Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and about 1,000 robotics experts have signed a letter to ensure that in the future of warfare- human fingers are on the trigger.

Victoria’s Small Business Minister Adem Somyurek has been forced to resign from the ministry after bullying allegations made by his former chief of staff.

Mercedes-Benz says it will outsource some elements of its future car designs, so that it can focus on green technologies and the future of motoring.

The Roy Hill project has been issued with a prohibition notice after its latest crane incident.

Three big Australian supermarket chains are among the Australian companies with the worst injury rates, new figures show.

VicRoads has unveiled figures on the state of the state’s trucking industry, with 2424 dangerous trucks being taken off roads in the last two years due to major defects.

Local research engineers have developed a flotilla of robot boats to monitor the effects of major weather events and provide early warning on potential environmental disasters.

South Australia's nuclear royal commissioner Kevin Scarce is back from his research trip to Asia, Europe, the United States and Canada.

Sales reps in company vehicles will be targeted in the next wave of workplace drug testing, authorities say.

More than thirty people have been struck down by a salmonella outbreak after High Tea at Melbourne’s prestigious Langham Hotel.

Experts are concerned about the growing rate of ‘ice’ addiction and its potential effect on already dangerous industries.

The WA Government could appoint a new taxi industry regulator to oversee services including Uber, but has warned that plated taxi drivers may struggle to fight innovation.

Brian Parker is back in his role as the NSW CFMEU boss, after stepping aside to face the royal commission into union corruption.

The Fair Work Building and Construction watchdog has launched a new case against two members of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union Victorian branch, after allegations of thuggish behaviour.

The Greens are pushing for Australian authorities to take on a Portuguese program that approaches drug addiction as a health issue, not a criminal one.

Rowena Allen has been appointed Victoria’s first Gender and Sexuality Commissioner, and is set to champion the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse and intersex (LGBTI) Victorians within the Government.

A number of Cootes trucks have undergone safety checks after a rollover last week, which left one motorist badly injured.

The Australian agriculture sector remains one of the highest-risk places to work, and authorities are holding special events to try to reduce the toll.

A sacked Queensland tow-truck driver is taking on the RACQ, after winning the support of his union and the general public.

The University of the Sunshine Coast will spend almost $1 million on research for safer working and driving practices.

A Tasmanian study has revealed that doctors and nurses who regularly share mobile phones in hospital wards could be putting their patients at risk, by spreading disease and infections.

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