Black lung white lies - Qld Parliamentary Inquiry - Executive Summary
In a gesture of solidarity and a commitment to stand by them throughout their ordeal, our Union’s Oaky North Lodge in Central Queensland presented Honorary Life membership to four of their former w
The Mine Dust Diseases Victims Group will hold forums in Rockhampton, Mackay and Moranbah next week to inform current and former coal miners about debilitating and often deadly Black Lung coal mine
Victims of coal mine dust diseases and their supporters rallied outside BHP’S Brisbane office on Friday.
Over 100 Queenslanders have now been diagnosed with mine dust lung diseases such as black lung and silicosis, according to the latest figures from CFMEU Mining & Energy.
Independent monitoring of dust levels must be urgently introduced in Queensland to help manage the worsening mine dust disease crisis including black lung and silicosis, CFMEU Mining and Energy sai
Mine dust victims are calling on Queensland coal companies to pay a levy on coal production to assist workers afflicted by mine dust diseases.
The Queensland Government’s commitment to reducing mine dust levels announced today will save lives by reducing future cases of mine dust lung disease.
Two weeks ago the ABC's 7.30 program reported on the death of Queensland coal miner Tyrone Buckton, who died after contracting the lung disease silicosis.
Today the CFMEU Mining and Energy Division is urging current and past Queensland mining workers to seek urgent medical advice as the number of dust-related victims continues to rise.
The CFMEU today called on Minister Anthony Lynham to resign or be sacked by the Premier after his insensitive and inadequate response to the Queensland Inquiry into black lung disease, including qu