Our firefighters are heroes! Listen to this amazing interview, Paul Murray with Brett Johnson of Schofields Fire Station, honoured today with a bravery award for their role in the Quakers Hill nursing home fire.
Northern Territory News is a newspapers that comes out with some of the funniest stories and headlines. Paul Murray with Paul Dyer who came up with 'Why I stuck a cracker up my clacker' and won a Walkely.
Gangnam Style Christmas lights in Perth were amazing, until the fellow that put the performance together, Kym Illman had to turn them off. Paul Murray reveals why they only lasted 3 nights. Check them out here!
Young people are most worried about the economy and getting a job, with many heading to work just to help their family pay the bills. A Mission Australian survey shows the concerns of those aged 15 to 19.
Labor's elder statesman John Faulkner has spoken out about a rotten few in party ranks and called for the urgent adoption of a code of conduct for federal politicians. Paul Murray on the Senator's warning.
Paul Murray speaks with disability rights campaigner Mel Leckie who challenged the Prime Minister at a press conference today. She explains how the federal rules have trapped her on an unfairly low income.
West Australian journalist Steve Pennells was the winner of the country's top media award, the Gold Walkley. Paul Murray talks to him on his work on the Gina Rinehart family feud and asylum seeker boat tragedy.
Police have launched Operation Unite, a nationwide crackdown on alcohol fuelled violence which will take place this weekend. Paul Murray reveals the warnings being issued by police to Christmas party revelers.
A heavily pregnant woman says she was trying to protect her unborn baby while she was being robbed in Sydney's south west. Paul Murray speaks with her about a mongrel act as police hunt down the perpetrators.
What would you consider our national costume? Does it look anything like the current Miss Universe national costume design? Paul Murray looks at the controversial costume chosen for this year's Miss Universe.
Paul Murray has been pushing for a visa program to resettle Afghan interpreters who worked alongside our troops. He speaks with Shadow Immigration Minister Scott Morrison on garnering support for the idea.
Football Federation Australia chief executive David Gallop has unveiled a $160 million four-year broadcast deal for the code. Paul Murray questions the SBS role in the deal, using tax-payer funds for rights?
Paul Murray gets an exclusive interview with former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani who discusses the resilience of New Yorkers, after 9/11 and now the super storm Sandy, which would unite the community.
Paul Murray speaks with five-time Olympic gold medallist Ian Thorpe, who has released a tell-all autobiography, has opened up about his personal battle with depression and intrigue over his sexuality.
Ever felt deja vu walking down the street? What of when you find yourself experiencing coincidences? Paul Murray looks at parapsychology with Tony Jinks and the science of coincidence. What's your experience?
It's hoped a reduction to the baby bonus and changes to private health insurance will help the Gillard Government achieve its budget surplus. Paul Murray on the details with 2UE's Michael Pachi in Canberra.
Labor is accused of mismanaging the economy, following deep cuts to get its budget into surplus. Opposition Leader Tony Abbott tells Paul Murray the government will never deliver an honest surplus. Have Your Say.
The Unbelievable Truth is the brainchild of former Goodies star Graham Garden. Paul Murray catches up with him to discuss the crossover of the show from radio to the small screen and to talk about the Goodies.
A member of the notorious Bilal Skaf gang will undertake weekend leave for a few months before his release. Mohamed Sanoussi was part of a gang of 14 men involved in the gang-rape of a young woman in 2000.
Paul Murray & Mark Latham on the Indonesian visit of Tony Abbott. Why he didn't raise turning boats around policy? Why is he scared to talk about it with the one person who would implement the arrangements.
35% of homeowners after 2008 have properties that are now worth less than what they paid for, with many deciding to sell up. Paul Murray and Money Guru Paul Clitheroe on families facing mortgage stress.
Prime Minister Gillard announced on a visit to New Delhi, Sachin Tendulkar would receive an Order of Australia. Gary Hardgraves tells Paul Murray it is designed to make Australian Indian community like the Prime Minister.
Paul Murray on the Prime Minister Julia Gillard speaking out about Tony Abbott not discussing his plan to turn back refugee boats to Indonesia with the nation's president because he knows it won't happen.
The scourge of the internet for years, Trolls have only made headlines since some high-profile Aussies found themselves at the centre of vicious attacks. Paul Murray and Insight's Jennie Brockie on trolling.
Schools will get an extra pupil-free day next year, so the state's teachers can get their heads around delivering the new Australian curriculum. Paul Murray reveals it brings to 6 school development days a year.
