squabble over $20 – why heartless bureaucrats wouldn’t help little Ivy.
- Ross Kemp
Kidnapped, and shot at, in the world’s most dangerous places, now this extreme adventurer is coming to Adelaide.
- Children with Albinism
Two siblings born with the same rare condition – a family fights back over cruel taunts.
- Lunar Eclipse
The “super blue blood moon” – your guide to Adelaide’s most spectacular eclipse in decades.
- Blacksmith Kid
A dying industry, back in business – why young South Aussies are becoming blacksmiths.
- Smoking Age
Should the legal smoking age in SA be raised to 21? Have your say on Nick Xenophon’s new policy.
- Vet Rip-off
Adelaide vets putting profits before pets – why they’re quoting thousands for unnecessary treatments.
- Baby Tests
Unreliable baby tests – the perfectly healthy baby girl who was meant to be born with severe abnormalities.
- Children’s Money
How to teach children the value of real money in a digital world.
- Superfoods 2018
Eating your way to good health – life-enhancing new superfoods for 2018.
- Hail Apples
Crops and jobs wiped out – the fight to save South Australia’s apple industry.
- Australia Day By Air
Australia Day from the air – a bird’s eye view of how Adelaide celebrated.
- Life Savers
Adelaide’s brave surf lifesavers in action – keeping us safe from the ocean, and its monsters.
- Caesarean Bubs
New long-term health concerns for babies born by caesarean.
- Tennis Grunting
The surprising reasons why tennis players grunt and shriek.
- Secret Book Club
The Mills & Boon mums making good money as romance writers.
- Airbnb Update
She put her landlord’s property on Airbnb – how she got caught out making money from his investment.
- Back to School
Back-to-school bill shock – the staggering cost of a “free” education.
- Real Witches
Australia’s real-life witches – are they a force for good or evil?
- Desert Vet
Red Dog’s real-life vet, now helping animals in need throughout the Aussie outback.
- Beaumont Dig
The chief suspect in the Beaumont case – was he also behind the mysterious disappearance of other Adelaide children?
- Mrs Brown's Boys
Voted best British comedy this century, now Mrs Brown’s Boys is coming to Adelaide.
- Beaumont Search
The Beaumont Case breakthrough – a joint Channel 7 and SA Police investigation into Australia’s greatest mystery.
- Port Makeover
A Port club member’s family tragedy – now, a special surprise from the team that will change their lives.
- Smelly Socks
No more smelly socks – the magic new fabric to keep your feet sweet.
- Artel Chains
In chains – an Adelaide chef’s dramatic protest over unpaid wages.
- Adelaide Beaches
The end of Adelaide’s free beaches – councils and businesses making you pay to play.
- SA Power Prices
South Australia’s best power providers for price and customer service.
- Car Pooling
Taking the pain out of your daily commute – the new way to reduce your travel time and costs.
- School Lunches 2018
Back-to-school lunches kids will love – healthy foods saving you time and money.
- Port River Dredging
The government red tape keeping SA in the dark about a potential environmental disaster.
- Dog Sunburn
The cruel disease killing Adelaide dogs – how to protect your pet and save thousands in vet bills.
- Food Engineers
Low-sugar sugar – why the sweet treat is about to become a lot healthier.
- $1000 Cash
Interest-free cash loans to beat post-Christmas bill shock.
- The BBQ Movie
The great Aussie BBQ – now cooking up a storm on the big screen.
- Drowning Tragedy
The tragic drowning of an African boy at Glenelg sparks an ugly war of words.
- Best Cleaners 2018
Australia’s best cleaning products – thousands tested, so which ones really clean up?
- Balloon Ban
Bursting their balloons – the push to ban a family favourite.
- Concussion Case
Charged with killing his partner, but he can’t remember – Australia’s first concussion test case and what it means for the AFL.
- $50 Shop
Secrets to slashing your grocery bill – feeding a family of four for just $50 a week.
- Toilet Tourism
Toilet tourism – the Aussie towns with remarkable public restrooms.
Adelaide’s double-dealing dognapper – claiming lost pedigree pooches as her own, then selling them for profit.
- Fridge App
The new free app that could save you a thousand dollars a year on groceries.
