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Save Our Water Tamborine Mountain

Southeast Qld council rejects mining application

The nation’s second largest local government refuses to allow some exploration activity in the nearby hinterland region. Gold Coast City Council (GCCC) has rejected an application submitted by...

Free wifi at Devil's Marbles

Outback towns receive free wireless internet

Dozens of remote communities in the Australian Outback now have free internet access. Free Wi-Fi usage has increased by nearly 2000 per cent in in 46 remote communities thanks to a government-funded...

Mark McGowan at Iluka

New projects take too long to approve says advocate

Big mining projects that could create thousands of jobs are taking far too long to secure regulatory approval, an industry advocate has complained. Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan (pictured...

Hazelwood Coal Power Station

Coal operator found guilty of endangering its workers

A coal company should have been better prepared for a devastating bushfire that lasted more than a month and put hundreds of people out of work, a court has ruled. The Supreme Court of Victoria has...