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Alison Rourke

Alison Rourke

    Law suits stoke anger over tobacco brands
    Law suits stoke anger over tobacco brands
    They have been responsible for some of the most famous advertising and marketing campaigns in history, but this week the world's big four tobacco...
    Pesticides threaten the great reef
    Pesticides threaten the great reef
    Australia's Great Barrier Reef will suffer damage as a result of a decision to allow farmers in far north Queensland to resume using a pesticide,...
    Kevin Rudd 'massacred' in Oz leadership challenge
    Kevin Rudd 'massacred' in Oz leadership challenge
    Julia Gillard will remain as Australia's prime minister after winning the resounding backing of her Labour party colleagues in a leadership ballot...
    Too much TV may shorten your life
    Too much TV may shorten your life
    Watching too much television could shorten your life, a study suggests. Research carried out in Australia and published in the British Journal...
    Carbon tax outrage darkens Labor's future
    Carbon tax outrage darkens Labor's future
    They call Wollongong "carbon central", but in Australia's polarised climate change debate, this mining hub is not central at all, but firmly...
    Photo finish for Aussie election
    Photo finish for Aussie election
    With polling day on Saturday, Australia's first woman prime minister is working overtime to overcome a strong challenge from the colourful...