Energy company AGL is taking cautious steps toward the future of its Gloucester coal seam gas project, which has been shut for months following contamination concerns.

A health expert and former Australian of the Year says the health effects of climate change on children have been “grossly neglected”.

Some budding environmental engineers are helping Master Builders WA find new ways to tackle construction waste issues.

Queensland health officials have confirmed that Legionella was found in the Hervey Bay Hospital water supply, but says there is a 'very low risk' of an outbreak.

Macquarie University has released preliminary results of test to find the extent of contaminated drinking water in NSW.

A new OHS survey shows why the health sector is one of the most dangerous places to work.

The US has taken a technical step in the new space race, passing a bill to allow mining in space.

Food Standards wants to set a new acceptable level for agricultural and veterinary chemicals that may occur in food.

A new survey shows the shifting view of nuclear power in Japan since the 2011 Fukushima disaster.

The world's largest trial of computer games for stroke rehabilitation is underway at Australian hospitals.

The ACTU wants to make a temporary LNP-fighting fund into a permanent fee for members.

The Federal Government has been criticised and questioned after it paid for the same anti-ice advertisement to be made twice, 8 years apart.

Rural women say a special scheme should be set up to stop people around the country suffering in silence at the hands of abusive partners.

The High Court has allowed mining giant Rio Tinto to challenge a compensation ruling over a former worker dying from asbestos-related disease.

A parliamentary inquiry is looking at claims that lives were put in danger at the Fiskville fire-fighters training centre in Victoria, after reports of a cancer cluster among former workers.

Rugby players are helping researchers understand the repercussions of concussion.

Workshops are being held in New South Wales to teach mobility scooter to safely use roads and footpaths.

The Transport Workers’ Union says operators who allow unsafe vehicles on to the road should face jail.

New data shows that about 1 in every 7 people in Australia report having some form of arthritis.

An Australian expert says the Ebola epidemic has thrown the spotlight on the shortage of health care workers in Africa, with many countries facing major challenges to rebuild.

Public service minister Eric Abetz has turned his back on the Commonwealth workers' compensation scheme, going for a more exclusive scheme for high-level politicians only.

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