Victim support group pushing mine dust fund

PRESSURE is growing on BHP and other major coal mining companies to establish a victims’ support fund to help people with mine dust diseases, such as black lung, and their families cope.

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Protestors outside the BHP annual general meeting in Melbourne.

The Mine Dust Disease Victims Support Group is proposing a 1c per tonne levy on coal produced to go into the fund.