Resident Michelle Gatt says the smoke and falling ash from the 45-day fire in the Hazelwood coal mine left her constantly coughing and without a voice.
MORNING BRIEFING: The average petrol price in Sydney is expected to jump to $1.66 by Thursday — the highest level in more than a decade — while a man dies in a house fire in Sydney’s west.
A climate protester from Extinction Rebellion is charged after suspending herself from a makeshift tripod on Brisbane’s Victoria Bridge blocking peak-hour traffic again.
The operators of Hazelwood Power Station should have been better prepared for a blaze in its open-cut brown coal mine that burned for 45 days five years ago, a court hears.
Victims of one of the world’s worst nuclear crisis are left disappointed after a court in Tokyo ruled three former Fukushima bosses were not guilty of negligence.
A woman who illegally imported garlic bulbs, marking them as “office supplies”, and put Australia’s agriculture sector at risk will spend at least two months in jail.
James Cook University is ordered to pay marine physicist Peter Ridd more than $1.2 million in compensation after he was wrongly sacked, a court rules.
Businessman Tony Di Carlo is fined for breaching environmental protection orders over his Tyremil recycling business in Brisbane, which a court says continues to pose a “catastrophic” fire hazard.
Charged with traffic offences for blocking Brisbane streets during an Extinction Rebellion protest, this 23-year-old will argue she should be allowed to break the law because climate change is an “extraordinary emergency”….
The widow of a Melbourne magistrate who took his own life last month believes a crippling caseload contributed to the death of her husband, who often heard up to 90 cases a day.