Education Queensland is being sued by the family of a boy with ADHD, after his school restrained him for ‘aggressive’ acts.

Ken Wyatt has supported some reduction in anti-alcohol polices in the Northern Territory.

The average amount of lead in the blood of Port Pirie children is up 45 per cent this year.

Unions are calling for more training after seven staff members at Canberra's youth justice centre were taken to hospital.

New stats show drug overdoses kill one Australian every five hours.

South Australia’s corruption watchdog has revealed a culture of bullying and sexual harassment in the state’s public service.

The repair bill for structural and safety defects in apartment buildings across Australia could top $6.2 billion.

An international review has found Australian regions with coal-fired power stations are among hot spots for sulphur dioxide pollution.

A NSW healthcare watchdog has been slammed for hiring a convicted sex offender to investigate misconduct.

Waste management giant Cleanaway may buy out the collapsing recycler SKM.

The South Australian government is lifting its moratorium on growing GM food crops.

A new study has found more children suffer head injuries playing recreational sport than team sport.

Several Queensland OHS officials are under investigation for allegedly giving confidential information to the CFMMEU.

Australian researchers have discovered a way to find and beat superbugs, providing a critical breakthrough against many deadly infectious diseases.

Emergency service workers' mental health may not be adequately monitored.

Victoria Police has launched a mobile app to help assess risk in family violence matters.

Japanese researchers have built a robotic tail to keep elderly people from falling over.

Australia is spending $3 billion on new weapons and body armour for special forces soldiers.

Experts say the NSW Government must be able to issue health warnings about the contamination of popular swimming spots.

A savage report says Airservices Australia has allowed a culture of bullying, discrimination and sexual harassment to thrive.

Queensland’s Electrical Safety Office (ESO) is issuing an urgent callout to electrical workers, telling them to reset their safety focus and test before they touch.

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