Women member Stories 5-from CFMEU Women's Conference 2012

Leandra Grant


The more I get involved with the Union, the more I like it.

Listen to Leandra's story.







Karen Cole & Diane Deegan

I’m the first female Indigenous open ticket crane operator. 
I'm a machine-operator in a paper mill.

Listen to Dianne & Karen's stories.





Caitlin Crane


I'm from a coal mine in north Queensland. I drive the dump trucks and the graders and am part of the Emergency Response team.

Listen to Caitlin's story





Belinda & Angela


I'm a dump truck operator in the mines.

Listen to Belinda's story (left)









Audrey McDonald

In years gone by, the leadership of the Building Workers Union also supported having a Women's Committee.

Veteran activist Audrey McDonald explains the significance of union Women's Committees from the 60s to 80s.