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National weather forecast for Tuesday, September 19
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National weather forecast for Tuesday, September 19

Tuesday, September 19: Partly cloudy in Brisbane, 31 degrees. Sunny skies expected for Sydney, 27 degrees. 18 degrees and raining in Melbourne.

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At least 25 whales dead as hundreds stranded on a sandbar off Tasmanian coast
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Whales

At least 25 whales dead as hundreds stranded on a sandbar off Tasmanian coast

The animals, believed to be pilot whales, are on a sandbar inside Macquarie Heads, where crew with whale rescue gear will arrive later today. 

  • by Laura Chung
Australia to get 25 million trees to help recover from last summer's bushfires
Bushfires

Australia to get 25 million trees to help recover from last summer's bushfires

The project will result in around 4.25 million tonnes of carbon dioxide sequestered over the next 25 years, equivalent to taking nearly a million cars off the road for a year.

  • by Nick O'Malley
Horticulture has taken over whole valleys
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Horticulture has taken over whole valleys

Ecologist Mark Graham talks about the effect of the horticulture industry on the ecology of the Clarence River catchment & Solitary Islands Marine Park.

National weather forecast for Monday, September 21
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National weather forecast for Monday, September 21

Monday, September 21: Mostly sunny in Brisbane, 27 degrees. Cloudy in Sydney, 30 degrees. 20 degrees and cloudy in Melbourne.

'Rampant' expansion of blueberry farms triggers compliance crackdown
Pollution

'Rampant' expansion of blueberry farms triggers compliance crackdown

The rapid growth of intensive farming in northern NSW has led to concerns over water use and pollution.

  • by Peter Hannam
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Almost three-quarters of land earmarked for koalas burned last season
Biodiversity

Almost three-quarters of land earmarked for koalas burned last season

The Berejiklian government set aside thousands of hectares of state forest for koalas. Then the bushfires came.

  • by Peter Hannam
'Of one thing we can be certain, the fires will return': Greg Mullins' global warning
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'Of one thing we can be certain, the fires will return': Greg Mullins' global warning

Australia’s unprecedented summer of hell was barely over when California was ablaze. As experts warn of worse to come, one of our most outspoken former fire commissioners reflects on a new age of overlapping catastrophes.

  • by Greg Callaghan
National weather forecast for Sunday, September 20
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National weather forecast for Sunday, September 20

Sunday September 20: Australia’s east will see light rain and partial cloud coverage.

Record-breaking rain hits parts of South Australia
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Weather

Record-breaking rain hits parts of South Australia

Heavy rain has hit parts of South Australia, bringing a slight reprieve to desperate farmers after years of drought.

 Broken Hill inundated with rain
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Weather

Broken Hill inundated with rain

More than a month’s worth of rain has hit Broken Hill in under 15 minutes.