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23 June 2022
Tania Constable, Chief Executive Officer
Sadly a worker passed away yesterday at a gold mine in Victoria.
The MCA extends its condolences to the families, friends and colleagues of the deceased.
The Australian mining industry’s core value and commitment is the safety, health and psychological wellbeing of its workforce, where everyone who goes to work returns home safe and healthy.
The industry is committed to eliminating fatalities, injuries and occupational illnesses, with a strong focus on building and sustaining respectful workplaces.
Every individual, regardless of where they work, who they work for, how they are employed, or the tasks they undertake expects the same high standard of workplace safety, health and wellbeing.