Category: Environment

Qantas world first with waste-free flight

By Laura Daly and Isla Stanich Qantas has completed the world’s first-ever “zero waste” flight, setting an example for other airlines and the rest of the world. Plastic waste is a crisis threatening the survival of ecosystems, wildlife and the

Big bans on big boats: Marine activists warn against super-trawlers

By Laura Daly and Dominic Elsome Ban them, or they will come – that’s the warning from the Australian Marine Conservation Society in a new report on the threat posed by foreign-owned super-trawlers.

Election Special: Electric Cars

The push for more electric vehicles has been a key part of Labor’s climate policies. But do they really live up to the green hype? Chris Smith reports.

Election Special: Climate Change

From reef bleaching to mega bushfires and drought, climate change is already effecting our lives. But could it also effect the outcome of our federal election? Isla Stanich reports.

Election Special: Young Voters

The 2019 election is set to be a close call. According to political analysts there are key issues dividing voters and generations. Brigitte O’Brien reports.

Qld vets use 3D tech to treat dogs

Science is taking “paw-sitive” strides for animals. Queensland vets are using 3D technology to diagnose and treat dogs. Brittany Butler reports.

Locals fight Toondah Harbour development

A delicate Bayside ecosystem is under threat from development. Toondah Harbour is the lifeblood of dozens of types of migratory birds and marine species. Grace Desoe reports.

Party leaders head to Sunshine State on election campaign trail

With just eight days to go, the federal election campaign is heating up, as the leaders visit the Sunshine State. Health and resources the big talking points of the day. Brittany Butler reports.

Final leaders debate gets heated

In election 2019 major party leaders clashed heads in Canberra. It was the final debate to get voters on-side before the election. Tim Lofthouse reports.

More chargers for drivers to get plugged in to electric cars

The approaching federal election has fully charged the debate on electric vehicles and with new charging stations electrifying the nation, there is hope that more drivers will go green. Ivy Mullins reports.

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