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Dale Last Opposition Mine Safety / natural resources and mines Spokesperson Queensland

MP angered over responses to mine safety

Mining companies, contractors and the mines regulators have been put on notice by Shadow Minister for Natural Resources and Mines, Dale Last, following day two of the Ministerial Board of Inquiry...

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Mine safety regulator’s ineffective systems

The Grosvenor Mine explosion has begun to unravel some interesting facts about the State of Queensland’s mining safety regulator. As I watched the inquiry unfold yesterday, I was truly shocked...

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Queensland Board of Inquiry calls witnesses

The Queensland Coal Mining Board of Inquiry has called an extensive list of witnesses from Government, Unions and Anglo American to provide evidence in surrounding the underground gas explosion at...

Queensland Parliament creates new mine safety authority

The Queensland Parliament has approved the creation of a new mine safety authority today. The move comes following a spate of deaths and a hundred of high potential incidents in the Queensland mining...

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Queensland mining safety bill may weaken safety culture

The Queensland Government’s push for changes to mining safety legislation has come under fire from big miners, individuals and a range of leading organisations that will be responsible for applying...

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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...