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Coroner questions disparity over seatbelt regulations

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Coroner: ‘Why do schoolchildren get the protection of the seatbelt where the...

AIRBORNE: ‘They were thrown about inside the bus’

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A court heard harrowing details of how passengers riding on an ill-fated Whitsunday...

INQUEST: Probe into fatal bus crash begins today

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Proserpine teen Casey Brown died when the bus he was riding crashed

Coroner finds mine death ‘a tragic accident’

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The 30 year old father died in 2017 when he was fatally struck while removing a...

TMR lawyer seeks medical records for driver in fatal crash

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Casey Brown, 19, died when a Whitsunday bus left the road and rolled in 2016. An...

Shandee’s family ‘pleased’ investigation under way

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The Office of the Department of Public Prosecutions will not say how long the probe...

INSIDE STORY: How coroner determined who killed Shandee

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I have been careful to exclude any reasonable alternate possibility.

INQUEST: Coroner names Shandee Blackburn's attacker

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CORONER: This was 'not some random attack by some random person'

‘Grossly deficient’: CQ mine death findings revealed

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The Central Coroner said poor record keeping directly led to the death of Paul...

Mine safety system labelled ‘totally inadequate’

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‘At the moment there seems to be two systems running'

Mine death inquest: ‘Our hearts are broken’

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The sister of a fallen CQ mine worker gave an emotional tribute

BMA bans large wear plates after miner’s death

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Wear plate in mine death of almost ‘unprecedented’ dimensions

INQUEST: Origin of wear plates linked to CQ mine death

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Wear plates were the result of ‘miscommunication’.

Manager shares communication concerns before mine death

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Anglo Coal underground mine manager has shared a letter of concerns he sent his...

INQUEST: Lawyer raises ‘conflict of interest’ issue

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Commissioner for Mines and Safety questioned in coronial inquest

Claims mine death victim should have known of goaf dangers

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Courts hears from witness who found the father of two

INQUEST: CFMMEU lawyer probes investigation process

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Coroner reins in union lawyer from “straying into ideological views” outside mine...

Mine death sparks call for specialist prosecutor

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Coroner to explore who should handle fatal mine prosecutions.

Mine worker not warned of lethal goaf danger

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Within minutes he was dead after being sent to the wrong site

Inquest to probe methane gas death at CQ mine

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The 34 year old father died after he was sent to the wrong site to work on a gas...

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