A ban on the export of waste glass, plastic, paper and tires will be phased in from mid next year after environment ministers agreed to a timetable for changes in the way Australia deals with recyclable material.
The Australian Drought and Water Resources Minister David Littleproud has acknowledged he “totally” accepts that worsening droughts are linked to climate change, as he signaled more taxpayer support for regional communities was coming as Australia’s big dry “escalates”.
The outlook for the Great Barrier Reef has deteriorated from poor to very poor according to an exhaustive government report that warns the window of opportunity to improve the natural wonder’s future ‘is now’.
Australia may be destined for another two years of sub-par economic growth as debt-laden households keep their wallets shut tight, though analysts are hopeful lower interest rates and tax handouts would help it dodge a recession.
The desert outside Tennant Creek, deep in the Northern Territory (NT), Australia ,is not the most obvious place to build and transmit Singapore’s future electricity supply. Though few in the southern states are yet to take notice, a group of Australian developers are betting that will change.
Data released by the Australian government for the first quarter this year revealed that 94.78 percent of all Australian five-year-olds have been immunized, up from 94.67 percent in the last quarter of 2018.
The Facebook page of an Australian man missing in North Korea reappeared then disappeared again on Saturday hours before Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Australia is still trying to find out what has happened to him.
Australia's record-breaking economic run isn't about to end because of a ban on plastic bags — as one lobby group spuriously claimed — but consumers are buying less, offering a cautionary tale for the rest of the world.
Australia’s main opposition party said on Sunday it wanted more information on the government’s tax cuts before committing to supporting the full A$158 billion ($109 billion) package when Parliament resumes next month.