Please enter your email address to change your password.


WMWA campaign for dust in Newman

August 26, 2021 10:14 am

Workplace dust has raised its ugly head again, this time among local communities seriously affected by the infamous red dust around Newman in Western Australia’s Pilbara.

The Western Mineworkers Alliance – powered by the AWU and the Mining and Energy Union – has made a submission to the Part V Licence Reviews for BHP’s Mount Whaleback and Eastern Ridge mines.

The feedback we received while conducting our survey of the community was incredibly confronting.

Click here to read the full story.

Sign the petition to support our campaign

Don’t worry – your details will remain confidential and we’ll never share your info without your permission.
Be a part of our community.

Join the AWU.

Stronger together.
  • May 16, 2019

    Don’t Dump on Australia

    The practice of Chinese steel being dumped on our market at below cost has to finally stop.

  • September 25, 2019

    Silicosis: The Cutting Truth

    Silica is silicon dioxide, a naturally occurring and widely available mineral that forms the major component of most rocks and soils. It doesn’t sound harmful on the surface, however it is a growing concern and a real health risk.

  • January 12, 2021

    Shearers deserve long overdue award rate rise

    The Australian Workers’ Union is calling for the award rate for shearers to be increased by at least one dollar for every sheep they shear.

Loading cart ⌛️ ...