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Safety concerns over 457 visa deal to axe skills test

The Federal Government is facing criticism over its plan to axe mandatory skills assessments for Chinese migrants seeking to work in Australia on a temporary work (skilled) visa (subclass 457). The...

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Call for safety and health reps to participate in study

Safety and health representatives make a major contribution to workplace health and safety in the Western Australian mining industry. With potential changes in the Western Australian mining health...

Man in court over Hazelwood mine blaze

A man has faced court, accused of starting the fire that burned for 45-days at the Hazelwood Mine in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley. The 20 year-old from Gippsland, appeared in the Latrobe Valley...

Emergency activation system launched at rescue comp

More 130 Newcastle mining brigadesmen received an SMS text message this morning, activating an emergency response to attend a local underground incident. Luckily, there was no actual emergency, but...

Turkey looks to Queensland for mine safety expertise

A visit by a high-level delegation of Turkish mining officials may open the door to commercial opportunities for Queensland’s world-class mine safety training and technology. Minister for State...

WA FIFO inquiry recommends code of practice

A Code of Practice has been recommended to address issues surrounding mental health and FIFO work arrangements The Education and Health Standing Committee handed down its report – The impact of...

Focus on safety at Exploration Industry Forum

The Department of Mines and Petroleum will hold the first Exploration Industry Forum on Friday, June 26, at the University Club of Western Australia. The forum will focus on worker safety and...

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