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Union claims miners ‘not consulted’ over automation plan

premium_icon Union claims miners ‘not consulted’ over automation plan

MINE AUTOMATION: BMA has strongly denied the union’s claims.

1800 jobs: Reef conservation plan to save our economy

premium_icon 1800 jobs: Reef conservation plan to save our economy

New study proposes $300m plan to combat jobs dip across Mackay.

Explained: Status of four major CQ mines

premium_icon Explained: Status of four major CQ mines

One has forged ahead, while others remain in limbo.

Miner’s national training program launches in Mackay

premium_icon Miner’s national training program launches in Mackay

The first centre on the Eastern Seaboard has been set up in Mackay.

Future plan to force miners to keep local jobs

premium_icon Future plan to force miners to keep local jobs

Election pledge to keep jobs in mining towns if companies move to automation

YOUR SAY: Australian Open water from China ‘outrageous’

premium_icon YOUR SAY: Australian Open water from China ‘outrageous’

How they can justify importing this product from China and charge such an inflated...

How long-awaited reforms could cause rents to jump $5000/yr

premium_icon How long-awaited reforms could cause rents to jump $5000/yr

Reforms could cost renters an extra $5000 a year. This is why >>

Mackay business snaps up $95m mining deal

premium_icon Mackay business snaps up $95m mining deal

Hundreds of jobs will be delivered to locals when work begins

Mining towns benefit from Qantas investment

premium_icon Mining towns benefit from Qantas investment

These communities luck out in new regional deal

FUTURE WORKFORCES: Millennials changing the mining game

premium_icon FUTURE WORKFORCES: Millennials changing the mining game

How millennials are influencing investment and workplaces

Report reveals insights about regional jobs

premium_icon Report reveals insights about regional jobs

Mackay identified as a region of specialised industry.

Greater Whitsunday Alliance names interim CEO

premium_icon Greater Whitsunday Alliance names interim CEO

Well-known community leader steps into lucrative role.

Industrial property surge is a sign of recovery

premium_icon Industrial property surge is a sign of recovery

As Mackay's economy bounces back, commercial property accelerates.

Give us the real story on the Galilee Basin

premium_icon Give us the real story on the Galilee Basin

We ask our pollies to pledge their support for the Galilee.

Backpacker's night out leads to rural medicine

premium_icon Backpacker's night out leads to rural medicine

Horrific ordeal at Airlie is catalyst for rural practice.

High hopes for Bruce Highway and flood plain roads funding

premium_icon High hopes for Bruce Highway and flood plain roads funding

Fingers are firmly crossed for tomorrow night's Federal Budget.