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Illawarra Mercury
Strong signal as Labor pledge 90% steel useREACTION: Steelworker, Greens, unions back NSW Labor steel package. State gover
Strong signal as Labor pledge 90% steel use
Illawarra Mercury / Posted an hour ago
REACTION: Steelworker, Greens, unions back NSW Labor steel package. State government says plan 'won't meet steel challenges'. Mick McPhan, in the coil processing department at the Port Kembla steelworks. Mr McPhan's employer, BlueScope, and the... Read more
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2h
Illawarra Mercury
Strong signal as Labor pledge 90% steel useREACTION: Steelworker, unions back NSW Labor steel package. State government sa
Strong signal as Labor pledge 90% steel use
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 hours ago
REACTION: Steelworker, unions back NSW Labor steel package. State government says plan won't do anything. Mick McPhan, in the coil processing department at the Port Kembla steelworks. Mr McPhan's employer, BlueScope, and the wider steel industry are... Read more
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The Courier
New toxic inquiry neededTHE Australian Workers’ Union believe a parliamentary inquiry, similar to the r
New toxic inquiry needed
The Courier / Posted 3 days ago
THE Australian Workers’ Union believe a parliamentary inquiry, similar to the recently completed Fiskville investigation, should be conducted into the former Lands Department workers who were exposed to dangerous chemicals. THE Australian Workers’... Read more
11d
Weekly Times
Workers forgo pay rise to help smelterfuture when a State Government subsidy, that has significantly reduced the cost
Workers forgo pay rise to help smelter
Weekly Times / Posted 11 days ago
future when a State Government subsidy, that has significantly reduced the cost of power, sunsets later this year. The Australian Workers Union said 607 jobs at Alcoa and 2000 indirect jobs in the community were at risk. “Our workers recognise... Read more
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11d
Daily Liberal
Workers offer wage freeze to save Portland smelterat the under-threat Portland smelter have made the unusual offer of a wage free
Workers offer wage freeze to save Portland smelter
Daily Liberal / Posted 11 days ago
at the under-threat Portland smelter have made the unusual offer of a wage freeze to their employer Alcoa. The move by the Australian Workers Union comes ahead of talks on a new workplace agreement at Portland and amid concern the smelter could be... Read more
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11d
Northern Daily Leader
Workers offer wage freeze to save Portland smelterat the under-threat Portland smelter have made the unusual offer of a wage free
Workers offer wage freeze to save Portland smelter
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 11 days ago
at the under-threat Portland smelter have made the unusual offer of a wage freeze to their employer Alcoa. The move by the Australian Workers Union comes ahead of talks on a new workplace agreement at Portland and amid concern the smelter could be... Read more
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11d
The Young Witness
Workers offer wage freeze to save Portland smelterat the under-threat Portland smelter have made the unusual offer of a wage free
Workers offer wage freeze to save Portland smelter
The Young Witness / Posted 11 days ago
at the under-threat Portland smelter have made the unusual offer of a wage freeze to their employer Alcoa. The move by the Australian Workers Union comes ahead of talks on a new workplace agreement at Portland and amid concern the smelter could be... Read more
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11d
Western Advocate
Workers offer wage freeze to save Portland smelterat the under-threat Portland smelter have made the unusual offer of a wage free
Workers offer wage freeze to save Portland smelter
Western Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
at the under-threat Portland smelter have made the unusual offer of a wage freeze to their employer Alcoa. The move by the Australian Workers Union comes ahead of talks on a new workplace agreement at Portland and amid concern the smelter could be... Read more
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11d
Illawarra Mercury
Workers offer wage freeze to save Portland smelterat the under-threat Portland smelter have made the unusual offer of a wage free
Workers offer wage freeze to save Portland smelter
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
at the under-threat Portland smelter have made the unusual offer of a wage freeze to their employer Alcoa. The move by the Australian Workers Union comes ahead of talks on a new workplace agreement at Portland and amid concern the smelter could be... Read more
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12d
The Courier
Workers offer wage freeze to save Portland smelterat the under-threat Portland smelter have made the unusual offer of a wage free
Workers offer wage freeze to save Portland smelter
The Courier / Posted 12 days ago
at the under-threat Portland smelter have made the unusual offer of a wage freeze to their employer Alcoa. The move by the Australian Workers Union comes ahead of talks on a new workplace agreement at Portland and amid concern the smelter could be... Read more
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12d
The Age
Gas producers say LNG national interest test would kill investmentright balance" given many industrial gas users had called for stronger action.
