Top Australian workplace
We find out what it’s like to work for the country’s best employers.
Find out more about Newcrest by visiting www.newcrest.com.au.
Making a difference in Africa
Annabelle Chauncy and David Everret are two Australians who built a school in rural Uganda.
For more details on their charity, go to www.schoolforlife.org.au.
Bringing our troops home
The bulk of Australian soldiers will return home by 2014, but how will it happen logistically? We speak to News Limited's National Defence Writer, Ian McPhedran.
The drover’s life
Weekend Today’s Airlie Walsh saddled up for a cattle drive in the Queensland outback.
Saddle up for the adventure of a lifetime! For more information on the Harry Redford Cattle Drive, head to www.harryredford.com.au or phone (07) 4651 5603.
Getting there - Qantas flies to Longreach from Brisbane daily. From Longreach, transport can be arranged free of charge to Aramac and the Cattle Drive camp site.
Droving there - The Harry Redford Cattle Drive is held annually in May. Days vary in length, though most average a riding distance of 10 to 18 kilometres, ending at a new campsite each night. Participants can join for three, four, or six day blocks (or the whole 19 days).
For more great Outback Queensland adventures, log onto www.queenslandholidays.com.au.
Space launch aborted
The first private rocket launch was aborted overnight. We speak to Spaceinfo editor Jonathan Nally about the importance of this mission.
For more information, visit www.spaceinfo.com.au.
Australia’s extreme weather
Where does Australia rank in regards to wild weather? The Weather Channel have completed a study, and we speak to the Senior Meteorologist, Dick Whitaker.
You can find out more at www.theweatherchannel.com.au.
James Lacey is a royal biographer whose new book reveals everything you wanted to know about the royal family.
Promise Phan is the makeup artist who can transform herself into anyone in minutes.
For more on Promise's work, visit www.myglam.com or check out her YouTube channel.
Today and McDonald's were down in Lane Cove with Little Athletics NSW, launching the McDonald's Champions of Play competition, which gives five lucky children the chance to win a trip of a lifetime to the London 2012 Olympics Games.
The competition is open for entry from today and all you have to do is encourage your kids to enter at www.championsofplay.com.au and show us how they are a Champion of Play. Whether they are confident, fair, a team player or even one to never give up, we want to hear about it and you and your child could be jet setting over to the London Olympics thanks to McDonald's!