He says he is protecting jobs, but critics say coal and climate change have contributed to unprecedented bushfires continuing to burn.
After 11 years based in his native London, Andrew moved to Sydney with his Australian wife tasked with bringing all things Antipodean to Al Jazeera En... glish. Since he started in December 2010, Andrew has covered a long line of natural disasters and the very human responses to each: the Christmas Island asylum boat sinking, the floods in Queensland and Victoria, the earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand and the triple-whammy of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis in Japan. In London, Andrew worked for Channel 4 News and at the BBC's Newsnight.
Tennis Australia came under pressure to ignore the anniversary of Margaret Court’s historic Grand Slam victory year.
A micro-recycling factory in Sydney could revolutionise the way old plastics are turned into new materials.
A plane being used to water-bomb bushfires in Australia has crashed, killing three crew members.
A plane used to water-bomb bushfires in Australia is feared to have crashed in New South Wales.
Huge dust storm hits parts of New South Wales as thunderstorms are forecast across Australia.
Funded by taxpayers, $15bn disability scheme allows advocates to use technology to design services and apps needed.
Many Australian libraries have decided to scrap the fines, libraries around the world have taken notice.
Australia Prime Minster Scott Morrison says there is nothing much that could be done to lessen effect of bushfires.
Chinese projects are shortlisted in virtually every one of 39 categories of prizes at this week’s awards.