An Australian Tax Office whistleblower facing 161 years in prison will not be covered by new protections.

Health advocates say almost 20 new diagnoses of coal dust diseases have emerged in Queensland workers in the last fortnight.

Paladin staff have walked off the job on Manus Island over low pay and poor working conditions.

The Federal Government has been accused of “undue secrecy” over legal advice about the Murray-Darling Basin Plan (MDBP).

Over ten per cent of complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman are about managing telco debt.

Labor has pledged legal help for bank victims.

After almost 2 years behind bars, former NSW minister Ian Macdonald has been granted bail.

The Federal Government is topping up the Snowy 2.0 project as part of its pre-election renewable energy pitch.

A NSW parliamentary committee says a secret port deal in NSW should be investigated further.

A Queensland court has ruled that a worker injured before her shift is eligible for worker’s compensation.

The Federal Government has been slammed for “stacking” the administrative appeals tribunal with political allies.

The Australian Council of Social Service wants a Royal Commission into abuse suffered by people with disabilities.

Local experts want emergency service workers to be better equipped for the mental health challenges of their roles.

Crossbench senators are being pushed defend protections for casual workers.

Experts have identified renewable energy bottlenecks that may put emissions targets at risk.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a $2 billion boost to the scheme that pays big polluters not to pollute.

A new project is creating tech tools to combat Summer energy challenges and high power bills.

Research shows that the impact of mining on animals is being overlooked in most mine site restoration plans.

The Australian dollar took a hit on Friday after China announced an indefinite ban on coal imports.

The RBA will not change monetary policy in the near term, despite banks expecting at least one interest rate cut this year.

The Speaker of the House has rejected an attempt to sanction Tim Wilson for his handling of the franking credit inquiry.

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