The Queensland Government has welcomed Scott Stewart as the new Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy.
Queensland has extended its free lung health checks to all of the state’s mine and quarry workers.
The passing of a 30-year-old miner in the Queensland mining town of Blackwater has been found to be unrelated to COVID-19.
Mining executives will face harsher punishments for the deaths of their employees after Queensland parliament passed.
The Queensland Government has unveiled a $4 billion package to support jobs, businesses, health and households in response to the coronavirus crisis.