Experts say legislation to expand surveillance into telecommunication devices could create “systemic weakness or vulnerability”.

New figures show Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise.

A key economist says NDIS underspending could hit $5 billion by the end of the financial year.

Changes to private health coverage for chronic pain treatment could push sufferers into opioid drug use, experts are warning.

The ACT Government has launched an independent review into workplace culture in ACT public health services.

Authorities have issued a safety warning for workers and employers working with engineered stone benchtops.

NSW wants to reduce serious injuries and fatalities in the transport sector.

The SA Government is scrapping laws intended to punish companies that exploit workers.

Senior counsel assisting the royal commission Rowena Orr is summing up the insurance hearings of the banking royal commission.

Victoria Police is planning to use drones as part of its new anti-terror strategy.

About a third of people working in public administration report being victims of sexual harassment at work.

Federal authorities have been pulled into the ongoing strawberry contamination saga.

A new program seeks to deliver widespread mental health messages to construction workers.

Cranes have been shut down across Victoria for safety checks.

October is National Safe Work Month, and authorities want all companies to use it to take stock of their safety initiatives.

Three companies have been fined after a fatal incident involving a commercial recycling bin.

The Prime Minister has ordered a royal commission into Australia's aged-care sector.

The mining industry is being confronted about the danger of underground diesel fumes.

South Australian prison guards are on strike over privatisation plans.

Vaccination rates appear to have increased since welfare payments were cut for unvaccinated children.

A Victorian coroner has recommended open-flue gas heaters be phased out following the death of a 62-year-old woman.

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