Indian mining firm Adani says it expects to start work on its coal mine in Queensland's Galilee Basin within weeks, creating thousands of jobs. But how exactly will that future unfold from here?
At a conservative estimate, people around the world are consuming a credit card's-worth of microplastic every week, according to a new study.
The town's only supermarket has burned down and the nearest source of food and clean water is 80 kilometres away.
A private company wants to build a major new water storage facility and 10,000-hectare farming precinct near Darwin.
Regional centres including Dubbo and Tamworth are expected to face a water supply crisis within months.
As the water dries up in drought-affected Australia, so does the money that keeps many country towns afloat.
Major industrial operators in western NSW are being warned they will have their water allocations reduced within weeks as dam levels plummet.
Water levels in dams are dropping faster than they have in decades, according to new research by Sydney Water — edging Sydney closer to the re-introduction of water restrictions.
Labor had threatened to call for a Royal Commission into the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, instead they'll focus solely on Barnaby Joyce's handling of the 2017 water buy backs.
The election campaign has been diverted towards a controversy around water buybacks in the Murray-Darling.