Reopening of Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry

On Tuesday 26 May 2015 at the Latrobe Valley Regional Hospital, the Minister for Health, The Honourable Jill Hennessy MP and the Minister for Energy and Resources, Lily D’ambrosio announced the reopening of the Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry and the appointment of the Board of Inquiry.

The Board of Inquiry will be led by the Honourable Bernard Teague AO. He will be joined by Professor John Catford and Mrs Anita Roper.

  • Options to decrease fire risk at Anglesea for the upcoming fire season. The Inquiry Board will provide its report to the Governor by the 31 August 2015
  • Health impacts on the Latrobe Valley community resulting from the 2014 Hazelwood Coal Mine Fire. The Inquiry Board will provide its report to the Governor by the 2 December 2015
  • Mine rehabilitation options for the three Latrobe Valley coal mines by and an examination of the mines rehabilitation bonds. The Inquiry Board will provide its report to the Governor by the 15 March 2016.

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Tuesday, 26 May 2015

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