Power station workers take hit after closures

WORKERS at coal-fired power stations took a 69% income hit in the first year after those stations closed and were still earning 50% less four years after, modelling by the e61 Institute has found.

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Power station workers faced immediate upheaval as the economy worked towards net zero.

Mining and Energy Union general president Tony Maher said with all Australia's coal-fired power stations due to close in order to meet net zero targets, coal-power workers and the communities that