Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry

On Tuesday 26 May 2015 the Victorian Government announced the reopening of the Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry (PDF, 296 Kb), to be led by the Honourable Bernard Teague AO and joined by Professor John Catford and Mrs Anita Roper.

Under its terms of reference the Board is examining three areas of interest:

  • Options to decrease the risk of fire arising from or impacting the Anglesea Mine;

  • Health impacts on the Latrobe Valley community resulting from the 2014 Hazelwood Coal Mine Fire; and
  • Mine rehabilitation options for the three Latrobe Valley coal mines.

How to participate

The Board will consider written submissions and run community consultation sessions relating to its three areas of interest in Anglesea and the Latrobe Valley at specific times throughout the year.

Written submissions are now invited for each of the three terms of reference. For more information on closing dates, including the extended closing date for the Anglesea (Terms of Reference 11), and how to make a submission, see submissions

For information about community consultations, including expected dates for community consultations in the Latrobe Valley, go to community consultations.

For information on expected dates for public hearings go to public hearings.

For more information, call 1300 556 034 or email info@hazelwoodinquiry.vic.gov.au.

Media Releases

Monday, 22 June 2015

The Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry Board is inviting the Anglesea community to attend consultation sessions on 28 June 2015. These […]

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Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Inquiries Act 2014 Appointment of a board of inquiry into the Hazelwood Coal Mine Fire ORDER IN COUNCIL The Governor […]

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