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Australia risks being ‘left behind’ as EU bans fossil fuel cars from 2035

Australia risks being ‘left behind’ as EU bans fossil fuel cars from 2035

The EU’s decision to ban the sale of all new cars and vans powered by fossil fuels within 12 years will ratchet up pressure on Australia to raise its lagging fuel efficiency standards.

  • by Miki Perkins

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NSW forests still face chainsaw despite emission reduction targets

NSW forests still face chainsaw despite emission reduction targets

Almost 52,000 hectares of NSW land were cleared in 2020, prompting critics to say the state might miss emission reduction targets and continue to drive threatened species towards extinction. 

  • by Laura Chung
Race to stop spread of deadly mite found in Australian bee hives for first time

Race to stop spread of deadly mite found in Australian bee hives for first time

As NSW authorities race to stop the deadly varroa mite from wiping out the country’s European honey bees, Queensland has announced it will shut its borders to bees, hives and related equipment and products.

  • by Laura Chung
National weather forecast for Thursday June 30
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National weather forecast for Thursday June 30

National weather forecast for Thursday June 30

How Lismore’s worst ever flood unfolded
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How Lismore’s worst ever flood unfolded

Lismore City Council’s grant application for an improved flood warning system was rejected just days before its worst ever flood.

National weather forecast for Wednesday June 29
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National weather forecast for Wednesday June 29

National weather forecast for Wednesday June 29

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Lismore floods by drone
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Lismore floods by drone

The aftermath of the February and March Lismore floods. Footage by Rod Evans.

Unseasonable rain for Queensland
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Unseasonable rain for Queensland

Parts of Queensland are braced for unseasonable cold rain today.

National weather forecast for Tuesday June 28
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National weather forecast for Tuesday June 28

National weather forecast for Tuesday June 28

Priest captures dramatic footage at flooded Limsore cathedral
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Priest captures dramatic footage at flooded Limsore cathedral

Father Bing Monteagudo uploaded footage to his Facebook page in the days during and after the floods that devastated Lismore.

National weather forecast for Monday June 27
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National weather forecast for Monday June 27

National weather forecast for Monday June 27