Federal Employment Minister Eric Abetz has used a speech to a large workforce and labour conference to outline the LNP’s plans for reform.

The 2014 outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has been traced to a single infection that started a chain of human-human transmission, and experts say it will not stop soon.

The ACCC is recalling electrical cables and wires that have been installed in up to 40,000 buildings and homes.

The worldwide practice of burning garbage creates more pollutants that many presumed.

The NSW Opposition says documents revealing harmful spills of pollutants should be publicly available.

One of the world’s leading authorities in experimental immunology says Australian parents must think rationally about vaccination.

Indian mining firm Adani is looking to hire 5,000 workers for the Carmichael coal project in Queensland.

Authorities say safety will not be compromised now that airline passengers can keep their devices switched on during take-off and landing.

Comcare’s new Chief Executive Officer has started work this week.

Concern is churning-up as a Canadian company prepares to launch a new mining project on the sea floor near Papua New Guinea.

Safe Work Australia will launch Safe Work month with a free online event for those with an interest in the OHS industry.

Trucks on Adelaide’s South Eastern Freeway will have their speed clamped down to 60km/h after a tragic crash last week.

Australian firms operating in West Africa a preparing for the threat of Ebola outbreak, as the Federal Government pledges more money to fight the growing plague.

The Western Australian Government has announced an inquiry into suicides among fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers.

One regional capital and its residents will have to move, as rising sea levels bring oceanfront views too close for comfort.

Some government workers in Victoria say the drug ice has made their jobs near-impossibly difficult.

ACT tenants and homeowners can now apply to find out if they have lived in a home contaminated by asbestos fibres.

The Business Council of Australia says Western Australia and Victoria’s refusal to join the national occupational health and safety scheme will lead to higher costs.

Australia will sell uranium to India following several years of negotiation.

With more than 1,000 near hits around Australian railway lines every year, authorities are pleading for motorists to consider the potential impact.

The Queensland Government will pay thousands in legal costs after it dropped over 700 charges against one trucking company.

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