Wind power projects threaten to cook rural energy network

Authorities say two coal-fired power stations' worth of renewable energy won't be able to reach the grid without major upgrades to networks in Victoria's west.

How the ‘only African in Port Fairy’ became the small town’s local hero

Tanzanian Seif Sakate stood out in the small, Australian coastal town he called home but it helped him get noticed by the locals who eventually followed him to Africa to build a school and a kindergarten.

A year on from Australia’s recycling crisis, what’s changed?

A year after the scale of Australia's recycling crisis became apparent, governments are still scrambling for an answer and the waste industry says time is running out.

Welcome to Portland, the town that rides on the bluefin tuna’s back

Tourists are lured from across the country to Portland with the promise of catching bluefin tuna, but many hold fears that a cut to quotas could result in a major hit to the town.

Retiring US chemical chief donates $13.5m for UQ innovation centre

Retiring DowDuPont chairman Andrew Liveris is donating $13.5 million to help the University of Queensland build a research centre for budding young leaders with a passion for creating a sustainable future.