Wollongong’s man of steel Wayne Phillips on his toughest fight in decades

By Glen Humphries
Updated May 2 2016 - 10:26am, first published April 30 2016 - 11:30am
Wollongong unionist Wayne Phillips found last year's fight to save the Port Kembla steelworks the most difficult time since the mass redundancies of the early 1980s. Picture: Sylvia Liber
Wollongong unionist Wayne Phillips found last year's fight to save the Port Kembla steelworks the most difficult time since the mass redundancies of the early 1980s. Picture: Sylvia Liber

Wayne Phillips has seen steel disputes from both sides of the fence - first as an employee then a full-time unionist. He reckons last year's steel fight was the hardest in decades, writes GLEN HUMPHRIES

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