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  • Call for information and specific examples into safety culture, gas management and ventilation practices in underground coal mining
  • The Interim Report, delivered 31 August 2020, is available here
  • Register your Interest for information updates here.

Queensland Coal Mining Board of Inquiry

The Queensland Coal Mining Board of Inquiry is required by the terms of reference to inquire into the serious accident at Grosvenor Mine, near Moranbah as well as 40 high potential incidents involving methane exceedances between 1 July 2019 and 5 May 2020. Further, the Board of Inquiry is to make recommendations for improving safety and health practices and procedures to mitigate against the risk of similar incidents happening in the future.

You can read or download the Terms of Reference gazetted on 22 May 2020.