MUA - The Lockout
  20 Years On

APRIL 7, 1998: In the dead of the night, security guards locked dock workers outside the gates. What followed was one of the biggest industrial disputes in Australian history.

However, the struggle for decent pay and conditions continues. Workers are currently fighting for their jobs at:

  • Qube’s Bulk and General Terminal, Melbourne 
  • Victorian International Container Terminal (VICT), Melbourne
  • Exxon-Mobil’s Longford Gas Plant, Victoria
  • Port Kembla Coal Terminal, NSW

Visit our 20th Anniversary Site below to hear our story, and discover why it's Time To Change The Rules