Australia is a well-fed and wealthy nation, in the middle of a region growing hungrier and hungrier – and a global food crisis could be the world’s next major security crisis.
Ever heard of Dora Lush? She was an Australian microbiologist working in the 1940s on developing a vaccine for a deadly disease known as scrub typhus. She accidentally pricked her finger with a contaminated needle. Three weeks later, she died from the very disease she was trying to tame.
Philip Seymour Hoffman's final big screen performance is in a John le Carre adaptation that never fails to impress.
Lawyers representing more than 150 Tamil asylum seekers say they will use a High Court hearing to try to quash any attempts to return them to India.
Australian Defence Force personnel will be walking unprepared into a volatile situation at the MH17 crash site in Ukraine, a senior defence figure has warned.
Australia would have some of the toughest anti-piracy measures in the Western world if leaked government proposals to crack down on online copyright infringement were implemented, according to copyright experts.
Australia would have some of the toughest anti-piracy measures in the Western world if leaked government proposals to crack down on online copyright infringement were implemented, copyright experts say.
A cocky New South Wales radio DJ-turned-conman has gone to ground
The problem with being bullied at school, there's nowhere to sit quietly. You tend to move from one taunting corner to another. Your young life is all about fighting and losing a war on multiple fronts, and perhaps finding too much comfort in cakes. Backed into a corner for too long, such a kid will nurse dreams of vengeance -- and some of them eventually come out swinging and deadly
The aviation lawyer who helped negotiate $10 million in compensation from Libya for families of the Lockerbie disaster believes the same could be achieved by relatives of those killed on MH17.