Australia

Will Australia be next to legalise same-sex marriage?

By Sat, Jun 27, 2015 6:21PM UTC

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) communities in Australia have welcomed the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling to legalise same-sex marriage in all its 50 states – bringing the total of countries worldwide that allow marriage equality to 24.

WATCH: Massive 3,500kg basking shark is brought ashore in Australia

By Wed, Jun 24, 2015 11:03AM UTC

This rare basking shark was brought ashore by a fishing trawler in Australia earlier this week, with scientists hoping that it will help them learn more about the world’s second largest living fish.

Malaysian navy rescues oil tanker crew; hunts pirates in Vietnamese waters

By Fri, Jun 19, 2015 11:51AM UTC

The Malaysian navy is hunting down eight pirates in Vietnamese waters after a lengthy sea chase following the hijacking of an oil tanker in Malaysian waters last week.

Migrants say they saw Australian navy pay off people smugglers

By Thu, Jun 18, 2015 11:16AM UTC

Two migrants who were on a people-smuggling boat at the center of claims Australia’s navy paid the crew to turn back to Indonesia say they saw the money handed over.

UQ researchers get bird’s eye view of dinosaur tracks in field studies

By Wed, Jun 17, 2015 8:30AM UTC

Are you fascinated by dinosaurs and would like to learn more about these amazing creatures? You can do so through undergraduate or postgraduate study with the Faculty of Science at one of the world’s top 100-ranked universities, The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia. You can study a Bachelor of Science