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Junior Minerals

$100 million funding for junior miners

The Coalition Government will contribute a further $100 million to extend the Junior Minerals Exploration Incentive (JMEI) for four more years. Extension of the JMEI program will help to ensure jobs...


Government strengthens resources exploration

The future of the nation’s resources sector has been bolstered, with the Government investing a further $125 million in a world-leading exploration-stimulation program that will expand its reach to...

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...

DNRM mine shaft

Industry urged to seal shafts before it is a hazard

The industry is being encouraged to seal mine shafts before they become a potential hazard. The Queensland Department of Natural Resources and Mines (DNRM) recently asked mining companies to ensure...


WA Government “abandons” FIFO workers

The West Australian government has been accused of abandoning fly-in fly-out workers after it refused to establish the recommendations in a state inquiry into the mental health impacts of FIFO. The...

Queenslanders remember at Miners Memorial Day tomorrow

Tomorrow, the Queensland mining community will stop and spare a moment to remember those heroes in hard hats who have died in the mining industry. The 2015 Miners Memorial Day service will be held...

AMSJ April 2022