Queensland continues to lead the way in the fight against rising silicosis rates as it opens a dedicated lung disease hotline for former and current mining workers across the state.
NSW workers will now be better protected when it comes to the dangers of silicosis after the Minister for Better Regulation Kevin Anderson announced the implementation of on-the-spot fines for
New South Wales has seen a dramatic surge in cases of silicosis, with the latest figures revealed in parliament today showing 70 new cases in the first half of the
While interim advice has been recommended by the National Dust Disease Taskforce, the government’s slow response has been less than ideal, according to the Silicosis Support Network. Silicosis Support Network
Former stonemason, Frank Scott, has launched legal action against his former employer after he contracted silicosis following his career cutting and grinding marble and granite across Canberra in the ’80s,