The Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU) has responded to disturbing workplace revelations from within the Australian Border Force (ABF).

Emergency Department violence has increased by over 50 per cent in some areas.

The Queensland Government is funding a new research initiative for occupational dust lung diseases.

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) and SafeWork NSW are working with food delivery companies to address lithium-ion battery risks.

Significant safety reforms have passed parliament in South Australia.

The Australian Workers Union (AWU) and the Mining and Energy Union (MEU) have announced...

Blood tests could track the recovery of concussed football players.

Australia loses the equivalent of 41,000 full-time workers each year due to workplace-related injuries and illnesses.

The Australian government has pledged to co-design changes to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) with the disability community.

The NSW Government says it will introduce industrial manslaughter offence, carrying a 25-year jail term and $20 million fine for worker deaths.

The National Safe Work Month 2024 theme and topics have been revealed.

Toyota, Honda, Mazda and Yamaha have admitted to safety test mishandling.

Scientists say pollution presents a greater threat to global health than war, terrorism, and a range of diseases combined.

An alarming rise in serious injuries caused by falls from heights has prompted SafeWork SA to launch an awareness campaign to keep workers safe.

A road safety equipment manufacturer has been convicted and fined a total of $650,000 after a truck driver was fatally crushed by a falling steel barrier in Victoria.

Australia will soon have its first federal Anti-Slavery Commissioner.

People living with disabilities in Victoria are set to benefit from an increase in locally manufactured assistive devices.

Australia’s electoral commissions are attempting to protect staff from online harm.

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For the last few weeks we have been bogged down in the very Earthly matters of royalty, budgets, politics, humanity and celebrity - all good prompts to look away, up into the infinite. 

Health authorities, politicians and scientists have been slowly introducing the world to the concept of ‘One Health’ - an all-inclusive approach to health that extends from the human body right through the global environment. 

This year’s Nobel Prizes honour discoveries that unwind our notion of truth, our understanding of ourselves and the human story, the complexities of cells and the very basics of the universe. 

XENOTRANSPLANTATION - sounds like something that would happen to an ill-fated crew member in Star Trek, but it is also a technical term for using non-human parts to treat or enhance our own bodies. 

I am Tim Hall; a red-blooded, beer-drinking, car-driving Australian male who has no interest in watching sports – at least, not the sports played by humans.

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