In this issue of Common Cause: strike action at Rix's Creek, One Nation's casuals sell out, industry forecasts, remembering our pit ponies. Read all the latest news for members.
A fantastic new statue unveiled in Collie honours the role of some special workers – pit ponies.
The Mining and Energy Division has today applied to the Fair Work Commission for a member ballot to leave the Construction Forestry Maritime Mining and Energy Union (CFMMEU) and form an independent
The pared back IR Bill that passed through the Senate today is a blow to casual mineworkers, overturning important court decisions finding they have been unlawfully exploited by big mining and labo
Energy Australia’s announcement today it will close Yallourn in 2028 is a blow to the Latrobe Valley community – but the seven-year timeframe is a chance for the government and energy companies to
Muswellbrook Shire Council should reverse its bizarre opposition to an extension of Mangoola mine and back the hundreds of local jobs it will sustain, the Mining Union said today.
MESSAGE FROM GENERAL PRESIDENT TONY MAHER
The Miners Union is calling on the Queensland Government to make urgent changes to the conduct of the ongoing Queensland Coal Board of Inquiry in light of events at Moranbah North coal mine last we
Workers at Anglo’s Moranbah North mine are deeply concerned about the conditions that led to their withdrawal from the underground coal mine over the weekend, the Miners Union said today.