Sen. Roberts Interview

Photo supplied: Malcolm Roberts.

However,issues of safety for workers have arisen in recent years, with some calling fordrastic action to be taken to reduce loss of jobs, injuries, and deaths inmines across Australia.
PaulineHanson’s One Nation Party released a statement last week detailing issuescasual and contract coal miners face in the Bowen Basin.
However,these issues are not just affecting casual and contract miners in that area,but all over Australia.
“We propose anumber of things regarding safety of casual and contract coal miners,” said OneNation Senator, Malcolm Roberts in an interview.
“My awarenessof this came about because of a miner in the Hunter Valley approaching us. He’dbeen to the Labour Party, he’d been to the Greens in New South WalesParliament, he’d been to the Liberal National Party ministers in New SouthWales, now one had helped him. He’d been to the Hunter Valley division of theCFMEU and they wouldn’t help him.
“I want tomake it very clear that things in the Hunter Valley are much worse than CentralQueensland.

Full article will be published in this week’s issue of the Highlands Leader.