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Clermont Sets Sail

In a historic moment for Clermont, the first-ever Clermont Outback Sailing Regatta embarked on its maiden voyage. Held against the breathtaking backdrop of Theresa Creek

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This month the Components Only and @ The Coalface $500 Community Gift goes to Ride4Lives, an organisation dedicated to suicide intervention, training and awareness. Ride4Lives

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L-R: Isaac Regional Council Director of Planning, Environment and Community Services Dan Wagner, Councillor Gina Lacey, Mayor Anne Baker, Minister for Resources Scott Stewart, Deputy Mayor Kelly Vea Vea and long-term Glenden resident Milissa Phillips-Payne outside Queensland Parliament in Brisbane on 24 August 2023.

Mining Town Saved

Pure people power has secured Glenden’s future after a fast-tracked piece of amended legislation passed in Queensland Parliament on August 24. Mayor Anne Baker led

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The Wake Up Call

Paul Spinks’ hard hitting presentation, The Wake Up Call, uses rawness and realness to really dig in and shift the way people think. With two

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And the Award Goes to…

A prostate cancer awareness and early detection program and a world-first system that makes tyre fitting at mine sites much safer have won the prestigious

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L-R: Lilah Otto, Gerowyn Lacaze, Robert Willadsen, Jett Palmer, Stephen Molloy, Sarah Beer

Making Radio Waves

Capella is nestled away from the bustling cities and features a single street lined with houses and shops stretching along it. Its unique charm stems

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The Coalface Experience

In the heart of Collinsville, a town etched in coal mining history, stands a testament to resilience, camaraderie and the indomitable spirit of the miners

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EDGE Expands Horizons

At Clermont High School, young individuals are not only breaking a sweat but are also breaking down barriers with the Blue EDGE program, a joint

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Sweet Dreams for Shift Workers

A CQUniversity study has brought together international sleep and shift work researchers to gather world-first consensus on how shift workers can best schedule their shuteye.

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L-R: Michelle Smith, Alex Whitehead, Shaun Durdin, Frank Goring, Mindy Durdin

Checking with Community

Every year in Australia, skin cancers account for around 80% of all newly diagnosed cancers. Glencore’s Rolleston Open Cut understands how important regular skin checks

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Hearing the Call with AI

Bravus Mining and Resources has partnered with Queensland scientists to use cutting-edge artificial intelligence technology to improve remote monitoring of the Black-throated Finch at the

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A Century of Coal

Glencore’s Liddell Coal Complex has mined its last coal after an incredible 100 years of operation. The milestone marks the beginning of a new era

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Celebrating Our Industry

Hundreds of mining industry participants, technical experts and government and community representatives from across NSW came together at the annual NSW Minerals Council Health, Safety,

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Be Prepared

As we head into Spring, the start of bushfire season begins. Are you prepared?   Fire chiefs are asking the community not to be complacent

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Dads Helping Dads

When you think about a family separating, you think about the children, the mother and the father or another carer. But it’s probably safe to

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A Fossil Fuel Free Future?

German mining giant, Liebherr, has been under the pump to keep its ambitious promises to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions since its Zero Emission Mining

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This month the Complete Parts and @ The Coalface $500 Community Gift goes to Singleton English Lessons for New Australians (SELFNA), a rapidly growing group

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Upper Hunter Mining Dialogue

Update from The Dialogue: Community Forum Feedback, Pasture Restoration Field Day and Rehabilitation and Water use data The Dialogue is preparing for a Pasture Restoration

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The Path to Serenity

Even though meditation is increasing in popularity, many people still think of it as a pastime of hippies despite the scientific proof that it boosts

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Kyle Rides for Kids

As I write this, Kyle Large is riding a Postie bike through regional Queensland. By the time you read this he will have ridden for

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10MT Milestone

The first 10 million tonnes of high-quality thermal coal from the Carmichael mine have been mined and railed for export to nations overseas as planned.

