Iron Boat Day - Port Kembla 13 February 2010

Iron Boat Day celebrates the history of the BHP fleet and the contributions of the workers that crewed them. Braving grey skies and persistent rain, I joined about a hundred other guests of the Maritime Union of Australia at Port Kembla for the inaugural Iron Boat Day. Continue reading

Xstrata Lockout, Tahmoor - 11 February 2010

Following a decision by Xstrata to lock out it's workforce at Tahmoor for a week in February, I drove up the escarpment to visit with the workers on their picket line. Continue reading