Queensland childcare centres will be allowed to reject unvaccinated children from January 1 next year.

Analysts say that if ASIC follows the lead of its UK counterpart, Australia's major life insurers could be faced with a remediation bill of over $1 billion over 10 years.

Yamaha’s new motorcycle-riding robot has called out nine-time world champion Valentino Rossi.

An iron ore company linked to Rio Tinto has been hit with a $70,000 fine over the “foreseeable” death of mine worker in Western Australia's Pilbara region.

The chairman of BHP Billiton says the company remains “robust and resilient”, despite taking a battering in recent months.

The Transport Workers Union (TWU) says imposing minimum rates for owner-drivers will not price them out of the market, but industry figures disagree.

The New South Wales Government says it will spend $16 million on new, science-based approaches to preventing shark attacks.

Road safety researchers are using videos posted online by drowsy drivers to study the effects of sleepiness on driving.

The former head of the Australian Workers Union (AWU) in Victoria has responded to claims of big donation deals around the $2.5 billion EastLink road project.

The Federal Opposition says the Government should do more to stop asbestos-laden building products coming into Australia.

Nearly 100 workers at a WA Water Corporation maintenance project have been exposed to asbestos particles, but authorities say it is not as bad as it seems.

Authorities have officially recognised a case of cancer caused by clean-up work at the Fukushima power plant.

Safe Work Australia has developed a guide and information sheet on managing the risks of diesel exhaust exposure in the workplace.

Authorities are investigating serious burns suffered by a resources industry worker, who was injured by a hose failure that left him with severe chemical burns.

Western Australia is in the grips of the rise of robo-trucks.

International authorities are looking to learn from the Australian system for keeping truck drivers safe.

A new company will soon launch outlets offering a ‘hangover cure’ administered through an intravenous (IV) drip.

Queensland’s Labor Government has passed new laws that mean unions no longer have to give 24 hours notice before entering a worksite.

A Victorian Health Department inquiry into 11 stillbirths or deaths in 2013 and 2014 at the Bacchus Marsh and Melton Hospital says a backward system and sub-par practices contributed to infant mortality.

High levels of toxic metals, found in and near mining towns, appear to be negatively influencing the brain development of children living nearby.

New stats show 10 construction workers have been killed at work this year.

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