Wongawilli coal mine shut down due to 'serious safety issues'

Andrew Pearson
Updated March 19 2019 - 6:40pm, first published 3:45pm
Wongawilli mine
Wongawilli mine

The state's chief mine inspector has stopped work at Wollongong Coal's Wongawilli mine amid a major investigation into what the NSW Resources Regulator says are "significant safety issues".

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Andrew Pearson

Andrew grew up in the western Riverina town of Hay and has strong ties to the region. He is a former DA journo who has a passion for breaking news and has covered everything from council and politics to crime and court.

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