QMRS celebrates 80 years

THE Queensland Mines Rescue Service was in high spirits yesterday as it celebrated its 80th anniversary, marking an excellent record in mine safety which has helped make the Queensland mining industry one of the safest in the world.

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The QMRS had been serving the Queensland coal industry since its inception as the first mine rescue service in Australia.