11:34 All restrictions and closures are now lifted on Southern Roads , including on the alpine passes.

11:32 Australia's middle class is diminishing, as the gap between the haves and the have nots continues to grow.

11:08 Burgled residents in central districts may get their stolen goods back.

11:06 The death of a 29-year-old miner at a Waihi gold mine is being mourned by his fellow workers today.

07:39 Indonesia has carried out the executions of 4 convicted drug traffickers - but spared the lives of 10 others.

Wed, 12 Sep 2012

Children will suffer under new clampdown on benficiaries

Plunkets Helen Connors tells RadioLIVE's Marcus Lush why cutting benefits of parents who don't send their children to early childcare - will hurt children. 12 September, 2012

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