Climate Targets 'Not the Question'
Deputy Liberal leader and federal treasurer Josh Frydenberg has argued the conversation around energy policy needs to shift away from carbon emissions.
Climate Top Threat to Pacific: Leaders
Australia's signing of a declaration calling climate change the "single greatest threat" to the Pacific region must be followed up with real action on emissions, environmental...
Morrison Weighs up Drought-proofing Tools
A national water transport network to help farmers is one proposal Prime Minister Scott Morrison will look at to guard against future droughts.
Qld Pursuing Adani for Alleged Breaches
The Queensland government is taking legal action against Indian mining giant Adani for allegedly releasing sediment water eight times over the allowed limit into the Great...
Sydney's Desalination Plant being Tested
Work is underway preparing Sydney's desalination plant so it can be switched on if the city's dam levels continue to fall during the NSW drought.
NSW Open to Army Support in Tackling Drought
NSW may call on the army to help drought-stricken farmers if the situation gets worse, the premier says.
QLD:Hinchinbrook Cleanup After Effluent Spill
The Queensland government has been forced to step in and plug a hole in funding which has seen a sewerage treatment plant in the state's north...
Sydney Waste Incinerator Plans Refused
A plan to build a controversial waste incinerator in Sydney's west has been knocked back but there are fears a new application could be made unless...
Pull Out of Paris Agreement, Abbott Urges
Former prime minister Tony Abbott wants the government to pull out of the Paris climate agreement, saying it would be the best way to keep energy...