Queensland has become the third state to commit to a national redress scheme for survivors of sexual abuse in government-run institutions.

Rio Tinto is buying more robo-drills to “create a safer working environment and boost productivity”.

This week is Road Safety Week, a time to raise awareness and remember those who have lost their lives on Australian roads.

Unions want new industrial manslaughter laws in Victoria to hold bosses responsible.

Russia has sent its controversial floating nuclear power plant out to sea.

A new study suggests the 2014 Hazelwood mine fire led to a spike in doctor visits by Latrobe Valley residents.

New South Wales paramedics face dozens of assaults each year ...

The Federal Government is scrapping a Medicare levy hike intended to pour billions into the NDIS.

‘Human error’ and security bollards have led to a $30,000 damage bill for Commonwealth cars.

A tech competition has led to the development of ‘smart steering wheels’ that can sense the early stages of driver fatigue.

Australia has the highest reported rates of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury in the world, and the rate is rising.

A new report looks at the challenges for safety and workers’ compensation from new technologies and ways of working.

A coronial inquest has heard details of the day a man died in a mud rush at the Mount Lyell copper mine in Tasmania.

Safe Work Australia has published a revised version of the Australian Work Health and Safety Strategy.

Notices to stop drinking water have been posted in a community that sits 70km downstream from a lead, zinc and silver mine.

All aged-care homes have been instructed to offer their staff a flu vaccination.

All Australian states are now offering free flu jabs to children under five, with South Australia becoming the last to get on board.

Critics say giving police control over when they turn on their body cameras makes the devices less effective.

Queensland sex workers say current laws force them to decide between working legally and working safely.

A new safe driving guide has been developed for taxi operators, owners and drivers.

Researchers have recreated the searing experience of a bushfire from the safety of a virtual reality headset.

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