Simtars Services - Safety in Mines Testing and Research Station (Simtars) - Queensland


The Safety in Mines Testing and Research Station (Simtars) is a commercial business unit of the Queensland Government Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy.  Simtars provides a range of services to improve safety and health across the mining industry. Your business can take advantage of these services, which include research, training, and testing and certification.

Simtars provides services in research, consulting, testing and certification to improve your business's safety and health. Services include testing and certification, occupational hygiene, gas analysis systems and safety services.

Simtars offer the following services that can help your business:

  • Occupational hygiene, environment and laboratory services
  • Engineering, testing, certification and calibration services
  • Mining consulting and research services
  • Safety training services
  • Dust management services
  • Gas monitoring and consulting services

Further information on these services is available on the Business Queensland website.

Service type

Support Service

A service offered by government to aid in running a business.

Eligibility requirements

No specific eligibility criteria apply


Simtars operates on a fully commercial basis and most of its services which are external to government are provided on a user-pays basis. This may be on a scheduled fee or quoted basis.

Administering agency

Safety in Mines Testing and Research Station (SIMTARS)

Contact details

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Safety in Mines Testing and Research Station (SIMTARS)

Operating address: 2 Robert Smith Street
Redbank Queensland 4301
Mailing address: PO BOX 467
Goodna, Queensland 4300
Phone: 07 3810 6333
Fax: 07 3810 6363
Website: Simtars (Opens in new window)
Website: Click here to email Safegas support and enquiries team (Opens in new window)
Website: Click here to email Combustible Dust Services team (Opens in new window)