The Queensland Government is taking stronger measures in the hope of avoiding having UNESCO downgrade the Great Barrier Reef’s World Heritage status.

The WA Department of Housing’s funding for remote Aboriginal communities suffers from poor oversight and a lack of coordination, an audit has found.

There is controversy over a $130 million deep sea port in the Northern Territory, after claims that the project went ahead despite having no environmental approval.

The natural pest-control services provided by tiny bats and birds could be worth millions to Australian agriculture, according to recent studies.

One of the key figures behind the passage of the Government’s Emissions Reduction Fund says it is a good start, but needs to be backed by a better plan.

An Australian philosopher and ethics expert says granting chimpanzees ‘personhood’ could build stronger bonds between humans and other animals.

The Australian federal government says it is doing its bit to improve global food security.

Christine Milne has resigned as leader of the Australian Greens, with a ballot for her replacement to be held soon.

Academics are investigating whether pig poo could fuel farms of the future.

The Industry Minister has been spruiking links between the Australian and United States’ energy sectors.

An Australian group has won an award for its work on live-generated solar photovoltaic (PV) maps and tools.

Tech firm Tesla is making a foray into the commercial energy market, with a series of new batteries designed to store energy at the home, business and utility scale.

New figures reveal the five coal companies that receive most taxpayer-subsidised diesel via the notorious Fuel Tax Credits scheme.

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