Fifteen people have been killed by a gas explosion at a coal mine in south western China.

Authorities say older farmers must pay particular attention to their safety...

Engineers have developed a chip embedded with lung cells that can simulate the effects of smoking.

Authorities want better protections for groundwater around the mothballed Ben Lomond mine.

As communities continue to struggle with last week’s fatal Dreamworld accident, authorities are beginning investigations.

The Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) has denied an alleged cancer link from exposure to toxic chemicals in an F-111 jet fighter program.

The CFMEU is seeking a black lung levy for Queensland ­mining companies to pay their victims, reports say.

Victoria is setting up a taskforce to plan closure of the Hazelwood coal-fired power station.

Dentists are again calling on the regional city of Cairns to fluoridate its water.

An audit has found there was some prior knowledge of issues before a wall collapse in Tasmania.

Seventy-six cases of the Zika virus have now been diagnosed in Queensland.

A new service is targeting the immense struggles faced by servicemen and women leaving the Australian Defence Force (ADF).

Falls from ladders have increased.

Consumers lack proper knowledge about the use of over-the-counter drugs, experts say.

Economists say the funding links between fossil fuel firms and researchers could threaten academic independence.

BHP Billiton executives are among 21 people charged with manslaughter and environmental crimes...

South Australia's Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC) says public officers suspended with pay should be watched.

SafeWork SA has been warned of dangers created by overcrowding at Adelaide's Lyell McEwin Hospital (LMH).

The Defence Department is checking more areas for the presence of toxic fire-fighting foams.

The Prime Minister has leaked footage of a CFMEU official’s threatening behaviour, while being accused of trading guns ...

An SA politician says NDIS clients still wait up to a year for coverage even after being approved for funding.

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