Australia’s biggest cargo ship is launched in Tasmania, but exporters warn it soon won’t be enough

The 210-metre, $172 million Tasmania Achiever 2 is capable of carrying 40 per cent more freight than any other ship across Bass Straight, but primary producers urge the State Government not to be complacent as demand for exports grow in the future.

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.