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Queensland Mining Industry Health and Safety

The Committee responsible for organising the Conference comprises representatives from the Queensland Resources Council, Resources Safety and Health Queensland, Simtars, the Mining & Energy Union Queensland and the Australian Workers’ Union.


Peter Newman. Chief Inspector of Coal Mines, Resources Safety and Health Queensland


Larnie Mackay, General Manager, MyneSight

Committee Members

Nick Ahlstrand, Executive Director, Simtars

Kylie Ah Wong, General Manager (Health, Safety & Training), Glencore Coal Assets Australia

Shane Apps, Senior Manager – Health, Safety and Training, Peabody Australia

Josh Burke, SHE Manager (Mining), Golding

Melanie Dawson, Social, Indigenous and Safety Policy, Queensland Resources Council

André De Kock, Research Manager, Simtars

Steve Firth, Inspector of Mines, Minerals, Mines & Quarries, Resources Safety and Health Queensland

Chris Gately, Safety & Health Manager, Anglo American Metallurgical Coal

Paul Goldsbrough, Policy Manager – Safety and Health, Queensland Resources Council

Gavin Lawrence, Organiser, Northern District, Australian Workers’ Union

Belinda Martin, Manager HSE, BHP Mitsubishi Alliance

Phillipa Weltner, Group Management Risk & Improvement, Evolution Mining

Stephen Woods, Industry Safety and Health Representative, Mining & Energy Union Queensland