Michael Vincent, ABC.net.au

Michael Vincent

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Uncovering a surprise love story in the making of a documentary about 80 years of ABC International broadcasting

Former foreign correspondent Michael Vincent tells of digging through the archives to uncover the untold stories of the ABC's long commitment to covering and broadcasting around the world. → Read More

Australia Calling: A look at 80 years of Radio Australia and ABC international broadcasting

The history of the ABC is a story of Australia's relationship with Asia and the Pacific. For eight decades now, ABC broadcasts have reached lonely atolls in the Pacific as well as some of the planet's largest population centres in Asia. → Read More

The couple who fell in love over the ABC's Radio Australia more than 50 years ago

They lived in different countries and had never met. But Anita and Humphrey fell in love via letters they wrote to an ABC radio program, and they've been married for 52 years. → Read More

'Parallel universes': Hong Kong-Beijing media war demonstrates identity struggle at heart of unrest

The battle on the streets in Hong Kong is being fought alongside an information warfare, with Beijing's state media outlets clashing fiercely with Hong Kong's constitutionally protected free press, and journalists becoming collateral damage in the process. → Read More

'I had become unresponsive': Fit, healthy and hospitalised with flu

Doctors are shocked by how quickly this season's flu is striking down the young and healthy. Nurse Amanda Nix went from training at the gym four times a week to blacking out in an emergency ward as the infection took hold. → Read More

AFP was not attempting to intimidate journalists, Commissioner Andrew Colvin says

Outgoing Federal Police Commissioner Andrew Colvin rejects the claim his officers were attempting to intimidate journalists when they carried out two raids — one on the headquarters of the ABC and the other on the home of a News Corp reporter. → Read More

'An act of bastardry': Veterans fight ATO over tax on medical discharge benefits

Three former Australian soldiers take the Australian Tax Office to court over tax taken out of their medical discharge benefits. → Read More

Mother of five-year-old boy with influenza-A 'didn't think flu could be this serious'

Five-year-old Jaxson Hall's symptoms began with a full body rash and high temperatures. When his condition deteriorated and he was admitted to hospital, a flu test confirmed he had influenza-A. → Read More

This severely injured woman says she's trapped in her own workers compensation

After lifting two bulky suitcases at work, Marianna Kinsey ended up with a catastrophically injured back and can no longer work. Now she says her workers compensation is preventing her from living the life she wants. → Read More

'Masterful work': The mob boss prosecution tactics Muller deployed in the Russia probe

Cutting deals, flipping witnesses and working his way up the food chain — Mueller's prosecution of mob boss John Gotti served as a blueprint for his investigation into the US President, writes Michael Vincent. → Read More

Is Labor's pledge to provide free specialist consultations to cancer patients feasible?

Labor's multi-billion-dollar pledge to provide free specialist consultations to cancer patients is under the spotlight, with the Coalition slamming it as an irresponsible hoax while experts dissect how much of an impact the policy will actually have on patients' out-of-pocket expenses. → Read More

'I feel like I've been robbed': Veterans claim they were lied to about superannuation

There is anger among some 50,000 veterans who served their nation only to be, in their words, lied to about their compulsory superannuation. → Read More

Christchurch shooting victim's son had to leave his bedside to identify his best friend's body

Yasir Amin wanted to stay by his father's side as he lay in hospital in an induced coma after being shot in the Christchurch terror attacks, but he was called away to identify bodies, including his best friend. → Read More

The benefits of having multiple generations in the one workplace

From Baby Boomers to Generations X, Y and Millennials, Australian workplaces have never been more generationally diverse. → Read More

Suspicion falls on China after cyber attack on Australian Parliament — and it's not surprising

When Australia's Parliament is hacked, it's easy to point the finger at Beijing — even though Russia and North Korea are also bad actors known to have carried out cyber attacks throughout the world. → Read More

'Like driving into a sepia movie': My week in a Black Saturday disaster zone

Journalist Michael Vincent remembers the people he met during a week reporting on the impact of the Black Saturday fires in Kinglake. → Read More

Refugee footballer Hakeem AlAraibi to remain in Thai prison after bail request rejected

Melbourne-based refugee footballer Hakeem AlAraibi will face 60 more days in a Thai prison after his request for bail is rejected. → Read More

Lily Pereg investigation turns up 'spots of blood' at accused's home, police say

Argentinian police investigating the death of Australian-born university professor Lily Pereg say they found spots of blood on a bag at her nephew's home. → Read More

As the 'last adult' in the White House departs, warnings of 'grave policy errors' ahead

James Mad Dog Mattis's resignation as Donald Trump's defence chief comes after a string of decisions undermining his advice, including the withdrawal of US troops from Syria and pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal, writes Michael Vincent. → Read More

Trump may claim he's defeated Islamic State, but all signs point to the opposite

We have defeated ISIS in Syria, Donald Trump tweeted overnight — but according to many analysts, Islamic State is far from going away, no matter what the US President says, writes Michael Vincent. → Read More