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Review of mine safety laws

Topic: Regulation

NSW Resources Regulator is seeking feedback on the Statutory Review of the Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Acts.

Coal mine located near Broke NSW

What’s this about?

NSW Resources Regulator is facilitating a statutory review of the Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Act 2013 and the Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum sites) Regulation 2014.

It has been five years since NSW implemented the outcomes from the National Mine Safety Framework. The law must be reviewed and the regulation is due for automatic repeal.

Public consultation forum

There will be eight public consultation forums held for stakeholders to provide feedback on the discussion paper

Penrith

  • Date: Tuesday, 10 March 2020
  • Time: 9:30 am  12:30 pm
  • Location: Penrith RSL Club, 8 Tindale Street, Penrith.

Wagga Wagga

  • Date: Wednesday, 11 March 2020
  • Time: 9:30 am  12:30 pm 
  • Location: Wagga RSL, Dobbs Street, Wagga Wagga.

Wollongong

  • Date: Thursday, 12 March 2020
  • Time: 9:30 am  12:30 pm
  • Location: Sage Hotel Wollongong, 60/62 Harbour Street, Wollongong.

Dubbo

  • Date: Wednesday, 18 March 2020
  • Time: 9:30 am  12:30 pm 
  • Location: Macquarie Inn, Dubbo, corner Wheelers Lane & Birch Avenue, Dubbo.

Broken Hill

  • Date: Thursday, 19 March 2020
  • Time: 9:30 am  12:30 pm 
  • Location: Demo Club, Broken Hill, 218 Argent Street, Broken Hill.

Muswellbrook

  • Date: Monday, 23 March 2020
  • Time: 9:30 am  12:30 pm 
  • Location: Muswellbrook RSL Club, 113 Bridge Street, Muswellbrook.

Newcastle

  • Date: Tuesday, 24 March 2020
  • Time: 9:30 am  12:30 pm
  • Location: Cardiff RSL, 45 Macquarie Road, Cardiff.

 Sydney

  • Date: Tuesday, 7 April 2020
  • Time: 9:30 am  12:30 pm 
  • Location: Rydges World Square Hotel, 389 Pitt Street, Sydney.

Registrations can be made on the consultation website. Please note that places are limited. 

Have your say

There are four ways you can provide feedback: 

Have your say by 1 May 2020.

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