In early February a fire ignited which, on or about 9 February 2014, took hold in the Hazelwood Coal Mine. The fire was brought under control and the mine was handed back to its owners on 25 March 2014.
Many Morwell citizens and other residents of the Latrobe Valley were adversely affected by the fire and vulnerable residents were urged to relocate until air quality improved. A large number of people reported having respiratory and other health-related problems as a result of the conditions.
Thursday, 28 August 2014 Tomorrow the Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry will hand its full report including recommendations to the Governor […]
Today the Board of Inquiry completes its rigorous examination into the events and circumstances of the Hazelwood mine fire that […]