Miners from the Oaky North coal mine west of Rockhampton have taken up an unusual form of protest, providing community services in the small town of Tieri, close to the mine.
More than 3,000 striking workers have now been fired at PT Freeport’s Grasberg mine in Papua, Indonesia.
Oaky North miners have been locked out of their own workplace by Multinational mining giant Glencore.
Oaky North miners will take further protected industrial action next week as Glencore continues its war on workers and places pressure of contractors to engage replacement workers.
ACTU Secretary Sally McManus has made a declaration of support for Oaky North members who are under attack from Glencore.
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Oaky North miners sat through the night and will continue to protest today as Glencore continues its war on workers which aims to significantly reduce workers conditions and entitlements in their e