Over one thousand voluntary redundancies will be made as the Western Australian government rolls ahead on its cost-cutting public sector contraction

Australia will take the lead on governing a treaty that will see scientists around the world sharing their seeds.

The person in charge of water in the new Federal Government has attended meetings with irrigators, who are concerned that changes to water rights and protocols could leave them inundated, rather than irrigated.

The former boss of the Health Services Union has pleaded guilty to dozens of crimes relating to dodgy dealings spanning years.

An Australian research group has been empowering women to a prosperous future through education and training all over the planet.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has released draft legislation to repeal the Carbon Tax, including the abolishment of the Climate Change Authority, Clean Energy Act, and other measures designed to combat pollution.

Woolworths is under more pressure to sign on to a voluntary safety accord as more workers die in India making products for the rest of the world.

Safety advocates in North Queensland are urging the State Government to provide more places for trucks to leave their trailers, as drivers are forced to ditch their loads in unsafe and unsuitable areas.

The Chinese government has announced it will shut 2,000 coal mines by 2015 to clean up the industry’s quality and safety record.

A truck that narrowly escaped disaster in South Australia has been fined as a result, with investigators noticing the rig had a modified speed limiter.

An Australian Company is looking to fill the skies with drones, but not the nasty kind - the kind that delivers knowledge-bombs in the form of textbooks.

Moves are afoot to halve the time it takes to get mining exploration approval in Queensland, with the State Government moving to slash the process.

VicRoads has allowed nearly a hundred Cootes Transport trucks to operate on Victorian roads, after dozens were sidelined over safety breaches.

Lobbyists for the gas resource industry are pushing the Federal Government expand offshore and coal seam projects to avoid a predicted shortage in supply.

The Western Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum says fatalities have dropped in the last thirteen years despite massive increases in the amount of workers.

A mining billionaire has made the biggest single philanthropic donation in Australian history – giving $65 million to higher education in Western Australia.

A senior executive has detailed the challenges faced by China’s central force in online business – AliBaba – which could lead to opportunities for Australian businesses.

Construction industry officials and healthcare representatives say the downturn in new building projects and widespread sacking in Tasmania has taken a mental toll on apprentices.

Figures reportedly obtained by Australian media sources show work on Tasmanian sections of the National Broadband Network has ground to a halt.

A $6 million research partnership should allow a clean-burning synthetic fuel to hit the market, with CSIRO and its Indian equivalent coming together to light-up the new power supply.

A survey has revealed a considerable boom in the issue of patents for and investments in renewable energy.

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