The Tasmanian Government’s proposal to take over TasWater may prove too costly for householders.

Research has shown that the groundwater at the bottom of the deepest wells is still vulnerable to contamination.

Residents of Tasmania’s Bruny Island are looking for an alternative fresh water supply.

Researchers are looking at the idea of making the clouds above the Great Barrier Reef brighter in order to cool it down.

The Federal Government could phase out harmful firefighting chemicals.

South Australia is lining up to become a leader in hydrogen fuel production.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says Tasmania could become the “battery of Australia”.

Public health risk experts have pushed for high-tech solutions to keep beachgoers safe from sharks.

Tasmanian councils say a new survey on the state’s image proves Treasurer Peter Gutwein’s recent claims are wrong.

MIT has unveiled a new technology that can draw water directly from moisture in the air in the driest of locations.

Experts have warned the Gulf of Carpentaria could suffer a second surge of mangrove dieback and further ecosystem damage.

Researchers have analysed seaweed around volcanic seeps to assess their response to ocean acidification.

The Northern Territory Government is trying to keep a stake in Darwin's Port.

Operation of Perth’s Elizabeth Quay water park will be handed to commercial operators.

The north Queensland city of Townsville is casting a wide net in its search for water security solutions.

A mine on NSW’s mid-north coast has been shut down for not paying environmental rehabilitation costs.

Experts say increased CSG extraction could result in more methane emissions in QLD’s Condamine River.

The SA Government has proposed a $155 million extension of a recycled water pipeline through Adelaide.

The Queensland Government’s water company is looking at raising the Wivenhoe Dam wall by up to 4 metres.

The NT Government has put aside $10 million for soil and water mapping.

Adelaide’s bottlenose dolphin habitats need more protection, Flinders University researchers say.

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Rates of autism diagnosis have increased 20 fold over the last 30 years, and no, it’s not because of vaccines.

NASA has sent a robot into space that will hitchhike through the Solar System on the back of an asteroid.

I went to a science talk looking for controversy but all I found was science.

‘Ninety-seven per cent of climate experts agree humans are causing global warming’ – a statement about agreement that not everyone agrees on.

There is excitement in the world of astronomy, with suggestions our solar system could contain a never-before-seen planet.

Researchers say they have evidence that an object about ten times the mass of Earth has been hiding in the outer solar system.

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