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BHP workers

Stranded FIFO workers report working extended rosters

Remote mine personnel have complained about employers increasing the number of days they are scheduled to work due to state border restrictions. Thousands of fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers are unable...

Granites Gold Mine

FIFO worker passes COVID to family members

A remote mine employee transmitted the highly infectious Delta strain to his immediate family members. The wife and daughter of a fly-in fly-out (FIFO) worker, who contracted coronavirus (COVID-19)...

Tahmoor Coal

Hundreds of jobs continue after coal mine extended

Authorities will give a mining company more time to produce coal and keep employing hundreds of staff. The New South Wales Independent Planning Commission (IPC) recently approved SIMEC Mining’s...

Meandu Coal Mine

State-run proponent will exit coal assets

A Queensland Government-owned corporation has decided to pull the plug on coal. Stanwell Corporation confirmed it would shut down all of its coal assets and transition to renewable energy and storage...