Academics have opened fire on myths spun by mining companies.

A Queensland farming family is in a legal bid for compensation for damage from coal seam gas mining.

Analysts say a tech revolution is rising in the mining industry.

The fine on Glencore’s Bulga coal mine for breaching work safety conditions has been doubled.

The Queensland CFMEU says two more workers have black lung, marking the eighth confirmed case of coal miners’ pneumoconiosis since December last year.

Two experts have debated whether doctors should boycott working in Australia’s immigration detention centres.

Australian Careers Network (ACN) has slid into voluntary administration, leaving its 15,000 students with no classes.

Victorian paramedics will receive pay rises in line with the increasingly demanding nature of their job.

The National Heath and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has put up another $3.3 million for studies on illness and wind turbines.

South Australia’s enthusiasm to build a nuclear waste storage facility may be tempered by a new Australia Institute report.

Korean engineers have unveiled a wearable, sweat-sensing patch that can monitor and regulate blood glucose levels.

The Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RST) is holding a hearing this week on a draft variation to the 2016 Road Safety Remuneration Order.

The environment around Townsville’s Yabulu nickel refinery is plagued by tailings seepage and elevated levels of ammonia.

The Transport Workers’ Union has slammed the Federal Government over new deals with Qatar Airways.

A new report says China is responsible for about ten per cent of the global warming since the pre-industrial era.

The age of personal gene sequencing is upon us, though many people are unwilling to decode their DNA.

Legal experts say there needs to be big reforms to protect privacy in the digital age.

School is meant to be about expanding young minds, but ceiling safety issues in WA mean some schools are more likely to compress them.

The Victorian Government will not merge the state’s two fire services, despite strong recommendations to do so.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the environment is killing millions of people every year.

Australian engineers have unveiled a new type of graphene-based filter that work several times faster than current equivalents.

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