Pink Lake harvest provides ‘best salt in the world’ and beautiful reason to stop for a photo

Pink Lake harvest provides ‘best salt in the world’ and beautiful reason to stop for a photo

By the Specialist Reporting Team’s Emily Clark, with photography by Linsey Rendell Updated April 28, 2018 12:41:47 Photo: The Pink Lake salt harvest happens by hand. (ABC News: Linsey Rendell) Pink Lake in western Victoria has always provided. For one local family, the first salt they harvested from the lake …

‘Beautiful buildings, but missing the people’: Why multi-million-dollar health facilities are empty

‘Beautiful buildings, but missing the people’: Why multi-million-dollar health facilities are empty

Posted April 01, 2018 06:04:35 Photo: Fitzroy Crossing Renal Hostel remains empty and unused a year after completion. (Supplied: Peter Bennetts) Map: Fitzroy Crossing 6765 Dialysis facilities worth $17 million are sitting padlocked, empty and unused in WA’s north, due to what the Health Department says are issues with contracting …

Beautiful, secluded Eyre Bird Observatory could fade into history without a little help

Beautiful, secluded Eyre Bird Observatory could fade into history without a little help

Posted March 31, 2018 23:56:36 Photo: The Eyre Bird Observatory needs volunteers to keep it running. (ABC News: Mark Bennett) Young volunteers who can handle solitude are being asked to help preserve a unique 19th century building in Western Australia. It’s also one of the most isolated bird observatories in …

Matt Canavan to accuse Labor of talking down ‘beautiful’ coal industry | Australia news

Matt Canavan has announced a resources taskforce to help the government increase exploration, improve the “social licence” for mining and increase coal exports to Asia. The resources and minister for northern Australia will unveil the Resources 2030 taskforce at the National Press Club on Wednesday and warn that environmental groups …