Rio Tinto shareholders have agreed to sell its NSW coal assets to China-backed miner Yancoal for AU$3.5 billion.

Treasurer Scott Morrison has threatened to impose financial penalties on governments that limit gas exploration.

A Panama-based company faces millions in fines for allegedly spilling tonnes of oil near the Great Barrier Reef.

Queensland researchers are working on a diagnostic technique that can sense down to the single-molecule level.

A construction company manager has been arrested amid a war between builders and unions in Victoria.

The Federal Government will provide over $1 billion towards Victoria's Regional Rail package.

One of Australia's biggest electricity companies says coal will not solve ...

The WA Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) has been slammed for leaving a mine safety levy and trust fund $10 million in debt.

Acoustic surveys exploring the seafloor for oil deposits have been linked to a two to three-fold increase in the death of plankton.

Australian engineers are training drones to plant trees.

Researchers have taken a new step toward commercial-scale, sustainable biofuel from algae.

Researchers have marked Australia’s first foray into space in 15 years ...

The NSW Government has approved a mine water treatment project aimed at improving Sydney's drinking water supplies.

The WA Government has banned uranium mining, but will allow four projects that have approval to proceed.

Melbourne's Lord Mayor says the city is “very close” to fixing potentially dangerous cladding at 17 of the city's buildings.

The National Computational Infrastructure (NCI)’s Raijin supercomputer has been ranked Australia’s fastest.

Barnaby Joyce says the lights would ‘go out’ if coal was phased out.

Stanford University engineers have developed a new way to charge devices wirelessly, while they are in motion.

Researchers have identified over 180 possible sites for pumped hydro energy storage across South Australia.

Chinese scientists have smashed the quantum entanglement record.

The boss of NSW’s largest electricity user says Australian politicians should be “brave” and consider nuclear energy.

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