Most stings can be safely handled at home. But in rare cases, you can get a serious allergic reaction, which needs urgent medical attention.
For the proposed Great Koala National Park to actually help koalas, logging should stop and plantations should be added to the park.
Here’s who is eligible to request voluntary assisted dying in NSW and how its laws compare with those in other Australian jurisdictions.
The content on social media platforms doesn’t always portray the locations accurately, setting unrealistic expectations and even luring tourists into trouble.
Storms are the greatest threat to beach erosion, not sea level rise, research reveals. This is the longest continuous beach monitoring survey in the Southern Hemisphere.
Queensland is the latest state bring in laws banning neo-Nazi and far-right symbols, but no one knows yet precisely what will be banned. Here’s how the laws differ across the country.
Rather than paying ageing power stations to stay open in the transition to renewable energy, demand flexibility is cheaper and cleaner way to ensure the system has enough capacity.
Two states will soon end logging of native forests, but what about the other states? The federal government has powers to intervene but also faces obstacles to nationwide protection of these forests.
Learner drivers in New South Wales are subject to some of the most stringent requirements before getting their licences – but our study shows it doesn’t necessarily make them safer drivers.
A planning strategy for Australia’s first multi-city region, home to nearly one in four Australians, is being developed. So what’s the thinking behind creating an integrated network of six cities?
Victoria’s real gross state product has grown by 5.6%, while New South Wales has fallen to 1.8%.
Processes like La Niña set the scene for the sort of extreme weather that has hit eastern Australia. But what decides which towns and suburbs are hit hardest, and which ones are spared?
Despite some wins, the NSW premier faces multiplying challenges eight months from the next election
Infrastructure has been rife with controversy for years. Can a new department secretary make a difference?
Voluntary assisted dying is now legal, or will soon will be, in all six states. But we need enough doctors to put their hands up for training.
In the first week of the campaign we journeyed around the country with a team of politics experts. Now we retrace our steps to look at what’s happened since.
Latest results show Labor ahead of the Coalition federally as well as in South Australia, Queensland and possibly NSW.
Labor wants to run the Kurri Kurri gas power station on green hydrogen. But the figures don’t stack up.
Multiple amendments could make the law unwieldy, incoherent and even unworkable.
Many Indigenous people in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand are lacking food security due to public health orders preventing them from traditional food sourcing.