FAQs

Here are some quick answers to some commonly asked questions.

Predominantly coal mining, energy generation, and some hard rock mining. You can read about our coverage  here.

You should join the District which covers your work location. You can see descriptions of the Districts' localities here.

You can fill in the Join Form to submit you details, and someone in our office will get back to you. Or you can phone our Wollongong Office (0242717577), Lithgow Office (0263513287) or our Broken Hill Office (0880873166).

By payroll deduction or direct debit. Contact your District Office for more information.

Yes they can. Contractors are very much a part of the industry.

Each District Branch of the CFMEU Mining & Energy Division is separate and therefore if you are leaving one District to work in another District you will still need to contact our office and notify us of this.

You must notify us in writing of your intention to resign. Use the Contact form.

Members of the Union who have a workplace issue should, in the first instance, speak with a Site Union Representative. Members can also phone the District Office and ask to speak with their District Official. Depending on the the issue, our friendly office staff will ensure you are directed to the right person to help you.

The Union is unable to find work for you in the industry, however we may be able to assist you by providing some contact details for mines and contracting companies in the District that you may be able to contact.

Phone the District Office.