Many will be intimately aware of the compounding effect of a snorer sleeping on their back, but researchers in Adelaide are conducting trials of a new pillow that could silence the annoyance.

An Australian company has released the latest version of a smartphone app to help all kinds of workplace safety auditing.

An engineering firm in New South Wales is testing its new dust-suppressing dump truck, which is aimed at reducing the amount of harmful and valuable material flying loose from the back of loads.

All but one of the medical professionals advising on the health and well-being of asylum seekers have been sacked, following a purge that could leave thousands at risk.

A well-timed report has made a few suggestions to minimise the damage from excess mirth and merry-making this Christmas, unfortunately they involve something other than the couch and leftover turkey.

Most Australian parents do not want fast-food companies plugging their products to kids at sporting grounds.

A worker has reportedly fallen into contaminated waste while cleaning up a large spill of uranium slurry at the Ranger mine in NT.

The Australian Education Union (AEU) has raised concerns after Northern Territory Police suddenly armed its school-based police officers.

In Western Australia, peoples’ right to swim in the ocean has trumped sharks’ right to live.

A bill is being considered which will hand more control to Queensland governments for approval of mining leases, but some say it does not go far enough.

A recent survey has shown a high level of workplace abuse and bullying in the Victorian Education Department.

Two firms have been recognised for their safety-conscious engineering efforts in Queensland.

A new model has been created to show, with enhanced clarity, the best ways for mining companies to manage water resources and other environmental assets.

Construction work at the Hay Point coal port expansion on the Queensland coast will occur on weekends and public holidays, with the extended times hoped to bring completion up to twenty days closer.

The Australian Medical Association says it is okay for clinics to turn down people who complain about their services on social media.

The recent spill of about a million litres of uranium ore and acid has been used as a platform to call for the end of uranium mining at the Ranger site.

Local councils in Queensland have been given permission to frighten flying foxes into retreat, and possibly to bring out the big guns next year.

Figures show that there a fewer work opportunities for people with disabilities than there were twenty years ago.

Most modern humans arrange their homes just the way they like them, and new research suggests Neanderthals did the same thing.

Australia’s consumer watchdog has barked-down claims about the alleged danger of nano-materials in sunscreen.

Victoria’s Auditor-General has found hospital workers routinely face high risks to their safety, and there is much room for improvement in the way hazards are handled.

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