Australia's grand plan to transform its northern wilds
The government wants to dam northern rivers to create a giant food bowl - but no one knows how it will effect the environment or Indigenous people AUSTRALIA has a daring plan: to convert its tropical north into a huge "food bowl".
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Aboriginal DNA provides human migration clues
Scientists have used DNA evidence from a lock of hair found in WA in the 1920s to map the early migration of humans from Africa to Australia.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Sydney Morning Herald
The Aussie billionaire nobody knows
He's one of Australia's wealthiest citizens with a rags-to-riches tale, but most people would never have heard of billionaire Hui Wing Mau.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Peris sent racist hate mail after criticising Abbott
Northern Territory Senator Nova Peris says she has been dealing with racist hate mail on a daily basis since she spoke out against comments from Prime Minister Tony Abbott regarding the settlement of Australia.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Student embarks on 29,000 mile journey in an attempt to be the youngest person to fly solo
The freshman from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, South Dakota, began his 29,000 mile journey in California on June 1. American student Matt Guthmiller began his six-week quest on June 1 and landed in Darwin - Australia's Northern Territory - this week He is now halfway through his six week long aerial odyssey, having landed in Darwin - in ... (more)
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Udyakan Festival: A fulfilling cultural journey
THE City of Kabankalan will celebrate its 9th Udyakan Festival starting August 2, in time for the celebration of its 17th Charter Anniversary.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Charles Darwin! My Name Is Alex Agassiz. You Humiliated My Father.
On April 16, 1896, a chartered steamer, the Croydon , embarked from Brisbane in Queensland on an American scientific investigation of the Great Barrier Reef - the beginning of an epic series of Pacific-Indian Ocean expeditions led by a 61-year-old American zoologist and mining millionaire, Alexander Agassiz.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
The Otago Daily Times
Invercargill boat constructor winning Australian work
Stabicraft Marine managing director Paul Adams, in the company's Invercargill factory, as boat fabrication team leader Ken Stenton works on a vessel for an Australian client.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
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Thu Jun 26, 2014
WA tale wins Miles Franklin Award
British-Australian author Evie Wyld has taken out Australia's most prestigious literary prize ahead of male heavyweight favourites Tim Winton and Richard Flanagan for her novel All the Birds, Singing.
Northern Territory News
MH370: New search to begin August
THE hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is moving to a new area south of where an intensive effort failed to find a trace.
What it's like to be married to a beauty queen
THINK beauty queens are bimbos? The husband of a reigning Australian pageant queen says they are way more than blonde girls prancing around in bikinis.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Darwin's HMS Beagle chronometer to be sold by Bonhams in London next month
The chronometer will be offered in the Fine Clocks sale at New Bond Street, London, on July 9 with an estimate of A 30,000A-50,000.
US cuts more Thailand aid, considers moving exercises
The United States said it has suspended more assistance to Thailand in response to a military coup and was considering moving a major regional exercise out of the kingdom.
Effect of Periodontal Therapy on Arterial Structure and Function...
From the Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia ; Preventable Chronic Disease Division and Global Health Division , Menzies School of Health Research, and School of Psychology and Clinical Science , Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern ... (more)
Sat Jun 21, 2014
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Fri Jun 20, 2014
Stars and Stripes
Deal likely to bring more U.S. military assets to Australia
U.S. Navy sailors man the rails aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet Flagship USS Blue Ridge as it pulls into port in Darwin, Australia, in June 2013 on a mission to build maritime partnerships and conduct security operations.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
GDF, Santos go cold on Bonaparte
Serious cracks have emerged in Australian LNG's appetite for greenfield projects after Santos and French partner GDF Suez baulked at pushing ahead with the Bonaparte floating LNG development in the Timor Sea.
Sydney Morning Herald
Markets Live: Gold bugs buy big
Shares are poised to take a breath early after yesterday's gains, as gold surged the most in nine months overnight and oil rises on conflict in Iraq.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
The Daily Caller
Worst Travel Agent Of The Year Sends Newlyweds To El Salvador Instead Of The World Cup
A couple from Darwin, Australia, had planned to spend their honeymoon in the Brazilian city of Salvador, but their travel agent instead booked them a flight to crime-ridden San Salvador, El Salvador.