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Study shows how coral develops resilience

Unprecedented back-to-back bleaching events on the Great Barrier Reef has changed the physiology of tougher coral, making them more resilient to future stress, new research suggests.

PM Morrison to meet state premiers

Scott Morrison's first meeting with the state premiers and territory leaders since becoming prime minister will revolve around population policy.

India beat shattered Aussies by 31 runs

A shattered Australia, reeling from a dramatic 31-run loss to India at Adelaide Oval that puts them at major risk of an unprecedented Test series defeat, are confident the day-five fight is a sign of...

Major parties tussle over refugee risks

Murderers and sex offenders could slip into the country if sick refugees are more easily able to seek medical treatment in Australia, Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has warned.