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Russia’s UN draft on MH17 crash doesn’t call for tribunal

By Tue, Jul 21, 2015 11:08AM UTC 1 Comment

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia has circulated a U.N. resolution demanding that those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine last year be brought to justice — but eliminating the international tribunal that the five countries investigating the crash are seeking to prosecute the perpetrators....

WATCH: Cold snap brings rare snow to South Australia

By Mon, Jul 13, 2015 3:11PM UTC 0 Comment

Unusually cold temperatures brought a rare dusting of snow to the Adelaide hills in South Australia over the weekend. ...

Will Australia be next to legalise same-sex marriage?

By Sat, Jun 27, 2015 6:21PM UTC 1 Comment

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....

Plan your research in an idyllic island setting at UQ

By Fri, Jun 26, 2015 8:18AM UTC 0 Comment

Do you want to work or study at world-class teaching and research facilities on tropical or sub-tropical islands surrounded by coral reefs and exotic fauna and flora? Sounds impossible? Not so, as one of the world’s top 100 ranked universities, The University of Queensland, Australia, operates two state-of-the-art marine research stations providing unique scientific opportunities...

Migrants say they saw Australian navy pay off people smugglers

By Thu, Jun 18, 2015 11:16AM UTC 1 Comment

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....