- Cool Pools
Adelaide’s passion for backyard pools – what you need to know to make the most of yours.
- Phone Lockers
Drastic measures – the phone lockers to help children beat online addiction.
- Vitamins 2018
Australia’s best vitamin pills for effectiveness, value and taste.
- Coffin Fraud Update
A whistleblower lifts the lid on the funeral industry after a grandmother’s high-priced coffin was switched for a cheap pine box.
- Ladies Night Out
The politically correct push for gender-neutral driver’s licences and no more “ladies’ nights”.
- Coffin Swap
A pauper’s send-off at a princely price – the funeral home accused of switching an expensive coffin for a cheap pine box.
- Best Cars 2018
The best new cars for 2018 – small, medium and off-road, plus the lemons to avoid.
- 2018 Lamb Ad
Hitting the wrong note – should the Broadway-inspired new lamb ad be given the chop?
- Healthy Treats
Healthy school holiday treats – cheap, delicious recipes your kids will love
- Carnivorous Plants
Plants that bite – the natural way to control mozzies and other insects this summer.
- CES 2018
From helpful home robots to life-saving baby monitors – the world’s best new hi-tech gadgets.
- Council Travel
An SA mayor defends his ratepayer-funded trade missions to the Philippines, where he also met up with his online girlfriend.
- Piano Man
The illness that could’ve silenced Adelaide’s “Piano Man” – a world-renowned tribute artist now helping others.
- Frozen Drinks
From servo slushies to home-made – the healthiest frozen drinks to cool you down this summer.
- American Idiot
American Idiot – the explosive punk musical ready to shock Adelaide.
- Repeat Offenders
Drink drivers, drug drivers, repeat offenders – why police and the courts are powerless to stop them.
- Best Vacuums 2018
Australia’s best-value vacuum cleaners – those that suck and those that don’t.
- Cancer Books
The mum who lost her life to cancer but left behind special bedtime stories for her young children.
- Vili Anniversary
Vili’s star-studded celebrity party to celebrate his 50 years in the pie game.
- Expensive Seafood
Reeling in South Australia’s fishing industry – what will it mean for jobs, amateur anglers, and seafood prices?
- Trolley Money
A grateful grandmother reunited with her life savings, left behind in a shopping bag.
- Dog Dangers
Keeping your dog safe from deadly summer dangers you may not know about.
- John Noble
From Port Pirie to Hollywood – the local actor now starring in the world’s biggest movies and TV shows.
Dangerous waters – the local mayor fighting to stop a potential environmental disaster off Adelaide’s coast.
- Stolen Keys
The risk you take, taking your car to the mechanics – the man left with no wheels and thousands out of pocket.
- Technology Heat
Catastrophic computer crashes and medic-alert meltdowns – how to protect your hardware from summer heatwaves.
- Car Sales 2017
Hot wheels – Australia’s best-selling cars of 2017.
- Illegal Migrants
The 60,000 illegal migrants compromising Australia’s security and economy.
- RFDS Premmie Baby
Flying doctors who saved a baby’s life – now, an emotional reunion 15 years on.
- Medico Compare
Adelaide’s new online doctor shopping – taking the pain out of your medical bills.
- Jacket House
Surprise discovery – home renovators uncover a precious piece of war history.
- HomeStart Eviction
He almost lost his life, now they’re losing their house – how to protect your family from heartless home lenders.
- Microwave Meals
Microwave meals – the best buys for your health, and your wallet.
- New Year Success
New Year’s resolutions, one year on – everyday Aussies who’ve transformed their lives, and how you can too.
- Allergy Girl
A little girl allergic to the world and trapped in her home. Now, the new treatment giving her hope for a normal life. More info: https://tinyurl.com/yaycq859
- CEO Scam
A billion-dollar cyber scam – the world’s biggest online fraudsters, targeting Adelaide.
- YouTube 2018
The world’s must-see videos – counting down YouTube’s Top 10 for 2017.
- 2018 New Year Resolutions
How to change your life – the simple steps to keeping a New Year’s resolution.
- Cannabis Oil
The high cost of medicinal cannabis – even when it’s legal, it’s still not affordable.