Australia’s road to net zero must pass through Indigenous-held land, which is likely to host many clean energy projects. First Nations people want partnerships that help them protect their Country.
Scalloped hammerheads pose no risk to us – but we pose enormous risk to them. Our discovery of a large new aggregation gives us an opportunity to protect these animals.
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.
More than 90% of the world’s pink diamonds came from a single mine that closed in 2020. Geologists are only now beginning to understand the forces that create the rare, highly prized gems.
Sadly, the chances of survival for the remaining whales is very low – and time is fast running out.
The new law, which came into effect this week, aims to better reflect the aspirations of Aboriginal people in decisions that impact their cultural heritage. Some say it doesn’t go far enough.
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.
Imagine taking money from others when times were bad, and not paying it back when times improved. That’s Western Australia’s approach to the other states.
For nearly 30 years, Western Australia peddled the lie that Aboriginal people had to apply under state law to become ‘Australian citizens’.
Cyclone Ilsa has intensified off the Western Australian coast and is now classed as a category-five system. How did this happen?
Only a tiny sliver of the Australian continent will witness the totality this time around. But there are five more total eclipses coming over the next 15 years.
In two remote electorates in WA and the NT, the major parties are being kept afloat due to the efforts of a handful of willing individuals.
Historically, women’s contributions to the agricultural sector often occurred outside of professional roles. ‘Lady’ Maud Williams, who discovered the Lady Williams apple, is one of those women.
A 20-year cultural revitalisation effort has led to a songline being sung again on Country, to an audience of 140 people.
If mining workplaces are anything to go by, the clean energy sector will have their work cut out for them to retain women in the workforce.
A major fertiliser plant is set to be constructed in the Pilbara, potentially impacting as many as 20 ancient rock art sites.
How does democracy cope with a huge imbalance in parliament?
Green-lighting new gas projects is a code red for the Great Barrier Reef. But a new landmark federal court case may stop the Scarborough offshore gas project in its tracks.
These women showed diverse skills while developing education in Australia. In a country enamoured with egalitarianism, the neglect of their stories speaks of a broader historical reality.
The energy crisis is hitting the east coast hard. But Western Australia is sailing through – because of government intervention in the market.