Latest Australian Associated Press Stories

Smoking Cigarettes Can Take A Full Decade Off Your Life
2013-10-14 06:02:50

Two-thirds of all smokers die as a result of their tobacco-based habit, and lighting-up on a regular basis can reduce a person’s lifespan by a full decade, researchers from the Sax Institute in Australia claim in a new study.

2011-08-15 05:10:00

The Great Barrier Reef is being damaged by the use of agricultural pesticides, claims a new Australian government report.

2011-04-27 05:17:00

LONDON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MINDS International, the global association of digital news agencies, has expanded its reach with the addition of four news agencies to its network.

2011-03-28 12:04:00

LONDON, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Australian Associated Press (AAP) and KnowledgeView have raised the bar of the mobile technology industry in the region and worldwide when they concluded in December 2011 a wide-ranging agreement to co-develop and offer to the Australian publishing market advanced mobile, iPhone and iPad applications based on the 'Publish live mobile' technology from KnowledgeView. AAP, considered to be the most reliable reference in Oceania for news sources...

2006-04-05 23:42:21

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - An Australian mother has been ordered to stand trial on charges of murdering her four children over a five-year period, a court official said on Thursday.

2005-12-15 23:52:43

MELBOURNE, Australia (Reuters) - Two men arrested in Australia's biggest terror swoop discussed assassinating the prime minister, killing policemen and even attacking crowds at sports events, a court was told on Friday.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.