MORNING BRIEFING: Eastern suburb residents are particularly at risk after smoke haze blankets Sydney, and a north-bound lane on M1 remains closed after four trucks caught fire after a collision
Two chemical leaks from metals processor Nyrstar have made their way into Port Pirie’s groundwater and a waterway over the past two years, the ABC can reveal.
Up to 40,000 people are suing the Federal Government over PFAS chemical contamination, arguing their property values have plummeted. It’s the largest class action in Australian history — and it’s backed by Erin Brockovich….
An influenza outbreak among newborn babies at Adelaide’s Women’s and Children’s Hospital results in dozens being given antiviral medication and isolated in closed cots.
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‘My chest is very tight, it’s hard to breathe’: More children like Lincon are suffering from asthma as dust storms roll through NSW in the drought.
What happens when you ask 54,000 Aussies for their thoughts and feelings? Here’s how the ABC made Australia Talks.
Condemned by caste, India’s manual scavengers work in sewers and latrines, wading through filthy sludge up to their waists. It’s illegal, demeaning and deadly work, but two robots could help.
Victorian households could be separating rubbish into six or more bins — instead of the usual two or three — if the state adopts recommendations from Infrastructure Victoria, which has released its ideas for dealing with t…
This family has a rare condition called ectodermal dysplasia, which means their sweat glands don’t function properly and they can easily overheat.