Australia's most decorated canine war hero, who went missing in war-torn Afghanistan for over a year, has died after a short battle with brain cancer.
Andrew Darby The swift parrot, Australia's fastest nectar-eater, is rapidly heading for extinction.
Rachel Olding Lying in long grass next to a lake, stroke victim Herbert Bartlett was barely visible to the eyes of rescue crews.
Lucy Battersby Saving the tiny but beautiful yellow-and-black-striped southern corroboree frog from extinction in the next five years will cost $3.7 million, and it is only one of 20 species that Zoos Victoria want to save.
Eryk Bagshaw The NSW Labor party would ban the sale of puppies from pet stores if elected to government in March.Labor leader, Luke Foley, will announce the policy on Saturday along with a ban on large scale puppy farms that limits the amount of breeding dogs to ten per farm.
Tom Decent Quolls should replace domestic cats in Australian households.
Peter Hannam The Baird government is likely to take a dim view of any proposal to trial controversial cable logging on steep slopes on the state’s North Coast, according to Environment Minister Rob Stokes.
Daniel Johns Shocked workers are reeling from the discovery of 500 dead pigs at a piggery in southern NSW.
Peter Hannam Pressure is mounting on the Baird government to support the retention of key elements of anti-landclearing laws, with claims the Native Vegetation Act is sparing more than 100,000 native animals a year
Gabriel Wingate-Pearse Kurri Kurri puppy killer Nathan Thompson has been banned from having anything to do with animals for at least 10 years.