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.
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.
When the AEC releases its latest political donation figures this week, it will show sizeable contributions from a little-known group called Climate 200, backed by prominent businessmen Simon Holmes a Court and Mike Cannon-…
One of the nation’s most respected business leaders is highly critical of lobby groups such as the Business Council and Minerals Council of Australia over their stance on climate change.
NSW Transport Minister Andrew Constance wants to follow London’s lead and take “drastic action” by ditching diesel and renewing Sydney’s 8,000 bus fleet.
WA’s biggest native hardwood processor is facing accusations it sold thousands of tonnes of jarrah sawlogs to be burnt as low-value charcoal.
Papua New Guinean authorities shut down a Chinese-owned nickel processing plant for breaching safety and mining laws, after a spill that saw tens of thousands of litres of toxic slurry leak into a bay.
Leaks from one of Adani’s most significant contractors for its Carmichael coal mine, engineering firm GHD, show it has been rocked by internal dissent and management has been bombarded with complaints and questions about i…
Drought-stricken Queensland farmers are worried about where their underground water is going as a new report questions the impact of a controversial coal mine.
An Aboriginal corporation in the Kimberley is set to become the first to commercialise the breeding of native freshwater prawns.