Liz Keen

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Four Corners

Latest<p><i>icon-abc-video</i><p>Trump/Russia<p>On FOUR CORNERS<p>It's the story of the century: The US President and his connections to Russia.<p>In a Four Corners …

Sarah Ferguson

Scott Morrison announces investigation into Nauru sex abuse claims; Save the Children said staff did not fabricate allegations

A new inquiry will examine allegations of sexual misconduct at the Nauru detention centre, along with suggestions they were made up.<p>Immigration …

Experts tell Fact Check Australia is at war with Islamic State in Iraq

Australia

E-cigarettes

Paper Planes by Robert Connolly wins 2014 CinéfestOz film award

Paper Planes, a children’s film about a young Australian boy’s journey to the world paper plane championships, has won the CinéfestOz film prize, Australia’s richest film award. The film was directed by Robert Connolly and produced by Connolly, Maggie Miles and Liz Kearney.<p>Connolly is best known …

Cocaine-addict surgeon linked to sex workers' deaths, continued to operate on patients

A highly paid neurosurgeon who indulged his cocaine addiction, paid thousands of dollars for sex and was directly linked to the death of two …

Great Barrier Reef will deteriorate further after decision to dump spoil from Abbot Point, former marine park official says

Australian authorities are failing to protect the country's greatest natural icon, the Great Barrier Reef, by approving the dumping of dredge spoil …

Catholic Church spokesman questions sanctity of confessional when used by paedophile priests who admit abuse

The Catholic Church's spokesman on child sexual abuse has questioned its stance on the sanctity of the confessional when it is used by priests who …

Racism rising in Australia amid tensions in the Middle East, experts say

Community groups and academics say they are concerned about a "rising tide of racism" in Australia, stemming from recent tensions in the Middle …

The women of Papua New Guinea’s village courts

Early on a Monday morning, Margaret Inamuka woke to the sound of her mobile phone ringing. “The boys are on their way,” the caller confided, and then …

Memento mori

Do you grieve at the thought that your life must come to an end? The alternative could be worse – Swift showed it convincingly in <i>Gulliver’s Travels</i>. …

Australia’s shipwrecked refugee policy

Since 1976 fewer than 50,000 asylum seekers have reached Australia on boats. More than half have arrived since the election of the Rudd government; …

Australia

Increase rent assistance to keep people near work, welfare review told

Government rent assistance should be set according to how much the rents are in the area in which the person lives, according to the largest network of employment and related service providers in Australia. Jobs Australia has submitted the proposal to the government’s review of the welfare …