Study reveals ‘quite disturbing’ contamination of Tasmanian lakes

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.

Adani confident Labor will honour environmental approvals for coal mine

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.

Palaszczuk questions Adani over failure to submit rail plans

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.

Nationals MP Darren Chester says Adani approvals must run their course

Members of the Queensland Liberal National Party believe Environment Minister Melissa Price is dragging her feet in signing off on the mine's groundwater management plan.