Western Australia

Martu indigenous corporation in turmoil over mining money scrutiny in Western Australia

Richard Baker and Nick McKenzie A WA indigenous corporation is in turmoil over scrutiny of its handling of mining company millions.

Cyclone Christine closer to Western Australia's north coast

A category 2 cyclone off Western Australia's Kimberley coast was expected to intensify.

Western Australia's Senate election: The will or the swill of the people?

Dan Harrison A preference system that can be gamed and an electoral administration that loses ballot boxes.

Julia Gillard's royal commission submission: Counsel assisting responds

Anna Patty The counsel assisting the royal commission into trade unions has agreed that former prime minister Julia Gillard's conduct as a lawyer may not have prevented her former boyfriend's misuse of a slush...

Thai surrogate baby Gammy could become an Australian citizen

Baby Gammy and his surrogate mother Pattharamon Chanbua.

Lindsay Murdoch Citizenship would give baby Gammy access to healthcare in Australia.

When science gets under the skin

Fiona McGill A researcher’s obsession with freshwater algae brings environmental and personal gains.

Right to die: Choosing an end to life

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Julie-Anne Davies The desperation of the dying is something Melbourne woman Catherine Ringwood knows intimately. Much of her adult life has been spent in its company, first as a nurse then later as a counsellor for...

Sports and Police Minister won't ban cage fighting

'Brutal' business: Luke Rockhold, left, and Michael Bisping stare each other down pre-fight.

Rachel Olding It isn't just Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping going head-to-head in the infamous octagon cage.

Anzacs resourceful in Gallipoli firestorm

Deadly shore: Australian troops wade ashore at Anzac Cove.

Peter FitzSimons Soldiers from the backblocks and from Australia's cities were unprepared for what awaited them as they arrived on the shores of the Mediterranean.

Courts

Rineharts back in court over ownership of assets and shares

Gina Rinehart: Her two eldest children have made a claim against her.

Hannah Low An explosive new claim against mining magnate Gina Rinehart has been launched by her two eldest children, but the Federal Court in Sydney has suppressed details for the time being.

Was life better in `the good old days'?

The Zone Transcript: Phil Ruthven talks with Michael Short

Al Qaeda threatens Australian fuel supplies

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Heath Aston Australia is the only developed country without either mandated industry stockholdings, government-owned stockholdings or government control over any or some of its oil and fuel infrastructure.

For Queen & Country

Wives, children, families and friends throw streamers and wait on the dock to wave goodbye to Australian troops, circa 1915

Chris Sheedy Believing that our ancestors were coerced into fighting somebody else’s war is, in fact, a modern misunderstanding, experts say.

A battle and an odyssey from Cocos remembered

Tony Wright Australia's first naval battle of World War I led to a remarkable odyssey.

Gang blamed for stealing Gallipoli Anzac plaques

Tony Wright The brass letters spelling ANZAC had sat fixed to a stone plinth on the Gallipoli Peninsula above the Aegean Sea for more than 14 years. On Friday morning, they were gone.

Salt sores and whale songs rock kayak adventurer Jason Beachcroft

Adventurer of the year Jason Beachcroft.

John Thistleton A kayaker who encountered hell and heaven on the high seas around Australia has been named the adventurer of the year.

Gas prices will explode due to Queensland exports, says Grattan Institute

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Esther Han Larger households that use gas for cooking, hot water and heating will be hit with a yearly bill increase of up to $435 in the eastern states, the Grattan Institute said.

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Maslin parents urge end to Ukraine conflict, in the name of their lost children

Special individual tributes from their parents: Evie, Otis and Mo.

Rachel Olding An Australian mother and father who lost their three children in the MH17 plane crash have pleaded for the "pointless war" in rebel-held Ukraine to stop as the bodies of their children were brought...

Arrest over death of West Australian Christopher Kirkman in Uganda

Chris Kirkman was from Kalgoorlie but had been working in the Congo.

Police in Uganda have arrested a man they suspect of supplying fake drugs to an Australian mine worker who collapsed and died in his hotel room.