Kathy Marks is Asia-Pacific for The Independent, based in Sydney. She has also worked for Reuters and The Daily Telegraph.
08 August 2014 10:43 AM
Raudhatul was just four-years-old when the 2004 tsunami hit
Down's syndrome baby: Thai surrogate mother of 'abandoned' twin Gammy will keep him – and says she doesn't blame Australian couple
03 August 2014 12:00 AM
Forgotten plight of Australia’s Torres Strait islanders: their land is being swallowed by rising sea
01 August 2014 07:10 PM
Hundreds of people may be forced to abandon homes where their families have lived for generations
31 July 2014 07:05 PM
Artist Hany Armanious's 'Pavilion' won an international contest to create new public artworks for Sydney city centre - but Melbourne-based artist Jarrad Kennedy claims it 'is in breach of copyright'
The plight of a group of Sri Lankan refugees: At sea for over a month – then locked up in the Outback under Australia’s hardline asylum policies
29 July 2014 07:49 PM
The 157 people - including 50 children - have become cause célèbre and were finally allowed to land after India agreed to assess them for repatriation
Australia scraps carbon tax: Tony Abbott makes his country a ‘global pariah’ after legislation is passed by Senate
17 July 2014 06:31 PM
The irony is that the policy was working, with a study linking it to a 0.8 per cent drop in emissions in 2013
Australia blamed for deaths of 50 refugees whose boat was smashed to pieces on Christmas Island in 2010
17 June 2014 06:26 PM
Victims’ relatives sue authorities, claiming tragedy could have been prevented
15 June 2014 12:00 AM
04 June 2014 09:27 PM
Specialist firms to be invited to bid for the contract to scour the ocean in hunt for the plane
A coach, a shock jock and his estranged wife: The rugby league love triangle that’s kicking off in Australia
16 May 2014 06:27 PM
Broadcaster denies he tried to get romantic rival sacked by NSW Blues because he was dating the radio star’s wife
In defence of liberal democracy
General Election 2015: Post-election 'shambles' looms as 70 per cent of voters say SNP 'should not be able to veto UK government policies'
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: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
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