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the Queensland Government approach to mine safety

Government approach to mine safety an ‘insult’

The Queensland Shadow Minister for mine safety says that the Queensland Government’s approach to mine safety is an insult to workers in the resources sector after further delays to reports on...

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Independent reviews into mine safety delayed

Shadow Minister for Natural Resources and Mines, Dale Last, has labelled the Queensland government’s delay in releasing two independent reviews into mine safety an insult and said the government is...

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Mine safety overhaul needed for Queensland

The Queensland LNP Opposition has hit out at the Queensland Government’s lack of action on mine safety following the death of another mineworker at the Curragh mine yesterday saying that...

CFMEU angered over gender quota on safety committee

CFMEU angered by safety committee gender bias

An investigation by Brisbane’s Courier-Mail has revealed that the CFMEU slammed the Queensland Government over its’ gender quotas on the State’s Mining Industry Health and Safety...

Gas monitoring changes

Mine gas monitoring reforms for Queensland mines

Mine gas monitoring reforms will come into effect for Queensland underground coal mines from the 6th January 2020. According to Mines Minister, Dr Anthony Lynham the reforms will place tighter...

Queensland mines inspector unlawful conduct in an interview

Unlawful conduct by Queensland mines inspector

In an article published approximately 3 months ago, we reported on BHP Saraji leadership team members who had been stood down as a result of findings by a Mines Inspector that they had provided false...

legal privilege may affect safety information sharing

Legal privilege & safety

Dr Ray Parkin OAM shares his thoughts on the impacts of Legal Privilege on mine safety practice and the potential legal privilege implications as industrial manslaughter laws are introduced by the...