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.

‘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.