Mr Garland has worked in the Australian mining industry for more than 44 years and held numerous management and executive management positions, including Executive Vice-President Production - Macarthur Coal, Project Executive, New Saraji - New Hope Group, Managing Director of Caledon Coal and Chief Executive Officer of Baralaba Coal. Mr Garland served from 2005 until 2015 as a member of the Queensland Ministerial Advisory Committee for the Queensland Coal Mining Safety & Health Act. He was previously Director of the Mining Industry Safety & Health Centre, part of the Sustainable Mining Institute at the University of Queensland. He is also Chairman of the Queensland Mines Rescue Board. He is Chair of the Health and Safety Committee.
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