Category: Environment

New Mayor promises more greenspace for Brisbane

Brisbane ratepayers are to get more greenspace. The Council is buying 750 hectares of bushland from private owners before the end of next year. Bianca Snodgrass reports.

One million species at risk of extinction

There’s been a staggering new claim about life on earth. Up to one million species are being wiped out and scientists are calling it a mass extinction. Ivy Mullins reports.

Students strike again over climate change

School students have taken a few hours off to protest climate change. It’s been almost two months since the last National School Strike. Alana Riley reports.

Adani convoy heads north

The Anti Adani protests that swamped Brisbane are moving to the bush. But a convoy to stop the mine may not be very welcome there. Shelley Cheng reports.

Christine the turtle shell-ebrates release

There’s a cause for “shell-ebration” at Sea Life on the Sunshine Coast. Their latest patient a Green Sea Turtle has just been released after several weeks in rehab. Brigitte O’Brien reports.

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Local gas production made available for Queenslanders

Good news for consumers of natural gas. You now have a guaranteed supply which is only for sale, right here in Australia. Liam Lo Grande reports.

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Ballarat on high alert as firefighters battle out of control blaze

An unseasonal heat wave in Victoria has sparked a fire emergency. Authorities are warning people to take extra care across the Easter weekend. Dom Fay reports.

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State Government backs eco-trails to boost tourism

The State Government is pushing ahead with new plans to focus on eco-tourism. It’s hoping to build three new bushwalks across the state to attract tourists to see more of Queensland’s natural beauty. Tom Fleming reports.

Deadly storms lash two states

South-East Queensland get ready to brace for more heavy storms. The Bureau issued a top priority warning this afternoon as a line of storms moved in, stretching across two states. Last night, a man died as electrical storms lashed the

Fallen firefighters remembered

Firefighters are among the first to face danger to keep us safe and today, those who have sacrificed their lives doing it, have been remembered. Laura Daly reports.

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