Penalties for breaches of Western Australia’s workplace health and safety laws have increased.

Alcoa has successfully demolished the old Anglesea power station in Victoria despite concerns about asbestos in the building.

The Cancer Council wants an independent review into the world's most popular weedkiller.

Construction at Australia's largest photovoltaic (PV) solar farm has been interrupted.

CSIRO has announced it will compete in a high-tech US military mapping competition.

The Federal Government has created a new body to help prepare for the pending arrival of automated vehicles.

The Victorian Government has launched new rules for testing wind turbine noise.

This year’s Shonky awards have highlighted some seriously off claims.

About a tenth of long-time underground coal workers in the US have black lung, according to a new report.

Mangoola Coal Operations has made an enforceable undertaking following a workplace incident in NSW.

Authorities want all workers to take a moment to focus on safety during October for National Safe Work Month.

The WHO has launched global guidelines in an effort to set a universal standard for sanitation by 2030.

Experts say legislation to expand surveillance into telecommunication devices could create “systemic weakness or vulnerability”.

New figures show Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise.

A key economist says NDIS underspending could hit $5 billion by the end of the financial year.

Changes to private health coverage for chronic pain treatment could push sufferers into opioid drug use, experts are warning.

The ACT Government has launched an independent review into workplace culture in ACT public health services.

Authorities have issued a safety warning for workers and employers working with engineered stone benchtops.

NSW wants to reduce serious injuries and fatalities in the transport sector.

The SA Government is scrapping laws intended to punish companies that exploit workers.

Senior counsel assisting the royal commission Rowena Orr is summing up the insurance hearings of the banking royal commission.

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