The Guardian • CFMEU

Issue #1977

Green ban lifted on Sydney heritage site

Despite a four-year campaign, Willow Grove and St George’s Terrace will be removed in accordance with the NSW state government’s plan to build the new Powerhouse Museum on the land.

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Issue #1980

Report on the CFMEU attacks

The CPA Melbourne branch condemns in the strongest possible terms the right-wing attacks on the construction division of the CFMEU offices on Monday 20th September.

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Issue #1981

A Melbourne perspective: lockdowns, “freedom” rallies, and mandatory vaccination

The topics covered were discussed at a recent Melbourne CPA branch meeting.

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Issue #1983

Fremantle council workers win

The recent attention to trade union activity is unsurprising; victories of the unions bring admiration for workers but worry the capitalist elites.

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Quill and ink . Issue #2068


Bias and bullying The two-page spread in Murdoch’s SA Advertiser of Monday 21st August with the big-font headline “CFMEU ‘BULLYING’ WORKERS” made interesting reading. Writer...

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Issue #2003

CPA members support workers robbed by Probuild and Frasers Property

Members of the Communist Party of Australia in Sydney attended a multi-day picket held by CFMEU workers demanding the wages they’re owed by Probuild and...

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Issue #1975

Money flushed down toilet as ABCC takes CFMEU to court

In what sounds like the premise of a good joke, a union, a portaloo, and a government authority have found themselves at the centre of a controversy that never needed to happen.

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Cubans dancing and singing. Issue #2054

In solidarity with Cuba

A recent Construction Forestry Mining Energy Union (CFMEU) delegation of seven from around Australia attended the celebration of May Day in Cuba. More than 1200...

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Issue #2046


The construction union, the CFMEU, has urged the Albanese government to ramp up its ambition on the Housing Australia Future Fund, which needs more investment...

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Issue #2048

Action for jobs, pay, safety

Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union members launched major rallies across Australia on Wednesday 5th April as anger mounts over serious issues facing the nation...

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Issue #2044

We must win the battle of ideas

Working people around the capitalist world have been hit hard from the employer class. Capitalists will always look at how to improve profit margins from...

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Issue #1971

Green ban reaffirmed as legal avenues to save Willow Grove exhausted

On Friday 16th July, the NSW Court of Appeal ruled against the North Parramatta Residents’ Action Group (NPRAG), upholding the Land and Environmental Court’s judgement that Infrastructure NSW’s Environmental Impact Statement was valid.

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Issue #2011

Abolish the ABCC

The Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) has used the courts to hit building and construction unions with fines of $15.262 million since 2nd December...

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Issue #2047

The ghost of the ABCC lives on

The federal Labor government might have abolished the union-bashing Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) but its dirty work has been taken up by the...

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engineered stone Issue #2106

Life-saving ban starts after CFMEU victory

Workers’ lives will be saved from deadly dust diseases after Australia becomes the first country to ban engineered stone. The CFMEU’s Stop The Killer Stone...

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