Blue gum plantation resurgence as investors capitalise on ‘Rolls Royce’ of woodchips

Blue gum plantations were once a reliable industry on WA's south coast until an implosion of investments after the 2008 global financial crisis. But backed by new international players, the hardwoods are now generating hundreds of jobs and millions of export dollars.

Australia is exporting its gas to the world so why is Victoria facing a future shortage?

Victoria faces a gas shortage by 2021 as offshore reserves start to run out. One proposed solution is to build the country's first floating gas import facility on the Mornington Peninsula, but residents are worried about the environmental risks.