Uluru

Rock around the clock at revamped Uluru

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Katrina Lobley SHARPLY falling ticket sales to the national park housing the great stone monolith of Uluru have left tourism operators searching for ways they can put the ''solid'' back into ''solid rock''.

Millions lost on Uluru resort deal

Ayers Rock Uluru

Heath Aston The head of the Indigenous Land Corporation has accused her own organisation of presiding over 'perhaps the largest single evaporation of public money in the indigenous policy domain, ever'.

Ayers Rock Resort: Uluru Aboriginal investment damned by indigenous leader

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Heath Aston The head of the Indigenous Land Corporation has accused her own organisation of presiding over ''perhaps the largest single evaporation of public money in the indigenous policy domain, ever''.

Indigenous leader Dawn Casey urges inquiry into Uluru deal

Ayers Rock Resort

Heath Aston The head of the Indigenous Land Corporation has called on Prime Minister Tony Abbott to initiate an inquiry into the ''disastrous'' purchase of the Ayers Rock Resort by her own organisation.

Golf course proposed for Uluru resort

Voyages Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara.

Lucy Battersby A GOLF course near Uluru has been proposed in a bid to get tourists to extend their stay at the Ayers Rock Resort.

Golf course proposed for Uluru

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Lucy Battersby A golf course near Uluru has been proposed in a bid to get tourists to extend their stay at the Ayers Rock Resort and boost local employment.

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Indigenous jobs are focus for new Uluru resort owners

Sounds of Silence Dinner, Voyages Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara.

Malcolm Brown YULARA, the tourist resort set in central Australia with Uluru and the Olgas in the middle distance, finally became totally Aboriginal-owned this week, completing the process that started 26 years...

At Uluru, a silver anniversary gives the owners a key to prosperity

Lindsay Murdoch RETURNING Ayers Rock to its Anangu traditional owners 25 years ago was a symbolic moment for indigenous land rights.

Pro-dingo: Azaria Chamberlain's half-sister defends native animal

Avondale School, open day, 2013. Year 11 art class. Pictured are Zahra Chamberlain, front, with Rebecca Bright, centre, and Sabrina Schur. March 20, 2013. Picture by David Stewart

Caroline Zielinski The half-sister of the baby snatched by dingoes in 1980 has come out in passionate defence of the native dogs, saying she wants to use her profile to educate people about the "beautiful wild animal".

Row over Dawn Casey's 'outrageous' Ayers Rock Resort comments

Aerial view of Voyages Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara.

Heath Aston The head of the Indigenous Land Corporation has thrown down a challenge to sacked directors of the Ayers Rock Resort, saying if the $320 million acquisition of the resort overlooking Uluru was such a...

How a convicted drug smuggler obsessed a nation

Schapelle Corby

Rick Feneley Which version of Schapelle Corby do you buy? Hapless beauty school dropout. Persecuted Aussie tourist. Victim of a criminal conspiracy. Latter-day Joan of Arc. Lying drug mule. Ganja Queen.

Racing NSW left with long faces despite jockeying for royals

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Damien Murphy The organising principle behind the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet's planning of next month's royal tour? Always leave them begging for more.

Dingoes' bad press 'unjustified', controversial study finds

Miles Godfrey Many regard them as pests and one infamously killed a baby.

National parks could raise more money to keep agencies afloat

Noel Towell The money-making potential of Australia's national parks, including Uluru and Kakadu, could be tapped by a federal government department facing a budget crisis.

Kate takes windy Wellington in her stride

Duchess of Cambridge

Emma Partridge Wet Wellington weather greeted the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as they touched down in New Zealand to begin their first official tour as a family with eight-month-old Prince George.

Now Kate strolls into pole position ...

Henry Belot The Duchess of Cambridge has taken advantage of the royal couple's designated day off by playing with young Prince George on the lawns outside Government House in Canberra.

Royal visit: Thirty years later, some things remain the same

Tim Barlass What colour is the princess wearing? Who snatched a picture of themselves with the future monarch? Not now. April 1983. They weren't called selfies then.

With a royal wave, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge leave Australia

POOL PHOTO: Prince George of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, board their plane as they depart Canberra, on the final day of the Royal Tour of Australia, on Friday 25 April 2014. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen (FAIRFAX MEDIA / NEWS CORP POOL ONLY)

Sarah Whyte After a 10-day journey that took them from Sydney to Uluru, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have headed back to Britain.

A bus ride to peril and beyond

Artist Tim Smits, who is involved in groups helping to combat violence.

Peter Barrett Tim Smits was late for work. It was 10.30am on September 11, 2011, and the Melbourne-born graphic artist had been running to catch the bus that usually took him across town to his East London studio.

The river runs free and wild

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Andrew Darby The shaggy tea-trees on Rock Island are still there: exactly the same trees, little changed in a generation.