There are hopes that a remote region in WA's outback will be the first to become a global geopark recognised by UNESCO.
People have been forced to move in the past thanks to changes in sea levels that affected Australia's coastline.
US-based seabed exploration firm Ocean Infinity says it is moving a vessel closer to a possible search area for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 as it expects to soon be awarded a contract by Malaysia to resume the search.
An Australian tour company completes the first traverse of Papua New Guinea's second-highest mountain, in the hope of opening a new tourism experience in the rugged Highlands region.
New research shows Sydney invests much less money into its most disadvantaged suburbs than Melbourne.