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29
Jul

'Fix the mess': farmer's message to minister for mines

'Fix the mess': farmer's message to minister for mines
CHINCHILLA farmer Kane Booth has taken his fight against the coal seam gas industry (CSG) to mines minister Anthony Lynham. Accompanied by Trond Smith and federal Katter Party candidate Rowell Walton, Mr Booth met with Mr Lynham on July 15 with photographs...

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28
Jul

Black lung: Diagnosed miner fears for friends still working underground

Black lung: Diagnosed miner fears for friends still working underground
One of 11 men diagnosed with black lung in Queensland this past year says he fears for his friends and colleagues still working in underground mines. The potentially deadly disease was thought, until recently, to have been eradicated in the state more than 30 years ago.

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27
Jul

State Scene with Robbie Katter MP

State Scene with Robbie Katter MP
THERE has been a consistent rise in the zinc price in recent months - a positive sign for the jobs and industry outlook in the North West. On July 21, the zinc price touched the $3000/per tonne mark - only the second time in almost a decade it has reached that milestone number.

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27
Jul

Privatisation has damaged the economy, says ACCC chief

Privatisation has damaged the economy, says ACCC chief
Selling public assets has created unregulated monopolies that hurt productivity and damage the economy, according to Australia's consumer and competition tsar, who says he is on the verge of becoming a privatisation opponent. In a blistering attack on decades...

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26
Jul

Aurizon review to affect Qld's North West towns Cloncurry and Hughenden

Aurizon review to affect Qld's North West towns Cloncurry and Hughenden
A UNION representative said six Aurizon positions intended on being removed from the Cloncurry Depot was a "bitter pill" for employees. Rail, Tram and Bus Union northern district organiser Les Moffitt said that company employees recently learnt that the affected...

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