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ACTU Media Release: Turnbull Needs to Address Real Threats to National Security

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The Senate Standing Committees on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport have published a report which raises serious concerns about the increase in the use of so-call Flag of Convenience in shipping in Australia.

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Australian Senate Inquiry Finds Flag of Convenience Shipping Poses Serious Risks To National Security

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The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) says the Turnbull Government can no longer ignore its national security responsibilities in the wake of damning findings today by the Senate Inquiry into Flag of Convenience (FOC) Shipping.

 

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Vicki makes MUA History as First Female Indigenous Bosun

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Meet comrade Vicki Morta the first female indigenous CIR who works on the Gladstone to Weipa run.

Vicki is from the Ngadjou’jii tribe in North Queensland. 

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CSL Thevenard Crew Dumped as Turnbull Government and Shippers Crush Freight Rates

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On the 4th July CSL notified the MUA that the CSL Thevenard would be leaving the coast and not returning to its trade as had been committed to by the company. This crushing blow to the industry and workers is part of the ongoing and systematic political and economic attack on Australian shipping.

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