Gas producers say LNG national interest test would kill investment
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
right balance" given many industrial gas users had called for stronger action. The move is being strongly backed by the Australian Workers Union, which has long campaigned for a domestic gas reservation system in a bid to ensure local energy... Read more
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12d
Sydney Morning Herald
Gas producers say LNG national interest test would kill investmentright balance" given many industrial gas users had called for stronger action.
Gas producers say LNG national interest test would kill investment
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
right balance" given many industrial gas users had called for stronger action. The move is being strongly backed by the Australian Workers Union, which has long campaigned for a domestic gas reservation system in a bid to ensure local energy... Read more
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12d
The Age
Workers offer wage freeze to save Portland smelterat the under-threat Portland smelter have made the unusual offer of a wage free
Workers offer wage freeze to save Portland smelter
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
at the under-threat Portland smelter have made the unusual offer of a wage freeze to their employer Alcoa. The move by the Australian Workers Union comes ahead of talks on a new workplace agreement at Portland and amid concern the smelter could be... Read more
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12d
The Border Mail
Workers offer wage freeze to save Portland smelterat the under-threat Portland smelter have made the unusual offer of a wage free
Workers offer wage freeze to save Portland smelter
The Border Mail / Posted 12 days ago
at the under-threat Portland smelter have made the unusual offer of a wage freeze to their employer Alcoa. The move by the Australian Workers Union comes ahead of talks on a new workplace agreement at Portland and amid concern the smelter could be... Read more
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12d
Adelaide Now
Labor lays out gas export review planon the cusp of becoming the world's largest LNG exporter, having seen more than
Labor lays out gas export review plan
Adelaide Now / Posted 12 days ago
on the cusp of becoming the world's largest LNG exporter, having seen more than $200 billion invested in the past decade. Australian Workers Union national secretary Scott McDine said it was important multinationals did not have "absolute control"... Read more
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12d
Herald Sun
Labor lays out gas export review planon the cusp of becoming the world's largest LNG exporter, having seen more than
Labor lays out gas export review plan
Herald Sun / Posted 12 days ago
on the cusp of becoming the world's largest LNG exporter, having seen more than $200 billion invested in the past decade. Australian Workers Union national secretary Scott McDine said it was important multinationals did not have "absolute control"... Read more
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12d
Weekly Times
Labor lays out gas export review planon the cusp of becoming the world's largest LNG exporter, having seen more than
Labor lays out gas export review plan
Weekly Times / Posted 12 days ago
on the cusp of becoming the world's largest LNG exporter, having seen more than $200 billion invested in the past decade. Australian Workers Union national secretary Scott McDine said it was important multinationals did not have "absolute control"... Read more
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12d
The Courier Mail
Labor lays out gas export review planon the cusp of becoming the world's largest LNG exporter, having seen more than
Labor lays out gas export review plan
The Courier Mail / Posted 12 days ago
on the cusp of becoming the world's largest LNG exporter, having seen more than $200 billion invested in the past decade. Australian Workers Union national secretary Scott McDine said it was important multinationals did not have "absolute control"... Read more
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12d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Clive Palmer to sue Queensland Nickel administrators for $1.2ba court application against the administrators which he withdrew only hours bef
Clive Palmer to sue Queensland Nickel administrators for $1.2b
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 days ago
a court application against the administrators which he withdrew only hours before the judgement was due to be delivered." Australian Workers' Union Queensland secretary Ben Swan was not surprised by Mr Palmer's "last minute stunt". "I think his... Read more
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14d
Sky News Australia
Turnbull campaigns alone in Fremantlethe trigger'. 'What the government has the power to put in, a future governmen
Turnbull campaigns alone in Fremantle
Sky News Australia / Posted 14 days ago
