A 27-year-old man slipped and fell to his death from the Hard Times Mine shaft, police believe.
A Queensland Police media spokeswoman said the death was not suspicious.
She said it was believed the man slipped and fell from the shaft.
Police and ambulance responded to a call about 11.30am yesterday morning and set up a crime scene at the corner of Marian and Corbould streets.
Two police vehicles and an ambulance were in attendance and a body was covered with a white sheet.
Police were still at the scene late yesterday afternoon.
A report will be prepared for the coroner.