Environment

Mon 11 Feb 2019

Massive barra freed from flood waters

Massive barra freed from flood waters

A MASSIVE barramundi has been given a new lease on life thanks to some quick thinking fishermen. WATCH THE VIDEO.

Fri 8 Feb 2019

Dramatic time-lapse vision of floods

Dramatic time-lapse vision of floods

Dramatic time-lapse footage shows the moment floods consumed a northwestern Queensland freight train line.

Thu 7 Feb 2019

Dad wrestles mammoth ‘croc’ in floods

Dad wrestles mammoth ‘croc’ in floods

In probably the most fair dinkum video you’ll see today, a hilarious dad has left his kids in stitches after making light of the tragic floods.

Wed 6 Feb 2019

Hero family opens home to 63 people

Hero family opens home to 63 people

Hundreds of good Samaritans are rolling up their sleeves to help people devastated by the Queensland floods but this family went above and beyond.

NZ forest fire forces 100 homes evacuated

NZ forest fire forces 100 homes evacuated

About 150 properties have been evacuated in the Tasman District as a fire rages out of control near Nelson.

Alarm over oceans turning green

Alarm over oceans turning green

Climate change could turn Earth’s oceans green in about 80 years, and the shift in colour could spell disaster for our planet’s ecosystems.

The ‘bin bandits’ earning thousands

The ‘bin bandits’ earning thousands

People caught rummaging through recycling bins to cash in on the return and earn scheme could be earning up to $2000 a week.

Tue 5 Feb 2019

Tweed water supply contamination warning

Tweed water supply contamination warning

RED alert issued for blue-green algae in Bray Park Weir.

Supermarkets empty in flood-hit city

Supermarkets empty in flood-hit city

PHOTOS have revealed the results of panic buying in flood-sodden Townsville. Now an extraordinary move will help solve the crisis.

PM roasted for bizarre flood tour outfit

PM roasted for bizarre flood tour outfit

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has arrived in flood-ravaged Queensland to tour the disaster zone, chatting to locals and riding in tanks.

Mon 4 Feb 2019

'Heartbroken': Residents speak out on recycling problems

'Heartbroken': Residents speak out on recycling problems

Residents across the region claim under-payment as contractor pleads for deposits in sturdy, properly-sealed bags.

Sat 2 Feb 2019

‘Move to higher ground’: NQ suburbs going under

‘Move to higher ground’: NQ suburbs going under

FAMILIES in Deeragun, Burdell and surrounds are losing everything as their homes are inundated with rising flood water from the Bohle River.

Fri 1 Feb 2019

Residents sent fake text about Ross River Dam failing

Residents sent fake text about Ross River Dam failing

A FAKE text message claiming the Ross River Dam is about to fail has reportedly been sent to residents in Townsville.

Australia swelters through hottest month ever

Australia swelters through hottest month ever

If you think we’re just having another typical summer, think again. Meteorologists have confirmed the January heat was off the charts.

Tue 29 Jan 2019

The faces behind the Darling River crisis

The faces behind the Darling River crisis

Right now, farmers and families on remote properties are dealing with a water crisis that would be expected in third world countries.

Stay away from fire: Fireys

Stay away from fire: Fireys

Crews working to contain the fire

Queensland town faces water shortage

Queensland town faces water shortage

A SOUTHERN Queensland local council has called for more funding to upgrade water infrastructure.

Monsoon on track to swing back to Far North

Monsoon on track to swing back to Far North

FURTHER heavy rain is bound for the Far North after the weekend big wet eased off yesterday.

Mon 28 Jan 2019

Public water hole 'unsafe' for swimming

Public water hole 'unsafe' for swimming

SWIMMERS have been warned to avoid a Toowoomba-region swimming hole out of fears it could cause ear infections and stomach disorders.

'Disaster': Another mass fish kill under investigation

'Disaster': Another mass fish kill under investigation

The NSW Department of Primary Industries is investigating another reported mass fish kill at Menindee in far western NSW.

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