Australia's koalas are under threat from two different diseases, one of which is familiar to humans. Koalas are frequently being infected with chlamydia -- and it may decimate the population. But new research, and a new vaccine, gives hope they may be saved.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is New South Wales. The Australian state is the site of a high-profile drug trial. It became even more high profile, after the defense team discovered the jury was doing puzzles in the jury box. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with defense attorney Phil Stewart.
Australia's Outback communities rely on the water in the Great Artesian Basin, deep underground, for their water supply. But some now worry the aquifer is being drawn down too quickly. If it ever went dry, it would leave a whole host of Outback communities without a nearby water supply.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Mount Isa a small mining town located in the northwest of Queensland, Australia. The mayor of Mount Isa sparked a controversy when he suggested a solution to the town's gender imbalance, as Lisa Mullins explains.
Australia's Whitsunday Islands are the answer to today's Geo Quiz. Tourism authorities there are looking for an island caretaker to promote tourism to the islands in and around Australia's Great Barrier Reef. The successful candidate will have to write a weekly blog to help generate a buzz and travel throughout the islands 6 months of the year.
For today's Geo Quiz, we challenged you to come up with the name of the sea that's off the coast of Queensland, Australia. Lisa Mullins provides the answer (the Coral Sea) and tells about the dramatic return of Sophie, a cattle dog that went missing there and was feared drowned.
Writer and journalist Germaine Greer is an icon of the feminist movement. More than 40 years on from her famous book, "The Female Eunuch," Greer has taken up a new challenge: restoring a patch of ancient rainforest in her native Australia.
If you're a good detective, you should be able to solve this Geo Quiz quickly. First clue: there are footprints leading right up to the spot - 130 million-year-old, fossilized dinosaur footprints. They are in a northern region of Western Australia...
Floods in the Australian state of Queensland exacted a terrible toll last December and January. But one part of the Australian state welcomed the floods and is now thriving: The Outback. The World's Jason Margolis has more from Australia.