Proposed NSW disaster authority would have ‘virtually unfettered’ land-clearing powers, Greens say

A proposed new natural disaster authority in New South Wales would have “virtually unfettered” powers to overturn environmental protections and could result in the clearing of national parks, crossbench MPs and environment groups have warned. The state’s planning minister, Anthony… Read More »Proposed NSW disaster authority would have ‘virtually unfettered’ land-clearing powers, Greens say

Veterinarians warn horse owners in Australia’s flood zones to guard against Japanese encephalitis

Veterinarians have warned horse owners to be on the lookout for symptoms of Japanese encephalitis as widespread flooding and warmer days creates “the perfect storm” for mosquito-borne diseases across eastern Australia. It comes as the Australian Medical Association has urged… Read More »Veterinarians warn horse owners in Australia’s flood zones to guard against Japanese encephalitis