Carmichael mine approved despite environmental concerns

JODIE DEAN Environment Minister Greg Hunt has approved mining giant Adani to develop Australia’s largest coal mine in remote central Queensland, despite conservation concerns. Mr Hunt told the ABC that the $16 billion mine and rail project … [Read more...]

Advocacy groups slam proposed environmental law changes

BRENT ROW Attorney-General George Brandis has drawn ire from civil liberties and environmental groups today, following his proposal to change environmental protection laws in Australia. Under the proposed changes, Mr Brandis hopes to avoid … [Read more...]