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Melton school for disadvantaged young people likely to close at year's end

Finding unused public land in the booming growth town is difficult and closing the school at the end of the year is a real possibility, co-ordinator …

Australia 'public enemy number one' of UN climate talks, says Nobel laureate

Australia is emerging as “public enemy number one” of the United Nations climate change negotiations to be held in Paris in December, according to a Nobel laureate of medicine speaking from a sustainability symposium in Hong Kong.<p>Prof Peter Doherty is representing Australia at the symposium, held …

Climate

Violence Erupts in Baltimore: In Pictures

Spinal Cords

Inside Sudan's War-Torn Darfur

Members of the rebel group Sudan Liberation Army led by Abdul Wahid (SLA-AW) climb towards the front lines in Jebel Marr<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Adriane Ohanesian<p>…

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

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Books

Evicting Indigenous Australians from their homelands is a declaration of war

Australia has again declared war on its Indigenous people, reminiscent of the brutality that brought universal condemnation on apartheid South Africa. Aboriginal people are to be driven from homelands where their communities have lived for thousands of years. In Western Australia, where mining …

Australia

Barnaby Joyce defends halal after Coalition MPs express concern

The agriculture minister, Barnaby Joyce, has issued a warning to colleagues who are against halal certification, saying picking a fight with Islamic export countries could triple the price of beef for Australian consumers.<p>A number of Coalition MPs and senators have expressed concern about halal …

Australia

Angelina Jolie column about surgery heralded by top ovarian cancer doctors

Angelina Jolie’s decision to write about her preventive surgery is being heralded by the top ovarian cancer doctors in the US, who are hoping it will encourage more women at risk of the disease to have genetic testing and potentially the same procedure.<p>Jolie decided to have her ovaries and …

Cancer

Nothing but a dream

Last June, the American theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss appeared on the ABC’s <i>Q&A</i>. During a brief discussion about public broadcasting – which, …

Alice in Wonderland: the never-ending adventures

One of the strangest creatures Alice meets in Wonderland is the Caterpillar, who languidly asks her “Who are you?” and receives the uncertain reply: “I – I hardly know, sir, at present – at least I know who I was when I got up this morning, but I think I must have been changed several times since …

Literature

Microscope Photos Show the Abstract Beauty of the World All Around Us

Photographer Linden Gledhill is a photographer who uses his background in biochemistry to capture gorgeous abstract images of the world at a …

Christopher Pyne - you can't keep a keen man down

"Insist on what you are doing," it read. "Your goal will be reached soon."<p>Pyne was delighted by the message, but the added dose of optimism was …