The part of the brain we use to process angry voices is at work in babies as young as six months old, according to international researchers.

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

Scott Morrison has written to the states and territories for support in establishing a disability sector royal commission.

An official review has found close to 100 Queensland workers have contracted the potentially deadly lung disease silicosis.

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.

Experts have reflected on the challenges in translating Victoria’s voluntary assisted dying (VAD) laws into practice.

CSIRO has developed a new tool to understand how human infectious diseases found overseas might spread in Australia.

The Federal Government has released its National Strategic Action Plan for Lung Conditions, coupled with $4 million in new funding.

Funding has been provided for a national consortium to find a vaccine against Strep A.

Researchers say the global elimination of cervical cancer is “within reach”.

One in 10 people with a Medicare card have opted-out of the new My Health Record digital health system.

The Federal Government is spending millions to fight anti-vaccination campaigns.

The NSW Liberals have promised thousands more nurses and midwives.

More details have emerged about the Queensland Government’s flawed Lady Cilento Children's Hospital name change poll.

A legal dispute between the WA Government and builder John Holland does not look like ending soon.

Unions have slammed a culture of bullying, pressure and fatigue at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH).

Christmas Island is not impressed by the Federal Government’s “knee-jerk” decision to reopen its immigration detention centre.

Former QLD MP Chris Davis has won $1.5 million from Brisbane's Metro North Hospital and Health Service (MNHHS) over unlawful discrimination due to his political beliefs.

A deadly disease has emerged amid the flood clean-up in Townsville.

The royal commission into Australia’s aged care system is underway this week.

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