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Black lung inquiry issues interim reports, widening scope to examine full effects

Black lung inquiry issues interim reports, widening scope to examine full effects

A fundamental failure in the health surveillance systems comes under even greater scrutiny as the Queensland Parliament’s black lung inquiry expands, with a broader terms of reference set to examine the full…

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Black Lung resurgence: seeking compensation and getting help

Black Lung resurgence: seeking compensation and getting help

A 100% preventable disease, the resurgence of black lung is an outrage. That compensation for sufferers is being rejected should be an affront to us all. Decades after black lung…

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Black Lung: What is it, and what can I do if I’m showing symptoms?

Black Lung: What is it, and what can I do if I’m showing symptoms?

Decades after the disease was thought to have been eradicated from Australian coalfields, eight cases of black lung have been identified in the last year. What happens if you’re diagnosed,…

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