Tuesday, 23 May 2017
| Giant sinkhole opens in Queensland couple’s back yard as past comes back to haunt them

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The McKays had ‘no idea’ their Ipswich home sat above a disused coalmine shaft from the early 1900s, which this week caused a 15-metre sinkhole
A subterranean coalmining past continues to haunt the Queensland city of Ipswich, where a retired couple’s back yard has been swallowed up in a collapsed mining shaft whose exact location was a mystery to authorities.
Lynnette McKay, whose Basin Pocket property is marred on Tuesday night after first appearing on Monday, said she and husband Ray had “no idea whatsoever” their back yard sat above a disused mine shaft.


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