45,000 Aussie households don't have enough money to feed their families. It is a staggering statistic in such a lucky country. Paul Murray looks at the issue and reveals how his mother too used to go without meals.
Today is pregnancy and infant loss remembrance day, a day for families to reflect. Paul Murray reflects on his loss of little Leo 8 weeks ago, why we need to celebrate these special lives taken all too soon.
Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has pledged $50 million for CCTV to battle street crime in "local hotspots". Paul Murray with Criminologist Emmiline Taylor who says it's not the right way to catch criminals.
Archbishop Peter Jensen says the prevalence of the Frank Sinatra classic "I Did It My Way" at funerals is a reflection of the "vulgar egotism" that is imperiling society. Paul Murray asks, does he have a point?
As we reflect at this time over the 10th anniversary of the bombings and loss of life in the Bali bombings, Paul Murray catches up with Assistant Commissioner of AFP Tim Morris who led the investigations in 2002.
Does online activism really work? Does it make a difference? Or, is it a new form of bullying? Paul Murray looks at clicktivism, where protest is all about complaining by simply clicking on Twitter or Facebook.
Nicola Roxon says the government won't back down in its criticism of Tony Abbott, who she maintains has an "issue with capable women". Paul Murray takes her to task for criticism of the Opposition Leader.
An Australian Bali bombing victim has come face to face with one of the masterminds behind the 2002 terrorist attacks. Paul Murray discusses the emotions of survivor Max Murphy as we head toward the 10th anniversary.
Paul Murray speaks with Miranda Divine who has compared recent outrage online over the death of Jill Meagher, which brought people together to march in peace. But, are tragedies trivialized by the Twitterati?
Rival broadcaster John Laws took to 7:30 Report to comment on the Alan Jones story. Paul Murray pays tribute to Golden Tonsils hosting his show Lawsie style, scarf, glasses, but missing the Wild Turkey.
The Australian government is still considering whether to approve a visa for convicted rapist and boxing great Mike Tyson. Paul Murray gives his views on why he thinks he shouldn't be allowed in. Vote in our Webpoll.
Paul Murray catches up with comedian Will Anderson about recent events in the news, being heckled off stage, Lawsie interviewed in style, and the expectations of the audience that come to see his shows.
Pyes Creek in Castle Hill has been turned red by pollution. Paul Murray with Hornsby Mayor Steve Russell on the cause of the pollution. It's a timely reminder to be wary what we dump down our drains across the city.
Hasem El Mazri has been awarded an honorary doctorate at UWS for his work within the community of Sydney. Paul Murray speaks frankly about Islam and recent protests, and how he’ll see the Grand Final.
There is Oscar talk around the movie Killing Them Softly. Andrew Dominik, the man behind Chopper, called in to 2UE to chat with Paul Murray about working alongside Hollywood actor and heartthrob Brad Pitt.
The medical condition of one of the men who killed Heart Surgeon Dr. Victor Chang is being questioned. Paul Murray reveals it comes as the decision on his release from jail is being challenged in court.
Dozens of people have been stuck on Sydney's monorail this afternoon after it broke down. Paul Murray speaks with Nine News reporter Kevin Wilde who reports inside the vehicle things were getting quite hot.
The stars graced the red carpet for an Emmy Awards ceremony showing off the best and worst in fashion. Paul Murray will chat with Melissa Hoyer on those who stood out and those who failed in red carpet fashion.
Lego have produced amazing work with the top ten Aussie moments from the past 50 years. Paul Murray on this year's Lego Festival of Play, a series of digital, social and experiential events to celebrate 50 years.
Muslim leaders say they will not support any more protests in Sydney, urging police to arrest those who do not heed the call for calm. An additional 300 police officers will be out in force this weekend.
The son of slain truck driver Bob Knight has vowed to 'go off' if an appeal against his father's killer's sentence doesn't result in more jail time. Paul Murray speaks with him about the possible outcomes.
The man who shot and killed heart surgeon Victor Chang has been granted parole and will be deported to Malaysia. VOCAL's Howard Brown says the Chang family are "absolutely devastated" with the decision.
Ian 'Dicko' Dickson says X-Factor star Shiane is awkward, vulnerable and not ready to win the talent show at 14 years of age. Paul Murray catches up with him about why the young school girl is competing.
We've been wondering for days now about Dicko's glasses. Paul Murray had the guts to question if they were previously Dame Edna's or are they his wife's? Have your say: do you think they are ladies glasses?
It has been a huge fight for Derryn Hinch but it appears there are changes ahead in Victoria on naming child sex offenders. Paul Murray speaks with the broadcaster who did home detention for doing just that.
