The bosses — led by Shipping Australia, the representative of foreign shippers — are standing in the way of a fair safety code. At the last minute, they blocked a code that will save lives and make conditions safer — so our comrades can come home to their families after work, safe and sound.

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We must act now to ensure that safety on the waterfront is secured. 

National Day of Action

MUA rank & file and concerned members of the community are coming together on Tuesday 30 October to demand a national stevedoring code of practice.

It is a basic right for a worker to be safe on the job. Let’s rally to send a strong message to employers.

Branch Rally Details:

Port Kembla/Newcastle/Sydney: The March will commence outside the Sydney Branch office, 365 Sussex Street, Sydney at 11.30am after the monthly stop work meeting. We will march to Shipping Australia, 101 Sussex Street.

Queensland: Buses will leave at 12.20pm from 73 Southgate Avenue, Cannon Hill, QLD at the end of the monthly stop work meeting for rally at 397 Queen Street.

South Australia: March from the SA Branch Office, 65 St Vincent Street, Adelaide at 11.00am. The rally will take place outside Patricks - Corner of St Vincent St and Timpson St, Port Adelaide at 11.30am.

Victoria: Noon. Oceanic Shipping 6 Riverside Quay Southbank. They are the Agents for AAL in Melbourne.

Western Australia: Rally to follow stop work meeting. Contact the branch for more details. PH: 08 9335 0500