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Environment funding call

Environment funding call

September 13, 2019

A long-term environmentalist fears he might not be able to continue his work.

Climate to blame for a new ‘cane toad front’

Climate to blame for a new ‘cane toad front’

September 2, 2019

“We may be facing a world for our grandchildren where [we'd] be pretty happy to have a cane toad”.

Climate change threatens the surf along Australia’s coasts, and surfers are worried

Climate change threatens the surf along Australia’s coasts, and surfers are worried

June 25, 2019

Changes in the surf breaks around Australia’s coastline are predicted as climate change wields unexpected impacts on wave heights and ocean swells.

Queensland winter too hot to handle

Queensland winter too hot to handle

June 18, 2019

This season’s chilly temperatures have already had most of the state reaching for their woolies but data from the Bureau of Meteorology shows this winter could be one of the warmest.

Dr Best for climate change in Lindsay

Dr Best for climate change in Lindsay

May 17, 2019

Greens’ candidate for Lindsay, Dr Nick Best, will hold Liberal and Labor accountable for the environment...

Ben & Jerry’s campaign for Youth Vote and Climate Action

Ben & Jerry’s campaign for Youth Vote and Climate Action

May 16, 2019

The urge for action against climate change is reaching new levels, as the Australian Youth Climate Coalition...

Climate change warming the political waters of Gilmore

May 16, 2019

It's climate change, not the economy, that is playing on younger voters' minds in Gilmore, according to the majority of candidates competing for the marginal NSW seat.

Higgins – an electorate in the media spotlight

Higgins – an electorate in the media spotlight

May 16, 2019

When Australians prepare to vote, some electorates draw the media. In this election it was Higgins. Julius Dennis reports

The trouble with ‘The Women’s Vote’? Women are, well … different

The trouble with ‘The Women’s Vote’? Women are, well … different

May 9, 2019

As campaigners get to the business end of the battle for Deakin, Chelsea Elizabeth talks to two women from one neighbourhood, and different worlds, about what matters to them.

Liberal no-show at Higgins climate forum

Liberal no-show at Higgins climate forum

May 7, 2019

Rivals attack the Liberal candidate for Higgins after her failure to attend a forum on climate change and poverty.

Jason Ball: Turning voters Green, door knock by door knock

Jason Ball: Turning voters Green, door knock by door knock

May 3, 2019

Greens candidate Jason Ball is out to convert voters one by one - on the streets and in their homes

The moment Gambian realised he had to run

The moment Gambian realised he had to run

April 26, 2019

Chris Gambian never thought he would run for Parliament as a candidate, until his daughter was born and he felt a responsibility to make a difference.

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