Mental health nurses in the ACT have warned that their lives are at risk from patient assaults.

Almost two thirds of Victorian barristers report experiencing judicial bullying in the courtroom.

The South Australian Government will privatise operation of two emergency back-up power stations.

TasNetworks says the number of wedge-tailed eagles dying after coming into contact with electricity network infrastructure has increased by over 140 per cent in a year.

Abortion will become legal in Queensland, after the state’s parliament voted in support of new legislation.

The ACCC has reversed its view on a gas reservation policy to control prices.

An inquiry has found “systemic failures” in Victoria’s Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC).

Tasmania's Custodial Inspector has warned the state's prison system is underfunded and approaching crisis.

Nurses have called off planned industrial action in South Australia.

Australia's largest native title settlement has been officially accepted for registration in WA.

SafeWork SA has apologised over a failed prosecution.

A safety inquiry has exposed serious flaws in how the ACT Education Directorate handled incidents of violence against teachers.

The Northern Territory Government has been criticised over plans to put police in schools.

The ACT is refusing to sign on to a new school funding deal without more detail.

The WA Government has announced plans to sell the state-owned TAB for up to $500 million.

The United Firefighters Union (UFU) has pulled out of the Victorian Trades Hall Council amid bullying claims.

A review into religious protections has recommended schools be able to continue to discriminate on sexual orientation.

Queensland's public service is hiring more men than women to executive ranks, despite a push for gender equality.

Mathias Cormann has made his first speech on the public service since the portfolio was added to his finance responsibilities.

An inquiry has found Goulburn-Murray Water boss Patrick Lennon wrongly spent thousands of dollars of public funds.

The NSW Resources Regulator has kicked off Safe Work Month with its annual Health and Safety at Small Mines Roadshow.

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