Fury over sex worker's legal win

Story Published: 9 Aug 2012

MACKAY'S Nebo Rd accommodation strip was abuzz with outrage after a sex worker won the right to ply her trade from a...

Moranbah, Motels, Sex Worker

Mining communities need certainty FIFO doesn't impact

Story Published: 14 Feb 2013

AN MP has described the effect of fly-in fly-out workers as being on an express train, with no-one knowing when the ride...

Fifo, Fly-In Fly-Out, Kirsten Livermore, Mining, Moranbah, Tony Windsor

$604m contract for mining services

Story Published: 3 May 2012

LEIGHTON Contractors has been awarded a three-year contract worth $604 million to deliver mining services at Moranbah's...

Bhp Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance, Leighton Contractors, Mining, Moranbah, Peak Downs Mine

High-flying airports

Story Published: 19 Apr 2012

FIGURES show Moranbah has pushed popular interstate tourist routes to Tasmania out of the year's top 20 domestic flight...

Brisbane Airport, Mackay Airport, Moranbah, Tasmania

Mine’s $90m boost to town

Story Published: 21 Dec 2012

MORANBAH will be given $90 million in infrastructure as the $3.5 billion Caval Ridge mine takes shape nearby.

Caval Ridge, Infrastructure, Mining, Moranbah

Torture claims at child centre

Story Published: 28 Sep 2012

SHOCKING allegations of torture and assault have led to the temporary closure of the Moranbah Early Learning Centre.

Allegations, Assault, Child Care, Early Learning Centre, Isaac Regional Council, Moranbah, Torture

Reports miners not told about measles outbreak

Story Published: 25 May 2013

NO NEW measles cases have been reported in Moranbah after an outbreak was declared earlier this week, a hospital...

Health, Measles, Moranbah, Queensland Health

Workers walk off site after argument at BMA mine in CQ

Story Published: 24 Apr 2013

A SPAT between a safety representative and a supervisor reportedly fuelled hundreds of workers to abandon their posts at a...

Bma, Business, Moranbah, Safety, Saraji Mine, Union

New Qld coal mine means more jobs for Aussie workers

Story Published: 7 Mar 2013

A MASSIVE mine development near Moranbah will need hundreds of workers in the next three years, as it prepares to export...

Aquila Resources, Business, Coal, Employment, Mining Industry, Moranbah, Vale

Aquila mine shutdown puts 80 jobs at risk

Story Published: 12 Jun 2013

THE mothballing of a Queensland mine has put 80 jobs at risk, after Anglo American told workers they had until July 30...

Anglo American, Aquila, Job Losses, Mining, Moranbah

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