The Queensland Government will initiate a parliamentary inquiry into the coal mining industry, examining its health and safety culture and how it has has acted on recommendations from a report into the Grosvenor mine explosion.
Queensland’s Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace has announced more than $3 million in research grants for occupational dust lung disease.
The WA Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety has made a number of recommendations to combat the risks associated with lightning strikes.
The International Council on Mining and Minerals (ICMM) has released a report benchmarking the 2021 safety performances of its members.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Federal Minister for Climate Change and Energy Chris Bowen recently conveyed Australia’s updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) towards the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions under the Paris Agreement.