The infamous CFMMEU could be disbanded under new laws being proposed by the federal government.

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05th Dec. 2020 2:12 PM

The State Gov hasn’t met its own hazard reduction burning target for the fifth year in a row, leaving Qld to potentially...

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02nd Sept. 2020 12:09 PM

Readers have their say on the CFMEU stoush with the Labor Party, why COVID is not like any other pandemic, and Australia’s...

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28th Aug. 2020 7:08 AM

Bureaucrats, including those acting in “higher duties” for up to a decade, were afraid to speak openly to managers because...

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11th Aug. 2020 5:08 AM

The boss of Australia’s building watchdog has been allowed to fly into Brisbane from a Victorian COVID-19 hot spot this...

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22nd July 2020 1:07 PM

Most teachers work hard to deliver for Queensland students and their union is doing its job in pushing for improved...

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21st July 2020 12:07 PM

A war of words has erupted between the Electrical Trades Union and Energy Queensland contractor Zinfra over travel of a...

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18th July 2020 12:07 PM

The Opposition claims the State Labor Government did a secret deal with unions, as new laws are quietly introduced making...

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17th July 2020 5:07 AM

The Morrison government's ensuring integrity bill has been struck out of parliament after the coalition agreed to Labor's...

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11th June 2020 6:06 PM

An hour-long strike planned for hospitals across the state on Friday will not go ahead this week after union members called...

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03rd June 2020 5:06 PM

In a speech outlining how Australia will recover from the coronavirus pandemic, Scott Morrison has enlisted an unlikely...

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26th May 2020 2:05 PM

Trade union leader Jack Mundey, who led Sydney's green bans movement in the 1970s, has died at the age of 90.

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11th May 2020 1:05 PM

In a defiant letter to its members, the Queensland Teachers Union has ruled out letting children back to school, saying...

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03rd May 2020 12:05 PM

Mayor Jamieson is concerned the Qld Government’s decision to relax restrictions prior to the long weekend may contribute to...

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03rd May 2020 7:05 AM

The lack of sense from union bosses demanding pay rises for public servants while thousands are thrown out of work is...

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06th April 2020 9:04 AM

SafeWork NSW has launched an investigation into the suspension of a Qantas aircraft cleaner, stood down after raising...

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02nd April 2020 2:04 PM

Bar, cafe and restaurant owners say they face fresh pressure to survive due to new wage rules coming to effect this Sunday...

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25th Feb. 2020 3:02 PM

Hundreds of airport workers will walk off the job across the country, as part of a 24-hour strike against budget airline...

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19th Feb. 2020 11:02 AM

The Australian Workers Union has been fined $18,000 over wrongful misconduct charges against two Melbourne members who did...

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07th Feb. 2020 11:02 AM

Tasmanian independent senator Jacqui Lambie says she won't support the government's union crackdown unless nurses...

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06th Feb. 2020 9:02 AM

First it was nurses, now another crucial Queensland frontline worker will have a choice of unions — in this case for the...

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11th Dec. 2019 9:12 AM

Australia’s building watchdog has secured its first successful prosecution of illegal picketing, with the construction...

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06th Dec. 2019 3:12 PM

A tense and feisty question time has rounded out the end of the parliamentary year, with shouting across the chamber in...

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05th Dec. 2019 7:12 PM

Senator Jacqui Lambie could end up supporting the Morrison government's union-busting legislation if her proposed...

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05th Dec. 2019 1:12 PM

Hundreds of Queensland Health maintenance staff will walk off the job for 24 hours today over ‘sham contracting and the...

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04th Dec. 2019 9:12 AM

A CFMEU organiser had a safety inspector reeling after an allegedly vicious verbal attack, a court has heard.

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04th Dec. 2019 8:12 AM

Unions are calling on the government to immediately move to a 12 per cent super guarantee rate to help Australian women...

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03rd Dec. 2019 1:12 PM

Labor frontbencher Jason Clare has likened the government's response to its failed "union bashing bill" to a child throwing...

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30th Nov. 2019 12:11 PM

A former union boss and Queensland Labor heavyweight has lost an appeal against his conviction for destroying tonnes of...

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29th Nov. 2019 12:11 PM

In a surprise alliance, Senator Pauline Hanson is working closely with unions in responding to the proposal to deregister...

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26th Nov. 2019 9:11 AM

Young staff at a Brisbane McDonald’s restaurant were subjected to “cruel and inhumane working conditions”, court documents...

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26th Nov. 2019 9:11 AM

The pay dispute between the police union and the state government is heating up will be taken to another level today, ahead...

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26th Nov. 2019 8:11 AM

Queensland has topped the nation for alleged illegal strikes, with more construction union officials before the courts here...

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25th Nov. 2019 6:11 AM

The Morrison government is hoping for two significant wins on unions and asylum seekers when parliament resumes for the...

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22nd Nov. 2019 3:11 PM

As the union pushes for a $1250 one-off payment for Catholic school staff in Queensland – to match state teachers’ – the...

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12th Nov. 2019 8:11 AM

‘Anxiety’ about unions is forcing the construction watchdog to force a record number of workers into examinations where...

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04th Nov. 2019 5:11 AM

A midnight Bruce Highway blockade could spark personal fines against Queensland union boss Michael Ravbar, after the...

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30th Oct. 2019 10:10 AM

Defence is going head-to-head with the CFMEU over the union’s threats and intimidation towards military veterans working on...

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24th Oct. 2019 7:10 PM

The federal Labor caucus has voted to back free trade deals struck with Indonesia, Hong Kong and Peru but the move has...

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17th Oct. 2019 3:10 PM

I am a union leader, but there’s a key issue protesters who’ve swarmed Brisbane’s CBD recently are forgetting, writes Ian...

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13th Oct. 2019 2:10 PM

Unions have described Labor’s fast-tracked protest crackdown as “heavy handed” and a “slippery slope” that could be amended...

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11th Oct. 2019 12:10 PM

A broad coalition of unions, church, environmental and aid groups have urged Labor to block a free trade agreement with...

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10th Oct. 2019 2:10 PM

A group of Queensland's most powerful unions have issued a rare joint statement demanding both the Morrison and Palaszczuk...

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01st Oct. 2019 11:10 AM

Unions are on a collision course with Labor Leader Anthony Albanese over support for a controversial climate strike which...

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12th Sept. 2019 4:09 AM

Disgruntled workers from the North Queensland Stadium angered at being left worst off than their colleagues by a State...

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11th Sept. 2019 9:09 AM

The announcement of the closure of the old Grafton jail has prompted a warning from unions about the loss of pay and...

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27th Aug. 2019 11:08 AM

IT'S been a big weekend for the state’s leaders, with a militant union backing down on its threat to move against Deputy...

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26th Aug. 2019 9:08 AM

MATERNITY CRISIS: Midwives at Townsville Hospital are often working shifts “without a toilet break”, according to their...

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06th Aug. 2019 1:08 PM

Workers are being dudded out of redundancy and illness payments, and cheaper income protection, in a secret deal that is...

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25th July 2019 5:07 AM