A Sunshine Coast director has been sentenced to jail for one year, and fined $1 million, in a Queensland first Workplace Health and Safety trial.
The High Court clears the Northern Territory to prosecute Outback Ballooning over the death of Sydney woman Stephanie Bernoth, who died when her scarf was sucked into a balloon inflation fan near Alice Springs in 2013.
Australians believe that having a job will protect them from homelessness. But that's no longer the case, with a dramatic rise in the number of people turning to services for the homeless to get by.
A coroner's report into the death of an INPEX worker last year finds guidelines around the wearing of safety harnesses at the scene were regularly ignored.
It's been more than a year since the death of her husband in a workplace accident, but Terry Delaney says she's still unaware if further compensation or legal avenues are available to her.
The trio were injured when a large steel cabling conduit weighing 80 kilograms a metre fell on them from above on the site of the $1 billion Surfers Paradise development.
The true extent of the deadly lung disease affecting stonemasons who cut engineered stone kitchen benchtops is hidden and the entire workforce should be urgently medically tested, according to an international expert.
Graeme Edwards died after being seriously burnt in an explosion at the Yallourn power station. He is being remembered as "kind hearted", popular and meticulous at his job.
South Australia's coroner recommends scissor lifts should not be used without a spotter, following the 2014 death of Jorge Castillo-Riffo on the construction site of the new Royal Adelaide Hospital.
Big fashion brands are putting pressure on their suppliers to deliver more quickly and cheaply, which is contributing to labour abuses in factories that manufacture garments, footwear and textiles, according to a new report.