Black lung is back Black lung is back
- Percy Verrall, first Australian diagnosed with Black Lung disease this century.

News and media

CFMEU CALLS ON IAN MACFARLANE TO LEAD QRC IN ESTABLISHING BLACK LUNG VICTIMS’ FUND

November 17, 2016News

Today the CFMEU Mining and Energy Division called on Ian Macfarlane, the incoming Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council […] Read More »

QRC FINALLY RECOGNISES THE NEED TO ACT ON BLACK LUNG COMPENSATION FOR VICTIMS

November 11, 2016News

The CFMEU Mining and Energy Division said today that following a long campaign by Black Lung disease victims in Queensland, the […] Read More »

OPINION: BLACK LUNG SUFFERER TELLS HIS STORY TO SAVE OTHERS

November 7, 2016News

WHEN I first started working in the coal mines 30 years ago, I had no idea I would appear before […] Read More »

MEDIA STATEMENT OF MR PAUL HEAD: AUSTRALIA’S FIRST CASE OF BLACK LUNG IN AN OPEN CUT MINER

October 14, 2016News

Mining communities throughout Australia are on alert after confirmation of Australia’s first case of Black Lung disease in an open […] Read More »

AUSTRALIA’S FIRST CONFIRMED CASE OF BLACK LUNG DISEASE IN AN OPEN CUT MINE

October 12, 2016News

Mining communities throughout Australia are on alert after confirmation of Australia’s first case of Black Lung disease in an open […] Read More »

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