High ozone levels trigger air quality alert with health department warning asthma sufferers to be prepared and limit exposure
January 10, 2017 — An air pollution alert has been issued for Sydney residents due to a high level of ozone, already exceeding government standards for the entire year. Continue reading Sydney air pollution alert issued as temperature heads to 38C
Temperatures hovered around 30°C for most of Tuesday night, after reaching a daytime peak of 38.9°C
March 9, 2016 — Melbourne sweltered through its hottest March night on record on Tuesday, hovering around 30°C after reaching a peak of 38.6°C in the city at 5pm.
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Reports find increases in family violence and mental health problems due to stress of natural disasters outweighs cost of rebuilding infrastructure
March 1, 2016 — The cost of natural disasters in Australia is 50% more than previously estimated– $9bn in 2015 – and is set to increase to $33bn by 2050 even ignoring the effect of climate Continue reading Natural disasters costing Australia 50% more than estimated