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Queensland mines department staff get bonus

Some Queensland mines inspectors and other mines department officials were rewarded with a $1250 bonus by the Queensland Government in the midst of the COVID-19 lockdown according to information...

Queensland coal mining board of inquiry

Expert evidence sought by the Board of Inquiry

Expert evidence for the Queensland Board of Inquiry into the Grosvenor mine explosion will be available at a future date. In the Media Statement of 11 September 2020, the Chairperson, Mr Terry Martin...

Stuart Vaccaneo

Former industry safety & health rep speaks out

A former mining Industry Safety & Health Rep (ISHR) has spoken out after his evidence being rejected by the Queensland Coal Mines Inquiry. Stuart Vaccaneo said in an exclusive interview with...

Queensland coal mining man in old coal mine

Nothing to see here in Queensland mines

The Queensland Coal Mine Inquiry is peeling back a range of factors related to the Grosvenor Coal mine incident. Some should alarm underground mine workers, mine operators and the Queensland...

four fatal accidents in Queensland mine during 2019

Mine Inspection failure another mark against Lynham

“Tip-offs” of unannounced mine safety inspections, questions over the adequacy of emergency services in mining communities and evidence of Minister Lynham’s inaction have led Queensland’s...