Crown of Thorns starfish

Killer starfish blamed as Great Barrier Reef loses half its coral

Talking Point Tue 2 Oct, AT 13:41

Crown of Thorns starfish have poisonous spikes, up to 21 arms and an appetite for living coral

US evacuates embassies as Muslim protests spread to West

Summary Sun 16 Sep, AT 12:51

All non-essential staff withdrawn from Tunisia and Sudan embassies as Muslim leader calls for calm

Qantas dumps British Airways for Emirates

Qantas dumps British Airways for Emirates partnership

One-Minute Read Thu 6 Sep, AT 15:26

Australian airline seeks to boost flagging fortunes through ten-year flight-share deal

Yohan Blake Usain Bolt

Bolt and Blake lined up to play in Australian cricket league

One-Minute Read Thu 16 Aug, AT 12:01

Jamaican sprinters could resume their rivalry playing in the Twenty20 Big Bash League

Usain Bolt

Bolt wins 200m and declares: 'I am now a living legend'

First Post Fri 10 Aug, AT 07:19

Few will disagree with sprinter after he became first Olympian to defend 100m and 200m titles

Australian Olympic nightmare - even New Zealanders mock

First Post Mon 6 Aug, AT 14:56

Languishing behind Team GB and Kiwis, desperate Aussie newspapers adopt Team Oceania

Cage diving with a shark

Western Australia bans shark tourism over attack fears

One-Minute Read Tue 10 Jul, AT 15:31

Cage diving singled out as Australian state hopes to reduce shark attacks

Stephanie Rice

Olympic swimmer in 'racy' bikini sparks row on Twitter

One-Minute Read Fri 29 Jun, AT 11:52

Australian swimming champion Stephanie Rice arrives in London after skimpy swimwear storm

Clive James

Clive James: 'I am getting near the end'

One-Minute Read Thu 21 Jun, AT 14:55

Broadcaster says he is losing his fight against illness and won’t see Australia again