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Jill Gralow

On board Qantas' ultra-long haul test flight

15 Nov 2019

SYDNEY When I signed up to join a trial run of the world's longest commercial flight, I expected an exercise in endurance but not steak for breakfast and a physical work-out regime. | Video

Rugby-Ambitious Samoa promise 'brutal collisions' in Wallabies warm-up

06 Sep 2019

SYDNEY, Sept 6 Samoa coach Steve Jackson has promised plenty of big hits and running rugby when the Pacific islanders take on Australia on Saturday in a final World Cup warm-up match he believes is vital to his team's confidence before they head off to Japan.

Samoans ink painful bond with their motherland

15 Aug 2019

APIA, Samoa Oliver Fagalilo takes a laboured breath and tenses his body before a sharp steel comb, dipped in ink, drives into his skin. | Video

Sydneysiders find their happy place catching a wave on 'Fluoro Friday'

02 May 2019

SYDNEY The sun is rising over Sydney's Bondi Beach and surfer Grant Trebilco, clad in a colourful striped long-sleeved shirt and bright yellow shorts with black polka dots, has just caught his first wave. | Video

Thousands attend New Zealand vigil, rally to fight racism, remember Christchurch victims

24 Mar 2019

CHRISTCHURCH Thousands gathered in New Zealand's cities on Sunday to protest racism and remember the 50 Muslims killed by a gunman in Christchurch and as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a national remembrance service to be held later this week.

Thousands attend NZ vigil, rally to fight racism, remember Christchurch victims

24 Mar 2019

CHRISTCHURCH Thousands gathered in New Zealand's cities on Sunday to protest racism and remember the 50 Muslims killed by a gunman in Christchurch and as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a national remembrance service to be held later this week.

Dog training helps troubled Aussie teens get lives back on track

07 Sep 2018

ARMIDALE, Australia In a paddock in rural eastern Australia, Bernie Shakeshaft is working with man's best friend to help troubled teens get their lives back on track and teach them new life skills.

Despair for Australian farmers as drought kills livestock

29 Aug 2018

TAMWORTH, Australia In better times, the dam on farmer Kevin Tongue's property is three meters (yards) deep with water. It's now been empty for three months.

Plastic waste washes up on Australia's distant shores, rings change at the checkout

21 Jun 2018

SYDNEY On the palm-fringed beaches of Christmas Island, a speck of land in the Indian Ocean between Australia and Indonesia, plastic waste is piling up on the white sand and killing marine life. | Video

Some day my prince will come, say Vanuatu worshippers of mere mortal royal Philip

07 May 2017

TANNA ISLAND, Vanuatu The retirement of Britain's Prince Philip from public life led world headlines on Thursday, but his most devout and remote followers have only just heard the news.

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