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Dave Mcrae tells ABC News 24 the new code of conduct between Australian and Indonesia is a symbolic step that brings to a close the strained relationship over the past year.

David Mcrae told ABC News 24 the Australia-Indonesian relationship will be strengthened with a new co-operative agreement on issues of mutual interest, including intelligence sharing.

It used to be that computer models of weather events such as thunderstorms could only be run using powerful - and expensive - supercomputers. Now, however, these kinds of models can be run on the humble laptop. This episode explores this democratisation of weather modelling using the example of a spectacular thunderstorm called ‘Hector the Convector'. Dr Chris Chambers produced a computer model of this thunderstorm on his laptop, and shows us how accurate it is by running it side-by-side with a timelapse video of the actual thunderstorm.

Associate Professor Richard Pennell told CNBC Asia that the Islamic State is threatening to change national boundaries that have been in place since the end of the first World War.

Is medical tourism all that it appears?  Visions takes a closer look at the trend of people seeking experimental treatments overseas that are currently not approved in Australia. Some of these include patients paying for stem cell treatments for diseases as varied as cancers, MS and Parkinsons. Such experimental treatment can be risky with little reward, according to University of Melbourne Professor Trevor Kilpatrick, the Director of the Melbourne Neuroscience Institute and the Centre for Neuroscience Research.

Dr Mark McMillan told NITV the move to change Australia's racial discrimination laws has spurred a debate over intolerance which the Prime Minister had to address.

Dr Suelette Dreyfus told ABC News 24 that data retention of citizens raises many questions of its effectiveness, collection and storage.

Professor Cameron Simmons told Bloomberg TV that there were several barriers stopping the spread of Ebola beyond West Africa.

Professor Marcia Langton is among the leading Indigenous scholars, artists, politicians and sporting personalities to pay tribute to the life and achievements of the late Gavin Jones.

Half of women and a quarter of men have experienced discrimination in the workplace because of family obligations. Associate Professor Susan Ainsworth told ABC News 24 that there were some positives in the latest survey by the Human Rights Commission.

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