Commonwealth departments will soon be able to use the private sector to manage compensation claims.

Consultants for the NDIS cost almost $30 million in just two years.

An emergency vaccine program has been launched in response to an outbreak of meningococcal disease in the NT.

WA Premier Mark McGowan has accused the police union of “going rogue”.

Authorities have warned doctors are ordering too many unnecessary X-rays for children.

Monitoring wastewater is a useful way to understand drug use in a population, and experts say they have now enhanced the technique.

Experts have reported on asbestos contamination at the Alice Springs Hospital.

Experts say Nerf guns and foam projectiles can still have serious risks.

Uber has lost its licence to operate in London.

Safety concerns have been raised by the axing of a scheme that provides smoke alarms for the deaf.

The Commonwealth Bank has sold its insurance business CommInsure Life for $3.8 billion.

The Federal Government wants more serious efforts to be made to recall potentially deadly airbags.

Labor is trying to make a big deal out of the resignation of ABCC boss Nigel Hadgkiss.

The Victorian corruption watchdog says illicit drug use is "likely" to be widespread among the state's ambulance service.

The CFMEU and union officials will pay over $2 million in penalties over unlawful industrial action.

Reports say Brisbane bus drivers are close to a breakthrough in their 11-month-long industrial dispute.

A coroner has recommended a warning label for the quit-smoking drug Champix.

The Global Burden of Disease study (GBD) has been used to make global estimates for the state of the world’s health.

The SA Government is no longer sending ambulances to all crashes.

Pathological internet addiction should be recognised as a disorder needing treatment, an Australian expert says.

A new combination of treatments has stopped melanoma ...

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