West Australia’s Aboriginal heritage laws are under fire after one of the world’s oldest and largest collections of rock art was deregistered as a ‘sacred site’.

A Canberra academic says Australia could make billions of dollars from privatising its water assets, but only after broad reforms.

China will shut down a range of dyeing plants, oil refineries and pesticide producers to clean up its water supply.

A Tasmanian Senate standing committee is reviewing a bill that gives landholders the right to refuse gas mining on their property.

Politicians and the agricultural industry are calling for the revival of a rebate scheme on water spending for drought-affected graziers.

Audi has produced a few litres of what they call the “fuel of the future”; a new brew for diesel consisting of water, carbon dioxide and 'green materials'.

The Tax Office is chasing BHP Billiton for more than $500 million in payments it avoided by shovelling profits overseas.

The NSW Supreme Court has overturned a State Government decision, which banned Metgasco from drilling at its Bentley Project.

Chinese scientists have modified the genes of a human embryo, but say the technology is not ready yet.

The Hazelwood mine fire inquiry will be re-opened to investigate the chance that smoke from the blaze caused premature deaths.

Approval has been granted for a new uranium mine in WA.

The Queensland Government says it is working on a policy to boost the ethanol industry.

The University of Western Australia’s latest posting has caused some serious stirrings.

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton appears in a new video spruiking the Cambodian solution to asylum seekers, while one of his most vocal opponents accuses him of torture.

The RSPCA has called for an end to government funding of greyhound racing, while a WA MP criticises the animal rights group.

One Tasmanian council is making bold moves to cut costs through renewable energy.

A NSW community action group says there is no problem with gas supply, and there is no need for gas giant AGL to continue fracking activities in sensitive environmental areas.

April 22nd is Earth Day, a day when groups around the world mark the achievements and trials ahead in the quest to protect our environment.

There is outrage over WA Government threats to cut water allocations for farmers in the Ord Stage 1 agricultural region.

Humans could not live without a body full of useful bacteria, but it appears that modern life may be killing off our microbial mates.

New research says Australia could go 100 per cent renewable, with a few good policies.

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