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Independent review of the Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) framework

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On 1 June 2021 The Australian Government announced an independent review of the Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Corporation and scheme.

The independent review

KPMG has been engaged to undertake the independent review. A copy of the terms of reference is available above.

Interested stakeholders may contact the independent review team via email.

Stakeholder consultation

KPMG collected expressions of interest from a broad range of interested stakeholders. A series of focus groups was facilitated virtually, and a public forum was held in Newcastle. The focus group period has now concluded.

Written submissions

KPMG collected submissions from interested stakeholders through an online process from 21 June 2020 to 12 July 2021. The online submission process has now concluded.


KPMG respects your privacy and takes its obligations under the Privacy Act 1988 seriously. The independent review team requests stakeholders do not provide personal identifying information, for example, your personal address details, or information about your health or financial information.

Any comments shared by participants during the focus groups or through written submissions will be presented in an aggregate form (for example, attributed to the views expressed in a particular focus group) and will not be attributed to any individual participant.