Asbestos Risk Management is Critical on Urban Renewal Sites
By the time it is finished in 2019, an $11.35 million project to rehabilitate 1.2 kilometres of the Upper Stony Creek in the west Melbourne suburb...
Environmental Performance Audits are Critical for Infrastructure Asset Owners
For several reasons, owners of large-scale infrastructure assets may want to understand and/or demonstrate how well or otherwise their assets are performing in terms of their...
Runaway Global Warming Just Decades Away
Earth may be just decades away from a climatic tipping point that triggers runaway global warming and threatens the future of humanity, scientists have warned.
Study Raises Concerns About Lead Exposure
Environmental exposure to low levels of lead hidden in paint, soil and plumbing systems could be responsible for hundreds of premature deaths every year, an international...
Living Near Major Roads Can Give You Asthma
Middle aged Australians who live near major roads are more likely than others to suffer from asthma, a study has found.
Light Pollution on the Rise
The world is getting brighter, but US scientists say that may not be a good thing.
Carbon Dioxide at Record Levels: UN
The amount of carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere grew at record rate in 2016 to a level not seen for millions of years, potentially fuelling...
50-degree Future for Aussie Cities: Study
Climate change could result in Melbourne and Sydney sweltering through 50-degree days within the next couple of decades, a new study warns.
US Still Quitting Paris Climate Deal
US President Donald Trump's top economic adviser has told a United Nations meeting that the US is standing by its plan to abandon the Paris climate...
SA's Recreational Reservoir Opens
The South Australian government may allow access to a drinking water catchment south of Adelaide.
Ex-Emergency Chiefs Sound Climate Alarm
Federal government MPs have been slammed for laughing about climate change in parliament as Australia faces catastrophic weather which is putting lives at risk.
Vic Residents Against Dumping Ground Areas
Residents in Melbourne's industrial suburbs are fed-up at being a dumping ground for hazardous waste, urging the state government to crackdown on the industry in the...
Vic Timber Recycler Banned over Stockpiles
A timber recycling centre in Victoria has been banned from accepting more combustible timber waste by the environmental watchdog.
Miners Urged to Help WA Asbestos Cleanup
The companies that created the most contaminated site in the southern hemisphere should stump up cash to help clean it up, West Australian Aboriginal Affairs Minister...
Victorians Rally for Toxic Waste Crackdown
Residents in Melbourne's north will rally for a crackdown on the hazardous waste industry after a factory fire, as the state government considers an electronic tracking...
Another Toxic Blaze Clouds Melbourne
A waste management factory which exploded into a fireball sending a toxic black plume over Melbourne had been storing almost three times the quantity of chemicals...
Billions Set Aside for Natural Disasters
Australian communities bracing for catastrophic natural disasters will soon have access to billions more dollars in recovery funding.
Labor Pledge to Protect SA's Water Flows
A Labor government would try to restore the Murray-Darling Basin to health by overturning a deal made last year.