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MUA Front And Centre Of Dalfram Dispute Commemoration

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A new monument to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Dalfram Dispute was unveiled at a ceremony in Wollongong today.

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DP World Walks Out Of Meeting With MUA For New Enterprise Agreement

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Thursday 15th November 2018

The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) is disappointed by the actions of international container terminal operator Dubai Ports World (DP World) whose representatives today walked out of negotiations for a new enterprise agreement.

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Voice Treaty Truth To Be Theme for NAIDOC Week 2019

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The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has welcomed the announcement that Voice Treaty Truth will be the theme for NAIDOC Week 2019, saying that this will help keep up pressure for a constitutionally enshrined First Nations Voice to Federal Parliament.

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Asia Pacific Regional Safety Committee formed Organising in Hutchison Ports

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Our unions, representing workers across Hutchison’s Global terminal operations have come together and formed a Regional Safety Committee to combat the company’s poor safety record overall in the region. The unions involved include Serikat Pekerja – JICT in Indonesia, South Asia Port Terminal Democratic Worker’s Union in Pakistan and the Maritime Union of Australia.

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Safety Code Rejection Angers Dock Union

Dock workers have launched a fierce attack on industry bosses for trashing a proposed safety code just eight days after an employee was crushed to death on Melbourne's wharves.

Toll Shipping worker Anthony Attard, 42, was helping load cargo on board a vessel docked at the Port of Melbourne on May 20, when he was run over by a trailer. Paramedics rushed to the waterfront but could not revive him.


ACTU: Every Worker Must Be Able To Go To Work And Return Home Safely

The tragic death of a waterside worker at the toll shipping facility in Melbourne yesterday and of a miner at the Boggabri coal mine in NSW this morning is yet another reminder that workplace safety is a life and death matter.

 ACTU assistant secretary Michael Borowick passed on the condolences of the union movement to the family of Anthony Attard and the mining community in Boggabri as well as the MUA and the CFMEU.

Melbourne Port Operator ICTSI Must Be Investigated By State And Federal Authorities

Thursday August 16, 2018

The Construction Forestry Mining Maritime Energy Union is calling for the contract won by ICTSI in 2014 to operate the third container terminal at the Port of Melbourne to be investigated by both the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments.


MUA and ACTU To Rally Marking Three Years Since Departure Of Alexander Spirit

Labor Candidate for Braddon Justine Keay will join ACTU Secretary Sally McManus and MUA members in a rally on Saturday July 21 in Devonport to mark three years since the departure of Tasmania’s last Australian-crewed fuel tanker, the Alexander Spirit.

MUA Front And Centre Of Dalfram Dispute Commemoration

A new monument to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Dalfram Dispute was unveiled at a ceremony in Wollongong today.


DP World Walks Out Of Meeting With MUA For New Enterprise Agreement

Thursday 15th November 2018

The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) is disappointed by the actions of international container terminal operator Dubai Ports World (DP World) whose representatives today walked out of negotiations for a new enterprise agreement.

Notice of Annual General Meeting and Special Meeting of Members of The Maritime Union of Australia Division Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union