Brainless – Katters take On Gas

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KAP Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter has welcomed the Australian Workers Union joining him in calling for gas companies to meet the domestic market first, or – a “Reserve Resource Policy”. The Australian Workers Union (AWU) has written to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull urging him to ensure a … [Read more...]

Mines Fire Up

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270 jobs for the Peak Downs and Saraji mines are now up for grabs as the BHP Billiton’s coalmining joint venture gears up. Local Labour Hire contractors say about 70 of the jobs have gone to locals at Moranbah, and the company has turned to labour hire contractors in Townsville to fill 200 … [Read more...]

Katter – Private Rail Line a Mistake

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Member for Kennedy Bob Katter says he’s pleased to see action on Adani after years of advocating but today’s announcement is not all that KAP had hoped for. “Whilst we remain strong supporters of Mr Adani, for both Governments to give the control of the coalfields to one corporation through that … [Read more...]

More Court Wins for Adani

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Two more Down - Court wins that is, as Adana’s Carmichael Mine edges closer to a reality. The Supreme Court has dismissed another two cases against the $21 billion Adani melamine but, as usual, activists have refused to accept defeat. Today the cases brought by traditional owner Adrian … [Read more...]