Tuesday, 28 January
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Gordon Legal acknowledges the work done by the National Dust Disease Taskforce (the
Taskforce) in the release of their interim advice to the Minister for Health Hon. Greg Hunt, MP – but emphasises that more must be done to effectively identify and manage the causes behind the re-emergence of silicosis among workers.
“We are glad that this issue is being thoroughly researched and addressed by a qualified body which has identified many of the problems in the industry. That said, the recommendations included in the report are quite preliminary” says Gordon Legal Principal Lawyer Victoria Keays.