Reports say there are about 15,000 people living in some form of slavery in Australia.

Changes could be on the way for the fund designed to turn northern Australia into an economic powerhouse.

CSIRO says a battery recycling industry could tackle Australia’s annual 3,300 tonnes of lithium-ion battery waste.

Adani appears close to locking in finance for a key part of its $16.5 billion Queensland coal mine.

Atlas Iron has urged its shareholders to accept a takeover offer from a Hancock Prospecting subsidiary.

Rio Tinto has marked the first delivery of iron ore ‘pit-to-port’ by an autonomous train.

Planning approval has been granted for a 300MW solar farms near Gladstone in Queensland.

Energy Australia says the NEG is not inherently pro-coal.

The offshore petroleum regulator has been accused of failing to keep workers safe.

The ACCC says consumers can significantly improve the affordability of electricity.

Experts have proposed a tax on building materials to fund the removal of asbestos.

The Federal Government has rolled out new powers that will require infrastructure managers to detail their IT environments.

South Australia wants the former Royal Adelaide Hospital site to house the nation's new space agency.

Bus drivers went on strike across Victoria this week as part of their fight for better pay.

Melbourne Airport is set for a major overhaul.

CSIRO scientists have created a device that can identify and sort copper ore.

Yancoal has announced over 200 employees will be stood down or re-deployed from the Austar coal mine in NSW.

Questions are being asked about whether WA has enough workers with the right skills to complete the Metronet project.

A new survey has revealed some of the challenges on the way to fully-automated driving.

The Ai Group says Australia needs to resolve its decade-long war on climate and energy policy ...

Opponents are mounting against Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel’s ideas for AI regulation.

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A giant chunk of Antarctica will soon break free, but what does it mean for the rest of the Earth?

Rates of autism diagnosis have increased 20 fold over the last 30 years, and no, it’s not because of vaccines.

NASA has sent a robot into space that will hitchhike through the Solar System on the back of an asteroid.

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