WorkSafe Investigates Fatal Mine Collapse

It is understood workers were undertaking hand-mining operations when two of them were trapped by a rock fall about 4.30pm.

A 37-year-old man died, while another worker was rescued and airlifted to hospital with serious injuries.

The death is the 10th confirmed workplace fatality for 2024. There were 14 work-related deaths at the same time last year.

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