The national competition regulator is taking on a number of new roles.

Reports say corrosion and leaking have been detected in several Queensland coal seam gas wells.

A new NT WorkSafe director has been appointed.

Scientists have measured the millions of tiny plastic particles that can come off Teflon pans during cooking.

SafeWork SA says it wants to minimise the risks associated with mobile plant equipment in the workplace.

An international task force has found COVID-19’s origins were “most likely zoonotic”, but the world has largely failed to deal with the cause.

Medibank has revealed hackers had access to the data of at least 4 million customers.

The Albanese government has put forth a new workplace relations bill covering work flexibility and the gender pay gap.

Experts say the world’s dependence on fossil fuels continues to threaten human health.

Safety experts say Australia's mining industry needs to do more to prevent single fatalities on site.

A new study links workplace exposure to gases, dusts, fumes, solvents to waning lung capacity.

A new study finds that the absence of workplace injury and illness would create a wealthier Australia.

Concern has been raised about changes to plans for a national corruption court.

A retired Supreme Court judge has been tasked with a review of SafeWork NSW.

NT Worksafe has withdrawn charges over a fatal helicopter crash.

Experts say Australia should have a Centre for Disease Control.

The federal government is bringing forward its planned review of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

A review claims “mistakes were made” in Australia’s COVID-19 response.

A worker has received a suspended sentence after throwing a concrete block and hitting an apprentice.

Authorities are warning Victorians to be wary of hidden hazards in flood clean-up.

Authorities have responded to two deaths within 72 hours at WA mine sites.

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