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Fourth case of black lung confirmed in a week

A fourth case of black lung has been confirmed in less than a week, bringing the total number of coal miners diagnosed to 11. The Department of Natural Resources and Mines announced the latest victim...

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BLACK LUNG: Eight cases confirmed

An eighth case of Black Lung disease has been publicly confirmed today, making it the second coal miner in less than a week to be diagnosed with the deadly disease. The contract worker, who has asked...

Miners to protest Black Lung in Brisbane tomorrow

Two hundred coal miners will be protesting in Brisbane tomorrow to call on the government to do more to support jobs and tackle Black Lung disease. CFMEU Mining and Energy Division Queensland...

Black Lung diagnosis missed by doctors

One of the six Queensland miners with a confirmed case of Black Lung was initially misdiagnosed by a doctor, a panel investigating to re-emergence of the deadly lung disease has found. The...

AMSJ Nov 2021