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First Nations group celebrate Queensland court recognition of native title.
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First Nations people recognised as native title holders in Sunshine Coast

The Kabi Kabi People have been recognised as native title holders across lands and waterways around the sunshine coast.

nuclear energy debate
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The Coalition’s Nuclear Energy Vision

Albo v Dutton: The climate debate is back
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Is the future of the Paris Agreement uncertain?

Global warming and pollution are more life-threatening than drug abuse, war and terrorism, new research has found.
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How bad is climate change and pollution? New study shows impacts

Global warming and pollution are more life-threatening than drug abuse, war and terrorism, new research has found.

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Cloudband bringing rain over 90% of Australia

A cloudband is an extensive layer of air and moisture from over the Indian Ocean that can bring widespread rain into Australia.

Australians contribute clothing waste
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Australians contribute more clothing waste than the US

A National Waste Report showed Australians’ donated clothes contributed to 73% of exported clothing waste in 2019/20.

50-cent fares
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Queensland transport fares cut to 50 cents

50-cent fares will be rolled out on Queensland public transport services from August, as part of a program to reduce traffic congestion.

real-world test car
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Which cars are less fuel efficient than advertised?

The 2023 Suzuki Swift used 31% more fuel on the roads than advertised for the car, according to the AAA real-world test.

Eraring extended to 2027
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Sharpe extends Eraring power station to 2027

Eraring power station will have its life extended to 2027, under an agreement to secure energy supply for NSW over the next two years.

Environmental group ECCQ has lost a Federal Court appeal to hold the Environment Minister legally responsible for assessing the climate impact of coal mines.
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ECCQ loses Federal Court appeal to hold Environment Minister responsible for coal mine climate impact

Environmental group ECCQ has lost a Federal Court appeal to hold the Environment Minister legally responsible for assessing the climate impact of coal mines.

queensland drought-free
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Queensland is drought-free for the first time since 2013

Queensland has been declared drought-free for the first time since 2013.

A group of Labor MPs say they’re concerned about the environmental impacts of the Federal Government’s new energy plan.
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Labor MPs raise concerns about Govt’s gas strategy

The Government released its “Future Gas Strategy” last week,
outlining how it plans to use gas for the “economy’s transition to net zero”.

Two First Nations men have made legal arguments the Government has a legal obligation to protect them from climate change harms.
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First Nations climate case against the Government in final stage

Two First Nations men have made legal arguments the Government has a legal obligation to protect them from climate change harms.

queensland energy rebate
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Queensland to receive $1,000 energy rebate

Queensland Premier Steven Miles has announced a $1,000 energy bill rebate for all households.

shark nets endangered
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Shark nets killing endangered species

Conservation groups argue shark nets are a threat to endangered marine life and are “outdated”. What are the alternatives?

Why we're only bringing you good news today
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Why we’re only bringing you good news today

global coral bleaching
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A global coral bleaching event has been declared by scientists

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said global coral bleaching can put local economies and food security at risk.

australia hottest winter
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Australia’s hottest winter ever could be on the horizon, says BOM

National average temperatures last winter were 1.53°C above the 1961-1990 average, making it Australia’s hottest winter since records began in 1910.

What does the future of music festivals look like?
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What does the future of music festivals look like?

world's hottest march
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Last month was the world’s hottest March on record

It marks the tenth consecutive month of record-breaking temperatures.

asbestos testing melbourne
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Asbestos testing underway across Melbourne

The dangerous material was detected at dozens of NSW locations and parts of southeast Qld earlier in the year.

plastic on ocean floor
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Up to 11 million tonnes of plastic on the ocean floor, say researchers

This latest data gives researchers an insight into the scale of larger plastic waste at the bottom of the ocean for the first time.

heavy rain nsw queensland
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Heavy rain forecast for NSW and Queensland this weekend

Authorities told thousands of affected residents to stay indoors and avoid flooded roads. The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) forecasts between 200-300mm of rain in parts of NSW, and 100mm in parts of Queensland.

why is chocolate more expensive?
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Why is chocolate more expensive?

France fast fashion penalty
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France proposes fast fashion penalty and advertising ban

France has proposed a ban on fast fashion advertising, as well as a penalty for companies selling fast fashion products.

chris bowen interview
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Interview with the Minister for Climate Change and Energy, Chris Bowen

WA plastic bans
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New plastic bans in WA

New plastic bans in WA came into effect on Friday. It’s part of a multi-year, gradual phase-out of harmful items across the state.

Fast fashion Australia
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Plibersek calls to reduce fast fashion in Australia

Tanya Plibersek said the “fashion industry is on a watch list” and called for greater take-up of the scheme.

Asbestos sites in Sydney
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Sydney asbestos sites climb to 47

Asbestos sites in Sydney have risen to 47, following tests across Australia’s largest city in recent days.

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