Federal and QLD governments convinced the committee they were making 'significant progress', but warns Australia still has more to do to stop continuing damage to this natural wonder.
Photos from the Sydney Swans v Carlton Blues match at the SCG on Friday, May 29, 2015. Photos Getty Images.
James Massola The words "man and woman" and "husband and wife" will be replaced by "two people" in the Marriage Act under Bill Shorten's proposal to redefine marriage in Australia.
BRIANNA PARKINS NEWCASTLE: When Angela Ivancevic looks at the photos of what her husband did to her, it isn’t the black eyes that traumatise her the most.
Peter Hannam A warming planet is already stoking the intensity of tropical cylones in the north-west Pacific and their ferocity will continue to increase even with moderate climate change over this century, an international research team has found.
Nick Miller Sepp Blatter has been forced into a second round of voting in his bid for another four-year term as FIFA president, at the end of a week in which his organisation was plunged into a major corruption scandal.
David Wroe The Afghanistan province where Australian troops were stationed for eight years and suffered most of their casualties is in danger of sliding back into Taliban control, experts say.
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