Category: Breaking News

Periods of extreme heat in 2019 bookend Australia’s warmest and driest year on record

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 9 January: The year 2019 was Australia’s warmest and driest year on record. This is revealed in the Annual Climate Statement 2019 of the Bureau of Metrology released today. The revelations are a big cause of concern amidst Australia’s drought and worst bushfires which have […]

‘Bushfire recovery must include climate action’

Photo: Seamns Daniel, Twitter By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 7 January: Australia’s bushfire recovery effort is incomplete without the inclusion of a strong climate policy that rapidly and significantly cuts our greenhouse gas emissions, according to Emergency Leaders for Climate Action, a coalition of 30 former fire and emergency chiefs […]

‘Stop Adani’ activists protest outside Pacific National and Aurizon’s head offices

Photo: Stop Adani By SAT News Desk Brisbane/Sydney, December 9: Big crowds rallied outside Pacific National and Aurizon’s head offices this morning, delivering huge piles of coal, singing coal-themed Christmas carols and calling on the rail freight companies to rule out hauling coal for Adani’s controversial Carmichael coal mine. Today […]

Scott Morrison sets up Taskforce in ‘response against foreign interference’

Photo: PM website By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 2 December: The Federal Government has decided to set up an $87.8 million new taskforce aimed to counter foreign interference and deter anyone attempting to undermine the country’s national interests. The announcement comes after Australian media reports of rising Chinese interference in […]

Indian Community Infrastructure Fund grants for community facilities open

By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 26 November: In a big boost to the Indian community in Victoria, the Andrews Labor Government today opened the $3 million Indian Community Infrastructure Fund, fulfilling a key election commitment. The Fund is open to Victoria’s Indian communities so they can upgrade and enhance their temples, […]