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Amy Remeikis

Amy Remeikis is political reporter based at Parliament House in Canberra

Foreign Affairs minister Julie Bishop welcomes Frances Adamson as Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and ...

How DFAT tackled its male culture, room by room

When naming the rooms in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade building, its chiefs had a great idea - honour the many distinguished diplomats and public servants who had dedicated their lives to bettering Australia. 

Health workers fumigate to prevent the spread of viruses at El Angel cemetery, in Lima, Peru.

Qld prepares for Zika virus risk

Queensland's health authorities are undertaking research to determine if any other species of mosquito can spread the devastating Zika virus, as the state prepares for its potential spread onto its tropical shores.