Total road fatalities across Australia peaked in the 1970s and have trended down sharply since then.
The gestures were repeated along the Western Front in pockets of small 'truces'. British, German and French soldiers, in open defiance of orders, went to No Man's Land.
Although we currently spend $178 billion per year (reported to rise to 191 billion by 2020-21) on social security and welfare payments and services, there is no consensus regarding the aims.
The struggle for the legalisation of assisted suicide across the nation will be long and hard.
At some level there is an emotional resonance that we feel that makes us think that a certain person can provide the answers we want.
Therefore, stone the flamin' crows, cobbers; be proud of your natural, traditional accent and intonation. Stick with it.
He wrapped him tightly in an army issue groundsheet and buried him on his back as if resting peacefully in the field of battle.
Should it matter this much? A wealthy, successful individual expressed fury at the most popular object of vitriol in any sport.
Why concentrate population growth in mega-cities already under strain while smaller cities and regions stagnate?
Yes, there are people who are battling on. There are people making squillions. There always were, and there always will be.
With Australia's population set to hurtle past the 25 million mark in August there are renewed calls in Canberra for a significant reduction in the country's sky-high immigration intake.
They are working hard on creating on three pieces of international law that would, if implemented, expand intellectual property regulations to protect things like indigenous designs, dances, words and traditional medicines.