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South Australia's union movement has called for more funding for safety inspectors to cut the number of workplace injuries.SA Unions also want the state government to bring forward new industrial manslaughter legislation and push ahead with a review of SafeWork SA, the safety regulator.
A TikTok trend has been slammed for its scaring young children. Here's why experts are horrified by the videos.
It has since been revealed Scott Morrison was sworn into a fourth government portfolio. Read more.
ShutterstockThe NSW government’s industrial dispute with rail unions over the new intercity trains is tipped to add hundreds of millions of dollars to costs on Australia’s largest infrastructure project that has already blown out by billions. But even without overruns pushing the cost of the driverless-train project to more than A$55 billion, the economics of the “Sydney Metro” project are questionable – in particular the decision to cannibalise parts of the existing Sydney train network to crea
When comparing the trolley etiquette of Aldi and Woolworths customers, one detail makes all the difference.
Development checks on young children will be expanded across South Australia with the launch of two pilot programs.The programs will boost screening of children up to the age of five, with key checks at 12 and 18 months, as well as at two, three and four years old.
The 35-year-old's sister has revealed the mother's ongoing battle. Find out more.
A woman was found dead in a Victorian creek this morning, with police believing her to be the dog walker reported missing on Monday. Find out more.
US Department of EnergyEven a relatively small nuclear war would create a worldwide food crisis lasting at least a decade in which hundreds of millions would starve, according to our new modelling published in Nature Food. In a nuclear war, bombs dropped on cities and industrial areas would start firestorms, injecting large amounts of soot into the upper atmosphere. This soot would spread globally and rapidly cool the planet. Although the war might only last days or weeks, the impacts on Earth’s
Kenya's elections chief has declared Deputy President William Ruto the winner of a tight presidential race but some senior election officials disowned the result, fuelling fears of widespread violence like that seen after previous disputed polls.Hailing the electoral commission as "heroes" after he was declared the winner on Monday, Ruto said: "There is no looking back.
Critically endangered smoky mice have been released into the NSW wild where they once thrived, in a bid to help the species' survival.Environment Minister James Griffin says 13 of the rare native mice have been released in a national park southwest of Sydney, marking a significant milestone in the recovery of the species from the brink of extinction.
The friends say they're lucky to be alive after the ordeal on a busy Queensland motorway. Find out what happened.
A Woolies customer was appalled by the state of his delivery, but not everyone has been sympathetic. Find out why.
Coles has announced it will trial a major change to its fresh produce aisle. Find out how the initiative will affect you.
Bingo Industries faces fines of $10 million or more after pleading guilty to criminal cartel offences where prices were allegedly fixed for demolition waste services in Sydney.The waste management firm has been accused in the Federal Court of fixing the prices of skip bins and waste processing services with two competitors Skips Bin Services and Aussie Skips Recycling in 2019.
There was no great conspiracy in two accused Black Lives Matter protest organisers incorrectly being told charges against them were being dropped, a magistrate has heard.Meriki Onus and Crystal McKinnon are accused of breaching the Chief Health Officer's COVID-19 directions by arranging the protest in June 2020.
ShutterstockIt’s hard for parents to help kids with homework without doing it for them. It can be especially difficult to work out where to start when your child is preparing a speech for school. You might find your child is procrastinating more about getting started with a speech than about other homework. This could be because they are anxious about it. Having something that they want to say to their class can help to increase your child’s confidence and motivation when they deliver the speech
Stories abound at the Broken Hill cemetery, the final resting place for legendary artists, miners, and victims of historic epidemics.Now people serving sentences for minor crimes are finding stories of their own, as they clean up the vast NSW outback cemetery left scarred by the drought and heavy rain.
Explosions have rocked an ammunition depot and disrupted trains in Russian-annexed Crimea, the latest such incident in a region Moscow uses as a supply line for its war in Ukraine.Kyiv tauntingly hinted at involvement, which, if true, could show new capability to strike deeper into Russian territory, potentially changing the dynamic of the six-month conflict.
It was immediately clear to a midwife that Annie O'Brien had more than gastro when the pregnant mum was rushed from one Melbourne hospital to another.The lawyer and mother-of-one had taken herself to Holmesglen Private Hospital's emergency department with severe gastro symptoms on August 14, 2017.