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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Why bad smells hang around and how to eliminate them

Ever wondered why something smells the way it does – good or bad – and why some odours just hang around no...

Homecoming: platypus return to Tidbinbilla

Three platypuses have been brought home to the ACT's Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve after being moved to Taronga Zoo in Sydney for the bushfire season.

NSW South Coast suffers through bushfire crisis

The NSW South Coast has been devastated by the bushfire crisis over the summer, and despite a reprieve earlier in the week...

Welcome rain after temperature records fall

Welcome rain and cooler conditions are forecast for the Territory this week, hopefully providing some relief to firefighters tackling blazes in the region.

Iso-gardening increases green waste collection

Autumn is often a time for increased leaf litter and green waste disposal, however ACT Government figures suggest Canberrans are using their...

Braidwood water restrictions lifted

Water restrictions in Braidwood NSW will be fully lifted from Friday 6 March, although residents are asked to comply with permanent water conservation measures.

Cold windy Canberra weather to follow relentless rain

Get the winter blankets ready and batten down the hatches Canberra, because some cold, windy weather will follow once this rain passes late tomorrow.

‘Major overhaul’ of fire land management needed: ANU

“A major overhaul” of fire land management is needed, according to the co-author of a study which has found that bushfires in Victoria have increased in size and frequency in the past two decades.

Lessons to tackle climate change in coronavirus response

An ANU environment expert says the global response to the coronavirus pandemic –which has overwhelmed health systems in many countries and smashed...

Smoke haze expected to linger

Poor air quality is expected to be an ongoing issue for the ACT as long as bushfires continue in the region, with...

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