Articles by Michael Perry



Australian Republic Unlikely While Elizabeth Still Queen

  • 29 January 08
  • Reuters
Britain's Queen Elizabeth, Australia's head-of-state, must die or abdicate before Australia can become a republic, said one of the country's leading politicians and former head of the republican movement.

Pop Diva Minogue Has Breast Cancer

  • 19 May 05
  • Reuters
Australians from all walks of life, from the prime minister to radio jockeys to schoolgirls, rallied for pop diva Kylie Minogue on Wednesday as she prepared to be hospitalized to fight breast cancer.

Australian Leader Rides War Fever

  • 22 October 01
  • Reuters
U.S. President George W. Bush may be calling on Americans to stay calm as he wages a ""war on terrorism,"" but Australian political leaders are happily riding a wave of war fever ahead of a general election.

Pacific Island Addresses Russian Money Laundering

Surf Firms See Waves of Profits

Aborigine Cannibal Book Prompts Cries of Racism

PNG Premier Bows Out Of Office

Mercenaries Expelled, Riots Spread in Papua New Guinea

Protests in Papua New Guinea Spark Police Clashes, Looting

Pedophile Directory Divides Australia

Sydney-Hobart Record Bows to Morning Glory

Rescuers Fear Lost Radio Contact With Yachtswoman

Asian Student Fires Blanks at Prince Charles

Small Sloop Wins Sydney-to-Hobart