Welcome to Queensland Mines Rescue Service

Queensland Mines Rescue Service (QMRS) provides expertise in assisting the mining industry to manage risk and ensure safety in underground and surface mining.

Mines Rescue is the specialised profession of rescuing trapped and injured miners and other personnel combating fires and responding to an extensive range of mine emergencies. Mines Rescue teams are highly trained and well equipped to deal with a vast array of hazards and situations including fires, explosions, rockfalls, toxic gases, influx of water, and injuries.


Our Vision

QMRS drive and influence improved emergency preparedness and management through:

  • Strong bonds with industry partners
  • Leadership in the provision of mines rescue services
  • Innovative facilities
  • Utilisation of advanced technology systems
  • Recognition as specialists in mines rescue and inertisation

Our Mission

To serve the mining industry by imparting the knowledge and leadership to give people the confidence to make a difference

Our Values

Safety: No Compromise.
Courage: To lead and be better than before
Ethical: Always act with high personal standards and integrity
Mateship: Always there when needed