David’s short form videos

Busting a move at the WA campaign launches

Busting a move, pant suits and children stealing the show… the WA state election campaign launches ticked all the boxes.

Posted by ABC News on Sunday, 19 February 2017

Motorcycle racing returns to Sellicks Beach

Hundreds of people have braved the wet and windy conditions at South Australia's Sellicks Beach to witness the return of beach motorcycle racing.

Posted by ABC News on Sunday, 19 February 2017

Ashton Kutcher's emotional address to Senate on modern slavery

Hollywood actor and tech investor Ashton Kutcher made an emotional testimony about the work of his anti-trafficking foundation, Thorn, at a Senate hearing on modern slavery.

Mr Kutcher urged US legislators to drum up government support for the development of new technology to fight online sex trafficking, saying: “technology can be used to enable slavery, but it can also be used to disable slavery”. Read the story: http://ab.co/2ljTDds

Posted by ABC News on Wednesday, 15 February 2017

DV offender praises new police unit working with perpetrators

Jeffery Lecke now admits to being in denial about hitting his wife.

He says he would likely have breached the domestic violence order (DVO) keeping them apart if not for police from the Sunshine Coast's newly formed vulnerable person unit: http://ab.co/2kM3YeN

Posted by ABC News on Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Motorcyclist on train tracks narrowly avoids death

Incredible footage has emerged showing a man jumping for his life to avoid being hit by a high speed train near Ballan, Victoria.

Posted by ABC News on Tuesday, 14 February 2017

'I relate to four legs, not two.'

A dog groomer from southern Queensland says despite having degrees in child psychology and social work she chooses to continue working with her four-legged friends 🐶

Posted by ABC News on Tuesday, 14 February 2017

WWII bomb found under Greek servo

A World War II bomb found during excavations at a service station has forced a massive evacuation in Greece's second-largest city.

More: http://ab.co/2kIWlZ9

Posted by ABC News on Sunday, 12 February 2017

550-million-year-old fossils found in South Australia

Palaeontologists are working in searing heat in the Flinders Ranges to document fossils believed to be more than half a billion years old, as part of efforts to get the region onto the World Heritage list.
More: http://ab.co/2l9weuY

Posted by ABC News on Sunday, 12 February 2017

Lifesaver turns 80

One of Queensland's hardest working Surf Life Saving volunteers has just turned 80.
Peter Anderson spends about 500 hours a year volunteering on the Gold Coast and has no plans to slow down. http://ab.co/2ltIt6D

Posted by ABC News on Friday, 10 February 2017

Australia’s street libraries

Street libraries are popping up on the streets of Australia giving people the chance to browse, borrow or leave books without having to register for a library card.

Posted by ABC News on Friday, 10 February 2017

Tasering of unarmed 12yo boy condemned

The use of tasers on children should be eliminated, the National Children's Commissioner has said, after seeing footage that shows an unarmed 12-year-old boy tasered by NT Police.

Read more: http://ab.co/2kzlsNJ

Posted by ABC News on Friday, 10 February 2017

Australia Post CEO salary compared

How Australia Post CEO Ahmed Fahour's $5.6 million salary compares to his international counterparts.

Read more: http://ab.co/2kQE7Fh

Posted by ABC News on Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Donald Trump art

Planet America takes a moment to examine a collection of Donald Trump art.

Posted by ABC News on Saturday, 4 February 2017

This kit is ‘a bundle of cuteness’

#BestOfTheWeek: A newborn fennec fox emerged from its nesting box at Sydney's Taronga Zoo, and the energetic kit has been keeping its parents busy. 😍

Read more: http://ab.co/2kywPpB

Posted by ABC News on Friday, 3 February 2017

'Worst' call between Trump and Turnbull

Donald Trump said a conversation with Malcolm Turnbull on the refugee deal was "the worst by far" of a clutch of calls to world leaders.

Here's the inside story: ab.co/2jFqZyE

Posted by ABC News on Wednesday, 1 February 2017

Bourke Street floral tribute removed

The floral tribute that grew in the aftermath of Melbourne’s Bourke Street attacks has been removed, as the Lord Mayor announced a permanent memorial would be built in the city.

Read more: http://ab.co/2keFFXv

Posted by ABC News on Tuesday, 31 January 2017