Guards at a Queensland prison have walked off the job after an inmate attacked one of their colleagues.

A local judge has ruled that a class action against BHP Billiton can proceed.

Traditional owners are lodging an Australian Human Rights Commission complaint over the process to select a nuclear waste dump site in South Australia.

A working group has been formed to design Australia’s national corruption watchdog.

Safe work authorities are investigating violence and aggression in community health care services.

A former Queensland union boss has been found guilty of destroying documents ahead of a royal commission.

A report into the death of an NT gas worker says workplace health and safety guidelines were regularly ignored.

A major Victorian hospital has been sanctioned for not keeping staff safe.

The Federal Government says it will establish a national anti-corruption body, the Commonwealth Integrity Commission.

An inquiry has found the multi-billion-dollar contract to build new trains for Queensland was flawed from the start.

The Department of Defence has released a report into PFAS contamination at RAAF Base Edinburgh.

A new study by Australian safety authorities has found no link between the use of mobile phones and incidence of brain cancers.

Ambulances in Western Australia are having their defibrillators replaced amid mounting concerns from paramedics.

The inquest into the deaths of four tourists at Dreamworld has ended.

A third of fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) resource workers experience high levels of psychological distress, a survey has found.

Labor has accused the Federal Government of “stacking” the Fair Work Commission (FWC).

WorkSafe WA has uncovered safety concerns in specific types of retail outlet.

NT WorkSafe has issued vital warnings for workers in intense heat.

A new review says Australia is unprepared for climate change impact on allergies.

Stats show global carbon emissions from fossil fuels have risen sharply for the second year in a row.

New research suggests workers will have to start before dawn to beat the heat of climate change at the end of the century.

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