It is the question that has kept philosophers and first-year arts students awake for centuries: if a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?
Labor has cut more than $250 million from the cost of doing business for television networks since 2010, but Communications Minister Stephen Conroy says the industry can't afford to lose the advertising dollar of betting companies - estimated at $40 million a year.
The government vastly underestimated the number of asylum seekers expected to arrive in Australia this financial year, with up to 25,000 now expected - almost five times more than initial forecasts.
The violence committed against women and girls by men is a global scourge.
When Bill and Melinda Gates put out the call for a suitable animal to test drugs for the debilitating river blindness disease, geneticist Warwick Grant knew he had just the thing.
Bookmakers such as Centrebet and Sportsbet would be banned from advertising on players' jumpers and on signage at venues, and having stadium naming rights, under reforms being given ''active consideration'' by the state government.
Cardinal George Pell has admitted the Catholic Church had put paedophile priests ''above the law'', covered up abuse and moved abusers.
A 13-year-old girl who was ejected from the MCG for racially abusing Adam Goodes had no idea ''ape'' was a racist slur when she yelled it at the Sydney Swans star during their demolition of Collingwood, according to Eddie McGuire.
AT TIMES docile, at others ferocious, the face and body of King Kong has been revealed to be a complex system of animatronics, pulleys and sheer human endurance.
More than 185,000 Australians will no longer be diagnosed with cannabis use disorders under changes to the controversial diagnostic manual used by psychiatrists, released this month.
A YOUNG Katherine girl, who touched the hearts of so many, has lost the fight for her life.
YOUNG couples danced the night away in front of family and friends at the 2013 Debutante Ball, held ...
A FISHERMAN reeled in the catch of a lifetime, when a 2.5m sawfish grabbed hold of his line ...
KATHERINE Town Council alderman and former fire fighter, Adrian Creighton has endured a long journey of cancer treatment.
In a first for the Katherine Times, the newspaper launched its new eEdition this week, where subscribers can ...
IF THE thought of a carnivorous plant brings to mind visions of Triffids stalking across the horizon, think ...
When Scotland-born Christine Sutherland was a teenager, she read the book ‘A Town Like Alice’ and thought that ...