Up to 80 per cent of pandanus trees along Queensland coast killed by pest

Most of the pandanus trees once admired by Captain Cook and famous botanist Sir Joseph Banks have been killed by a combination of drought and the native leafhopper pest.

         September 21, 2019 at 11:36PM https://ift.tt/30hVJA4

GWS lauds team culture after defeating Collingwood to reach first grand final

Giants CEO David Matthews says the AFL’s newest side has the best team culture of any playing group in the AFL following its stunning and controversial shock win over Collingwood to reach the grand final.

         September 21, 2019 at 11:29PM https://ift.tt/2NrxGb8

GWS lauds team culture after defeating Collingwood to reach first grand final

Giants CEO David Matthews says the AFL’s newest side has the best team culture of any playing group in the AFL following its stunning and controversial shock win over Collingwood to reach the grand final.

         September 21, 2019 at 11:29PM https://ift.tt/2NrxGb8

When a fox fight gave rise to a new predator, an iconic animal was pushed into the ‘extinction pit’

The “extinction pit” is the name used by scientists for a place no animal wants to go, and just five years ago the numbat — Western Australia’s animal emblem — found itself on the edge thanks to the rise of a new predator.

         September 21, 2019 at 11:21PM https://ift.tt/31HIq8L

Our coldest state turned some unique natural features into its most popular pools

Tasmania’s cool conditions have never stopped its people enjoying swimming and diving — whether it be in rivers, springs, basins or even an old farm block.

         September 21, 2019 at 11:18PM https://ift.tt/2ADU7RM

Sunshine Coast teen punching for a third world title in Muay Thai

She might look like a normal Queensland teenager, but Skylah Hamill is an undefeated world champion in the growing sport of Muay Thai, or Thai boxing, and is about to defend her title in Turkey.

         September 21, 2019 at 11:11PM https://ift.tt/2Nsqk6Z

Sunshine Coast teen punching for a third world title in Muay Thai

She might look like a normal Queensland teenager, but Skylah Hamill is an undefeated world champion in the growing sport of Muay Thai, or Thai boxing, and is about to defend her title in Turkey.

         September 21, 2019 at 11:11PM https://ift.tt/2Nsqk6Z