Two days before a catastrophic bridge failure in Miami, an engineer called authorities to say some cracking had been found at one end of the concrete span. But by the time it was heard, it was too late.
Demonstrators from Australia's Vietnamese, Cambodian, Laos, Burmese and Filippino communities gather to condemn human rights abuses and to give a voice to their communities back home, as leaders meet nearby on the first day of the ASEAN summit.
As hopes fade for Queensland to host the Dora The Explorer movie, Australia's most prolific playwright says it's more important for Queensland to produce local films instead of chasing Hollywood blockbusters.
Hobart's homelessness problem must not be shifted to the northern regions of the state, the Government is warned, after an audit to identify potential locations for affordable housing produces a list of which less than half of the sites are near the southern capital.