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Construction Union Digs in Behind Setka

The construction union's Victorian branch is calling on its national office to unconditionally support John Setka, as his stoush ramps up with federal Labor.

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May 8 2019
Call to Jail NSW Bosses for Worker Deaths

"Kill a worker, go to jail" is the simple change sought by the parents of an 18-year-old apprentice crushed to death by scaffolding on a Sydney...

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Apr 12 2019
Vic Crane Crash Victims Ran for Lives

The company whose crane crushed a Melbourne house, forcing three occupants to flee, says it's "devastated" by the incident.

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Apr 11 2019
Crane Collapse in Melbourne Injures Two

A crane has crashed on two houses in Melbourne's inner west, injuring two workers, and emergency crews are figuring out how to rectify the up-ended vehicle.

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Apr 9 2019
Sydney Earthmoving Company Fined after Worker Crushed

A Sydney earthmoving company has been fined $90,000 after a 26-year-old man was crushed underneath the body of a dump truck and was left with serious...

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Apr 8 2019
Fed Dept Unaware of Subcontractor Issues

Senior officials involved in the upgrade of Parliament House's security doors had no idea about allegations a subcontractor was using drugs, a federal inquiry has heard.

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Apr 2 2019
Sydney Scaffolding Victim Just Turned 18

The death of an 18-year-old apprentice who was killed in a catastrophic accident at a Sydney construction site has been described as shocking and heartbreaking by...

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Mar 26 2019
Tradie Loses Foot After Vic Job Accident

A tradie has lost his foot after a workplace accident at an apartment building in Melbourne's west.

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Mar 13 2019
Queensland Stonemason Dies from Silicosis

A Gold Coast stonemason who developed an irreversible lung disease after breathing in tiny particles of silica dust has died.

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