South Australian businesses operating commercial solariums will be the only ones not compensated by the state government when the ban on sun beds takes place.

The Queensland Bus Industry Council (QBIC) wants to help the state’s drivers shape-up, launching a plan to improve the health of workers in a high-risk arena.

Some health authorities have begun to speak out about the possible damage of too much ‘screen time’ for children.

The New South Wales government has brought back a scheme that paid farmers to improve their safety.

A new set of engineering safety guidelines is being reviewed by legal counsel, hoping to create better practice to protect workers physically and legally.

The Australian Industry Group has joined the Australian Logistics Council (ALC) in calling for the end of the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal’s (RSRT).

The United States’ Federal Aviation Administration has ordered inspections of Boeing 767s, to check for a problem that could see pilots to lose control.

With nuclear energy seemingly at its least popular in years, many have begun to neglect the benefits of the power source that never really made it.

Nearly a dozen people have been arrested while protesting at a mine site in New South Wales.

Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss has appointed five new faces to the National Transport Commission (NTC) working on national transport reform.

A biomedical engineer from the University of Queensland has taken his invention to the birthplace of its ancestors.

Calls have been made to compensate South Australian volunteer fire-fighters for work-related cancers, with  new reports saying it would cost less than first thought.

A contact lens to help manage diabetes is the latest next-level device to leak from Google’s technology labs.

A string of incidents and concerns for the future have prompted a probe into safety at mines in Western Australia.

Some Australian workers have had a win for workplace dignity, with the Fair Work Commission forcing one company to switch from urine to saliva in staff drug tests.

The Treasurer of the Northern Territory has called on all government departments to find extra savings in their budget, as message taken by many as code for public sector job cuts.

The New South Wales Premier has been strongly criticised for favouring his own anecdotal evidence over the weight of scientific studies into alcohol-fuelled violence and policy.

A prisoner escape in Western Australia has prompted an investigation, as a triangle of blame emerges between transport, police and prison authorities.

Some enterprising technologists are beginning to bring augmented reality to the everyday workplace, with research showing the office of the future could be right before our eyes.

A study has shown the risk of tragic birth complications is nearly twice as high for babies conceived by assisted reproduction.

A workplace safety authority has renewed the call for patience and caution when using heavy equipment, after nearly four dozen people were crushed last year.

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