Updated: 40 weeks 5 days ago
A $12 million ad campaign will shortly be launched to sell the carbon tax, while the Prime Minister has continued to spruik its merits to workers in affected industries.
The Queensland Dairy Organisation says the carbon price could be the final nail in the coffin for struggling dairy farmers.
A southern Queensland Mayor says a report into the impact of the Murray-Darling plan backs local concerns that communities will be economically vulnerable if entitlements are cut.
A spindly-legged toad species has been rediscovered almost 90 years after it was last sighted in the Borneo jungle.
Piracy in the Indian Ocean is hampering the efforts of climate change researchers to the point where they have had to call in the Australian Navy.
Two ring-tailed lemurs have moved into their new Canberra home, showing off to visitors at the National Zoo and Aquarium.
Water retailer Allconnex says it will take several days to repair a broken water main that has spilt untreated sewage and other waste water into a Gold Coast canal.
A conservation group says thousands of endangered lungfish were killed in January's flood in the Burnett River in southern Queensland.
US scientists have found that the more carbon dioxide goes into soil, the more the soil releases other, more potent, greenhouse gases.
Con men are already seeking to profit from the carbon tax, with one pensioner promised $5k in compensation in return for her bank account details.
Timber company Gunns has shed light on why it accepted a lower offer for the Triabunna woodchip mill on Tasmania's east coast.
The state parliamentary inquiry into the sale of ForestrySA harvesting rights has heard there are dangers in South Australian Government plans to separate the asset's carbon and water rights.
The ACT's solar feed-in tariff scheme for households has closed again, just two days after reopening.
Former Opposition leader Malcolm Turnbull has accused Tony Abbott of changing his position twice on climate change.
The company which was bidding for Gunns' Triabunna woodchip mill on Tasmania's east coast is in shock that it has been bought by tourism entrepreneurs.
South Australian company Penrice Soda says job losses are inevitable because of the carbon tax.
The Government has acknowledged councils will need help to deal with damage from rising sea levels.
There have been angry scenes at a Brisbane shopping centre where Julia Gillard was hailing the merits of her carbon tax.
A Labor Minister says the party is strongly opposed to nuclear energy in Australia despite the pro-nuclear stance of some of its members.
Japan has confirmed its ships will be back in the Southern Ocean this year to continue its whaling program.