The Coalition had its “head in the sand” on the need for substantial workplace policy change because it was “frightened” of a voter backlash, according to resources sector employers.

The Australian Mines and Metals Association chief executive Steve Knott, a long-time advocate for labour market regulation, said on Thursday that years of economic growth had “led to an era of policy complacency in Australian politics”.

Click here to read the full article published in the Australian Financial Review on 20 May 2016.