Our top stories of 2016

AS we bid farewell to 2016, here’s a round up of the biggest, most controversial, and most commented-on stories and opinion pieces of the year.

We wish our readers a happy, relaxing Christmas and we’ll see you again early in the New Year!

1. ‘Not fair’: GP ordered to repay half a million dollars


This story, read more times than any other, concerned a rural GP who overbilled Medicare by more than $520,000 in a single year. Called before a disciplinary tribunal, Dr Qing Shan Liu