Kathy Marks is Asia-Pacific for The Independent, based in Sydney. She has also worked for Reuters and The Daily Telegraph.
03 October 2014 05:34 PM
Senator Jacqui Lambie is right wing, loud, and not very bright. The sober alcoholic also has a hand on the balance of power.
26 September 2014 06:44 PM
Canberra’s latest ‘solution’ to its refugee problem has shocked even seasoned observers. Kathy Marks reports on what Amnesty has called ‘a new low’ in the country’s treatment of asylum seekers
Terror threat puts Australia on alert, but ‘darkening’ situation is raising the government’s popularity
24 September 2014 06:39 PM
Fears and tensions rise after police officers are stabbed while attempting to question a potential suspect, who was then shot dead. Now residents are uncertain how to go about their everyday lives
21 September 2014 12:00 AM
National Party takes historic majority in New Zealand’s parliament
17 September 2014 08:27 PM
Norfolk Island plans to legalise same-sex marriage – and boost its ailing tourism industry
Fiji general election: Frank Bainimarama wants to be voted in as Prime Minister eight years after he took power in coup
15 September 2014 07:47 PM
Bainimarama's coup in 2006 was Fiji's fourth in two decades. He is now urging people to vote for his Fiji First party and make him a genuine, rather than self-appointed, Prime Minister
18 August 2014 08:35 PM
Kathy Marks tells the story of a group of tourists who survived a stricken Indonesian ferry
Harriet Wran goes from penthouse to jail house: The downfall of the Australian heiress who had everything
14 August 2014 07:19 PM
The daughter of a leading politician has been charged with murdering an alleged drug dealer while reportedly high on drugs and living rough. Kathy Marks reports on a fall from grace that has left a nation reeling in shock
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
Is Britain really full up? Are migrants taking our jobs? Leading academic answers the most common anti-immigration claims
Calais Migrant Crisis: Deputy Mayor of Calais labels Cameron's use of 'swarm' as 'racist' and 'ignorant'
Chris Leslie: Jeremy Corbyn's anti-austerity agenda will harm the poor, says Labour shadow Chancellor
Landlords renting properties to illegal immigrants to face up to five years in prison
While we fixate on Calais, the Home Office is quietly deporting dozens of migrants on 'ghost flights'
Calais crisis: The seven claims made about the migrants - and the reality
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