6 Keynote Presenters
10 Innovation Awards Finalist
33 Concurrent Presentations
55 Trade Displays
590 Delegates

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The Queensland Mining Industry Health and Safety Conference in 2017 will be held at The Star Gold Coast (formerly – Jupiters) from the Morning Break at 10.00am on Sunday 6 August through to the Conference Dinner and Awards Presentations on Tuesday 8 August.

It is the goal to ensure that as many people as possible, who are involved at all levels of the Health and Safety sector of the industry, are able to invest the time and resources that are required to join with colleagues in this important industry event.

For more information on the Conference, please use the index above. The pages will be progressively updated.



To organise and present a mining industry health and safety conference of excellence, which provides industry with the opportunity to exchange information, network and foster proactive health and safety management techniques.  

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Keynote Speakers

Russell White

Russell’s experience in the road safety field is unique. H...

Virginia Trioli

Two-time Walkley Award winner, Virginia Trioli is one of Aus...

Dr Sean Brady

Sean is a forensic engineer that specialises in identifying ...

Kate du Preez

Kate was appointed as Queensland’s first female Commission...

Tony Forster

Tony (MSc. CEng. FIMMM. FIQ) has 45 years’ industry experi...

Matina Jewell

Major Matina Jewell (now retired) grew up in the hinterland ...

Mark Raguse

Mark is an Organiser at the Australian Workers’ Union and ...

Daniel Rockhouse

Daniel was working in the Pike River Mine when the mine expl...

Lee Shearer APM

Lee heads the NSW Resources Regulator responsible for compli...