News from Queensland and around the Union.
Our National Legal Director, Alex Bukarica, explains our win for casual workers in Workpac v Rossato.
The findings of the Coronial Inquest into the death of mineworker Paul McGuire at AngloAmerican’s Grasstree coal mine near Middlemount show the importance of ensuring managers are held accountable
Expanded industrial manslaughter laws which were passed today by the Queensland Parliament will help save mineworkers lives.
Peabody’s Coppabella and Middlemount mines in Central Queensland are among the first coal mines starting to cut jobs citing falling demand and prices for coal due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Miners’ Union has called on the Queensland Government to bring forward the passage of new laws extending industrial manslaughter offences to the state’s mining industry in the wake of last week
Congratulations to this year’s crop of successful Mineworkers Trust Scholarship recipients. Twenty students across the country have been awarded the $6250 scholarship to support their studies.
The CFMEU is aware an event that occurred underground at Anglo’s Grosvenor Mine this afternoon.
Mining companies must urgently make arrangements for mineworkers affected by the Queensland Government’s interstate FIFO ban to move locally if they wish to, the Miners Union said today.