He was quick to anger, hard to talk to. The war changed him, his family said. Yet as he neared death, Marele Day's father finally found peace.
Natalie O'Brien Dozens of young greyhounds are still being exported to Macau's Canidrome racetrack where they face mistreatment and death, despite the racing industry's peak body banning the export of the dogs.
JONATHAN SWAN Catholics are in power this Easter, with the highest proportion of ministers of that faith occupying senior positions in a Coalition government.
John Elder Everyone forgets things - even premiers. But those middle-aged memory lapses do not necessarily presage the onset of dementia.
Tim Barlass Almost 100 years after Gallipoli, mystery still shrouds the identity of one of the soldiers killed on the first day of the landings.
ANDREW TAYLOR Consumers risk being ripped off by a website selling artwork at more than 10 times its value.
LARISSA NICHOLSON A Canberra researcher believes an effective treatment for shin splints - the painful condition that plagues runners - may be within reach.
ANDREW DARBY Is this game on for Tassie's forests? Andrew Darby clears the wood from the trees.
JULIA MEDEW Pressure is mounting on Australian pharmacists to stop selling homeopathic products.
Andrew Masterson Fears about Facebook stem from stories far older than the internet.
MATTHEW RAGGATT A medical problem was behind the car crash that into the The Lodge's perimeter wall in April.
John Elder 12:00am Ever walked into a room and forgotten why? You are not alone. Many middle-aged people are convinced they are showing signs of early dementia when in fact they are just showing signs of, well, middle age.
Sue Williams 1:58pm Australian teenager Alyssa Azar is determined to continue her climb of Everest despite the massive avalanche that has killed 12 people on the world's highest peak.
Australia's Easter road toll now stands at four after a tragic opening to the holiday long weekend in both Western Australia and Tasmania.
Clive Small Clive Small, who led the investigation, recalls the painstaking work that led police to Ivan Milat.
GARETH HUTCHENS Joe Hockey wants Australians to work until they're 70.
JOSEPHINE TOVEY Anna Bligh has a challenge for Australian men: if you think your mates might be hitting their wives or girlfriends, tell them: ''I don't want to be your friend if you're doing this kind of stuff.''
TONY WRIGHT Hanifi Araz, a big man from the city of Canakkale across the Dardanelles from the Gallipoli Peninsula, saw the future in the early 1980s, and he wanted to be part of it.
Deborah Snow, Sean Nicholls A throw-back to old-fashioned courtesies helps bring down a premier.
Peter Barrett It's a story Jack tells often. There they are, standing at a tram stop in Albert Park, when the well-dressed young man next to him notices his Rats of Tobruk badge. ''Who are they? A pop group?'' he asks.
Damien Murphy Locals have long believed Manly the centre of the universe. Suspicions were confirmed on Thursday when Manly boy Mike Baird landed the second leg of the leadership double with the other local hero, Tony Abbott. On Friday, Manly received Royal Assent.
DAISY DUMAS When the country came to town, it met the royals. And the royals met plenty of sheep. In keeping with a long tradition of royal tours to Australia, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the Royal Easter Show on Good Friday morning.
Rachel Olding, Saffron Howden A rapist, who easily removed his electronic monitoring anklet on Wednesday, was able to go undetected for 45 minutes until police were notified.
Damien Murphy While many in our nation solemnly marked Good Friday, residents of Manly in NSW (and quite a few thousand tourists) were doing what they do best - hanging out on the beach - when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge wandered on to the sand opposite the Manly Pacific Hotel.
Colin Brinsden The build-up to the federal budget is beginning to look like an Agatha Christie whodunit.
BEN WESTCOTT As Canberrans stocked up on chocolate for Easter, ACT nutritionists encouraged them to eat small, eat quality and eat happy.
Rob Forsaith The AFL teams for Sunday's three matches have been finalised, with Chris Judd, Jarrad Waite, Luke Dahlhaus and Tom Lynch heading the inclusions.
NOEL TOWELL Australia's 160,000 federal public servants are facing an assault on their traditional 7.5-hour working day as the Coalition pursues its tough policies on pay and conditions.
Rob Forsaith, Roje Adaimy and Greg Buckle Andrew Demetriou says it's inevitable there will be AFL on Good Friday, and North Melbourne chairman James Brayshaw says his club deserves to take part.