Statement from the Queensland Mines Inspectorate
The Queensland Mines Inspectorate was notified of an incident that tragically claimed the life of a gemstone miner near Emerald on Tuesday 5 November 2019.
Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the deceased and the local community.
Inspectors are travelling to the scene, to commence their investigation into the nature and cause of the incident.
We are unable to comment further at this time.
Last updated 5 November 2019