Tasmania trades on its reputation for unspoiled and beautiful natural landscapes — but a recent study shows some lakes in the state's Wilderness World Heritage Area have metal contamination levels among the highest ever recorded.
Australia may be on the cusp of a new generation of electric cars, but could the production of environmentally friendly vehicles mean the loss of some of the NSW Clarence Valley's stunning mountainous forests?
Temperatures at the bottom of Australia's deepest gold mine are close to 30 degrees Celsius and the humidity is like something out of the tropics with long shifts making it a tough slog for miners.
A former coal miner says he would've left the industry had he known he had silicosis, but the doctors hired by his employer failed to diagnose his condition.
A landmark decision in the NSW Land and Environment Court to knock back a proposed open-cut coalmine based on its contribution to climate change is looming over other projects in the state.
The head of Adani Australia says he does not believe a Shorten government poses a risk to the company's proposed Carmichael coal mine in central Queensland.
With the Queensland Government facing mounting pressure by mining giant Adani to give final approvals for the proposed Carmichael mine, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk urges the company to fulfil its requirements and submit its outstanding rail plans.
Charges against a WA drilling company over a workplace accident, where a mine worker survived being crushed by a drilling rig, are dropped by prosecutors due to the "unavailability of witnesses".
Fortescue Metals Group gives the go-ahead to its second major iron ore mine development in Western Australia's Pilbara region in just 12 months, promising the Iron Bridge project will deliver 3,000 jobs during construction and 900 once it is operational.