Tests are coming back negative for asbestos in Sydney but the contaminated mulch issue has spread to Canberra as authorities trace sales and test samples.
Concern has been raised after Sydney was hammered by severe storms. The forecast doesn’t look promising later in the week.
Microplastic pollution typically from synthetic clothes is contaminating sewage sludge used as fertiliser on farms across the nation.
A new classification system similar to the one measuring tropical cyclones is set to be used for coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef.
Police have arrested climate activists allegedly blocking a road during a protest outside Woodside Energy's Perth headquarters, the Disrupt Burrup Hub says.
The State Government has declared another WA farming district to be water-deficient, triggering water-carting procedures to address emergency animal welfare concerns.
Students at a Sydney school have been left in limbo after a large amount of asbestos-contaminated mulch was incorrectly used in garden beds.
Part of Australia is preparing for the fallout of ex-Tropical Cyclone Lincoln, as the Bureau of Meteorology looks ahead to see whether it will re-intensify.
Grace Baldwin and Aisling Brennan
Contaminated mulch found at a Sydney parish that required two schools to be tested was donated to the site by a developer.
Jack Gramenz and Luke Costin
Large Australian corporations are failing to meet global best practice when it comes to reducing their carbon dioxide emissions, according to a new study.
The annual mass migration of Christmas Island red crabs has been delayed by "exceptionally dry" conditions.
A rare speartooth shark population has been discovered in the Northern Territory's Roper River but a water allocation plan has sparked fears for its future.
Four people were struck by lightning near the Sydney Opera House as wild storms battered the city.
Grace Baldwin, Tess McCracken
A logging protest in defence of some of Tasmania's tallest trees has resulted in former Greens leader Bob Brown being charged and banned from all state forests.
Tracey Ferrier and Ethan James
Seven more sites have been confirmed as contaminated with asbestos in Sydney as the tainted mulch scandal expands to Canberra.
A four-month window for the public to have a say on management of the proposed area of 581,380ha of the South Coast Marine Park has opened.
Asbestos has been confirmed at two more Sydney schools with results pending for four others, while the city's Olympic Park has been cleared.
Fisheries officers were out in force during Saturday morning’s abalone hour admonishing greedy shellfish lovers — issuing almost double the official bag limit warnings than the last session.
Thousands of residents and businesses in one state have been left without power, with fears some could remain unconnected until late next week.
Residents are becoming increasingly concerned as the number of public sites contaminated by asbestos continues to increase.
The NSW Environment Protection Agency has identified four more public sites across Sydney that have been contaminated with asbestos, including a second school.
Millions of Australians are being urged to brace for wild weather over the weekend as the country is lashed by a heatwave and a cyclone.
Experts say with aerial shooting approved, at least 6000 wild brumbies will need to removed from Kosciuszko National Park each year to meet reduction targets.
Estimating the wild brumby population of Kosciuszko National Park is neither an exact science or simple. Experts conclude there may be more than 21,000.
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