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Nicole Hasham is environment and energy correspondent for The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, Brisbane Times and WAtoday.

Environment Minister Melissa Price attacks Kristina Keneally over reef 'witch hunt'

Environment Minister Melissa Price attacks Kristina Keneally over reef 'witch hunt'

The new environment minister has also accused Labor of intimidation and other "outrageous" behaviour as it opposes a controversial grant to the Great Barrier Reef Foundation.

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Bipartisan push to ban trade in elephant ivory and rhino horns

Bipartisan push to ban trade in elephant ivory and rhino horns

Though authorities regulate the import and export of ivory, there are no laws governing domestic trade.

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Great Barrier Reef charity powers ahead with cash splash despite Labor threat

Great Barrier Reef charity powers ahead with cash splash despite Labor threat

It has also emerged that a board director supports Queensland fossil fuel projects that are endangering the reef.

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Shorten says trust in politics 'at a low point', urges PM to back corruption watchdog

Shorten says trust in politics 'at a low point', urges PM to back corruption watchdog

The Labor leader says restoring public faith in elected officials is "more important than ever".

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PM calls royal commission into aged care after inexcusable 'failures'

PM calls royal commission into aged care after inexcusable 'failures'

The dramatic measure comes as figures show authorities have forcibly closed one aged-care service a month after a crackdown on standards.

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Industry calls for NEG resurrection to end 'cycle of hope and despair'

Industry calls for NEG resurrection to end 'cycle of hope and despair'

Senior Labor sources say the party is seriously contemplating adopting the controversial policy that triggered the end of Malcolm Turnbull's political career.

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More Australians fear climate change as Morrison government dumps emissions legislation

More Australians fear climate change as Morrison government dumps emissions legislation

People's fears about climate change have surged and about half of Australians want new coal mines banned, according to new research.

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Taxpayers spend $10 million on expert board but still no energy plan
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Taxpayers spend $10 million on expert board but still no energy plan

States that contributed thousands of dollars to developing the policy are also being stonewalled by the Morrison government.

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'Truly desperate times': Pacific nations despair at Australia's climate action stasis

'Truly desperate times': Pacific nations despair at Australia's climate action stasis

Liberal senator Ian Macdonald said Australia's neighbours "might be Pacific islanders" but know how to "extract a dollar where they see it".

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'Dismayed': Eight month investigation into Barnaby Joyce sexual harassment claims ends with no verdict

'Dismayed': Eight month investigation into Barnaby Joyce sexual harassment claims ends with no verdict

The woman who lodged sexual harassment allegations against Barnaby Joyce has lashed out at the Nationals.

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Public servant submits 29 fake medical certificates in sick leave ploy

Public servant submits 29 fake medical certificates in sick leave ploy

Documents obtained under freedom of information laws show another employee changed the font on a medical certificate to dupe his managers.

  • by Nicole Hasham