ANZ’s annual general meeting this week saw chairman David Gonski grilled about the bank not doing enough to consider its role in climate change.

The journal Science has picked its top ten scientific achievements of the year, highlighting some incredible breakthroughs of 2014.

Authorities have called for submissions on an application to permit genetically modified corn-based foods in Australia.

Experts say they are keen to start using newly-announced Federal Government money for research projects across northern Australia.

A major research breakthrough featuring Australian scientists could be the key to fighting dengue fever.

The Australian Government is signing New South Wales up to its 'One-Stop Shop' scheme for environmental assessment and approvals.

The Australian Government has provided $1.1 million for a Southern Ocean whale research voyage this summer (not the Japanese kind).

The Industry Minister says he wants to save households’ some money by making Australia into a cheap energy capital, hoping that smart meters will make it happen.

Remote Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory have joined forces to combat threats posed by the oil and gas industry.

Nearly 200 nations have agreed on the basic outline of a new global deal to combat climate change, following a breakthrough in the final hours of a summit in Peru.

Millions of Australians will have to increase their risk of skin cancer in a private capacity, with a ban on commercial solariums coming in on December 31.

A Canberra company is bringing in a new technology that will allow households to buy and sell electricity on the market, potentially cutting the middle man and turning the industry on its head.

The head of a major energy company has put the five-year low for oil prices in succinct terms, saying; “It’s an uncertain world.”

ANZ says it will stop kicking embattled farmers off their land for the next twelve months.

The phrase “rare as hen’s teeth” would have made little sense until 116 million years ago, as new research shows up to then many birds had a full set of pearly whites.

The Queensland Police Service is feeling some heat from its links with oil and gas giant Santos.

Councils across New South Wales will be rewarded for their forward-thinking agendas, with Building Resilience to Climate Change Grants totalling $432,500 handed out to worthy projects.

Floods and fires will leave Australia with a mind-boggling damage bill in coming years, the CSIRO says.

The Conservation Council of South Australia has backed a $4 million dredging program to keep the mouth of the Murray River open.

Labor and the Greens say Foreign Minister Julie Bishop is trying to diminish the outcome of climate talks that will not even take place until next year.

The praying mantid must walk a fine line between subtlety and style to stay camouflaged and still attract a mate – and now Australian researchers may have discovered one of its fashion secrets.

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