Drought boosts his price; rain depresses it. Not so long ago, the water was free for all to use. Welcome to the world of the water baron.
Australia is planting trees. After years of debate about logging old growth forests what could seem more sensible or more worthy?
Australia's well is running dry. The world's most arid continent is also the biggest user of water per head of population.
An Australian Geography Education series aiming to provide both an historical and modern understanding of the Australian environment. Suitable for lower- middle secondary students.
Recently unearthed in an America University, 30 precious paintings by the Aboriginal artists of Carrolup Settlement.
A year in the life of the McBean family who run the largest privately owned cattle station in Australia. "Bradshaw" covers 10,000 square kms and lies along the Victoria River in the Top End.
An excellent program for geography students. Divided into three parts, this 30 minute special focuses on river health and water quality in Australia.
Salinity has been called the biggest environmental threat to Australia in the 21st century.
A Special Schools Compile
Following on from our extremely popular Salinity compilation in 1999, this update continues the debate about salinity and its devastating impact on the Australian environment.
This four part series narrated by David Wenham examines the nature, extent, and current and future scenarios around dryland and freshwater salinity.
Episode 1 - The Story
After the devastation of the bushfire tragedy Victoria in February 2009, Barrie Cassidy presents a one-hour news special, reflecting on those left injured and homeless, and what lies ahead.
During the summer of 2002/3 south-east Australia was hit by the worst bushfire season for twenty years. An area the size of Scotland was burnt, five people died and over 500 homes were destroyed.
With access to guerrilla activists and their undercover filming, Matthew Carney reports on the coalition of farmers, local townspeople and even a corporate titan who want to halt Australia's gas ru
"Burn the plan, burn the plan."
This special Landline compile looks at how technology and climate change have affected farming practices over the past 5 years.
EP 1 TECHNOLOGY IN AGRICULTURE (2006)
This Landline Special covers issues relating to Drought, Aquaculture and the Murray-Darling Basin, as broadcast over the past 5 years.
Ep 1 - MURRAY-DARLING BASIN
Still the rain falls and for an astonishing third year in a row the outback rivers flow all the way to Lake Eyre.
In Painting Australia six prominent Australian landscape painters take us to their favourite locations, those often hidden and secret places that inspire their work and ignite their passion.
Reporter Debbie Whitmont goes to the north-west coast of Western Australia to talk to the people at the centre of a bitter dispute over the location of a gas processing plant the mining company say