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MUA Protest to Protect Jobs Garners National Attention

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More than 100 MUA members and supporters gathered outside of the Sydney’s Marriott to protest the Government’s announcement to unravel coastal shipping. 

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MUA Protests Plans to Deregulate Shipping

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The Maritime Union of Australia has slammed moves by the Abbott Government to deregulate the Australia shipping industry and with it, destroy 10,000 Australian jobs.

MUA national secretary Paddy Crumlin led a protest outside the Marriott Hotel in Sydney Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss eagerly spoke of his Government’s attempts to destroy yet another Australian industry.

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RALLY TODAY: Sydney Community Anger Over Deputy PM’s Shipping Laws

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Protestors will confront Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss at the Marriott in Sydney over plans to introduce “WorkChoices On Water.”

New Coastal Shipping changes snuck through in the Budget would hand over Australia’s coast to cheap foreign operators with limited background checks.

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Hunterlink Showcases Wares at International Event

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Hunterlink’s dedication to the welfare of international seafarers was on display in front of some of the world’s biggest transport leaders in Western Australia last week.

Delegates gathered in Perth for the bi-annual Fair Practices Committee, a conference of union leaders that determines the forward direction of the International Transport Workers’ Federation.

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