Saturday January 24, 2015
Australia has ordered a ban on dumping dredge waste on most of the Great Barrier Reef, the environment minister said this morning, as part of a push to stop the UN declaring the site in danger.
Saturday November 15, 2014
Vladimir Putin intends to cut short his attendance at the Group of 20 summit in Brisbane on Sunday, a Russian source said, with the Russian President facing intense pressure from the West over Ukraine.
Wednesday August 13, 2014
Climate change remains the most serious threat to the Great Barrier Reef and the outlook for the natural wonder is "poor", an Australian government report has warned.
Thursday May 01, 2014
UNESCO has condemned a decision to allow the dumping of dredge waste in Great Barrier Reef waters.
Thursday April 10, 2014
Tourists and coastal residents have been evacuating parts of the Great Barrier Reef as a powerful cyclone intensifies in the Coral Sea and makes its way towards Australia's northeast.
Friday January 31, 2014
Australia's Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority has approved the dumping of up to three million cubic metres of dredge waste in park waters in a move criticised by environmentalists.
Friday July 26, 2013
The US Navy will lead the effort to recover four unarmed bombs it was forced to drop in Australia's World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef marine park.
Sunday July 21, 2013
Two US fighter jets have dropped four unarmed bombs on Australia's Great Barrier Reef after a training exercise went wrong.
Thursday January 24, 2013
Environmental groups have said Australia has to take swift action to protect the Great Barrier Reef amid significant threats from industrial projects.
Tuesday October 02, 2012