the trigger'. 'What the government has the power to put in, a future government has the power to dismantle,' the former Australian Workers Union national secretary said. Favouring letting the umpire make the call, Mr Turnbull said Mr Shorten... Read more
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14d
Sky News Australia
Parties clash over jobs, penalty ratesthe trigger'. 'What the government has the power to put in, a future governmen
Parties clash over jobs, penalty rates
Sky News Australia / Posted 14 days ago
the trigger'. 'What the government has the power to put in, a future government has the power to dismantle,' the former Australian Workers Union national secretary said. Mr Bandt said the same logic could be used to rule out protecting annual... Read more
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14d
Herald Sun
Labor scrambles on penalty ratespenalty rates. "What the government has the power to put in, a future governme
Labor scrambles on penalty rates
Herald Sun / Posted 14 days ago
penalty rates. "What the government has the power to put in, a future government has the power to dismantle," the former Australian Workers Union national secretary said. Instead if Labor wins power on July 2 and a commission decision is... Read more
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14d
News.com.au
Labor scrambles on penalty ratespenalty rates. "What the government has the power to put in, a future governme
Labor scrambles on penalty rates
News.com.au / Posted 14 days ago
penalty rates. "What the government has the power to put in, a future government has the power to dismantle," the former Australian Workers Union national secretary said. Instead if Labor wins power on July 2 and a commission decision is... Read more
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14d
Perth Now
Labor scrambles on penalty ratespenalty rates. "What the government has the power to put in, a future governme
Labor scrambles on penalty rates
Perth Now / Posted 14 days ago
penalty rates. "What the government has the power to put in, a future government has the power to dismantle," the former Australian Workers Union national secretary said. Instead if Labor wins power on July 2 and a commission decision is... Read more
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14d
Adelaide Now
Labor scrambles on penalty ratespenalty rates. "What the government has the power to put in, a future governme
Labor scrambles on penalty rates
Adelaide Now / Posted 14 days ago
penalty rates. "What the government has the power to put in, a future government has the power to dismantle," the former Australian Workers Union national secretary said. Instead if Labor wins power on July 2 and a commission decision is... Read more
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14d
The Courier Mail
Labor scrambles on penalty ratespenalty rates. "What the government has the power to put in, a future governme
Labor scrambles on penalty rates
The Courier Mail / Posted 14 days ago
penalty rates. "What the government has the power to put in, a future government has the power to dismantle," the former Australian Workers Union national secretary said. Instead if Labor wins power on July 2 and a commission decision is... Read more
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15d
Daily Examiner
Techno-gaffes and soggy socks on the trailAN EMBARRASSING techno-gaffe has befallen Malcolm Turnbull just days after rele
Techno-gaffes and soggy socks on the trail
Daily Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
AN EMBARRASSING techno-gaffe has befallen Malcolm Turnbull just days after releasing his sleek new campaign logo, and the unions are having a deep old belly-guffaw at his expense. The Prime Minister’s circular symbol of his race back to the newly... Read more
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15d
Northern Star
Techno-gaffes and soggy socks on the trailAN EMBARRASSING techno-gaffe has befallen Malcolm Turnbull just days after rele
Techno-gaffes and soggy socks on the trail
Northern Star / Posted 15 days ago
AN EMBARRASSING techno-gaffe has befallen Malcolm Turnbull just days after releasing his sleek new campaign logo, and the unions are having a deep old belly-guffaw at his expense. The Prime Minister’s circular symbol of his race back to the newly... Read more
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15d
The Daily Mercury
Techno-gaffes and soggy socks on the trailAN EMBARRASSING techno-gaffe has befallen Malcolm Turnbull just days after rele
Techno-gaffes and soggy socks on the trail
The Daily Mercury / Posted 15 days ago
AN EMBARRASSING techno-gaffe has befallen Malcolm Turnbull just days after releasing his sleek new campaign logo, and the unions are having a deep old belly-guffaw at his expense. The Prime Minister’s circular symbol of his race back to the newly... Read more
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15d
Toowoomba Chronicle
Techno-gaffes and soggy socks on the trailAN EMBARRASSING techno-gaffe has befallen Malcolm Turnbull just days after rele
Techno-gaffes and soggy socks on the trail
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
