The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has accused the Turnbull Government of sitting on its hands over fuel security as the union and Devonport community commemorate three years since the departure of Tasmania’s last Australian crewed fuel tanker, the Alexander Spirit.
The Iron Chieftain will be retired due to significant damage sustained during a fire. Please read the MUA report here
A tip-off from the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) regarding unpaid wages has led to the banning of the Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier MV Shandong Hai Wang for one year from Australian waters.
American actor and activist Danny Glover is in Australia and has spoken out in support of the Uluru Statement from the Heart.