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Power Shuffle

December 13, 2013 - 12:35 -- Editor

A week is a long time in politics, this year seemed like an eternity - Director of Photography Mike Bowers picked through the thousands of photographs he shot of a tumultuous year in Australian politics.

The Law And The Little Boy

December 11, 2013 - 17:40 -- Editor

The newborn baby boy of an asylum-seeking Rohingya family is posing serious questions of the Australian government and, potentially, the Australian judiciary. What duties does Australia owe a stateless child born on the nation’s soil? We asked six of the country’s leading legal experts.

Mining the Abyss

December 6, 2013 - 18:16 -- Editor

Sharkcallers ruled this remote island where new sea monsters are setting up, to go where no one has gone before – with implications no one can predict – to bring treasure from the depths of the ocean.

From Bullet Proof To Broken

November 8, 2013 - 18:55 -- Editor

The return of troops from Afghanistan may bring "tidal wave" of veterans with PTSD, according to the general formerly in charge of Australian forces there. What have been your experiences in theatre of war? What can Australia do to better cope with these mental injuries to its citizens, and are there lessons it can take from the approaches of other countries?