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Time for the Gunner Gvt to act immediately on Northern Territory asbestos epidemic 2017-09-19 [CFMEU]

Alice Springs Hospital asbestos closure prompts unions to call for better policy 2017-09-19 [ABC]

CFMEU condemns NT government over asbestos 2017-09-19 [Katherine Times]

Inpex worker’s death sees tensions rise as some companies refuse to let workers go home 2017-09-19 [NT News]

Inpex worker’s death sees tensions rise as some companies refuse to let workers go home 2017-09-13 [NT news ]

Unions in NT on different sides in fracking dispute 2017-09-01 [NT News]

Racist unemployment program is starving NT kids 2017-08-29 [ACTU]

Fight for Indigenous workers' rights continues 51 years after Wave Hill walk off 2017-08-28 [ABC]

Territory locals bypassed for Inpex operator roles, according to Australian Workers Union 2017-08-22 [NT News]

Call to boycott penalty rate cuts in the Territory 2017-07-05 [ABC]

Domestic violence leave growing among Northern Territory businesses 2017-06-05 [ABC]

Walk for the dole? Indigenous man says payment hinges on 35km daily trek 2017-03-24 [Guardian Australia ]

Gvt launches mission to save NT gas jobs 2017-03-24 [Katherine aTimes ]

'Horticultural visa' needed to solve Top End labour issues 2017-03-22 [ABC]

Gunner government an embarrassing joke 2017-03-22 [CFMEU ]

Unions concerned sensitive data taken in bitter Inpex contract dispute 2017-03-17 [NT News]

Workers caught up in $250 million contract dispute between Laing O’Rourke and Kawasaki Heavy Industrie 2017-03-16 [NT News]

$50b gas project faces major delays 2017-03-17 [Sky News]

Unions blast Minister at launch of Inpex court action 2017-03-16 [CFMEU]

Inpex layoffs: FWC called in after 850 workers stood down by Laing O'Rourke on Ichthys project 2017-03-16 [ABC]

850 workers sent packing over another pay dispute between contractors on Darwin LNG plant 2017-03-15 [CFMEU]

Hundreds Of Workers Stood Down From Darwin Gas Project: Reports 2017-03-15 [Huffington Post]

At least 600 workers stood down from LNG project near Darwin 2017-03-15 [AAP]

Inpex: More than 800 workers stood down from $36b Darwin gas project 2017-03-15 [ABC]

NT childcare workers to walk off the job 2017-03-07 [NT News]

Union calls for FIFO worker caps amid concerns about Groote Eylandt mining town's future 2017-02-14 [ABC]

Union rallies against NT WorkSafe over alleged failure to investigate deaths 2017-02-10 [ABC]

Unionists say WorkSafe boss should be sacked 2017-02-10 [NT News]

NT WorkSafe Failures Spark MUA Call for Big Overhaul of Marine Safety Investigations 2017-02-09 [MUA]

Ambo service run by St John to be reviewed by Territory Gvt 2017-02-08 [NT News]

Suspected asbestos in demountable housing prompts CFMEU investigation in Tennant Creek 2017-02-08 [ABC]

Veteran firefighter Jock McLeod has compo claim awarded after three years of fighting 2017-01-13 [NT News]

FIFO workers sacked at Darwin LNG project 2017-01-01 [Australian Mining]

Fireys given long overdue pay rise 2016-12-23 [NT News]

Prison workers in Darwin call for rethink in wake of damning report on Indigenous incarceration 2016-11-25 [ABC]

Domestic violence: Concerns NT victims losing jobs rather than being offered help 2016-11-17 [ABC]

Long-time worker sacked over red tape demand for birth-certificate 2016-09-02 [NT News]

The untold storey behind the 1966 Wave Hill walk-off 2016-08-31 [ABC]

Cuts hit public schools in remote areas of Northern Territory 2016-08-25 [Education International]

Wave Hill walk-off: ‘No one else was telling their story’ 2016-08-24 [Illawarra Mercury]

Wave Hill, Communists and a Bedford two-tonner. An interview with Brian Manning 2016-08-24 [Crikey]

Seven-year strike by underpaid indigenous workers at Wave Hill cattle station became a fight for land rights 2016-08-23 [Sydney Daily Telegraph ]

Wave Hill Walk Off 50th Anniversary - speech by Dave Oliver 2016-08-22 [ACTU]

Thousands commemorate Wave Hill walk-off, birth of Indigenous land rights battle 2016-08-19 [Guardian Australia]

Wave Hill Walk Off anniversary: Unions vow to end policy of wage discrimination 2016-08-19 [CPSU]

Wave Hill 50th anniversary: Thousands join walk-off re-enactment to mark land rights protest 2016-08-19 [ABC]

Wave Hill 50th anniversary: Stockmen who walked off station pause to remember 2016-08-19 [ABC]

Wave Hill Walk Off anniversary commemorated with re-enactment of supply run 2016-08-19 [Unions NSW]

Our History, Our future. Speech by ACTU Indigenous Officer Kara Keys To the ACTU Executive 2016-08-19 [ACTU]

Supporting the Wave Hill strikers 2016-08-19 [Collaborating for Indigenous Rights]

This month in labour history

10-09-1892 The first train of contractors brought in to scab during the Broken Hill miners' strike arrives and is met with hostility from local men and women. [more]

10-09-1917 Mass meetings of Sydney railway workers express outrage at the unions' capitulation to the government's terms, but nevertheless a return to work from the general strike begins. [more]