Environment

Fri 18 Oct 2019

‘It’s my culture too’: Aussies’ Uluru fight

‘It’s my culture too’: Aussies’ Uluru fight

Thousands of Aussies are rushing to Uluru to risk their lives and scale the sacred rock before it’s shut forever. But not all of them are happy it’s closing.

Booming beachside suburbs bring environmental woes

premium_icon Booming beachside suburbs bring environmental woes

A new development within a booming beachside Sunshine Coast suburb has brought concerns about the impact on turtles nesting nearby.

Thu 17 Oct 2019

Disastrous bushfire caused by ‘planned burn’

premium_icon Disastrous bushfire caused by ‘planned burn’

An investigation into the Bribie Island bushfire, that left dead wildlife scattered across its beaches has found a State Government planned burn was to blame.

Bolt v Barry: War of words over drought link

premium_icon Bolt v Barry: War of words over drought link

Bolt and ABC presenter Paul Barry are locked in a bitter war of words and a global warming professor is caught in the middle.

Judge grounds anti-Adani protesters

premium_icon Judge grounds anti-Adani protesters

Mining giant Adani has won a court order banning a well-known Aboriginal activist, his son and anyone with a “similar” interest in their fight against the mine,...

Single-use plastic bag ban gets voted down

premium_icon Single-use plastic bag ban gets voted down

The Berejiklian government has rejected Labor’s bill to ban single-use plastic bags.

Spot the croc: Stickybeak saltie checks out fishos

premium_icon Spot the croc: Stickybeak saltie checks out fishos

PHOTOS: An inquisitive crocodile has been spotted lurking near fishermen as it tries to scope out an easy meal of fish.

Disaster project that should scare Australia

Disaster project that should scare Australia

A disturbing insight into the risks Australia is facing from nuclear power has been revealed in a new report, with one UK project serving as a scary example.

Deep-water may corrode Byron Bay's coastal ecosystems

premium_icon Deep-water may corrode Byron Bay's coastal ecosystems

SCU studied the issue at Cape Byron Marine Park and the results are out.

25 trawlers, 100 jobs - reforms threaten Tin Can Bay economy

premium_icon 25 trawlers, 100 jobs - reforms threaten Tin Can Bay economy

Seafood Industry and Opposition continue to slug it out with State Government over seafood industry reforms that could directly affect the Gympie region

‘Trawler’ stench from lake as water dries up

premium_icon ‘Trawler’ stench from lake as water dries up

“DEAD eels and turtles” have been spotted at fast-drying Gatton lake, leaving a foul stench “like a trawler.”

Cash for farmers cut from drought allowance

premium_icon Cash for farmers cut from drought allowance

MORE than 200 Queensland farmers cut off from drought allowances will be given cash payments of up to $13,000 to help them put food on the table.

Winds of change and adjustment as farm moves in

premium_icon Winds of change and adjustment as farm moves in

CQ Residents coming to grips with the approval of a $350 million wind farm project, "this is the future and this is what everyone wants.”

Recognition for green idea for red mud

premium_icon Recognition for green idea for red mud

A RESEARCH team exploring ways to transform red mud into a soil that could be used for growing plants has been awarded for its innovation.

Industry president hits out at seafood regulations

premium_icon Industry president hits out at seafood regulations

Mr Harris said he wanted Queenslanders to continue supporting the seafood industry

CONTROVERSIAL: New fisheries regulation changes explained

premium_icon CONTROVERSIAL: New fisheries regulation changes explained

For recreational anglers, the mud crab limit has been reduced from 10 to seven

Wed 16 Oct 2019

Love triangle: Eastern browns lock horns on doorstep

premium_icon Love triangle: Eastern browns lock horns on doorstep

MUST WATCH: Two of the world’s most venomous snakes have been caught on camera in a tangling love triangle in bid to win over a female.

DAY TWO: Protesters converge on MP's office

premium_icon DAY TWO: Protesters converge on MP's office

Police are responding to reports of an industrial disturbance at the Aurizon building in Mackay.

Woman found after bush SOS

Woman found after bush SOS

A woman lost in dense scrub was rescued after she managed to leave an SOS message in the bush alerting police to her whereabouts.

Caring couple’s secret act of kindness

premium_icon Caring couple’s secret act of kindness

A giving southeast Queensland couple have taken it upon themselves to clean up their neighbourhood, and they do it every single day.

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