Owen Jacques

Owen Jacques
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Published a story 4:51pm Apr 16th

THE major Central Queensland mine developed by BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance at the height of the resources boom in 2011 has begun loading steel-making coal.

Mine begins loading steel making coal

16 Apr 2014

THE major Central Queensland mine developed by BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance at the height of the resources boom in 2011 has begun loading steel-making coal.

Published a story 4:47pm Apr 16th

THE energy rich provinces of the United Arab Emirates are going increasingly nuclear, and Australia is offering to help.

Australia signs off on uranium deal with the Abu Dhabi

16 Apr 2014

THE energy rich provinces of the United Arab Emirates are going increasingly nuclear, and Australia is offering to help.

Published a story 7:41am Apr 16th

THE battle to protect local workers from being excluded from jobs in their area has hit a nerve across the state.

Readers in mining towns angry at 100% FIFO workforce

16 Apr 2014

THE battle to protect local workers from being excluded from jobs in their area has hit a nerve across the state.

Published a story 6:18pm Apr 15th

THE battle to protect local workers from being excluded from jobs in their area has hit a nerve across the state.

Battle to protect excluded workers hits a nerve

16 Apr 2014

THE battle to protect local workers from being excluded from jobs in their area has hit a nerve across the state.

Published a story 6:03pm Apr 15th

A MASSIVE investigation into how the Federal Government operates is “political theatre”, according to a prominent Queensland economist.

Federal Government operates as "political theatre"

15 Apr 2014

A MASSIVE investigation into how the Federal Government operates is “political theatre”, according to a prominent Queensland economist.

Published a story 8:42am Apr 15th

A CENTRAL Queensland businessman is taking the fight against 100% fly-in, fly-out mines into his own hands, launching a petition.

Sign the petition to fight the FIFO scourge

15 Apr 2014

A CENTRAL Queensland businessman is taking the fight against 100% fly-in, fly-out mines into his own hands, launching a petition.

Published a story 5:09pm Apr 14th

A KEY authority on race discrimination has blasted plans by Federal Attorney-General Senator George Brandis to “water down” the Racial Discrimination Act.

Watering down of the Racial Discrimination Act slammed

14 Apr 2014

A KEY authority on race discrimination has blasted plans by Federal Attorney-General Senator George Brandis to “water down” the Racial Discrimination Act.

Published a story 3:22pm Apr 14th

THE world’s top scientists will today tell us we are fast running out of time to deal with climate change.

Scientists to reveal how long to deal with climate change

15 Apr 2014

THE world’s top scientists will today tell us we are fast running out of time to deal with climate change.

Published a story 11:44am Apr 14th

OUR regions are having the life sucked out of them and it needs to stop.

Local workers leave home towns to become employed by mines

14 Apr 2014

OUR regions are having the life sucked out of them and it needs to stop.

Published a story 11:40am Apr 14th

A QUEENSLAND mayor, grappling with two new coal mines operating entirely with out-of-town staff, warns other resource hotspots – they could be next.

FIFO-only policy may affect other centres, warns mayor

14 Apr 2014

A QUEENSLAND mayor, grappling with two new coal mines operating entirely with out-of-town staff, warns other resource hotspots – they could be next.

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