Controversial uranium mine approved day before election called

The world's largest uranium producer, Canada's Cameco, wants to develop the mine potentially leading to the clearing of 2,500 hectares of native vegetation, causing environmentalists and traditional owners deep concern.

Shadow Environment Minister Tony Burke rules out Murray Darling Basin Royal Commission

Labor had threatened to call for a Royal Commission into the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, instead they'll focus solely on Barnaby Joyce's handling of the 2017 water buy backs.

Everything we know about water buybacks, Barnaby Joyce and Angus Taylor

The election campaign has been diverted towards a controversy around water buybacks in the Murray-Darling.