Amnesty International has slammed the secrecy surrounding Australia’s offshore asylum seeker facility on the island of Nauru.

With women woefully underrepresented in local government nationwide, several councillors have begun to speak out about what it means to be often the only female in regional chambers.

The Queensland Premier’s incursions into the state’s legal system have caused some strong concern this week, as he moves to modify the Crime and Misconduct Commission.

The South Australian Government is calling for change in the way penalties are paid after workplace injury and death.

CSIRO has set up an internal unit to tackle accusations of bullying and workplace harassment.

A recent survey has shown that a third of people struggle to cope at work because of depression or stress.

A new report by an international aid group says Australian banks have been backing companies overseas that engage in illegal and immoral behaviour.

A dangerous gas fire may signal that time is up for one charcoal producer.

Rio Tinto is about to start running its driverless train in the Pilbara.

New Zealand is helping out its Pacific neighbours by supporting the construction of the region’s largest solar panel array.

Close to half of all senior executives worldwide understand that the negative effects of climate change need to be tackled.

The Federal Treasurer says further increases to the pension age are inevitable, and that people should “work as long as they can”.

The United Nations refugee agency says it continues to get no response from the Australian government for its questions over the asylum seeker ‘turn back’ policy.

Adelaide’s water bills are officially “the highest of all comparable Australian water utilities”, and a new report blames the SA government.

International authorities are coming together to develop solutions to the risks in one of the world’s most dangerous workplaces.

The Australian Labor Party is set to take on a new form with less union involvement and backroom dealings, if leader Bill Shorten has his way.

A key employers’ lobby group has accused various unions of receiving big payoffs by selling expensive yet inferior income protection insurance.

As the government’s ‘razor gang’ sought out more budget cuts over the weekend, Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews said tightening up checks on claims for the Disability Support Pension (DSP) would be a good start.

It is all but inevitable that humans will create an Artificial Intelligence capable of outdoing to the human brain, and Stephen Hawking says we should be better prepared.

The City of Perth is looking at bringing back laws to make begging a crime, as numbers on the street increase.

One of Australia’s lead charities in the fight against depression has a new CEO.

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