About the Inquiry

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.

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Media Releases

HAZELWOOD MINE FIRE INQUIRY HEARINGS DRAW TO A CLOSE
Friday, 13 June 2014

Today the Board of Inquiry completes its rigorous examination into the events and circumstances of the Hazelwood mine fire that […]

MINE FIRE INQUIRY HEARINGS START MONDAY
Friday, 23 May 2014

The first block of Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry public hearings starting on Monday 26 May 2014 will focus on the […]

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Contact Us

Phone
1300 442 972

Mail
Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry
PO Box 3460
GIPPSLAND MC Vic 3841

Office
20 Hazelwood Road
Morwell VIC 3840

Email
info@hazelwoodinquiry.vic.gov.au