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‘Unusual’ turtle death prompts investigation

premium_icon ‘Unusual’ turtle death prompts investigation

Turtle advocate shocked and saddened by discovery of turtle remains on river...

Communities in the dark over contamination

premium_icon Communities in the dark over contamination

REVEALED: The full extent of the PFAS contamination has been exposed

CONTAMINATED: Kingaroy named as one of 60 places on list

premium_icon CONTAMINATED: Kingaroy named as one of 60 places on list

Dozens of sites across Queensland have been listed.

Fish nearly 50 years old found in Bundaberg

premium_icon Fish nearly 50 years old found in Bundaberg

One of the oldest fish Queenslander Fisheries has ever found

MAGPIE MAP: Four ways to avoid being swooped by magpies

premium_icon MAGPIE MAP: Four ways to avoid being swooped by magpies

The 'defence zones' you need to avoid in the South Burnett.

Lazy campers leave school holiday plans in ashes

premium_icon Lazy campers leave school holiday plans in ashes

Campers behind devastating bushfire near Teewah Beach

SPOTTED: New crocodile sighting in Mary River

premium_icon SPOTTED: New crocodile sighting in Mary River

A crocodile sighting has been reported on the Fraser Coast

Researchers solving impossible reef water quality dilemma

premium_icon Researchers solving impossible reef water quality dilemma

A new, low cost way to manage one of the biggest threats to the reef

UPDATE: Beached baby whale dies after rescue attempt

premium_icon UPDATE: Beached baby whale dies after rescue attempt

The whale was found beached on the Island's east side

'Band-Aid measure': Funds to address illegal dumping

premium_icon 'Band-Aid measure': Funds to address illegal dumping

Why more people are breaking the law to get rid of their rubbish.

TOURIST FAIL: Parent tells child to pose with dingo for pic

premium_icon TOURIST FAIL: Parent tells child to pose with dingo for pic

It was one of 22 'threatening interactions' this month.

PFAS plan in place to treat airport water

premium_icon PFAS plan in place to treat airport water

Storage tank, treatment plant planned to treat airport water

New protected species map comes at big cost for producers

premium_icon New protected species map comes at big cost for producers

AgForce CEO says changes to the map don't add up.

Adani's groundwater plan conditions could delay mining

premium_icon Adani's groundwater plan conditions could delay mining

Department confirms approval is subject to uncertain tests

Case against Abbot Point dismissed

premium_icon Case against Abbot Point dismissed

The case was up in Bowen Magistrates Court today.

'No respect': Carer calls for better support for volunteers

premium_icon 'No respect': Carer calls for better support for volunteers

'In Australia there is no dollar value respect on wildlife.'

Agricultural advisors help cane growers to see green

premium_icon Agricultural advisors help cane growers to see green

Cane growers can access new advise in sugar trade

‘Croc didn’t escape my farm’

premium_icon ‘Croc didn’t escape my farm’

'If we lost a 3.5m croc, we would notice straight away'

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