Environment

Sun 19 Aug 2018

717 fires across Queensland in past five days

717 fires across Queensland in past five days

Queensland records 1000 fires in first 19 days of this fire season

Change saw bills rise up to $1400

Change saw bills rise up to $1400

LEE and Warren Mullaly were thrilled with their solar panels and cheap electricity bills but this changed almost overnight.

$1m: Councils given drought cash

$1m: Councils given drought cash

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull says drought-affected councils will each be given $1 million to spend in whatever way they believe is best to support their...

Fires are starting to hit home as suspicions come out

premium_icon Fires are starting to hit home as suspicions come out

HOMES have been threatened, but saved, and some sheds have burnt to the ground as investigations continue into suspicious fires across the Northern Rivers.

Sat 18 Aug 2018

Deadly floods ravage India

Deadly floods ravage India

INDIA has been hit by the worst floods in a century, killing hundreds and forcing 200,000 civilians into relief camps, with the tolls expected to rise.

How we can stop kids drowning

premium_icon How we can stop kids drowning

MOTHER Karina Elcock wanted to ensure her son Axel could save himself if he ever fell into their southside home pool. Now she is calling on others to do the same.

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