Too many coal mining fatalities, Canavan says

FEDERAL resources minister Matt Canavan has joined government, industry and union in expressing concern over the number of fatalities in the Queensland mining industry after the tragic death on Sunday of 33-year-old Donald Rabbitt at Coronado’s Curragh coal mine.

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Federal Resources minister Matt Canavan.

The fatality on Sunday is the eighth in two years in Queensland and the fifth in the past 12 months.

Canavan said the federal government mourned with the coal mining sector.