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The fight to save mining ghost town from bulldozers

premium_icon The fight to save mining ghost town from bulldozers

Town’s ‘longest serving resident’ fears she will be forced out.

Mine death laws now in force as a ‘safety net’

premium_icon Mine death laws now in force as a ‘safety net’

Mines Minister says he hopes the new laws will never have to be used.

Mines Minister addresses rumours he might step down

premium_icon Mines Minister addresses rumours he might step down

WATCH: Anthony Lynham fronts media in Mackay

State targets ‘green economy’ with $10m new minerals boost

premium_icon State targets ‘green economy’ with $10m new minerals boost

Premier says COVID-19 has accelerated demand for new minerals.

New mine: CQ coal project promises 2350 jobs

premium_icon New mine: CQ coal project promises 2350 jobs

A new billion-dollar mine has been proposed for the Bowen Basin

Mining ‘development on steroids’ needed during recession

premium_icon Mining ‘development on steroids’ needed during recession

MP calls for fast-tracking of Central Queensland coal mines.

Sky is the limit: Airport’s plan to ramp up travel

premium_icon Sky is the limit: Airport’s plan to ramp up travel

There are calls for Queensland to focus on interstate travellers

Senior miners join Qld safety board

premium_icon Senior miners join Qld safety board

The four miners have more than 70 years of experience combined.

27 serious Grosvenor incidents months before explosion

premium_icon 27 serious Grosvenor incidents months before explosion

Mines Minister has detailed figures, recorded in the 11 months before blast injured...

Win for workers: Families’ relief over mine death laws

premium_icon Win for workers: Families’ relief over mine death laws

‘We have been advocating for this for a long time’.

Staged re-entry to mine begins just days after blast

premium_icon Staged re-entry to mine begins just days after blast

While mining will not be resumed, the re-entry will allow for investigations to...

Mackay dam project declared ‘most advanced’ in Qld

premium_icon Mackay dam project declared ‘most advanced’ in Qld

A water scheme set to deliver hundreds of jobs has reached a crucial phase.

Costigan’s $350K lawsuit over schoolchildren claim

premium_icon Costigan’s $350K lawsuit over schoolchildren claim

MP claims comments made by councillor caused embarrassment

Premier to meet with mayors over Qld travel crackdown

premium_icon Premier to meet with mayors over Qld travel crackdown

Mackay MP says some people are continuing to flout the rules.

Another COVID-19 case in Mackay as health staff ‘threatened’

premium_icon Another COVID-19 case in Mackay as health staff ‘threatened’

Health minister calls out shocking behaviour towards frontline workers.

‘Action needed now’ to stop mine shutdown, mayor warns

premium_icon ‘Action needed now’ to stop mine shutdown, mayor warns

Mining community leader warns ‘time for talk is over’.

Mackay end-of-life care inferior to Townsville: report

premium_icon Mackay end-of-life care inferior to Townsville: report

‘Palliative care is very poorly done in Queensland’

Eye-watering cost of mine reports

premium_icon Eye-watering cost of mine reports

The reports were ordered following a spate of mine deaths.

Contractors fear sacking over speaking out on mine safety

premium_icon Contractors fear sacking over speaking out on mine safety

Moranbah miner’s shock submission to public hearing

New safety authority to 'champion' for QLD miners

premium_icon New safety authority to 'champion' for QLD miners

Special health and safety authority gets tick of approval.

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