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New Zealand’s hoki fishery under scrutiny after claims of fish dumping, misreporting

New Zealand’s hoki fishery has come under renewed criticism this week after leaked reports revealed that some of the country’s biggest fishing companies had been systematically under-reporting their catch by hundreds of tonnes. Hoki is one of New Zealand’s most...

Sri Lanka Cricket back match-fixing investigation ahead of Al Jazeera documentary

England will play the first of three tests against Sri Lanka at Galle International Cricket Stadium in NovemberSri Lanka Cricket has said it will give its "fullest cooperation" to any investigation into match-fixing.An Al Jazeera documentary is believed to allege...

New Zealand’s hoki fishery under scrutiny after claims of fish dumping, misreporting

New Zealand’s hoki fishery has come under renewed criticism this week after leaked reports revealed that some of the country’s biggest fishing companies had been systematically under-reporting their catch by hundreds of tonnes. Hoki is one of New Zealand’s most...

New Zealand’s hoki fishery under scrutiny after claims of fish dumping, misreporting

New Zealand’s hoki fishery has come under renewed criticism this week after leaked reports revealed that some of the country’s biggest fishing companies had been systematically under-reporting their catch by hundreds of tonnes. Hoki is one of New Zealand’s most...

New Zealand’s hoki fishery under scrutiny after claims of fish dumping, misreporting

New Zealand’s hoki fishery has come under renewed criticism this week after leaked reports revealed that some of the country’s biggest fishing companies had been systematically under-reporting their catch by hundreds of tonnes. Hoki is one of New Zealand’s most...

New Zealand’s hoki fishery under scrutiny after claims of fish dumping, misreporting

New Zealand’s hoki fishery has come under renewed criticism this week after leaked reports revealed that some of the country’s biggest fishing companies had been systematically under-reporting their catch by hundreds of tonnes. Hoki is one of New Zealand’s most...

New Zealand’s hoki fishery under scrutiny after claims of fish dumping, misreporting

New Zealand’s hoki fishery has come under renewed criticism this week after leaked reports revealed that some of the country’s biggest fishing companies had been systematically under-reporting their catch by hundreds of tonnes. Hoki is one of New Zealand’s most...

New Zealand’s hoki fishery under scrutiny after claims of fish dumping, misreporting

New Zealand’s hoki fishery has come under renewed criticism this week after leaked reports revealed that some of the country’s biggest fishing companies had been systematically under-reporting their catch by hundreds of tonnes. Hoki is one of New Zealand’s most...

New Zealand’s hoki fishery under scrutiny after claims of fish dumping, misreporting

New Zealand’s hoki fishery has come under renewed criticism this week after leaked reports revealed that some of the country’s biggest fishing companies had been systematically under-reporting their catch by hundreds of tonnes. Hoki is one of New Zealand’s most...

New Zealand’s hoki fishery under scrutiny after claims of fish dumping, misreporting

New Zealand’s hoki fishery has come under renewed criticism this week after leaked reports revealed that some of the country’s biggest fishing companies had been systematically under-reporting their catch by hundreds of tonnes. Hoki is one of New Zealand’s most...

New Zealand’s hoki fishery under scrutiny after claims of fish dumping, misreporting

New Zealand’s hoki fishery has come under renewed criticism this week after leaked reports revealed that some of the country’s biggest fishing companies had been systematically under-reporting their catch by hundreds of tonnes. Hoki is one of New Zealand’s most...

New Zealand’s hoki fishery under scrutiny after claims of fish dumping, misreporting

New Zealand’s hoki fishery has come under renewed criticism this week after leaked reports revealed that some of the country’s biggest fishing companies had been systematically under-reporting their catch by hundreds of tonnes. Hoki is one of New Zealand’s most...

New Zealand’s hoki fishery under scrutiny after claims of fish dumping, misreporting

New Zealand’s hoki fishery has come under renewed criticism this week after leaked reports revealed that some of the country’s biggest fishing companies had been systematically under-reporting their catch by hundreds of tonnes. Hoki is one of New Zealand’s most...

New Zealand’s hoki fishery under scrutiny after claims of fish dumping, misreporting

New Zealand’s hoki fishery has come under renewed criticism this week after leaked reports revealed that some of the country’s biggest fishing companies had been systematically under-reporting their catch by hundreds of tonnes. Hoki is one of New Zealand’s most...

MH17 : Russia ‘liable’ for downing airliner over Ukraine

MH17 : Russia 'liable' for downing airliner over Ukraine 25 May 2018 Image copyright AFP Image caption The remains of the Boeing 777, photographed at its crash site in 2014 Australia and the Netherlands have formally accused Russia of being responsible for downing the...

Eruptions and lava flows on Kilauea: but what’s going on beneath Hawai’i’s volcano?

Over the past few weeks we’ve seen increasingly spectacular images reported in the news of the ongoing eruption at Kilauea volcano, on the Pacific island of Hawai'i. These have been tempered by reports of growing destruction, with houses and infrastructure bulldozed,...

Six things Labor’s review of tertiary education should consider

In March, Shadow Minister for Education and Training Tanya Plibersek outlined Labor’s plan to review the architecture of the post-school education sector if elected next year. She said they would look at whether current qualification structures, the mix of...

More Medicare funding goes to wealthy kids: why, and what can we do about it?

When Medicare was in early development, the goal was to provide affordable, basic health care to all Australians. But a new study has found Medicare spending is higher for children from high socioeconomic backgrounds than their poorer counterparts. Previous studies...

Airport-dwelling magpies get in less of a flap about planes, and that could be good or bad

Magpies that live at airports are less likely to flee from aircraft noise than those that live elsewhere, according to our research. But it is unclear whether this makes them more likely to be involved in a collision. Magpies that are more blasé about aircraft noise...

