Saffron Howden Sydney's fringes are serving as a dumping ground for asbestos waste as unscrupulous builders and renovators seek to avoid costly and labour-intensive legal disposal.
Saffron Howden A massive, global coral bleaching event is underway which could affect 38 per cent of the world's reefs by year's end, including the Great Barrier Reef, scientists have revealed.
Saffron Howden Byron Bay locals were treated to a show by a pod of playful humpback whales on Sunday morning.
Saffron Howden Less than a week after a council vowed to shut down a large anti-coal seam gas protest camp in the state's north and promised police would be called in to send it packing, the activists have been...
Saffron Howden Anti-coal seam gas protesters in the state's north are on a collision path with police after vowing to defy a move by the local council to shut down their camp by Saturday.
Saffron Howden Wild storms have wreaked havoc on communities south of Sydney, rupturing a gas main, partially closing a railway line and ripping a large awning off the side of a pub.
Saffron Howden The Environment Protection Authority is investigating a 500-litre spill from a coal seam gas operation at the Pilliga forest in north-western NSW.
Saffron Howden, Peter Hannam Sydney's near-perfect summer has extended well into autumn, with the city notching up a record run of warm days for the season.
Saffron Howden Police are investigating how a bed and breakfast owner got a bullet through his dining room window opposite a state forest the NSW government recently opened for bow hunting.
Saffron Howden A Sydney man who herded a great white shark into shallow waters with his boat before it was bludgeoned on the head with a metal pole has been ordered to pay almost $20,000.
Saffron Howden The health of the Mithaka people fluctuates with the ebb and flow of the rivers through their arid outback country.
Saffron Howden FARMERS are warning that the Lake Eyre basin could be the next Murray-Darling fiasco if plans to open its network of creeks and rivers to irrigators go ahead.
Nick Ralston, Saffron Howden NSW is facing its most dangerous bushfire threat in 12 years as the state swelters through a record-breaking heatwave and fire officials express concern about the public's preparedness.
Saffron Howden Bound to a wheelchair and largely paralysed from the neck down, John Crasti wouldn't mind one last shot at the Orange novice bull-riding winner's trophy.
Saffron Howden A SPIKE in cases of a highly contagious virus that can cause an agonising death in puppies has prompted warnings from veterinarians to vaccinate pets.
Saffron Howden BETWEEN this week and next, Phillip McCarthy will swap 30-degree heat, bushfires and dugongs for the spruce and pines of Canada's vast Boreal forest in sub-zero temperatures.
Saffron Howden A PROPOSAL to mine through a bushland ridge that buffers a Hunter Valley village from an open-cut coal pit has become a test of planning laws that force developers to ''offset'' their environmental...
Saffron Howden A FEW hills over from the roar of traffic on the Hume Highway south of Sydney, is a paddock in a time warp.
Saffron Howden The hunter is conflicted, Edward Hoogenboom says. The adrenalin rush that comes with a kill is quickly followed by ''the hunter's lament''.
Saffron Howden Thousands of Australia's agriculture workers have packed up their tools and walked off the land during the past two years.