People & Society

NATIONAL SCIENCE RESULTS SHOW SIGNS OF IMPROVEMENT

ACARA
NATIONAL SCIENCE RESULTS SHOW SIGNS OF IMPROVEMENT The latest science results in the National Assessment Program (NAP) show that although the change has not been significant, there are signs......
Community & Environment

EPA issues fine after mine water discharged from Malabar Coal Mine

Environment Protection Authority
EPA issues fine after mine water discharged from Malabar Coal Mine The NSW Environment Protection Authority has fined Maxwell Ventures (Management) Pty Ltd $15,000 after mine water was allegedly......
Community & Environment

World-first research shows how beaches clean our oceans

Monash University
Embargoed 3am EAST Tuesday 12 March 2019 They are invisible to the human eye, but they are there - millions of microbes in our beaches, breaking down the rubbish in our waters. Now an......
Community & Environment

PFAS investigation at Swanson Industries site in Georgetown

EPA
An investigation into potential PFAS contamination resulting from historical site activities at the Swanson Industries Georgetown premises in Newcastle, is underway. Preliminary investigations......
Community & Environment

Helen Szoke announces retirement

Oxfam Australia
One of Australia's most powerful advocates for foreign aid, international development, human rights and equality, Dr Helen Szoke, is retiring, Oxfam Australia's Board Chair Dennis Goldner announced......
Community & Environment

New inner-city park to spark kids' imaginations

City of Sydney
New inner-city park to spark kids' imaginations Stepping stones, distorting mirrors, a rain wheel and timber animals will form the heart of an imaginative new children's playground in......
Community & Environment

AUSTRALIAN STATUS REPORTS SHOW STOCKS SUSTAINABLE

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation
EMBARGOED UNTIL 6 MARCH 2019 AT 10am 6 March 2019 AUSTRALIAN STATUS REPORTS SHOW STOCKS SUSTAINABLE Key facts * Majority of Australia's assessed fish stocks are sustainable. * Largest......