A survey on plastic pollution to be published in the journal Scientific Reports, reveals that Australia’s Cocos (Keeling) Islands, and the territory’s beaches are littered with an estimated 414 million pieces of plastic debris.
Today, Friday 8 March, is International Women’s Day, which celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women across the globe. The International Women’s Day theme is #BalanceforBetter and is all about the...
The peak body for the electric vehicle industry has expressed its disappointment at the federal government's underwhelming approach to the electric vehicle revolution, outlined in the new Emissions Reduction Fund. Electric Vehicle Council chief...
Keep Australia Beautiful (KAB) and Mount Franklin today announce a new partnership to educate, inspire and take action to enable better recycling opportunities for Australians. Keep Australia Beautiful CEO Val Southam said “KAB has...
Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast and the Hunter Hon. Scot MacDonald MLC is calling for the activists behind the Aussie Farms website be held accountable for the damages caused by their reckless and ill-informed stunt.
2018 was the third hottest year on record for Australia, according to the latest Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) data released this morning. The BOM ‘Annual Climate Statement’ confirms that mean temperature was the third...
By Associate Professor Seana Gall Stroke Foundation Clinical Council member Let’s be honest, how much time did you waste on clickbait lists in 2018? You know the ones, like “seven ways to look ten years younger”. In the interests of short attention spans...
Seven people lost their lives on NSW roads during Operation Safe Arrival conducted over the Christmas/New Year period - 21 fewer than the same time last year. Twenty-eight lives were lost during Operation Safe Arrival 2017/2018. Assistant Commissioner Michael Corboy...
There were four Christmas coastal drownings nationally and five in NSW alone last week and Surf Lifesavers are on high alert heading into New Year. All support services are on standby as well as lifesavers in force across all...
Four years ago, Tania Shirgwin never made it to her family Christmas lunch. The 47 year old woke up on Christmas morning ready to take on the day. She needed to pick her mother up and drive to their family...
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