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SEEK EMPLOYMENT REPORT

SEEK Employment Report 2020

Since the beginning of March 2020, the coronavirus pandemic has had an extreme impact on the job market. For the foreseeable future, the SEEK Employment Report will feature relevant month-on-month...

Moura No 4 Mine Disaster showing conveyor damage following explosion

Remembering Moura No 4 mine disaster

At about 11:05 a.m. on 16th July 1986 an explosion occurred in Moura No. 4 Underground Mine in Central Queensland. That explosion later to be known as the Moura No 4 mine disaster claimed the lives...

Queensland mine safety commissioner's report

Mine Safety Commissioner’s tragic tale of woe

OPINION The Queensland Mine Safety Commissioner has released Queensland’s scorecard for 2018–19 on mining safety this week. Any way you look at it, it’s fundamentally a scorecard written...

mine safety complaints

Safety-related complaints increase in Queensland

Mining safety complaints to the mining safety regulator have risen substantially in Queensland according to the Minister responsible for Mining Safety, Dr Anthony Lynham. Dr Lynham said today that...

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...

Lawyers welcome new mine safety laws

Queensland lawyers welcome new mining safety laws

Queensland lawyers have welcomed the new Queensland mine health and safety laws. Maurice Blackburn State Managing Principal Rod Hodgson has welcomed the introduction of industrial manslaughter laws...