Background Briefing - Program podcast

ABC Radio National

News & Politics

Background Briefing is investigative journalism at its finest, exploring the issues of the day and examining society in a lively on-the-road documentary style.


After the boom

May 30th, 2015

Episode 82 of 147 episodes

The height of the coal boom has passed and Background Briefing returns to the Queensland mining town of Moranbah to find local job losses, collapsed house prices and business failures. Is the prevalence of fly-in, fly-out employment arrangements to blame? Nance Haxton reports.