At least of 49 people have died on Australian farms so far this year.

A mining company has been fined $65,000 over the death of a worker in Western Australia.

Around one in three Australian households are at risk of potentially deadly Listeria infection, new stats suggest.

Armed police officers have stormed the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre in the NT.

Anglican schools are pushing to keep discriminating on the basis of sexuality.

Research suggests alcohol advertising restrictions are unlikely to reduce young people’s exposure to alcohol marketing.

BHP Billiton is being sued for about £5 billion by Brazilian victims of the Samarco dam collapse.

A review of Melbourne rivers has revealed a cocktail of pharmaceuticals that could put wildlife at risk.

Workers in the construction and transport industries experience high rates of traumatic spinal injuries.

A South Australian energy company has been fined $114,000 over an incident in which a worker suffered serious burns.

Office workstations that allow employees to mix up sitting and standing during computer work seem to boost job performance.

A runaway iron ore train has been deliberately derailed in WA's remote Pilbara region.

Experts say systemic change is needed to tackle suicide in the health workforce.

A new report exposes a major coal mine rehabilitation deficit in NSW.

Australia’s elimination of rubella is a powerful sign that that vaccinations work, according to health minister Greg Hunt.

Airservices Australia staff will strike next Tuesday after pay negotiations broke down.

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A giant chunk of Antarctica will soon break free, but what does it mean for the rest of the Earth?

Rates of autism diagnosis have increased 20 fold over the last 30 years, and no, it’s not because of vaccines.

NASA has sent a robot into space that will hitchhike through the Solar System on the back of an asteroid.

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