Environment

Thu 18 Apr 2019

Massive horticulture project for 500 jobs approved

premium_icon Massive horticulture project for 500 jobs approved

A MASSIVE intensive horticulture project that would employ up to 500 people west of Toowoomba has received full endorsement from the Toowoomba Regional Council.

The Adani jobs up for grabs

premium_icon The Adani jobs up for grabs

With more than 18,000 people registering to work at Adani’s Carmichael mine, the jobs the project will need from day one have been revealed.

Wed 17 Apr 2019

CQ farmer confirmed as Greens' candidate for Flynn

premium_icon CQ farmer confirmed as Greens' candidate for Flynn

A FIFTH-generation farmer will have his second bid at a political career as the Greens' candidate for Flynn at the upcoming federal election.

Pet dog attacked by a wild dog in Bowen

Pet dog attacked by a wild dog in Bowen

A foothold trap has been laid on the property to catch the wild animal.

Buried right, whale carcasses shouldn't attract sharks

Buried right, whale carcasses shouldn't attract sharks

Buried whale carcases on beaches should not attract sharks says a new study released recently.

Project to tackle Reef island waste

premium_icon Project to tackle Reef island waste

A pilot project to cut the toes off three Great Barrier Reef islands’ inflated carbon footprints is about to kick off.

Coal project to deliver 2600 north Queensland jobs

premium_icon Coal project to deliver 2600 north Queensland jobs

The imminent construction of Australia's first HELE coal-fired power plant is set to bring 2600 jobs to the Collinsville region.

Tue 16 Apr 2019

New weapon in the fight to save the Great Barrier Reef

premium_icon New weapon in the fight to save the Great Barrier Reef

Project will map Queensland's blue carbon resources to identify carbon farming opportunities.

Big change for plastic Coke, Sprite and water bottles

premium_icon Big change for plastic Coke, Sprite and water bottles

Coca-Cola in Australia is changing the way its plastic bottles are made as part of its global commitment to help solve the world’s packaging problem.

NSW's new vegan politician focused on animals rights

premium_icon NSW's new vegan politician focused on animals rights

VEGAN bodybuilder and newly elected NSW upper house member Emma Hurst reveals bold plans for dairy industry, kangaroo population control and eggs.

Cash flows for dairy farmers

premium_icon Cash flows for dairy farmers

HIGHER milk prices have allowed retail giant Woolworths to already pay more than $10 million to Australia’s embattled dairy farmers.

Whale carcass beach burials are 'safe'

premium_icon Whale carcass beach burials are 'safe'

SCIENTISTS on location have evidence that the burials are, in fact, safe.

'Fraud' call over state fishing reform plan

premium_icon 'Fraud' call over state fishing reform plan

Fishing families are among victims of plan to privatise the fishery

'Vegandals': Farmer explains harsh truths of food production

premium_icon 'Vegandals': Farmer explains harsh truths of food production

AS VEGAN activists continue to make headlines across the country, one farmer and businessman has taken to social media to share his views on the group.

Mon 15 Apr 2019

The shocking truth about recycling

The shocking truth about recycling

YOU might think you’re looking out for the environment by recycling, but where it actually ends up has now been revealed.

German company progresses plans for new copper mine

premium_icon German company progresses plans for new copper mine

THE company confirmed it has been granted an exploration licence and is now assessing core samples.

Flynn among top 20 worst affected by climate change

premium_icon Flynn among top 20 worst affected by climate change

FLYNN has been named as one of 20 electorates to suffer the worst impacts of climate change in 2050.

Sun 14 Apr 2019

$10 million promise to make dam 'shovel ready'

premium_icon $10 million promise to make dam 'shovel ready'

Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack reveals plan to take long-awaited project to the next level

EPA fine Forestry Corp thousands

premium_icon EPA fine Forestry Corp thousands

'Exclusion zones are not suggestions, they are firm boundaries that must be implemented during forestry operations': EPA

A tale of coal, democracy, and local business with Bob Brown

premium_icon A tale of coal, democracy, and local business with Bob Brown

One-on-one with Dr Brown before his Central Queensland visit

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