Environment

Tue 22 Jan 2019

Instagram rich kid’s illegal money-making scheme

Instagram rich kid’s illegal money-making scheme

A RICH kid of Instagram — branded “utterly self-centred” — has been arrested after being caught making a spectacular “mistake”.

Mon 21 Jan 2019

‘Intense hot spell’ coming your way

‘Intense hot spell’ coming your way

A BLISTERING run-up to Australia Day could see this January become the hottest ever recorded with upcoming 40C days forecast.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

UPDATE: Health NSW addresses hospital site safety concerns

UPDATE: Health NSW addresses hospital site safety concerns

The CFMEU put a stop to the works earlier this morning.

Tue 15 Jan 2019

Coke’s new war on plastic

Coke’s new war on plastic

It produced more than 110 billion plastic bottles last year. But now soft drink giant Coke has announced a drastic move to stop waste.

Mon 14 Jan 2019

Ikea CEO’s urgent message to Aussies

Ikea CEO’s urgent message to Aussies

The global head of Ikea has called on the Australian government and consumers, warning “we have passed the point of debating”.

Sat 12 Jan 2019

Australian earthquake ‘sounded like a bus’

Australian earthquake ‘sounded like a bus’

PHILLIP Island residents and visitors have been rocked by an earthquake, with one describing hearing “two large random booms”.

Taking creative business into the dangerous deep

Taking creative business into the dangerous deep

He brings the mysteries of the underwater world to the living rooms and hotel lobbies of everyday people.

Fri 11 Jan 2019

VIDEO: Burst main shoots water into the sky

VIDEO: Burst main shoots water into the sky

IT IS not known exactly how much water was lost during the five hours it took to repair the damage.

Wed 9 Jan 2019

DRYING OUT: Stanthorpe could run out of water in 12 months

DRYING OUT: Stanthorpe could run out of water in 12 months

Find out how much water Storm King Dam has before it could run out.

Tariff cuts no benefit without more water

Tariff cuts no benefit without more water

Western Downs farmers won't see benefits of new tariff cuts without a more generous water allocation.

Mon 7 Jan 2019

What it is like living with an electric car

What it is like living with an electric car

Electric cars are the next big things but are we ready for them and are they suitable for our current lifestyles?

Sat 5 Jan 2019

Driving to SA? Don't get hit with this new fine

Driving to SA? Don't get hit with this new fine

MOTORISTS can drive perfectly and still be hit with this hefty fine if they're not very careful.

Fri 4 Jan 2019

Learning to care for our natural pest controllers

Learning to care for our natural pest controllers

LOCAL chook owner catches more than he bargains for when he sets his rat traps.

Thu 3 Jan 2019

‘How can they ask us to move back?’

‘How can they ask us to move back?’

Shocking pictures reveal the devastating impact of structural work on Opal Tower residents’ homes and some say they never want to go back.

Ghost boat found off Australian coast

Ghost boat found off Australian coast

A ghost ship abandoned during a round-the-world sailing attempt has been discovered off the Australian coast after drifting for eight years.

Wed 2 Jan 2019

How many bins you actually need

How many bins you actually need

Most Aussies struggle with the two or three bins they already have, but one business says we need a lot more to recycle properly.

Mon 31 Dec 2018

Bag rage: Here’s what will be banned next

Bag rage: Here’s what will be banned next

This was the year Australia banned single-use plastic bags — and lost its mind. But it turns out the bag ban is only the beginning.

2019 coming in hotter than ever

2019 coming in hotter than ever

IF YOU were hoping for some relief from Australia’s sweltering heatwave before New Year’s Eve, we’ve got some bad news for you.

Sun 30 Dec 2018

Hundreds of dead fish found at popular watering hole

Hundreds of dead fish found at popular watering hole

Horrific scenes of hundreds of dead fish, shrimp and an eel at a popular recreation spot have stirred community concerns of a potential toxic contamination.

Sat 29 Dec 2018

STINGING SPREE: Six people treated for Irukandji stings

STINGING SPREE: Six people treated for Irukandji stings

UPDATE: Two teenagers were among six people requiring medical attention after being stung by Irukandji in Fraser Island's waters.

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