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NSW to invest in Bushfire Strategies in upcoming Budget

NSW government to commit thirty million dollars in the upcoming state budget. In the wake of the devastating Black Summer Fires, the NSW government will commit more spending in the upcoming state budget to bushfire research.  The funding will help the development of bushfire technology

It’s the ‘Spider Apocalypse’ in our own backyard!

Heavy rain and flooding in regional Victoria, around Gippsland, has resulted in a “spider apocalypse”. Blankets of spiderwebs looking like thick nets have been captured in chilling photos posted online. Photographs were posted to websites such as Reddit with captions reading “if the floods weren’t

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COVID-19: Victorian Restrictions Eased Once Again

BREAKING NEWS: Victoria will be easing COVID restrictions from 11:59PM tomorrow night. Acting Victorian Premier James Merlino announced in their press conference that they are now opening up the state and still encourages everyone to get tested if they have minor symptoms. Metropolitan Victoria From

Single-use plastics to be phased out by NSW

A $365 million, five-year strategy is set to be unveiled by the NSW Government in an effort to reduce the amount of single-use plastic used in the state. The program strategy will target straws, stirrers, cotton buds and polystyrene cups as items to be phased

COVID-19: 6 New Cases Detected in Victoria

According to the Victorian Department of Health, 6 new cases were detected this morning. 2 came from local transmissions and 4 were acquired from overseas. The two local cases were from close contacts from existing cases and were both in isolation. As of right now,

COVID-19 Breach At Darwin Port

Over a dozen workers at the Darwin Port have been placed into quarantine after a breach in personal protective equipment (PPE) protocols. The 13 workers were involved in the servicing of a Singaporean container ship when the PPE breach was discovered. The ship is still