Climate change was a major election issue that saw 'teal' candidates and the Greens snatch seats from the coalition, but now pressure is on Labor to deliver.
Two states are in line for more drenching, amid warnings some residents in one could find themselves isolated by flooding.
A raft of top Aussie sports stars and entertainers are backing a major change in how Australia sources its household energy.
A NSW minister has hit back with fury against Labor after the opposition party accused environmental protection officers of wasting taxpayer money.
Traditional Owners and Rio Tinto have signed an agreement to guide cultural heritage protections in the Pilbara in the wake of the Juukan Gorge debacle.
A new campaign aims to convince Anthony Albanese to emulate Joe Biden and Boris Johnson on a certain topic if he wins power.
The health of sea turtles and dugongs is at risk as seagrass meadows in Hervey Bay and the Great Sandy Strait have almost disappeared, researchers have found.
A flood victim has pushed back at both major parties for their lack of climate policy as the state and federal governments continue to fund the clean-up.
With air pollution claiming 3000 lives a year, a prominent environmental organisation has named the nation’s 10 towns breathing the worst air.
Sea levels have risen 4.5 centimetres in the past decade, with the annual increase from 2013 to 2021 more than double what it was from 1993 to 2002.
A severe weather warning has been issued for one state while the rest of the country is preparing for a mixed bag of extreme conditions over the weekend.
Authorities have warned tourists not to swim in this popular Australian tourist spot, but “people are still ignoring the signs”.
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission is expecting mandatory climate-related disclosures for public companies will become a reality sooner rather than later.
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The Queensland government will add 2400 hectares of former plantation into the Tewantin National Park.
Queensland flood victims have been dealt another blow, with a new problem emerging just as they try to rebuild their lives.
The West Australian government will establish a marine park in Exmouth Gulf in the state's northwest.
Greenpeace has attacked the New Zealand government's plan to reduce emissions, saying it relies on ‘hypothetical and unproven techno-fixes’.
A "clean car upgrade" allowing Kiwis to swap cars for lower-emissions transport options underpins New Zealand's landmark climate change plan.
The State Government is slashing the environmental reporting requirements for lower-risk players as part of a move to reduce the regulatory burden on WA industry.
Residents in some parts of Queensland have been warned to save water now after a treatment plant was inundated with muddy floodwaters.
Residents across flood-affected areas in Queensland are being warned to remain alert as waters continue to rise.
Footage of a dramatic rescue shows police carrying a man and his dogs to safety as floods threaten lives in South East Queensland.
Labor says it will pour funding into saving the Great Barrier Reef from climate change if it wins the election, as the natural wonder faces being listed as ‘in danger’ by the United Nations.
Victoria has cleared more land than any other state in Australia, proportional to land mass, and is failing to offset the damage it causes, a report has found.
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