‘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.

‘It’s heartbreaking. It’s fearful’: Erin Brockovich announces largest class action in Australian history

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….

Sleek plans for Western Sydney’s airport revealed, but residents in the dark over flight paths

Artist’s impressions reveal an indoor garden and towering ceilings but residents living near the multi-billion-dollar project may have to wait years before finding out the exact location of flight paths.

‘It’s just wearing me down’: Carer fatigue crisis looms amid ageing population

Louise Murphy spends every day caring for her elderly mother, but says no-one is helping her care for herself. She says her carers’ fatigue is compounded by the fact that respite care is expensive, and her fears about putt…

Erin Brockovich urges Australia to ‘wake up’ over PFAS contamination as more sites revealed

The American activist is warning all levels of government in Australia to act swiftly to prevent the spread of PFAS chemical contamination as the ABC reveals more than 60 locations have been identified in one state alone.

Pumping PFAS-contaminated water into ocean is ‘insanity’, expert warns

Chemical experts warn a Queensland council that a plan to dump millions of litres of PFAS-contaminated water into the sea off the Sunshine Coast as “insanity”.

Dammed if you do, damned if you don’t: Australia’s water infrastructure conundrum

With towns facing “zero day” water crises National Party MPs are frustrated not enough dams are being built, but states are spending billions to fix a system ill-prepared for crisis.