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There is no question in my mind that the state government needs to call a very public inquiry into events at North Goonyella. Everyone in Australian coal – but most importantly, all of the hardy folk that actually mine the stuff – need to have a clear understanding of what caused this problem, to have confidence that the risks were managed effectively and to have the opportunity to learn from whatever mistakes may have been made.” Matthew Stevens AFR Newspaper 2nd Oct 2018

  • September 23, 2021

This is the follow up article by Matt Stevens on North Goonyella after his initial reporting on the 19th September. (Link Below) Peabody admits smoke really did mean fire…

“Cycle surfing Peabody stalled by Queensland gas” AFR Newspaper Article 19th September 2018. “”About 2½ weeks ago, an area of the North Goonyella mine began registering higher gas levels, suggesting modest elevated temperatures and low-level oxidation of some coal,” the statement said.”

  • September 22, 2021

It is nearly impossible to understand the Events at Grosvenor Mine in 2020 without getting an understanding of the events at North Goonyella in August and September 2018. I have…

Queensland Labour Government does not care whether Mines Department Public Servants Misled the committee or otherwise breached the Code of Practice for Public Service Employees Assisting or Appearing Before Parliamentary Committees. 55th Parliament Coal Workers’ Pneumoconiosis Select Committee Report 2017

  • September 3, 2021

In June 2021, I raised with the Queensland Committee of the Legislative Assembly (CLA), the fact that the Public Service Commissioner did not review the transcripts of public and private…