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AMIEU Secretary meets with Federal Senator Murray Watt

AMIEU QLD secretary Matt Journeaux met today with Federal Senator for QLD Murray Watt to discuss important issues effecting AMIEU members particularly the effects that labour hire and live export are having on workers in the meat processing industry. Senator… Continue Reading →

AMIEU meets with Federal Shadow Ministers over Stand Downs.

AMIEU Branch Secretary Matt Journeaux, AMIEU Branch Organiser for the JBS Dinmore site Warren Earle, Queensland Branch President Keith Haslem, on-site AMIEU Delegates Pat “Tangles” Wilson, Dave Phillips and Shane Milsom meeting with Shayne Neumann, Member for Blair (and Shadow… Continue Reading →

AMIEU Supports JBS Dinmore Charity Day

On Saturday the 2nd of October the AMIEU joined forces with Grant Richards and his team from Charity organisation Signal Flare to support JBS Dinmore workers.  To see some pics from the day and learn more about Signal Flare check… Continue Reading →

Federal Minister Won’t support JBS Dinmore Workers

See the article in the Queensland Times.

Murdoch Media wants meaties sacked!

The right wing Murdoch media calls on Coles and Woolworths to sack their meat unit employees!  Since the spotlight was shined on the dodgy SDA/Coles Agreement the right wing media weighs into the argument and calls for more underhand tactics! Read… Continue Reading →

Meat Processors Culture of Collusion

A Senate inquiry into the effects of market consolidation on the red meat processing sector continues.  Follow the link to an article about the inquiry from online argi-bussiness site turfcraft For additional info and some articles on the topic from ABC… Continue Reading →

Arguments For Live Export Ring Hollow

“Elections are meant to help us decide what we think. But on one important issue we already know. Opinion poll after opinion poll shows most of us want the bloody business of live animal exports stopped. It’s our political leaders… Continue Reading →

SAVE jobs in regional Queensland

Senator Glenn Lazarus calls on the Government to put interests of Australians before overseas companies and save jobs in rural and regional Queensland in the meat processing sector!  

Labour Hire – Tell Your Story

The Queensland Parliament is undertaking an Inquiry into the practices of the Labour Hire Industry in Queensland.  If you have a story about how labour hire has impacted your working life go to and tell your story today.

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