After a series of deadly summers, Australians looking for some relief this time around may be disappointed – especially if a La Nina kicks in.
Climate change will impact food supply chains with income, food and nutrient availability, with rural communities to be hit hardest, a study shows.
An ambitious plan to put more electric cars on Australian roads has been floated by the Albanese government, including the return of a controversial strategy.
Blistering summer heatwaves are getting worse and already kill more Australians than any other natural disaster, a new study has found.
The South Australian government will make key changes to the state's container deposit scheme in its first major revamp in 45 years.
Six months after a catastrophic flood event, NSW has announced vague plans to buy back homes – but the timing has been called into question.
Consultations have begun on how to make the emissions safeguard mechanism more effective as the government's climate change bill goes under the microscope.
Dominic Giannini and Andrew Brown
After a review into the NSW flood disaster was released last week, Dominic Perrottet has presented a second report at a heavy price to taxpayers.
Hamish Spence and Anton Nilsson
The South Australian government has begun work on rebuilding key tourism infrastructure on Kangaroo Island, destroyed in the 2020 bushfires.
Police have tragically found a person’s body after it was reported that a dog walker was washed away in a fierce flood.
Police have given an update on their investigation into a woman’s death after a body was found in bushland on Monday.
A Flinders University study has revealed how the Great Australian Bight has become a year-round feeding ground for a range of sea creatures.
Tim Dornin and Tracey Ferrier
Scientists say it will cost $16 billion each year to partially restore the environmental damage done by the Black Summer bushfires.
Two states are being smashed with heavy rains as weather experts warn of a once in a decade event set to bring months of flooding to the east coast.
A Melbourne concrete company has been fined more than $200,000 for illegally dumping asbestos-contaminated waste at a primary school.
Footage has been released showing an adorable zoo animal’s dramatic rescue after it escaped from its enclosure.
Residents have been told they could be in “danger” after an emergency warning was issued for a major flood in one state.
Complete Tyre Solutions says a new Jandakot facility will be the first in WA able to recycle tyres from the mining industry’s huge haul trucks.
A footy match had to be called off after lightning set a tree on fire as Victoria was smashed with wild weather.
An Aussie tourist has been slammed by international media after he was caught riding a scooter through a famous heritage site in Italy.
A major plan to put Australia on the pathway to net zero won’t include limits on new coal or gas projects.
Urgent flood and thunderstorm warnings have been issued as a heavy rain band threatens to drench several states.
A new southern right whale mum off the NSW coast has given birth to a rare white calf. The two are preparing for their trip to Antarctica.
Heavy rain is expected to hammer one state as a cold front moves across the country. Residents are being urged to be cautious on the roads.
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