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INQUEST: Probe into fatal bus crash begins today

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Proserpine teen Casey Brown died when the bus he was riding crashed

Coroner finds mine death ‘a tragic accident’

Premium Content Coroner finds mine death ‘a tragic accident’

The 30 year old father died in 2017 when he was fatally struck while removing a...

Shandee’s family ‘pleased’ investigation under way

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The Office of the Department of Public Prosecutions will not say how long the probe...

‘Grossly deficient’: CQ mine death findings revealed

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The Central Coroner said poor record keeping directly led to the death of Paul...

Mine safety system labelled ‘totally inadequate’

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‘At the moment there seems to be two systems running'

Mine death inquest: ‘Our hearts are broken’

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The sister of a fallen CQ mine worker gave an emotional tribute during an inquest...

BMA bans large wear plates after miner’s death

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Mine death inquest hears wear plate linked to death at CQ mine of almost...

INQUEST: Origin of wear plates linked to CQ mine death

Premium Content INQUEST: Origin of wear plates linked to CQ mine death

A former BMA worker says particular wear plates were the result of...

Manager shares communication concerns before mine death

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Anglo Coal underground mine manager has shared a letter of concerns he sent his...

INQUEST: Lawyer raises ‘conflict of interest’ issue

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The Commissioner for Mines and Safety has defended her role in the legal action...

Claims mine death victim should have known of goaf dangers

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Paul McGuire inhaled toxic air at 1pm, his body was not found until two hours after...

INQUEST: CFMMEU lawyer probes investigation process

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A father of two died within minutes when he inhaled lethal air after being sent to...

Mine death sparks call for specialist prosecutor

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Coroner to explore who should handle fatal mine prosecutions.

Mine worker not warned of lethal goaf danger

Premium Content Mine worker not warned of lethal goaf danger

ONLY red and white tape gave any indication of a lethal danger behind the hatch...

Inquest to probe methane gas death at CQ mine

Premium Content Inquest to probe methane gas death at CQ mine

The 34 year old father died after he was sent to the wrong site to work on a gas...