Australian Greens MP Jeremy Buckingham posted a video of himself lighting Queensland's Condamine River on fire. He blames a nearby fracking site. (Photo courtesy: Jeremy Buckingham)

Australian MP sets river on fire to protest over local gas mining

Australian MP is blaming seeping methane from a nearby fracking site for making it possible for him to set Queensland’s Condamine River on fire. In an act of protest against coal seam fracking,... Read more »

Mike Baird promises new trains and ferries for Parramatta with $100 million boost

SYDNEY (Australia) – Western Sydney commuters are being promised more express trains to the city and extra ferries under a re-elected Baird government. Though commuters would have to wait until 2017 or... Read more »