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Production to restart at Collinsville

One of Queensland’s oldest coal mines at Collinsville is restarting production and hiring again, with up to 200 jobs up for grabs. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Minister for State Development and...

German Creek miners call for MP to help

German Creek miners have written to Capricornia MP Michelle Landry asking her to meet with workers who could face forced redundancies within two weeks. The request follows Anglo American’s most...

Blair Athol Coal Mine Has New Owner

TerraCom to buy Blair Athol mine

TerraCom has announced it’s wholly owned subsidiary Orion Mining will purchase the Blair Athol coal mine in Queensland from the Blair Athol coal joint venture (BACJV). At completion of the...

Anglo to replace striking workers

Anglo American has escalated the situation at their German Creek mine, near Middlemount, by advertising for a new workforce while existing employees strike. The mining giant has engaged labour hire...

Axe Job Loss Mining

Waiting for the Axe to Fall

Uncertainty is a crippling and debilitating thing, and sadly these days many people are finding themselves in exactly that state in the workplace, Mental Illness Fellowship of Queensland’s Tony...

Mining industry to lose 50,000 more jobs

The mining downturn is not over yet, with the National Australia Bank predicting 50,000 more jobs are likely to be shed. The NAB Group Economics report, The Mining ‘Cliff’ – How far have we...

Labour hire worker exploitation revealed in court

The exploitation of working people in the Bowen Basin and Queensland’s labour hire industry will be the focus of a Parliamentary hearing in Mackay today. The hearings of the Finance and...