The Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) wants tighter regulation following a giant factory fire in Melbourne.

WA’s Fiona Stanley Hospital is being sued over the death of an infant.

The Prime Minister has slammed animal rights activists as groups protest around the country.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has launched a royal commission into the abuse and neglect of disabled Australians.

A whistleblower has criticised NSW’s healthcare watchdog.

New data shows Victoria's coal-fired power plants released over a tonne of mercury into the atmosphere during 2017-18.

Shift work increases a person’s risk of developing heart disease by 1 per cent every year, research suggests.

Australian drone pilots will need a licence and mandatory registration from July this year.

A US jury has awarded $114 million to a man who said his use of weed killer Roundup caused his cancer.

Tough new e-cigarette laws are now in force in SA.

The WA Government has announced a broad-ranging inquiry into the health impacts of climate change.

A new report says Australia’s gun lobby spends about as much per capita as the NRA in the United States.

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP has reached a $US270 million settlement over claims it fuelled an opioid abuse epidemic.

WA’s public sector union has welcomed the addition of new safety inspectors at WorkSafe.

A Melbourne engineer has launched an appeal in a case claiming his colleague repeatedly farted on him, leading to psychiatric distress.

Doctors are pushing for the creation of Australia's first domestic violence trauma recovery centre.

The Queensland Government has appointed the state’s first independent Work Health and Safety Prosecutor.

WorkSafe Victoria has announced its half-year results, saying its compensation scheme remains in a sound financial position.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten are meeting with tech executives this week.

Melbourne is riddled with stockpiles of hazardous and flammable chemicals.

Taxpayers will buy millions of dollars worth of nicotine substitutes as South Australia makes its jails smoke-free.

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