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Madeleine Coorey

Madeleine Coorey

    Our Earth: Switching off for change
    Our Earth: Switching off for change
    Sydney kicked off the event at 8.30 pm, cutting lights to cheers and applause from a small crowd who had gathered to see the skyline dim and Sydney...
    Royal hoax DJs taken off air amid anger over death
    Royal hoax DJs taken off air amid anger over death
    Two Australian radio presenters who made a hoax call to the hospital treating Prince William's pregnant wife Catherine were taken off the air...
    WikiLeaks founder Assange to run for senate in Aus
    WikiLeaks founder Assange to run for senate in Aus
    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is planning to run for election to the Australian senate, the organisation announced Saturday on Twitter....
    Earth Hour aims for hope in darkened world
    Earth Hour aims for hope in darkened world
    Lights will go out around the world on Saturday with hundreds of millions of people set to take part in the Earth Hour climate change campaign,...
    Activists, Japanese whalers clash in Antarctic waters
    Activists, Japanese whalers clash in Antarctic waters
    Anti-whaling activists and Japanese harpoonists have blamed each other for a collision between their ships in Antarctic waters, as the environmentalists warned on Sunday of more clashes to come....
    Opera House architect 'a man ahead of his time'
    Opera House architect 'a man ahead of his time'
    Australia on Sunday mourned the death of Danish architect Joern Utzon, who designed Sydney's iconic, sail-shaped Opera House but never saw his...
    Australia mourns 'genius' Sydney Opera House designer
    Australia mourns 'genius' Sydney Opera House designer
    Australia on Sunday mourned the death of Danish architect Joern Utzon, who designed Sydney's iconic, sail-shaped Opera House but never saw his...
    Australian turns waste water into winning wines
    Australian turns waste water into winning wines
    World-beating winemaker Michael Fragos sees his South Australian vineyards as the perfect spot to grow grapes -- the soil, climate and afternoon...
    Australian PM ratifies Kyoto Protocol
    Australian PM ratifies Kyoto Protocol
    Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said on Monday he had ratified the Kyoto Protocol on climate change in his first official act after being...
    Australian winemakers have 'year of horror'
    Australian winemakers have 'year of horror'
    A year ago, Australia was awash in wine. But thanks to the worst drought in a century, the 2007 vintage will be one of the leanest in years and the...
    Qantas takeover blocked by mergers panel
    Qantas takeover blocked by mergers panel
    Australia's mergers panel on Sunday rejected a private equity consortium's last-ditch attempt to revive a chaotic Aus$11,1-billion ($9,2-billion)...
    Free hugs bring 'Juan Mann' global fame
    Free hugs bring 'Juan Mann' global fame
    It's close to midday on one of the busiest streets in Sydney's centre and Juan Mann is getting nervous. Known to millions as the "free hugs guy",...