AN EMBARRASSING techno-gaffe has befallen Malcolm Turnbull just days after releasing his sleek new campaign logo, and the unions are having a deep old belly-guffaw at his expense. The Prime Minister’s circular symbol of his race back to the newly... Read more
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15d
Queensland Times
Techno-gaffes and soggy socks on the trailAN EMBARRASSING techno-gaffe has befallen Malcolm Turnbull just days after rele
Techno-gaffes and soggy socks on the trail
Queensland Times / Posted 15 days ago
AN EMBARRASSING techno-gaffe has befallen Malcolm Turnbull just days after releasing his sleek new campaign logo, and the unions are having a deep old belly-guffaw at his expense. The Prime Minister’s circular symbol of his race back to the newly... Read more
6 related stories
15d
The Morning Bulletin
Techno-gaffes and soggy socks on the trailAN EMBARRASSING techno-gaffe has befallen Malcolm Turnbull just days after rele
Techno-gaffes and soggy socks on the trail
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 15 days ago
AN EMBARRASSING techno-gaffe has befallen Malcolm Turnbull just days after releasing his sleek new campaign logo, and the unions are having a deep old belly-guffaw at his expense. The Prime Minister’s circular symbol of his race back to the newly... Read more
6 related stories
15d
News Mail
Techno-gaffes and soggy socks on the trailAN EMBARRASSING techno-gaffe has befallen Malcolm Turnbull just days after rele
Techno-gaffes and soggy socks on the trail
News Mail / Posted 15 days ago
AN EMBARRASSING techno-gaffe has befallen Malcolm Turnbull just days after releasing his sleek new campaign logo, and the unions are having a deep old belly-guffaw at his expense. The Prime Minister’s circular symbol of his race back to the newly... Read more
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19d
Perth Now
Unions ‘welcome bullies, thieves’to think that what has been uncovered is anything other than the small tip of a
Unions ‘welcome bullies, thieves’
Perth Now / Posted 19 days ago
to think that what has been uncovered is anything other than the small tip of an enormous iceberg.” It alleges Victorian Australian Workers Union state secretary Cesar Melhem may have breached his legal duty by favouring the interests of the... Read more
20d
Perth Now
Beaconsfield miners aren’t matessaid the anniversary was an important opportunity to thank not just their fello
Beaconsfield miners aren’t mates
Perth Now / Posted 20 days ago
said the anniversary was an important opportunity to thank not just their fellow miners and emergency service workers who helped free them, but also those who have helped since. “There’s people who physically helped us get out and... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Beaconsfield miners aren’t matessaid the anniversary was an important opportunity to thank not just their fello
Beaconsfield miners aren’t mates
The Courier Mail / Posted 20 days ago
said the anniversary was an important opportunity to thank not just their fellow miners and emergency service workers who helped free them, but also those who have helped since. “There’s people who physically helped us get out and... Read more
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20d
News.com.au
Beaconsfield miners no longer matessaid the anniversary was an important opportunity to thank not just their fello
Beaconsfield miners no longer mates
News.com.au / Posted 20 days ago
said the anniversary was an important opportunity to thank not just their fellow miners and emergency service workers who helped free them, but also those who have helped since. “There’s people who physically helped us get out and... Read more
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21d
Sky News Australia
Beaconsfield miners mark decade since rescuenames by the time they emerged from a fortnight underground. On the surface th
Beaconsfield miners mark decade since rescue
Sky News Australia / Posted 21 days ago
names by the time they emerged from a fortnight underground. On the surface throughout, then-national secretary of the Australian Workers Union Bill Shorten was championing the rights of workers' safety. At the nearby centre of Beauty Point on... Read more
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21d
Perth Now
Tasmanian miners mark decade since rescuenames by the time they emerged from a fortnight underground. On the surface th
Tasmanian miners mark decade since rescue
Perth Now / Posted 21 days ago
names by the time they emerged from a fortnight underground. On the surface throughout, then-national secretary of the Australian Workers Union Bill Shorten was championing the rights of workers' safety. At the nearby centre of Beauty Point on... Read more
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21d
Herald Sun
Tasmanian miners mark decade since rescuenames by the time they emerged from a fortnight underground. On the surface th
Tasmanian miners mark decade since rescue
Herald Sun / Posted 21 days ago
names by the time they emerged from a fortnight underground. On the surface throughout, then-national secretary of the Australian Workers Union Bill Shorten was championing the rights of workers' safety. At the nearby centre of Beauty Point on... Read more
