Critical workers in the resources sector will be able to provide essential services while they are classified as close contacts.
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Resource workers across Queensland are participating in site safety resets over the coming months.
The Queensland Resources Council has supported state Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young’s decision to include fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers in a new priority vaccination list.
The Queensland Government has invested $5 million into researching and providing treatment for lung diseases common with mine workers.
The Queensland Government has introduced changes to the state’s workers compensation laws to improve the support and compensation of first responders suffering post-traumatic disorder (PTSD).
The Queensland Government has welcomed Scott Stewart as the new Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy.
Mining executives will face harsher punishments for the deaths of their employees after Queensland parliament passed.
The Queensland Government has awarded a contract to build and operate a mobile health service to Heart of Australia in a bid to bring lung health checks to regional mine workers.
The personal protective equipment (PPE) supply chain has experienced a boost as Queensland Health stocks up on face shields to protect the community from the coronavirus.
The Queensland Government has unveiled a $4 billion package to support jobs, businesses, health and households in response to the coronavirus crisis.
The Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy (QMEA) has helped students from the Gladstone region to understand the connection between classroom lessons and the working world.
Queensland’s mining industry will benefit from the State Government’s new pilot initiative that provides targeted skills development training.
Queensland and New South Wales have introduced new initiatives to reduce silicosis cases in the states.
Brady Heywood has released a report on Queensland’s mining and quarrying safety performance as part of a state government independent review.
The Queensland Government has boosted the ranks of the state’s mine and quarry inspectors to 46 with four new recruits.
The Queensland Government has introduced dangerous attachment device laws to prevent protesters from using devices that have the potential to injure others and themselves.
The Queensland Government and the Government of India have signed a three-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop mine safety management plans.
The Queensland Government has presented options for residual risk management of mine sites following the passing of new mine rehabilitation laws.
The Queensland Government is working with METS Ignited in giving regional METS (mining equipment technology and services) businesses the chance to showcase their early-stage products or services.