Environment

Fri 14 Dec 2018

Cyclone Owen to wreak havoc with up to 400mm of rain

Cyclone Owen to wreak havoc with up to 400mm of rain

STORM warnings were issued across the state and heavy rains affected several coastal areas ahead of a forecast wet weekend.

What’s happened to all the sharks?

What’s happened to all the sharks?

Shark populations along Australia’s eastern coast have plummeted in the past half century, and experts blame overfishing.

Thu 13 Dec 2018

Where to see tonight's meteor shower

Where to see tonight's meteor shower

The sky is getting lit this weekend, with a massive comet and meteor shower putting on a show. Here’s where you can see it.

Flood watch issued putting coastal campers on high alert

Flood watch issued putting coastal campers on high alert

Campers on the Cooloola, Inskip and Rainbow Beach peninsulas are urged to follow weather reports to prepare ahead for incoming "severe" weather conditions.

Wed 12 Dec 2018

‘Disgraceful’: Telstra hits back over disaster texts

‘Disgraceful’: Telstra hits back over disaster texts

Telstra has been forced to defend itself for charging for disaster warning texts used during recent bushfires.

How to watch the meteor shower this weekend

How to watch the meteor shower this weekend

Hoping to catch a glimpse of the Christmas comet this weekend? Here’s when and how to watch the night sky to see the Geminids Meteor Shower.

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