Kathy Marks is Asia-Pacific for The Independent, based in Sydney. She has also worked for Reuters and The Daily Telegraph.
Australia election: Kevin Rudd says Tony Abbott wants to turn the nation into a cross between 'Upstairs Downstairs' and 'Downton Abbey'
05 September 2013 06:25 PM
In a fractious end to the campaign, mining magnate Clive Palmer has alleged that Rupert Murdoch’s estranged wife is a Chinese spy
04 September 2013 07:42 PM
Barring a major catastrophe, this cringeworthy conservative will be the country’s next Prime Minister. Kathy Marks goes on the campaign trail with him
03 September 2013 07:07 PM
League apologises after chief executive burst out laughing at cruel year-end prank
02 September 2013 06:35 PM
Papuan cult leader had been on the verge of an unexplained Israel trip before his grisly demise
01 September 2013 12:00 AM
As national elections loom, the west of the city acts as a barometer for Australia – and Labor seems set for a trouncing
30 August 2013 06:47 PM
Cult leader was a convicted rapist, but local rumours of cannibalism persist
27 August 2013 06:29 PM
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
25 August 2013 07:08 PM
The Australian political party founded by Julian Assange is mired in controversy as the election nears
16 August 2013 07:05 PM
Australia’s opposition leader, Tony Abbott, has announced a new hard-line policy on asylum-seekers – trumping even the recent crackdown by the country’s Labor government, which is now sending all “boat people” to remote Nauru and Papua New Guinea for processing and resettlement.
16 August 2013 06:31 PM
He is ruthless yet charming; hardline yet loyal and engages with Aboriginal Australia perhaps more than any other political leader
Over 50,000 families shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years due to welfare cuts and soaring rents
EU asylum policy is 'a direct threat to our civilisation', says Nigel Farage
Indonesia executions live: 'Hysterical' families heard prisoners being shot dead by firing squad
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: SNP and its activists 'openly racist' towards the English, Farage says
EU exit would hit UK economy much harder than neighbouring countries, study finds
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