The frequency of major flood events along Australia's eastern seaboard is increasing, with climate change one of the possible factors, senior Bureau of Meteorology researchers say.

Australian researchers say rising sea levels have wiped out a rodent that lived on a tiny outcrop in the Great Barrier Reef, in what they say is the first documented extinction of a mammal species

NSW set receive a second bout of severe weather this weekend, two weeks after Sydney's coastal suburbs were left damaged by storms.

A thumping majority of Australians want the health of the Great Barrier Reef prioritised over coal mining, according to a survey of more than 63,000 Fairfax Media readers.

Sydney weather: Flooding, more beach erosion possible for NSW as another winter storm looms

Once colourful corals surrounding a Great Barrier Reef island have turned a ghastly shade of brown, with new images showing how algae has impacted the natural wonder.

Events like this weekend's super storm that smashed into eastern Australia are likely to become fewer in frequency in a warming world but pack more intensity when they hit, climate scientists say.

A koala habitat has been placed on sale in an online auction by the Baird government in a move community groups say is aimed at limiting public opposition.

Australia installed almost 1 gigawatt of new solar capacity last year but was easily eclipsed by cloudy nations such as the United Kingdom, which installed about four times as much, according to th

Deep below the waves, coral species are less likely to be affected by bleaching.