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A Storching Success

Ciara Storch has secured the gold medal at the prestigious Oceania Youth Championships in Samoa. Her victory comes after a challenging journey, proving her mettle

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STEM Big Day Out

260 Central Queensland high school students have taken part in the state’s first ever STEM Big Day Out which puts the spotlight on a whole

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State of Unity

Amidst the buzz and excitement of the highly anticipated second State of Origin, there was a heart-warming story that captured the hearts of Central Queenslanders.

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Artwork by Mel Kielly

Naidoc Celebrations

During NAIDOC Week 2023, Barada Barna proudly celebrated their Aboriginal culture with BHP Queensland on Traditional Country where they have the largest footprint in the

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Groundbreaking Drilling

Thiess’ fleet of autonomous Epiroc drills has achieved a significant milestone, safely drilling more than one million lineal metres at Lake Vermont mine in Queensland.

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Queensland August 2023

Showcasing Safety Safety was showcased at its best this month with the Queensland Mine Rescue State Cup bringing mines rescues teams together to display skill,

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Maaru Yunawaaya

Whitehaven Coal celebrated NAIDOC Week in style with the launch of its first Indigenous truck tray design and hi-vis personal protective equipment (PPE) during an

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Muse Round Two

For anyone who read my previous review on Muse Restaurant but felt like it was too fancy for your taste, there is still hope out

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Supplier Insider – Bis

Tell us about the business. I’m Michael Charge, Electrical Coordinator and Project Manager at Bis. Bis has one of Australia’s largest specialised and inventive underground

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Rally for Cancer

Merriwa locals Craig and Emma Douglas are participating in this year’s Mystery Box Rally to raise money for Cancer Council and to honour those they

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Balancing Act

It often feels like an impossible task to balance life at the best of times, whether you’re working on the lifestyle roster, fly-in fly-out, four-panel

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A Big Deal

In December 1964, Gerard Cassegrain founded Expressway Spares. While many years have passed since the company started, the core values of the business remain the

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Table Talk

In the space of four years there’s been a huge expansion of a program helping men meet others just to sit down over a meal

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L-R: Phil, Nick, Andrea and Toni

In the Line of Fire

While every mine site is different, what they all have in common is the potential risk of fires. Fires can destroy expensive equipment and be

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A Magical Connection

Imagine a moment of pure connection with nature, where time stands still, and you find yourself immersed in the beauty of Australia’s wildlife. That’s exactly

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Nom, Nom, Nom

Nestled in the heart of Mackay, Bing’s Nomiya Restaurant is a gem that beckons food enthusiasts to embark on a divine culinary journey. From the

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L-R: Paul & Dan (Team Sweet Isa)

Buckle Up and Hold On!

In a display of determination and a heartfelt commitment to making a difference, Shitbox Rally Autumn 2023 brought together 250 teams of 500 adventurous individuals

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Front L-R: Ava Firth, Bailee Kemp. Back L-R: Ariana Stewart, Amber Collie.

High Flyers

The Australian Championships witnessed an extraordinary display of talent and determination as four acrobats from Emerald Gymnastics and Trampoline Club competed in the Level 6

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Flick the Flu

Queensland Health is warning about a huge increase in flu cases this year. So far this year, there have been over 27 thousand flu cases

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Kids @ The Coalface

Technology. For kids today it’s hard to imagine a world without being plugged in or staring at a screen. So who better to ask what’s

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Project Podcast Program

4RFM, Moranbah’s local community radio station has launched another successful edition of its Project Podcast Program. In partnership with both Moranbah’s primary schools, this unique

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The Mower Man

Claude “The Mower Man” Harvey, a passionate Gold Coast charity campaigner, has been making a profound impact on the lives of child sexual assault survivors

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Andre Moore and Sergeant Will Lathrope are pleased the young people enjoy the drop-in program, Big Feat Basketball training experience.

Yarrabee Helping Youths

Yarrabee Coal is thrilled to announce a three-year partnership with Blackwater PCYC, helping enhance its youth programs and offer more sports and recreational activities to

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