Demasi cleared, but images in science continue to attract intense scrutiny

Science reporter Maryanne Demasi was last month cleared of allegations of research misconduct in relation to her University of Adelaide PhD thesis published in 2004. The allegations were investigated by an independent panel convened by the University of Adelaide’s...

VIDEO: Michelle Grattan on Labor’s byelection bother

[embedded content] Michelle Grattan speaks with University of Canberra’s Vice-chancellor Deep Saini about the week in politics. They discuss the conundrum Labor faces with the super Saturday by-elections set for the same weekend as their national conference, Pauline...

Why some migrants in abusive relationships don’t receive help, and are deported

Earlier this month, Bernadette Romulo, a Philippine immigrant to Australia, made a desperate plea to Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton to allow her to stay in the country to care for her children. Bernadette came to Australia 11 years ago with her husband, who held a...

Friday essay: William Ricketts Sanctuary is a racist anachronism but can it foster empathy?

In September 2003, an article in The Age reported the miserable conditions a group of Central Australian Aboriginal artists were enduring while housed in Victoria’s Dandenong Ranges on the outskirts of Melbourne. Cold, hungry, ill and isolated, the artists were...

Dugong and sea turtle poo sheds new light on the Great Barrier Reef’s seagrass meadows

Just like birds and mammals carrying seeds through a rainforest, green sea turtles and dugong spread the seeds of seagrass plants as they feed. Our team at James Cook University’s TropWATER Centre has uncovered a unique relationship in the seagrass meadows of the...

Dugong and sea turtle poo sheds new light on the Great Barrier Reef’s seagrass meadows

Just like birds and mammals carrying seeds through a rainforest, green sea turtles and dugong spread the seeds of seagrass plants as they feed. Our team at James Cook University’s TropWATER Centre has uncovered a unique relationship in the seagrass meadows of the...

Dugong and sea turtle poo sheds new light on the Great Barrier Reef’s seagrass meadows

Just like birds and mammals carrying seeds through a rainforest, green sea turtles and dugong spread the seeds of seagrass plants as they feed. Our team at James Cook University’s TropWATER Centre has uncovered a unique relationship in the seagrass meadows of the...

Australia’s deal with Timor-Leste in peril again over oil and gas

In April, Australia and Timor-Leste reached agreement on their maritime boundaries in the Timor Sea. This resolved a longstanding source of contention between them. The potential benefits of this historic breakthrough are now in peril, because the critical issue of...

Grattan on Friday: ‘Super Saturday’ is not so super in Labor’s eyes

It’s not much good Labor playing the blame game about the July 28 date of the five Super Saturday byelections. In fair part, it has been the architect of its own troubles. If Bill Shorten had agreed last year to dealing with any Labor MPs who had questionable...

Meghan Markle and why being ‘mixed race’ matters in Australia

Journalist Stan Grant argued this week in an article on the ABC that that we should stop talking about Meghan Markle being “mixed race”. Grant made the argument, which is often employed to discredit racial identities, that race has no scientific basis and therefore...

Australian gran sentenced to death in Malaysia over drugs

Australian gran sentenced to death in Malaysia over drugs 24 May 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto has spent three years in prison An Australian woman has been sentenced to death by a Malaysian court after being found guilty of...

What causes chronic fatigue? What we know, don’t know and suspect

Around 200,000 people in Australia suffer from a debilitating illness often branded with the unfortunate name of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). I say “unfortunate” because this implies patients are simply tired, run-down, burnt-out or overly stressed. But myalgic...

Labor outraged as July 28 Super Saturday overlaps ALP conference

Speaker Tony Smith has announced that the five byelections will be held on July 28, sparking Labor fury because this puts Super Saturday on the last day of the ALP national conference. Labor now faces having to postpone the July 26-28 conference, set to be held in...

Australian cat-proof fence protects endangered species

Australian cat-proof fence protects endangered species 24 May 2018 Image copyright WAYNE LAWLER/AUSTRALIAN WILDLIFE CONSERVANCY Image caption The 44km electric fence is designed to keep feral cats out of a wildlife refuge Feral cats are a huge threat to native animals...

A new levy on digital giants like Google, Facebook and eBay is a step towards a fairer way of taxing

The government is reportedly considering a new tax on the digital economy. While no details of the tax are available yet, the digital services tax recently proposed by the European Commission may give us an idea what the tax might look like. In essence, the proposal...

Expenses authority can’t tell Joyce when his travel expenses inquiry will end

The Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority (IPEA) has told Barnaby Joyce it can’t give him a finish date for the audit into his travel and related expenses, citing the difficulties of an ageing system and consulting third parties. The audit has been underway...

What causes chronic fatigue? What we know, don’t know and suspect

Around 200,000 people in Australia suffer from a debilitating illness often branded with the unfortunate name of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). I say “unfortunate” because this implies patients are simply tired, run-down, burnt-out or overly stressed. But myalgic...




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VIDEO: Michelle Grattan on Labor’s byelection bother

[embedded content] Michelle Grattan speaks with University of Canberra’s Vice-chancellor Deep Saini about the week in politics. They discuss the conundrum Labor faces with the super Saturday by-elections set for the same weekend as their national conference, Pauline...

Australian gran sentenced to death in Malaysia over drugs

Australian gran sentenced to death in Malaysia over drugs 24 May 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto has spent three years in prison An Australian woman has been sentenced to death by a Malaysian court after being found guilty of...

Australian cat-proof fence protects endangered species

Australian cat-proof fence protects endangered species 24 May 2018 Image copyright WAYNE LAWLER/AUSTRALIAN WILDLIFE CONSERVANCY Image caption The 44km electric fence is designed to keep feral cats out of a wildlife refuge Feral cats are a huge threat to native animals...

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