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ANU Exhibition On 1967 Referendum Featuring WWF photos

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The ANU Archives has a new exhibition On 1967 Referendum Featuring photos from the WWF, who were strong supporters of the "Yes" campaign.

 

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European Transport Workers Meet in Barcelona for 5th ETF Congress Amid Spanish Docks Chaos

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Transport unions from across Europe are meeting in Barcelona this week for the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) congress just days after the adoption of a royal decree which could see hundreds of Spanish dockers lose their jobs.

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Offshore Update: Farstad, DOF, Mermaid Marine, ESS/Compass & Fugro

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This offshore update comes after another massive win for the MUA and it’s members in Fair Work against Farstad’s campaign to sack IR’s and Cooks. 

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ITF Press Statement: Spanish ports decision “a betrayal of Spain's dockworkers”

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The Spanish parliament’s vote in favour of a royal decree to reform port labour rules has prompted a swift backlash from key trade unions.

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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.

MUA Records Stevedoring Safety Wins on Domestic and International Stage

The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) is celebrating the release of a National Stevedoring Code of Practice (NSCOP) after a seven-year battle to improve safety standards on the waterfront.


A “Buy Australian Act” will create jobs

The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) is calling for all Australian political parties to support a Buy Australian Act that would require all major government projects and services to use locally manufactured goods, such as steel, iron, clothing and equipment.

ANU Exhibition On 1967 Referendum Featuring WWF photos

The ANU Archives has a new exhibition On 1967 Referendum Featuring photos from the WWF, who were strong supporters of the "Yes" campaign.

 


European Transport Workers Meet in Barcelona for 5th ETF Congress Amid Spanish Docks Chaos

Transport unions from across Europe are meeting in Barcelona this week for the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) congress just days after the adoption of a royal decree which could see hundreds of Spanish dockers lose their jobs.