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New podcast, tune in!

May 5, 2020

The new CFMEU Mining and Energy podcast brings you up to date with the latest news and views about our industries and the challenges facing our members. LISTEN HERE.

The first episode covers the ways coronavirus has changed how we all work – from staggered shift starts to cleaning down equipment to ditching carpooling – but some proposed solutions like 21/7 rosters have been shown the door.

  • National President Tony Maher discusses FIFO’s ‘Black Swan’ event,
  • Queensland District President Stephen Smyth calls out ‘hot seat changing’ & ‘hot bedding’,
  • FIFO Pilbara locomotive driver Paul Bloxsom opens up about the pain of leaving his family for 3 months,
  • Industry Health & Safety Inspector Stephen Luck talks about the reality of doing night shift and coming home to a house full of self-isolating family,
  • National Research Director Peter Colley analyses the falling coal price and stable employment numbers
  • Hunter Valley shotfirer Kerry Konieczny explains how she got decent breastfeeding facilities for working mums at her pit.
4 ways to listen to the CFMEU Mining and Energy podcast:
1.  Click here to listen directly on your computer or phone
2.  APPLE iTUNES: search for ‘CFMEU Mining and Energy’ or use this link
3. SPOTIFY: Search for ‘CFMEU Mining and Energy’ or use this link
4. Or search CFMEU Mining and Energy on a range of other podcasting platforms including iHeartradio, Stitcher or

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