Category: Environment

Queen Street bus station set for multi-million dollar makeover

By Harrison Bain Online production by Joseph Lam One of Brisbane’s busiest bus stations will undergo renovations this Friday beginning a $3 million makeover. The renovation comes after the station was forced to temporarily close in April due to extensive

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New Indigenous suicide prevention app launches GoFundMe campaign

By Charlotte Tully Online production by Joseph Lam A new suicide prevention app for Indigenous people is seeking funding via a GoFundMe page with plans to have it on the market by the end of the year.

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Long commutes bad for mental health report finds

By Tamika Seeto Online production by Joseph Lam It’s not just traffic jams and smelly train passengers that can start your morning off badly. A new study has found longer work commutes can increase your risk of stress and depression.

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Adani coal mine put on hold indefinitely

The $21 billion Adani coal project has been the focus of state politics, with concerns it may now collapse. If so, that would be a vital blow to Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk. Joseph Ogilvie reports.

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Brisbane food scraps recycled at community compost stations

More Brisbane residents are being encouraged to recycle food scraps. The idea is to take them to community compost stations. Brittany Graham reports.

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Koala numbers on the decline

There’s more bad news for southeast Queensland’s endangered koalas. A new report has found that almost 200 koalas died, after their habitat was cleared for development. Andy Leung reports.

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Gold Coast cruise ship terminal not properly assessed, opponents say

Written by Maudy Veltema Produced for online by Lily Nothling A proposed cruise ship terminal for the Gold Coast has cleared its biggest hurdle with federal environmental approval. But activist groups strongly oppose the proposal, saying it hasn’t been assessed

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Study shows brown snakes grow deadlier with age

By Renee Borgeaud Produced for online by Emily Halverson A new study shows brown snakes become more deadly as they get older and there has been a spate of sightings. University of Queensland’s biological science professor Dr Brian Fry led

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Woodford Folk Festival to cap numbers

The Woodford Folk Festival has announced a cap on the number of attendees as well as increasing ticket prices for this year’s festivities. By Caitlin Archbold Produced for online by Natalie O’Brien

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Jumping on board the recycling train

Australian Railways are on their way to getting an environmentally friendly upgrade. by Jenny Archdall Produced for online by Natalie O’Brien

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