Daily Archives: October 16, 2006

Gretley Mine Tragedy

In 1996, four miners died when a rush of water from an old mine broke into the tunnel where they were digging.

On 9 October 2006 allegations are made in “The Politics of Tragedy” about the “deep institutional links between the CFMEU and the NSW Government”. This report and the viseo belowcomes from the right-wing think tank the Institute of Public Affairs which supports the free market of ideas, the free flow of capital, a limited and efficient government, evidence-based public policy, the rule of law, and representative democracy.

Even at a cursory glance “The Politics of Tragedy” and the article in the THE AUSTRALIAN based on it demonstrate the bias against workers in these publications.

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