In the late 1990s, a mining company was planning to expand its Kakadu uranium mine into Jabiluka land. But the expansion ultimately failed, thanks to Yvonne Maragula and Jacqui Katona.
Recently Queensland police recognised the cultural rights of Wangan and Jagalingou people to conduct ceremony under provisions of a Human Rights Act. What does this mean for other Traditional Owners?
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he is ‘listening’ to a woman quietly holding a climate action sign outside parliament. But politicians have a vested interest in downplaying disruptive protests.
Foreign companies are failing to heed the UN call to stop doing business with Myanmar’s blood-stained military elite.
New research reveals how governments ignored decades’ worth of scientific advice on how the Adani mine threatened to damage precious water supplies.
New research shows how deeply entrenched “us” and “them” attitudes make it much harder to make a fair energy transition.
Michael McCain has been criticized for maligning Donald Trump on the Maple Leaf Foods corporate Twitter account over Flight PS752. But strong leaders don’t shy away from taking a stand.
In time Australia’s AAA credit rating will be at risk.
The fires are putting pressure on the government by elevating the climate issue and opening new division among Liberals.
While the post-mortem is oddly silent on some issues and clearly struggling with others, it nonetheless provides a thoughtful analysis of where the party went wrong in the 2019 election.
Labor will not win an election by cozying up to coal or weakening its climate target. Instead, it must find the common ground uniting workers in the cities and the regions - job insecurity.
Ahead of the UN climate summit, we take stock of the world’s best and worst performers on climate action - including some surprise success stories.
The deep politics of racial division is at play when governments position mining as in the public interest, with Indigenous land owners obstructive of that interest.
The decision of Suncorp to dump coal, just months after the re-election of the Morrison government, makes it clear that insurers can’t afford wishful thinking.
Australian artists are protesting the Adani mine’s potential impact on the black-throated finch. The project is gaining traction online, but in this case, emotive art might not be enough.
Adani’s request for the names of individual scientists reviewing their groundwater management plan has chilling implications for scientific independence.
Another hectic week in federal politics has seen Labor dealing with a controversy involving union leader John Setka, and the Queensland government giving final approval for the Adani mine.
It’s been years in the making, but Adani’s controversial Queensland coal mine is finally shovel-ready. Yet significant scientific questions remain, such as the impact on the region’s aquifers.
Gautam Adani might be willing to lose a large share of his wealth to show that he can’t be pushed around, or he might want more public money.
The Queensland government has green-lit an updated version of Adani’s plan to protect the black-throated finch at its Carmichael mine site, after the earlier plan was branded inadequate.