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mining camp quarantine

Unions clarify position on quarantine at mining camps

The AWU and the CFMEU have clarified the position of unions associated with potential mining camp quarantining of workers. The two powerful mining unions believe that the quarantining workers in...

Queensland mining safety legsilation

Queensland mining safety bill may weaken safety culture

The Queensland Government’s push for changes to mining safety legislation has come under fire from big miners, individuals and a range of leading organisations that will be responsible for applying...

CFMEU supports reviewinto Queensland fatalities

Brady report revelations supported by CFMEU

The CFMEU says that the major report into Queensland mining fatalities released in Parliament warns that more workers will die unless the industry comprehensively changes its approach to safety...

CFMEU angered over gender quota on safety committee

CFMEU angered by safety committee gender bias

An investigation by Brisbane’s Courier-Mail has revealed that the CFMEU slammed the Queensland Government over its’ gender quotas on the State’s Mining Industry Health and Safety...

Mining Automation displacing workers

Thoughts on automation displacing workers

The recent moves by miners to automate mining equipment through technology has created significant debate among mineworkers regarding the loss of jobs and the impacts on regional communities...