Q. Would you guess plastic production is increasing or slowing down?
A. Correct! There was more plastic produced in the last 10 years than in the entire 20th century.
Victoria’s rivers are in trouble. We are taking too much water out, letting too much pollution in and degrading our riverbanks by allowing livestock unrestricted access.
We owe so much to trees: the air we breathe, the food we eat, the paper you’re reading this on… Ok, got you with that one, but the list goes on!
After weeks of community consultation sessions, public hearings, cross-examination of witnesses and closing statements by barristers, the board of the Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry retires from the...more
The Commonwealth Water Act, which came into operation in 2008, is ground-breaking environmental legislation. For the first time it put environmental protection at the centre of water management...more
The second last day of hearings at the Hazelwood inquiry featured some very interesting witnesses, had a bit of a history lesson about the various phases of the Hazelwood mine, including how the...more
Today’s proceedings at the Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry were dominated by detailed discussion on the intricacies of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the role of the Victorian...more
In the third week of the Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry, the focus of the Board has now turned to ways of reducing the risk of fire at Hazelwood. As we made clear in...more
After a long, hot and dry summer, the autumn rains have finally arrived and winter is coming.
Whether the rain on the roof and chilly mornings fills you with dread or conjures up images...more