About the Union

About the CFMEU

The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) is Australia's main trade union in building and construction, forestry and furnishing products and mining and energy production.

The CFMEU has offices in all capital cities in Australia and in many major regional centres. The union has over 100,000 members across Australia.

There are three Divisions of the CFMEU which cover workers employed in the construction and building industry, the forestry and furnishing products industry and the mining and energy industries. 

  • Construction and General Division
  • Manufacturing Division
  • Mining and Energy Division



Authorised by Michael O'Connor, National Secretary,165 Bouverie Street Carlton 3053