River of tears

River of tears On 25th October 2016 a tragic incident on the Thunder River Rapids Ride at the Ardent Leisure Dreamworld amusement park near Queensland’s Gold Coast, claimed the lives of four people. A circular raft containing six passengers collided with an empty vessel and flipped upwards and capsized as it approached the disembarking dock. …

Safety Disconnect and the Dreamworld Tragedy

A commentary by WHS Lawyer Greg Smith – first published here: https://mysafetythoughts.com/2016/10/29/welcome-to-the-intellectual-vacuum-that-is-political-comment-on-whs/ Welcome to the intellectual vacuum that is political comment on WHS Today (29 October 2016) the ABC had an article on the ongoing coverage (image source) of the tragic loss of lives at Dreamworld in Queensland. I have commented before about the disconnect …