Beyond Philanthropy: The New South Wales Miners' Accident Relief Act 1900

Clive Beauchamp

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Abstract

For sixteen years, 1900-1916, the new South Wales Miners' Accident Relief Act 1900 provided financial relief to the dependents of those killed in mining accidents and to those employees injured accientally. The legislative measure constituted a significant development in public policy and in the improvement of miners' welfare. It established a Government-sponsored and permanent accident relief fund for miners.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)117-137
Number of pages21
JournalJournal of Australasian Mining History
Volume7
Issue numberSeptember 2009
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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