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.
Centre Alliance Senator Rex Patrick says the Federal Government's legal advice that disputes a royal commission finding that parts of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan were unlawful should not be "cloak and dagger stuff" and calls for its release.
Animal activist group PETA faces a backlash over tweets accusing Google of dangerously "fawning" over the late conservationist Steve Irwin, with the organisation accused of "dragging a beloved dead man's name through the mud" for publicity.
The search engine's home page logo is replaced with an illustration of the Australian conservationist holding a crocodile, the first of a series depicting Irwin's adventures as an animal rights activist, showman and family man.
CEOs of Australia's largest companies are hearing the message and realising that on issues like climate change the need to act is not just a moral one.
The Queensland Government defends giving almost $3.5 million of taxpayer dollars to the controversial Great Barrier Reef Foundation, including more than $100,000 for a smartphone app that is yet to be delivered.
Timber workers and businesses are sweating on their future, with the Victorian Government delaying the release of plans for industry to access native timber reserves for logging.
Environmentalists frequently talk about deforestation in terms of how many "soccer pitches" are logged. But what if you measure it by MCGs?
A company proposing to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight releases its environment plan, but Greenpeace says it is downplaying the risk of a major spill.
Children in drought-ravaged regions, who describe missing the colour green and having to kill malnourished animals before school, are urging politicians to visit their towns and "feel what it's like".