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Will Australia be next to legalise same-sex marriage?

By Sat, Jun 27, 2015 6:21PM UTC 2 Comments

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....

UQ gives young veterinarian a great start to his career

By Tue, Jun 16, 2015 9:11AM UTC 0 Comment

Waking up in paradise each morning is a dream come true for University of Queensland graduate Guyan Weerasinghe. Guyan works as a veterinarian in the beautiful location of Golden Bay, New Zealand. He is part of a team ensuring the wellbeing of all animals, both great and small. Each day he is presented with a...

Malaysia Airlines jet makes emergency landing in Australia

By Fri, Jun 12, 2015 3:06PM UTC 0 Comment

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A Malaysia Airlines passenger jet has made an emergency landing at Melbourne airport after a reported engine fire....