Greta Thunberg knocks back environmental award, calling for more action

The Swedish climate activist refuses to accept an honour from the Nordic Council, saying awards are meaningless without action and accusing Scandinavian countries of not living up to their “great reputation” on environment…

Backpackers may get hundreds of millions of dollars back, after tax overturned by court

An estimated 75,000 backpackers working, or who have worked in Australia, could be back-paid hundreds of millions of dollars after the Federal Court ruled the so-called backpacker tax invalid.

How Australia’s space race benefits farmers on planet Earth

Australia’s emerging space industry is looking to the moon and Mars, but it also has a very practical benefit for farmers working in the soils of planet Earth.

‘I’m just pissed I lost my foot’: Shark attack victim cracked jokes, say nurses who saved his life

Two holidaying nurses want to have a beer with two “cool” English tourists who managed to keep positive minutes after being attacked by a shark. The nurses provided first aid which is credited with saving the men’s lives.