Kathy Marks is Asia-Pacific for The Independent, based in Sydney. She has also worked for Reuters and The Daily Telegraph.
13 September 2013 01:06 PM
Contest has been greeted with protests despite organisers agreeing to axe the bikini round
12 September 2013 06:37 PM
Postal and absentee votes are still being counted, but Sophie Mirabella seems almost certain of losing her seat in northern Victoria
11 September 2013 04:28 PM
Four tourists were wounded in bandit attack, none seriously
10 September 2013 06:33 PM
Arcane electoral system leads to minority special interests parties holding the balance of power
07 September 2013 06:25 PM
Conservative Coalition brings an end to six years of Labor rule
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
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
Scottish independence: The Queen breaks silence on referendum debate – as think tank warns of £14bn black hole if Scotland votes Yes
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