Thirty-five per cent of Australia’s electricity needs will be met by clean sources within two years, analysts say.

Scientists say they may be able to restore WA’s Pink Lake to its famous bubblegum hue.

The NSW Farmers has backed a call for a Commonwealth royal commission into the Murray-Darling Basin Plan (MDBP).

The Federal Energy Minister could face a formal inquiry into alleged backroom meetings.

The United States military is preparing a $300 million push to expand naval facilities in northern Australia.

New independent MP Zali Steggall is calling for a nationwide climate emergency declaration – a push already undertaken by dozens of local governments.

Councils are petitioning the government to help fund a future-fit transport network.

Former Ipswich mayor Paul Pisasale posed as a private eye and attempted to extort the former partner of a Brisbane escort.

A new Liberal MP has become the latest conservative to back an Indigenous advisory body in the constitution.

Courts and government authorities are cracking down on recycling giant SKM.

A new report says the Barwon-Darling river system is “an ecosystem in crisis”, on a path to collapse.

Sydney residents have voted against a plan to bury radioactive waste in their neighbourhood.

Victoria’s new solar farm has been completed in record time.

The Prime Minister has promised to set up a new parliamentary committee for rural and regional Australia.

There is strong criticism of a Victorian Government plan to boost diversity in local councils.

The Queensland Government is planning a crackdown on ‘ghost nets’.

Nationals leader Michael McCormack wants more dams and weirs in regional Australia.

The New South Wales Government may reclassify old growth forest to open it up to the timber industry.

The director of an embattled Victorian recycling company faces court this week.

Victorian taxpayers will pay for rectification works on buildings with dangerous combustible cladding.

A new Senate inquiry will look at the federal government's plans for Northern Australia.

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