Youth homelessness costs national health and justice systems more than $600 million a year.

Asylum seekers may be able to claim damages from the Australian government following a ruling by the Papua New Guinea (PNG) Supreme Court.

Nearly 10 years after the Beaconsfield mine collapse left one worker dead and two others trapped underground, safety laws are still not strong enough.

International attention has been drawn to the CSG industry in Queensland on the back of a YouTube video.

An industry insider says Australia needs full-scale testing of all cladding materials for fire safety.

Researchers need funding, but what if they take money from a major contributor to the problem they are researching?

Victoria has put up $30 million to stop doctor and prescription “shopping”.

It will cost $93 million to start the cleanup of Clive Palmer's Yabulu nickel refinery, the Queensland Government says.

The Victorian Government’s 2016 budget will include $15 million for Australia's first Pride Centre.

The WA electrical union says job cuts could seriously undermine bushfire safety.

The senate has agreed to abolish Labor’s Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal.

New stats suggest women are more likely to be affected by night shiftwork than men.

The union-busting starts today.

Iron ore magnate Gina Rinehart says things are rough in the resources sector, but northern Australia still has incredible development opportunities.

Advocates say a 20 per cent tax on sugary drinks will save 1,600 lives over 25 years, while reducing the social costs of diabetes, heart disease and stroke.

The anti-vax movement has not broken through.

The Gold Coast council could spend $390,000 on a high-tech way to cut public urination.

Some intriguing documents suggest TasWater has been avoiding scientific findings about lead contamination.

The English Football Association wants an investigation into links between former players and dementia.

Administrators say Clive Palmer’s Queensland Nickel made “significant” uncommercial transactions for the benefit of its directors before it collapsed.

Health unions say staff cuts are putting medical students at risk.

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