Environment

Wed 1 May 2019

Holden’s owner commits to building an electric ute

Holden’s owner commits to building an electric ute

General Motors has committed to building more than 20 different electric vehicles in the next five years including a full size workhorse.

Musk confirms outrageous electric car can travel 1000km

Musk confirms outrageous electric car can travel 1000km

Electric cars are coming but there is one major problem with making them viable in Australia. That might be about to change thanks to Elon Musk.

Tue 30 Apr 2019

Wildlife carers plead for help saving exhausted seabirds

Wildlife carers plead for help saving exhausted seabirds

Have you seen any of the tired birds on the beach?

Sun 28 Apr 2019

Attenborough: ‘I don’t have many more years’

Attenborough: ‘I don’t have many more years’

Sir David Attenborough has admitted he doesn’t have much time left on the Earth and 'can’t bear' to think about the fate of the planet after he’s gone.

Mon 22 Apr 2019

It's Azaria Chamberlain over again as innocent are blamed

It's Azaria Chamberlain over again as innocent are blamed

New near-tragedy lends force to calls for a real Fraser Island probe

Sun 21 Apr 2019

Catastrophic decline hitting the globe

Catastrophic decline hitting the globe

IT'S easy to think this is someone else’s problem and there’s nothing we can do. But scientists say that’s not the case.

Surprising secret hiding in this photo

Surprising secret hiding in this photo

At first glance it appears to be the dream holiday snap, but there’s something going on here that many travellers don’t know about.

Mon 15 Apr 2019

The shocking truth about recycling

The shocking truth about recycling

YOU might think you’re looking out for the environment by recycling, but where it actually ends up has now been revealed.

Wed 10 Apr 2019

Aussie billionaires make bold pledge

Aussie billionaires make bold pledge

AUSSIE tech giant Atlassian has pledged to only use renewable energy sources, and its billionaire founders think it will have an interesting pay-off.

Tue 9 Apr 2019

The gut wrenching documentary scene shocking viewers

The gut wrenching documentary scene shocking viewers

A brutal scene in Netflix’s new series was “the hardest thing” its filmmakers had to film. And it’s having a serious impact. WARNING: Confronting content

St George mum takes on CSG giant

St George mum takes on CSG giant

Concerns about the implications of fracking on nearby towns and waterways led Leanne Brummell to tackle Armour Energy, with her efforts paying off.

Mon 8 Apr 2019

Huge vegan protest blocks Melbourne CBD

Huge vegan protest blocks Melbourne CBD

Vegan protesters have shut down a major Melbourne intersection, causing peak-hour traffic chaos.

Wed 3 Apr 2019

Radical plan to cull diesel and petrol cars in Australia

Radical plan to cull diesel and petrol cars in Australia

A Parliamentary committee tasked with investigating the future of Australian transport has handed down bold recommendations.

Ford’s Mustang-inspired electric vehicle to take on Tesla

Ford’s Mustang-inspired electric vehicle to take on Tesla

An old-fashioned Detroit muscle car is about to receive an electric boost as the world’s car makers play catch-up with Elon Musk.

Tue 2 Apr 2019

Officially Australia’s hottest March ever

Officially Australia’s hottest March ever

WITH temperatures more than two degrees above average, the country has just sweated its way through its most blistering March on record.

Fri 29 Mar 2019

Greens call for combustion engine bans within a decade

Greens call for combustion engine bans within a decade

Manufacturers and dealers say policy needs to balance existing tech with next-gen powerplants.

Thu 28 Mar 2019

Is this the world’s saddest kookaburra?

Is this the world’s saddest kookaburra?

An Australian woman living in the US came across one of our national treasures caged in a pet store, and there’s no way of getting him home.

Tue 26 Mar 2019

Flood Watch: southwest region sees rain from cyclone

Flood Watch: southwest region sees rain from cyclone

Channel Country, Central West, Warrego, Maranoa, and western Gulf Country all included in flood warning.

Mon 25 Mar 2019

Why you can’t match your car’s claimed fuel economy

Why you can’t match your car’s claimed fuel economy

Have you ever wondered why you can’t get anywhere close to your car’s claimed fuel use? This is the reason why.

Fri 22 Mar 2019

Hyundai launches electric car with 400km range

Hyundai launches electric car with 400km range

Hyundai adds an electric SUV to its Australian electric but there is one thing that will test potential buyers.

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