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TIME: 50 Years In the South Pacific

In 1959, TIME magazine published its first edition for Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. We look back at the politicians and pop idols, activists and...

100 Olympic Athletes To Watch

From Australia to Zimbabwe, China to the U.S., TIME takes you on a world tour to introduce you to the most compelling athletes you'll be seeing in the Beijing...

The Secret Life of Rivers

From the flood plains of Australia's Top End, through ancient desert watercourses to coastal giants and pristine tributaries, TIME traces the lifelines of a...