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.
Six Extinction Rebellion protesters are arrested after placing bike locks around their necks to secure themselves to temporary fencing in Brisbane’s CBD this morning.
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.
MORNING BRIEFING: Western Sydney residents concerned about the new 24/7 airport will have years to wait before they know proposed flight paths, while the enduring drought pushes Dubbo to cut water use even more.
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.
Drum lines used to kill sharks in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park will be removed after the Queensland Government lost a challenge in the Federal Court to continue its culling program in the protected area.
Thirty-six environmental activists are arrested as police are forced to carry many of them off a major bridge in Melbourne’s CBD, where they shut down tram routes and stopped traffic.
In northern towns the local swimming pool is crucial in keeping young people occupied and motivated to stay in school and out of trouble.