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Coalmine dust victims want support fund

Queensland mineworkers have protested outside BHP’s Brisbane offices to demand more assistance for black lung and silicosis sufferers. The Mine Dust Diseases Victims Group wants a fund established to help victims after their workers compensation payments finish. So far, the group says, the mining companies have resisted. Jim Pearce, a former coal miner and Queensland… Read More »

Victims of the tainted blood scandal will be allowed to give evidence anonymously

Victims of NHS blood contamination scandal will be allowed to give evidence to a public inquiry ANONYMOUSLY in landmark move Patients’ anonymity is believed to be the first of its kind in a public inquiry Victims of the scandal will act through officials to testify and tell their stories  At least 7,500 were infected in… Read More »