A Chinese doctor accused of overseeing the harvesting of organs from political prisoners for transplantation should be stripped of an honorary professorship awarded by the University of Sydney, academics say.
Medical Association drops opposition to scheme that would shine a light on pharmaceutical companies' payments.
Rithy Lay was about four years old when his mother, father, older brother and younger sister were slaughtered. They were victims in 1975 in ''the killing fields'' of the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime of Cambodian dictator Pol Pot.
Families comprise an increasing proportion of the nation's homeless but there is a dire shortage of suitable accommodation for them, says a new report.
A coach who claimed he was sacked from a volunteer position because he was white has had his claim of racial discrimination against Robert de Castella dismissed.
Christian groups want a referendum on gay marriage, saying Australians will reject any change to the status quo if the question posed was a ''black and white'' choice on whether to allow ''homosexuals to marry''.
They were billed as ''black diamonds'' and an opportunity to get rich quick but it has now emerged that parts of the truffle industry in Australia are in dire straits, with some growers abandoning their orchards.
Australians could vote in a referendum on gay marriage in September under a radical proposal being pushed by independent MP Tony Windsor and supported by the Greens and other crossbenchers.
Public service unions have vowed to fight against an industrial tribunal decision they said threatens the job security of 25,000 Australian Taxation Office workers. The Fair Work Commission upheld the tax bosses' right to force eight junior employees to re-apply for four positions, with no guarantee of jobs for the losers in the process.
The British government has ruled out paying ''act of grace'' compensation to Australian soldiers deliberately exposed to nuclear bomb testing at Maralinga in South Australia 61 years ago.
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