Topic: Julia Gillard
After video footage revealed brutal treatment at Indonesian slaughterhouses, Australia, the world's biggest live animal exporter, may ban livestock sales to its northern neighbor.
06/02/2011 10:34 am
Riots at Australia’s immigration detention centers have pushed Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s government to take new measures on asylum-seekers. But critics say they don't target the fundamental reasons for the unrest.
05/11/2011 10:15 am
Prince William and Kate Middleton have invited 1,900 people to join them when they tie the knot Friday at Westminster Abbey. Much of the invite list is dictated by tradition and diplomacy, but 1,000 attendees were also invited as "friends and family." Here's a look at some notables on the list, from Grammy-winners to representatives criticized by the international community for violating human rights.
04/25/2011 04:50 pm
Memorial services were held today for those killed in the Feb. 22 New Zealand earthquake. With dozens of bodies still unidentified and businesses closed, some said it came 'too soon.'
03/18/2011 12:27 pm
Cyclone Yasi is due to hit north of Queensland's main waterlogged area, but emergency services are already stretched and the whole state is flood-weary.
02/02/2011 08:21 am
Many whose homes and businesses were affected by the Australia floods are finding that the fine print in their insurance policies rules out coverage.
01/28/2011 11:06 am
Inland tsunami-like wall of water roared through the streets of Toowoomba, Australia Monday. Now, Brisbane is hoping to avoid an inland tsunami.
01/11/2011 12:33 pm
Economists have estimated the bill from the prolonged floods – the worst to hit Queensland for half a century – at $5.94 billion. But they say the real cost will be known only when the waters recede.
01/10/2011 11:30 am
The flooding in Queensland, Australia has stalled economies, separated loved ones, and spread poisonous snakes 'everywhere.' Some areas will be water-logged for the next month.
01/05/2011 12:55 am
Australia flood rescue and relief efforts are under way to deal with what officials have called a "disaster of biblical proportions."
01/03/2011 12:27 pm