The battle in the bush that could shape the federal election outcome

From dead fish in the Murray-Darling to debates about how to power the country, the fight to win over regional voters could well determine who forms the next Federal Government.

Scorching earth and ‘spiders’ that bring down trees: behind the scenes of a bushfire mop-up

When firefighters bring big bushfires under control they don't just suddenly go out. That's the work of largely unseen mop-up crews who work quietly behind the scenes for weeks and months after Australia's biggest blazes.

Opportunity beckons as flesh-eating crocodiles used to fight flesh-eating bacteria

As researchers around the world look into the antibacterial properties of crocodile blood, one expert is calling on the Northern Territory to reach for a foothold in an emerging medical industry.