Ocean shopping-trolley graveyard and the rising cost of cleaning it up

A regional council left with a massive bill for removing 500 trolleys from an underwater graveyard near its wharf says it could force major retailers Coles and Woolworths to pay.

Worker recovers in hospital as union demands action over Campbellfield chemical blaze

The Australian Workers' Union demands tougher regulation following Friday's blaze at a waste storage business that injured two workers and spewed thick black smoke over Melbourne.

We asked for your election questions — you told us three things

Over the past seven weeks, ABC readers have been submitting questions about the NSW election — in the process, you actually told us three things would decide your vote this Saturday. Here's a peek.

Concerns raised over funding grants to Great Barrier Reef Foundation

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.

Adani facing new probe over coal dam water release into wetlands

The Queensland Government is checking whether mining firm Adani has again breached its environmental licence for releasing water into a coastal wetland beside Abbot Point coal terminal.