There is a strong call for the Federal Government to tax the fossil fuel industry for a climate disaster fund.

Queensland councils have successfully lobbied for a $200 million increase to the COVID-19 Works for Queensland program.

An equipment hire company has been convicted and fined $85,000 following the death of a worker in Melbourne.

The PM says recent moves to give bosses more power over workers will only be temporary.

Instead of helping with expensive renovations, the Federal Government is being urged to build social housing.

A deep investigation of Australia’s $60 billion workers’ compensation system has uncovered widespread mismanagement.

A remote patch of WA scrubland has been added to the National Heritage List in order to protect some truly ancient crystals.

There are calls for an inquiry into how Shine Energy secured a $4 million grant for a coal plant study.

Some of Australian biggest companies are coming together to work towards net zero emissions in their supply chains.

A big energy spend is included in WA’s $2.7 billion economic stimulus.

The Treasurer says measures to reduce power prices will be among the federal COVID-19 economic recovery plans.

Soil testing has found that nearly a tonne of lead was dumped by the Notre Dame fire.

WA has seen its first ever ‘gross negligence’ verdict, the most serious offence possible under the Occupational Safety and Health Act.

A federal review of Australia’s key environmental law has called for a new independent regulator to be created.

NT WorkSafe has issued a warning about misleading white card courses offered online.

Plans have been unveiled for a big power plant upgrade in NSW.

Britain has banned Chinese telco Huawei from its 5G network.

CSIRO has bought into a company to help it produce flexible phone screens and other high-tech products.

Experts have raised concerns that the CSIRO has been compromised by its relationship with the CSG industry.

Authorities have warned rubber gloves vital in the fight against COVID-19 could have been made by slaves.

Experts say the Australia’s renewable energy transition makes economic sense.

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