Paul Murray looks at a journalist today saying Gerry Harvey should resign from Harvey Norman 'because his initial success in building Harvey Norman blinds him from imagining a different future for it.'
Wet and Wild will be thrilling Sydney-siders within months with a world-best park opening in our western suburbs. Paul Murray, a huge fan of wet and wild, chats with Chris Warhurst, manager of the popular theme park.
There have been two grass fires that are believed to have been started by flicked cigarette butts from drivers in the past week. Paul Murray says there are no excuses these days and seeks out tougher penalties.
Paul Murray returns to the airwaves of 2UE surrounded with support from family and friends following his absence from the microphone. He spoke from the heart on his return to his listeners and friends on the radio.
Jason Morrison reveals the news that has had tears flowing at 2UE. The news of complications with the birth of Paul Murray's much anticipated little boy, Leo. We extend our deepest sympathies to Paul & all his family.
Paul Murray has been pushing for some time, and now it is mandatory. All NSW nursing homes will be required to install sprinkler systems, but State Government has rejected their request to help pay for them.
Should violent dog breeds be banned or bred out? Vicious dogs not only attack and kill other dogs, they are also a threat to children. Paul Murray with RSPCA CEO Steve Colman on getting rid of violent dogs.
Paul Murray reveals why we shouldn't be down on our athletes but rather should be celebrating because Australia won the Olympic Games. How? Listen and follow the statistics on why we should all be proud.
Our paramedics do a tough enough job as it is, but when they are attacked, it makes life even more difficult. Paul Murray reveals why there should be a specific crime and penalty if you attack any paramedic.
Television has brought the big guns out to grab your interest for night time viewing leading into the final half of the year. Paul Murray on what will be the hits and misses and asks, what will you be watching?
Will Julia Gillard lead the Labor Party into the next election? Change may be close to allow fresh air into the next campaign. Graham Richardson with Paul Murray on the machinations behind the scenes for the PM.
Private Investigator Frank Monte is running for Sydney Mayor and says it is time to get the hoodlums off the streets, busing them out of the CBD. He tells Paul Murray why it is time to Manhattanize the city.
Construction costs for the national broadband network have risen by 3.9% to $37.4 billion. Paul Murray with Malcolm Turnbull on ongoing cost of running the project has also risen due to ongoing delays.
We may not be walking away with sacks of gold from the Olympics, but the event will have a positive effect on many couch potatoes. Paul Murray on the surge in health and fitness that follows the Olympic Games.
The fence that separates neighbours can be a place to chat over, or to fight over. Paul Murray on how the loss of a couple of bricks on a collapsing fence has sent families to court and cost them a $100,000 fortune.
How much do you spend on kids clothes? Paul Murray with Mamamia's Mia Freedman discuss the outlandish money parents splashed out on their children. Is it simply keeping up with the Joneses? Have Your Say!
Paul Murray has proof sprinklers will save lives in nursing homes. He continues to press ahead with the campaign for sprinklers in nursing homes across the state following the fatal fire several months ago.
Clovelly RSL could close on Sunday. So, what went wrong? Is it a sign of the times when we see more and more of our local RSL clubs closing? Paul Murray investigates the decline in the local RSL clubs.
The Queen's appearance alongside Daniel Craig in the London Olympics opening ceremony has been twisted into a rumour that she will also make a cameo in Skyfall in a scene in which she knights James Bond.
Health Services Union national president Michael Williamson has resigned after allegations of nepotism and financial irregularities at the union. Paul Murray says good riddance after he resigned by text.
Why is there not more flexible childcare centres? In such a busy metropolitan city it is surprising there are not places open later. Paul Murray looks at battling traffic and childcare opening and closing hours.
From a court case, to bankruptcy, and a photo that had him almost off the Olympic team. Paul Murray discusses Nick D'Arcy, who has crashed and burned failing to make the 200 butterfly finals in London.
If you're ever lost in the bush, you'll wish you had heard a few of these tips from survival expert Bob Cooper. Paul Murray gets some great advice for the times when things do, and they can quite easily, go wrong.
Kate McClymont writes Backstabbing, branch stacking and backroom deals were once the domain of the NSW Labor Right. But, she reveals to Paul Murray it's the Liberal Party's new-look political playbook.
Security for the Olympic Games is of top priority in London, with far more needed to keep our athletes safe than ever before at the games. Paul Murray goes behind the veil of secrecy in these times of terror.
Australia's greatest photographer had a lifelong love affair with Sydney, starting out at 14 with his box brownie taking hundreds of photos. Look back at his remarkable work on the 20th anniversary of his passing.