Australian news, and some related international items

Paul Howes’ union lobbying for uranium industry

Union calls for Qld to lift uranium ban, Sydney Morning Herald, February 16, 2011 “…..The Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) on Wednesday passed a national conference resolution calling on the Queensland government to overturn its uranium mining ban…..The AWU wants Victoria and NSW to remove bans on uranium exploration. Mining is also banned in those states.Only South Australia and the Northern Territory have existing uranium mines…..

A uranium mine is due to open in Western Australia in 2014.

The Labor Party repealed its three-mine policy at its 2007 national conference. The policy limited uranium mining to those mines already operating: Ranger, Nabarlek and Olympic Dam. Union calls for Qld to lift uranium ban

February 16, 2011 - Posted by | marketing for nuclear, Queensland

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