Category: Environment

State border restrictions impact harvest of winter crops

By Sophie Johnson New South Wales and Queensland farmers are preparing for a successful winter grain crop after seven years of drought, however state border restrictions are creating challenges.

Sustainability Simplified

A podcast by Dominique Tassell. Sustainability Simplified is a podcast where two 20-somethings discuss sustainability in the big picture. We aim to take the mass amounts of information out there and simplify it for listeners. In this episode, we tackle

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In plain sight: how we missed the decline of the platypus

Words: Holly Payne | Illustration: Mitchell Pascoe

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CBD halted in climate change cycle protest

Climate activist group Extinction Rebellion has disrupted traffic in Brisbane for the third time this week. The two-wheeled protest took over Victoria Bridge, the same spot where a young demonstrator suspended herself from a bamboo tripod on Monday. Lawrence Jeffcoat

Frydenberg on drought tour for farmers

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has conceded climate change is contributing to the worst drought in memory. He’s been touring drought stricken areas around Warwick and is promising more help for farmers. Lucy McCrossan reports.

New study says red meat poses no health risks

It seems red meat isn’t as bad for you as previously thought. That’s the finding of a world wide study, yet some nutritionists are still advising caution. Lawrence Jeffcoat reports.

Climate activist charged over a stunt above Brisbane bridge

A climate change activist has been charged over a stunt high above Brisbane’s Victoria Bridge. The member of Extinction Rebellion suspended herself from a bamboo tripod, hoping to send a message to the government. Three others also are charged over

Brisbane hosts public hearings on nuclear energy

Debate is raging once again over whether Australia should adopt nuclear power. The national public hearings into the controversial energy source, came to Brisbane today. Lawrence Jeffcoat reports.

Drone deemed to be the delivery future

We can already choose all sorts of takeaway food to be delivered. But soon, we might be able to choose a drone to deliver it. Jakob Funk reports.

Prime Minister hits back at climate critics

The Prime Minister hits back at critics of Australia’s climate change record. In a major speech to the UN, Scott Morrison was adamant Australia would meet all its climate commitments. Jakob Funk reports.

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