The cost of rehabilitating the mine on the doorstep of the World-Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park will be almost $300 million higher than previous estimates, Energy Resources of Australia concedes.
Whyalla's city council anticipates its population will "explode" from 22,000 to 80,000 in the next 10 to 20 years as the regional South Australian centre embarks on an ambitious upgrade to its steelworks and local infrastructure.
Whyalla's city council anticipates its population will "explode" from 22,000 to 80,000 by 2040, as the regional South Australian centre unveils plans to upgrade its steelworks and local infrastructure.
Satellite imagery and data captured over Queensland in recent weeks reveals not only the unprecedented nature of this natural disaster but also the incredible role firefighters played in protecting vast numbers of properties.
Adventurer Lindsey Cole swims the Thames, dressed as a mermaid, after walking WA's 3,000-kilometre-long Rabbit Proof Fence.
You're probably familiar with El Nino, but there's another climate driver in town, and researchers say it has an even more powerful influence on Australia's long-term droughts.
Climate change denial prevents effective action on emissions, and leads to other lies and evasions by our leaders who support big coal and other polluters. Our government hit a new low point this week, by admonishing those who care, writes David Shearman.
The northern bettong's diet — which consists almost entirely of truffles — is key to the survival of Queensland's forests. With just 2,500 left in the wild, WWF-Australia is calling for increased protection measures.