Unions and labour rights experts call on rubber glove retailer Ansell to step up efforts to protect migrant workers at Top Glove factories in Malaysia that supply products to the Australian company.
Part one of a two-part ABC News investigation uncovers allegations by workers at Malaysian-listed company Top Glove, which supplies products to Australian company Ansell, about excessive overtime and hefty recruitment fees that have kept them in debt bondage.
A national recall is issued for Nanna's family apple pies from Coles, Woolworths, IGA, Foodlands and other independent supermarkets after an "equipment failure with a supplier".
Christmas cakes, puddings and other products containing dried apricots are being recalled by a South Australian retailer after complaints about metal fragments found in them.
Research at a Queensland university has discovered the geological secret behind a rare earth mineral, critical to building high-tech products essential for future industries.
The headline fall in capex spending by Australian business was unexpected, but there were some promising signs for next year in investment intentions.
The US President warns the White House is "now looking at cutting all GM subsidies" in the wake of the company announcing it is closing five car factories and laying off 14,000 workers.
The American car manufacturer will restructure itself in a pre-emptive strike to get smaller before the next economic downturn, closing plants, abandoning many car models and focusing more on self-driving and electric vehicles.
A vet who has seen too much wildlife affected by plastic waste decided to be proactive about recycling and has launched her first collection of pet products.
One of the world's largest primary lead smelting facilities is at risk of breaching its licence to operate because of record lead in air levels.