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27 serious Grosvenor incidents months before explosion

Premium Content 27 serious Grosvenor incidents months before explosion

Mines Minister has detailed figures, recorded in the 11 months before blast injured...

Win for workers: Families’ relief over mine death laws

Premium Content Win for workers: Families’ relief over mine death laws

‘We have been advocating for this for a long time’.

Laws passed to jail bosses over mine deaths

Premium Content Laws passed to jail bosses over mine deaths

Executives face up to 20 years in jail if a worker dies because of criminal...

A week on from disaster: Division over mine blast response

Premium Content A week on from disaster: Division over mine blast response

Both sides of government have failed to reach a bipartisan consensus on mine...

Election was ‘motivation’ for Adani mine, scientists claim

Premium Content Election was ‘motivation’ for Adani mine, scientists claim

Concerns about the mine continue after a lengthy approvals process.

Staged re-entry to mine begins just days after blast

Premium Content Staged re-entry to mine begins just days after blast

While mining will not be resumed, the re-entry will allow for investigations to...

Major plan to save resources projects and jobs

Premium Content Major plan to save resources projects and jobs

Covid-19 relief package for Queensland resources sector revealed.

Mackay dam project declared ‘most advanced’ in Qld

Premium Content Mackay dam project declared ‘most advanced’ in Qld

A water scheme set to deliver hundreds of jobs has reached a crucial phase.

Claims govt released half of $80m mine rehab bond

Premium Content Claims govt released half of $80m mine rehab bond

It has sparked a call for a full inquiry into the matter.

Explorers call for fee holiday to save resource jobs

Premium Content Explorers call for fee holiday to save resource jobs

Mines Minister Anthony Lynham is looking into potential relief measures.

Costigan’s $350K lawsuit over schoolchildren claim

Premium Content Costigan’s $350K lawsuit over schoolchildren claim

MP claims comments made by councillor caused embarrassment

Premier to meet with mayors over Qld travel crackdown

Premium Content Premier to meet with mayors over Qld travel crackdown

Mackay MP says some people are continuing to flout the rules.

Another COVID-19 case in Mackay as health staff ‘threatened’

Premium Content Another COVID-19 case in Mackay as health staff ‘threatened’

Health minister calls out shocking behaviour towards frontline workers.

Miner flags potential worker relocation amid virus fears

Premium Content Miner flags potential worker relocation amid virus fears

It also welcomed Queensland’s FIFO border closure.

Fossicking ban hits CQ gold prospectors

Premium Content Fossicking ban hits CQ gold prospectors

‘It’s critical that these activities cease’

‘Action needed now’ to stop mine shutdown, mayor warns

Premium Content ‘Action needed now’ to stop mine shutdown, mayor warns

Mining community leader warns ‘time for talk is over’.

Mackay end-of-life care inferior to Townsville: report

Premium Content Mackay end-of-life care inferior to Townsville: report

‘Palliative care is very poorly done in Queensland’

Eye-watering cost of mine reports

Premium Content Eye-watering cost of mine reports

The reports were ordered following a spate of mine deaths.

Contractors fear sacking over speaking out on mine safety

Premium Content Contractors fear sacking over speaking out on mine safety

Moranbah miner’s shock submission to public hearing

New safety authority to 'champion' for QLD miners

Premium Content New safety authority to 'champion' for QLD miners

Special health and safety authority gets tick of approval.

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