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Coal seam gas in the Tara region

March 2013

The Coal seam gas in the Tara region: summary risk assessment of health complaints and environmental monitoring data report was compiled following concerns raised by local residents about the impact of increased coal seam gas (CSG) activity on their health.

Some information in the following appendices has been removed for privacy reasons.

  • Appendix 1: The Darling Downs Public Health Unit investigation into the health complaints relating to Coal Seam Gas activity from residents residing within the Wieambilla Estates, Tara, Queensland, July to November 2012
  • Appendix 2: Health effects of coal seam gas – Tara (Dr Keith Adam)
  • Appendix 3: Environmental Health Assessment Report – Tara Complaint Investigation Report (ERM)
  • Appendix 4: Wieambilla Estates Odour Investigation Results July to December 2012 (Department of Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts)

Mount Isa community lead screening program

Access reports from 2006-07 and 2010 detailing results of blood-lead screening programs of 1-4 year old children in Mount Isa, Queensland.

Blood lead notifications 2002 to 2015

Background blood lead study in Queensland 2018-2019

Access the preliminary report on background blood lead study (PDF 2306 kB) conducted between 2018-2019 in three regions of Queensland where there are no lead mines or lead smelters.

Last updated: 19 October 2020