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Big Bell Miner Paige Counsell

Big Bell miner, Paige Counsell remembered

Paige Counsell, the WA miner who passed away in a tragic accident at the Big Bell mine, has been remembered by colleagues and family in a moving service in Perth. Paige was fatally injured after...

Queensland mine safety inquiry

Finding the bottom line for mine safety in Queensland

OPINION The recent Grosvenor mine explosion near Moranbah in Central Queensland has once again refocussed public attention on mine safety in the State. Frankly, though I’m exhausted that the...

Workplace accidents claim lives of loved ones. Reflect

For those who will feel the pain at Christmas

OPINION Over the years I’ve sat or spoken to several families who have lost loved ones in workplace accidents. The profound effect of hearing their accounts first hand has always moved me to...

FIFO partners more likely to be depressed, study says

Partners of fly-in fly-out workers have higher levels of emotional problems than other parents in the community, and are at a greater risk of using harsh discipline with their children, University of...

AMSJ April 2022