John Thistleton Ah, life in the bush capital on Australia Day.
Calla Wahlquist In one of the worst animal cruelty cases ever seen in Tasmania, a 20-year-old man has pleaded guilty to bashing, stabbing, running over, setting fire to and blowing up five possums.
A possum and her joey who survived a round with a chainsaw are expected to make a full recovery at Currumbin Wildlife Hospital on the Gold Coast.
Tom Reilly DEPENDING on your perspective, a possum may be a cute creature or annoying pest. But the marsupials are increasingly becoming victims, with the number of attacks by cats and dogs on the rise.
Natalie O'Brien Thousands of healthy greyhound puppies are disappearing, presumed killed, every year, but their deaths are not reported or investigated by the $144 million greyhound racing industry.
Natalie O'Brien The illegal practice of allowing live animals to be killed by greyhounds as part of their racing training is still occurring in NSW, according to evidence that has been given at a parliamentary...
Tom McIlroy Experts are predicting a big year for Canberra's much-maligned bogong moths after an early arrival in 2013
Natalie O'Brien The NSW Environment Protection Authority has been accused of being ''extremely shoddy, unprofessional and incompetent'' in its oversight of logging in the state's far north.
Tom Arup Victoria's state-owned timber company will reduce logging by 25 per cent in the bushfire-ravaged mountain ash forests of the central highlands -- but will wait until mid-2017 to make the shift.
Alex Boyle Three savage attacks on kangaroos in the space of a fortnight have sparked concerns from animal welfare organisations, who say the severe penalties that could be levied against offenders are not...
Nicky Phillips Endangered species experts plan to save the mountain pygmy possum from becoming the continent's first climate-change victim.
Alexandra Bolkas Fifty-three ringtail possums and three brushtail possums have been mutilated in the past 10 months, as the RSPCA says that cruelty towards possums is rising.
Ben Cubby Part of Sydney's Wakehurst Parkway will be fenced off to wildlife, after 98 wallabies were killed on the road this year.
Jackie French One of the good things about being a garden writer is that you can buy 100 daffodil bulbs and tell your husband, ''I need them for work.''
Glenda Kwek They are white and very rare.
Glenda Kwek A possum caused a power outage to 12,000 homes and businesses in Sydney's north shore this morning, an electricity provider says.
Timothy Lawson A family home in Richardson was invaded by a swarm of European wasps on Wednesday night as a nest of thousands of the insects fell through their kitchen ceiling.
Matthew Higgins The club strip on Northbourne? Well, that's one strand in Canberra's nightlife. But it's not the one I'm talking about.
Andrew Darby Activist Miranda Gibson is today sitting out a record-claiming 209th day high in an old-growth eucalypt in Tasmania's Styx Valley as she campaigns to protect the surrounding forest.
'No one is allowed to sleep until we find it.'' Ecologist Dr James Smith is half joking but the force of his voice suggests he is determined, even a bit desperate.