A WestConnex contractor has been fined $445,000 for “causing an offensive odour”.

New data shows almost half of the construction sites in NSW have non-compliant scaffolds.

Authorities have scrambled to respond after Victorian hospital computer networks were hacked in a ransomware attack.

In a world first, a drone fitted has streamed a live video seeking and identifying crocodiles at an accuracy of 93 per cent and a latency of less than one second.

A Victorian court has heard Hazelwood Power Corporation should have foreseen a fire in an open-cut coal mine that burned for weeks.

The TGA is enhancing its regulations on all breast implants and tissue expanders sold in Australia over cancer fears.

Some SA residents will soon be polled about their views on a nuclear waste dump.

The private operator of WA’s prisons could face a $100,000 fine after a violent serial offender escaped.

Australian researchers have come up with a new, safe way to clean up oil spills using compounds equally useful as common household cleaning products.

Artificial intelligence is helping to detect sepsis in Sydney emergency departments.

Antimicrobial resistance among farmyard chickens and pigs is on the rise globally, with China and India particular hotspots for growing resistance.

Boeing Co will pay $US144,500 ($213,242) each to the families of 346 people killed in two 737 MAX crashes.

Safe Work Australia has developed a guide on the safe use of prefabricated concrete elements in the construction industry.

Australian researchers have developed a new method to detect microplastics in the ground using infrared light and powerful visualisation software.

A new study has found no increase in the rate of brain cancer in Australians aged over 60 that can be linked to mobile phone use.

Reports say the Federal Government will soon introduce new quad bike safety laws.

NSW is rolling out new technology to spot drivers using their phones.

Research shows some rice being imported into Australia contains higher than the recommended levels of arsenic, absorbed from contaminated groundwater.

One of the biggest occupational hazards for astronauts may seem mundane from our Earth-bound perspective - dust.

Australian researchers have developed a technique to lock up PFAS in contaminated soil.

Safe Work Australia has released a new guide for working with silica and silica containing products.

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