Who will be the next victims of the mining boom?

Following the Federal Government's controversial decision to approve an EMA for Gina Rinehart’s Roy Hill project in Western Australia two weeks ago, Chris Harper an AMWU delegate and longtime maintenace worker in the Queensland mines, wrote this impassioned letter to the AMWU.

As a maintenance worker in the coal industry for over 30 years, it is so bewildering to see some of the recent decisions made at a Federal and State Government level.

It begs the question as to who will be the next casualty in the resources boom?

Already we have seen many victims.

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