Black lung white lies - Qld Parliamentary Inquiry - Executive Summary
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
The CFMEU today welcomed the findings of the Queensland Parliamentary Inquiry into Black Lung disease, but said there were matters for Government which still needed to be addressed urgently includi