Qld coal employment surges 34%: ABS

QUEENSLAND jobs in coal mining increased by 34% to 28,945 over the past 12 months, according to statistics released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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Overall, the Queensland resources industry has created more than 8400 extra jobs over the past 12 months - the equivalent of one new job every hour, Queensland Resources Council CEO Ian Macfarlane