Safety shafted at Lightning Ridge

THE New South Wales Resources Regulator has warned of the hazards of accessing and egressing from open mine shafts, in the wake of three recent incidents at the Lightning Ridge opal fields in New South Wales.

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Signs warning of the dangers at Lightning Ridge.

There are four designated opal prospecting blocks at Lightning Ridge that prospectors with opal prospecting licences can search for opals on.

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