In a matter of weeks, the fires have subverted decades of dedicated conservation efforts for many threatened species.
Air purifiers with a HEPA filter are an expensive option. Plugging ventilation holes in walls helps, but there are also dangers.
There's much more to waves than the part you see at the beach. And it can all start hundreds, if not thousands, of kilometres from the shore.
The idea there is no government fate worse than debt is misleading at best.
New South Wales boasts many wonderful ocean pools, thanks to a combination of climate, geology, culture and prosperity. Despite concerns about costs, economic and health benefits far outweigh these.
After analysing posts from 100,000 Twitter users, our research used big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence to reveal the hidden personality traits underpinning thousands of jobs.
In many countries, city-shaping mega-projects are generally overseen by local government, but in Australia state governments often step in and exclude council and community representatives from the process.
We found refugees with insecure visas had poorer mental health than refugees with secure visas. But social interaction with the wider community seems to help.
In 2016, a Victorian court decided an Airbnb arrangement was a lease. 'Guests' could be protected by tenancy law, including against eviction. And in this case the host was evicted for subletting.
The ACCC's inquiry was launched to address concerns about the market power of major digital platforms, such as Google and Facebook, and their impact on Australia's businesses and media.