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Weekly Times
Tasmanian miners mark decade since rescuenames by the time they emerged from a fortnight underground. On the surface th
Tasmanian miners mark decade since rescue
Weekly Times / Posted 21 days ago
names by the time they emerged from a fortnight underground. On the surface throughout, then-national secretary of the Australian Workers Union Bill Shorten was championing the rights of workers' safety. At the nearby centre of Beauty Point on... Read more
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21d
The Courier Mail
Tasmanian miners mark decade since rescuenames by the time they emerged from a fortnight underground. On the surface th
Tasmanian miners mark decade since rescue
The Courier Mail / Posted 21 days ago
names by the time they emerged from a fortnight underground. On the surface throughout, then-national secretary of the Australian Workers Union Bill Shorten was championing the rights of workers' safety. At the nearby centre of Beauty Point on... Read more
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21d
News.com.au
Tasmanian miners mark decade since rescuenames by the time they emerged from a fortnight underground. On the surface th
Tasmanian miners mark decade since rescue
News.com.au / Posted 21 days ago
names by the time they emerged from a fortnight underground. On the surface throughout, then-national secretary of the Australian Workers Union Bill Shorten was championing the rights of workers' safety. At the nearby centre of Beauty Point on... Read more
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Perth Now
One thing PM has no plan forthe veteran Labor campaign manager said. Shorten’s image as standing up for ba
One thing PM has no plan for
Perth Now / Posted 21 days ago
the veteran Labor campaign manager said. Shorten’s image as standing up for battlers — reinforced by his former role as an Australian Workers Union boss — will play well in contrast to Turnbull’s pro-business profile. However, the coalition will... Read more
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22d
News.com.au
Mine emergency with Shorten every daynation's attention and Mr Shorten will be hoping to revive some of the acclaim
Mine emergency with Shorten every day
News.com.au / Posted 22 days ago
nation's attention and Mr Shorten will be hoping to revive some of the acclaim he generated back then as secretary of the Australian Workers Union. "It was a story of defiant Aussie spirit, people working together, looking after their mates, and... Read more
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22d
Perth Now
Mine emergency with Shorten every daynation's attention and Mr Shorten will be hoping to revive some of the acclaim
Mine emergency with Shorten every day
Perth Now / Posted 22 days ago
nation's attention and Mr Shorten will be hoping to revive some of the acclaim he generated back then as secretary of the Australian Workers Union. "It was a story of defiant Aussie spirit, people working together, looking after their mates, and... Read more
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22d
Sky News Australia
Shorten meets with mine disaster survivorsnation's attention and Mr Shorten will be hoping to revive some of the acclaim
Shorten meets with mine disaster survivors
Sky News Australia / Posted 22 days ago
nation's attention and Mr Shorten will be hoping to revive some of the acclaim he generated back then as secretary of the Australian Workers Union. 'It was a story of defiant Aussie spirit, people working together, looking after their mates, and... Read more
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22d
Adelaide Now
Mine emergency with Shorten every daynation's attention and Mr Shorten will be hoping to revive some of the acclaim
Mine emergency with Shorten every day
Adelaide Now / Posted 22 days ago
nation's attention and Mr Shorten will be hoping to revive some of the acclaim he generated back then as secretary of the Australian Workers Union. "It was a story of defiant Aussie spirit, people working together, looking after their mates, and... Read more
31 related stories
22d
Herald Sun
Mine emergency with Shorten every daynation's attention and Mr Shorten will be hoping to revive some of the acclaim
Mine emergency with Shorten every day
Herald Sun / Posted 22 days ago
nation's attention and Mr Shorten will be hoping to revive some of the acclaim he generated back then as secretary of the Australian Workers Union. "It was a story of defiant Aussie spirit, people working together, looking after their mates, and... Read more
31 related stories
22d
Weekly Times
Mine emergency with Shorten every daynation's attention and Mr Shorten will be hoping to revive some of the acclaim
Mine emergency with Shorten every day
Weekly Times / Posted 22 days ago
nation's attention and Mr Shorten will be hoping to revive some of the acclaim he generated back then as secretary of the Australian Workers Union. "It was a story of defiant Aussie spirit, people working together, looking after their mates, and... Read more
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