There are demands for an open and independent inquiry to be held into the deadly Martin Place siege.
David Imrie, CEO of Keeping NSW Beautiful, believes we need harsher penalties to deter illegal taggers
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10:30 AM As the festive season approaches and more people are on the roads, can motorists expect petrol prices to remain low?
11:05 AM Beyond Blue Chairman Jeff Kennett has announced that former Prime Minister Julia Gillard will join the Board of Beyond Blue.
2UE Online 11:35 AM Senator David Leyonhjelm believes the hostages of the Sydney Siege should have had weapons to protect themselves.
Petrol prices set to send Christmas cheer? Unleaded petrol is around $1.28 a litre with some predictions it could fall below $1.25 by Christmas. Will it continue to fall? Stuart Bocking on whether we are moving into a period of prolonged lower Sydney petrol prices.
Doctors to claim or absorb the $5 rebate? The $7 co-payment idea has been dumped by the Abbott government, but says doctors will be able to charge an ''optional'' $5 fee. AMA's Dr Brian Owler tells Andrew Voss doctors simply won't be able to absorb the cost.
Do we need an evolution in the way we play cricket? The outpouring of sympathy for Phillip Hughes is astounding and a watershed in cricket. former Test Great - now Commentator Ian Chappell has told 2UE's John and Garry he hopes the Hughes tragedy changes the game.
2:03 PM Rome is bidding for the 2024 Summer Olympics and a top cardinal has suggested the Olympic archery competition be held at the Vatican.
Telescopes make for a perfect present at Christmas Got a budding astronomer in the family? Telescopes are always a popular Christmas gift, but what to look for when buying a new or used one? Tim Webster with Dave Reneke from the Australasian Science Magazine.
Australian Galleries exhibition of comic noir The Phantom has inspired for 80 years. Artist & ‘Phan’ Peter Kingston has coordinated an exhibition at Australian Galleries paying homage to the ghost that walks. Clive Robertson chats about his Phantom inspired work.
Have ecards taken over from traditional cards? What traditions do you like to keep at Christmas? Do people still send Christmas cards? What is the etiquette when it comes to Christmas card giving? Andrew Voss with Etiquette Expert Anna Musson on cards vs email.