Kathy Marks

Kathy Marks is Asia-Pacific for The Independent, based in Sydney. She has also worked for Reuters and The Daily Telegraph.

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Trekking guides hacked to death in front of horrified Australian tourists

Four tourists were wounded in bandit attack, none seriously

(From left) Ricky Muir, Australian Motoring Enthusiast Party; David Leyonhjelm, Liberal Democratic Party; Wayne Dropulich, Australian Sports Party

Gun nuts, conspiracy theorists and sports obsessives – meet Australia’s newest senators

Arcane electoral system leads to minority special interests parties holding the balance of power

Tony Abbott stands with his family as he claims victory in Australia's federal election

Australia takes a turn to the right: Tony Abbott wins general election

Conservative Coalition brings an end to six years of Labor rule

Clive Palmer: The mining magnate claims Wendi Deng is a Chinese spy

Australia election: Kevin Rudd says Tony Abbott wants to turn the nation into a cross between 'Upstairs Downstairs' and 'Downton Abbey'

In a fractious end to the campaign, mining magnate Clive Palmer has alleged that Rupert Murdoch’s estranged wife is a Chinese spy

Tony Abbott meets traders in Flemington Market, west Sydney

Tony Abbott: Is this the man to fix up Australia?

Barring a major catastrophe, this cringeworthy conservative will be the country’s next Prime Minister. Kathy Marks goes on the campaign trail with him

Andrew Demetriou laughed on air when told of the incident

Aussie Rules: Season of scandal ends with player setting a dwarf on fire

League apologises after chief executive burst out laughing at cruel year-end prank

Papua New Guinea, though predominantly Christian, retains a strong undercurrent of tribal religion

Hacked, slashed and castrated: How 'cannibal' cult leader ‘Black Jesus’ Steven Tari met his death

Papuan cult leader had been on the verge of an unexplained Israel trip before his grisly demise

Mr Diaz seems on course to win Greenway next Saturday

The invisible man: Liberal Party candidate Jaymes Diaz looks set to win Sydney's vote

As national elections loom, the west of the city acts as a barometer for Australia – and Labor seems set for a trouncing

‘Black Jesus’ Steven Tari is hacked to death

Cult leader was a convicted rapist, but local rumours of cannibalism persist

Clive Palmer with Jeff the dinosaur at Palmer Coolum Resort

Clive Palmer: The man hunting down Australia's political dinosaurs

He is building his own Jurassic Park and aims to become Australia’s Prime Minister on a manifesto which states: ‘Stuff the cost. Some things are more important than money.’ Kathy Marks visits him

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