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.
|Number of pages||21|
|Journal||Journal of Australasian Mining History|
|Issue number||September 2009|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|