Worker tragically killed in mudslide at Mount Lyell mine just weeks after deaths of two colleagues

A mine worker has been tragically killed today following an apparent mudslide at the Mount Lyell copper mine near Queenstown, on Tasmania’s west coast.

The Australian Workers’ Union has expressed its deepest condolences for the family, friends and colleagues of the AWU member, describing...

National OH&S Harmonisation

National workplace health and safety harmonisation

There was a concerted effort to try and harmonise safety laws across Australia before 1 January 2012. However, this was not entirely successful and differences remain between safety regimes in the various States and Territories.