Health advocates say almost 20 new diagnoses of coal dust diseases have emerged in Queensland workers in the last fortnight.

Over 100 institutions have been implored to join the National Redress Scheme for victims of child sexual abuse.

Darwin Airport has been accused of disregarding measures to prevent toxic PFAS chemicals flowing into waterways.

An official review has found close to 100 Queensland workers have contracted the potentially deadly lung disease silicosis.

An independent review has found Australia’s model work safety laws are operating as intended.

A Queensland court has ruled that a worker injured before her shift is eligible for worker’s compensation.

The Australian Council of Social Service wants a Royal Commission into abuse suffered by people with disabilities.

Local experts want emergency service workers to be better equipped for the mental health challenges of their roles.

CSIRO has developed a new tool to understand how human infectious diseases found overseas might spread in Australia.

Funding has been provided for a national consortium to find a vaccine against Strep A.

Councils want more consideration before NSW's tough new music festival laws are rushed through.

Safe Work Australia wants feedback on new exposure guidelines for crystalline silica and coal dust.

WorkSafe Victoria is targeting falling object dangers.

Fortescue has defended its autonomous system after trucks collided in WA.

The Department of Home Affairs says “urgent” circumstances led it to award a $400 million contract in a closed tender, but denies it was “desperate”.

New South Wales businesses are being reminded that assaulting a SafeWork inspector is illegal.

The Federal Government is spending millions to fight anti-vaccination campaigns.

Queensland researchers are teaching robot drivers to work with human roads.

A British study has found no link between violent video games and players behaving violently themselves.

Unions have slammed a culture of bullying, pressure and fatigue at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH).

Government documents suggest the nuclear waste site selection process has triggered mental health concerns, business boycotts and division.

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