The Australian Workers Union (AWU) and the Mining and Energy Union (MEU) have announced...

The Victorian Government has put up new money to address gender disparities in the energy and manufacturing sectors.

The NSW Government is funding the refurbishment of BlueScope’s plate mill at Port Kembla.

The Queensland Government is funding a new research initiative for occupational dust lung diseases.

Chevron and Esso have both announced plans to address their decommissioned oil rigs off the coast of Australia.

The Victorian government has approved a new gas extraction project near the Twelve Apostles, the first of its kind in over a decade.

The Northern Territory government has issued a two-year order to halt mining and exploration at Jabiluka, an uranium operation within Kakadu National Park.

The Federal Court has ordered Santos to pay a $2,750,000 penalty for violations of the National Gas Rules.

The UN Secretary-General has called for a ban on fossil fuel advertising.

The NSW Government says it will introduce industrial manslaughter offence, carrying a 25-year jail term and $20 million fine for worker deaths.

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) says it has ceased extracting water from a bore in Perth Hills.

The Queensland Government has announced a ban on carbon capture and storage (CCS) in its section of the Great Artesian Basin.

Australia faces a significant delay in housing construction, with 37,074 approved dwellings yet to commence.

Scientists say pollution presents a greater threat to global health than war, terrorism, and a range of diseases combined.

Toyota, Honda, Mazda and Yamaha have admitted to safety test mishandling.

Researchers have outlined five key steps needed to accelerate Australia’s transition to electric vehicles (EVs).

An alarming rise in serious injuries caused by falls from heights has prompted SafeWork SA to launch an awareness campaign to keep workers safe.

The National Safe Work Month 2024 theme and topics have been revealed.

The CEFC has announced its first commitment under the $1 billion Household Energy Upgrades Fund (HEUF).

New funding is set to create a data exchange for consumer energy resources.

People living with disabilities in Victoria are set to benefit from an increase in locally manufactured assistive devices.

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