A senate hearing has heard maritime safety standards are being compromised because the peak regulator is too busy.

An international review has found high-pressure water injection from geothermal exploration caused South Korea's Pohang earthquake in November 2017.

New research suggests women perform better on maths and verbal tests at higher room temperatures than men.

The US Department of Defence is funding a concussion study in Queensland.

A major union has accused Rio Tinto of “putting production over safety” at a Northern Territory mine.

Tasmania's health system is severely compromising patient safety, the state's auditor-general says.

NSW residents want a water rebate to pay for their dirty laundry.

A NSW court ruling has called the accuracy of roadside drug tests into question.

A West Australian police officer has been found guilty of two counts of assault after tasering a driver following a random breath test.

At least 19 former hydro workers in Tasmania claim exposure to dangerous chemicals has left them with chronic health conditions.

It has long been believed that commercial pilots are at higher risk of melanoma, but new research suggests that may not be the case.

A court has heard waste management company Cleanaway failed to properly train a driver ...

Local experts have come up with a single vaccine to simultaneously combat two of the world’s most deadly respiratory diseases.

Mining giant BHP is facing a US$5 billion claim over Brazil's worst environmental disaster.

The uncoupling of healthcare from aged care could have worrying results, experts say.

Tech giants have pledged to work with governments and each other to combat the threat of violent extremism on the internet.

A US jury has ordered Monsanto to pay $US2 billion ($2.8b) to a couple who contracted cancer after using the commonly used weedkiller, Roundup.

Australian scientists say the internet’s ‘trustability’ protocols are severely broken.

Concern has been raised about children being “held like caged animals” in police watch houses ...

A new study suggests prison sentences do not significantly reduce rates of future violent crime.

The Food Safety Information Council has some tips for keeping democracy sausages safe this weekend.

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