April 2023

'We have taken a lot of pride in producing electricity for NSW'

Liddell Power Station was switched off this month after more than 50 years of operation. We pay tribute to all current and retired members at Liddell for their contribution to the union and their service powering NSW.

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Meet the underground miner who is a kickboxing world champ  

Last month in Austria, MEU member Matt Stapleford defended his title as the WKF PRO World Champion title in K-1 rules, making him the reigning professional world champion.  

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Withdrawal ballot: your questions answered

A ballot of members will open on 17 May, on whether to withdraw from the CFMMEU and form an independently registered union. We answer your questions here.

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In Other News

The fight for Justice for Graeme Edwards

Our latest podcast looks at the successful fight to prosecute Energy Australia over the 2018 death at Yallourn power station of our member Graeme Edwards. Search 'Mining and Energy' at Spotify or Apple podcasts to subscribe. Read More

Record prices easing, but forecasts for coal remain strong

Recent skyrocketing commodities prices have started making their way back down to Earth, but big mining company profits are in no danger of disappearing any time soon according to the latest government forecasts. Read More

Fundraiser: Please help our injured member Nathan

We are asking members to please consider donating to a fund to support one of our members, Nathan Pryor who experienced a life-changing injury, leaving him an incomplete quadriplegic. Read More

From the General President

Same Job Same Pay: get ready for the scare campaign

Same Job Same Pay is a step closer to delivering fairer wages in the mining industry, and mining companies aren't happy.

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