MUA History Chat On Radio And Podcast

Listen to long time leader of the Seamen's Union and MUA elder Pat Geraghty chat to Lisa Forrest, ABC Radio presenter and Olympic boycott veteran, alongside Diane Kirkby, author Voices from the Ships: Australian seafarers and their union

Until it amalgamated with the Waterside Workers Federation in 1993 to form the Maritime Union of Australia, the Seaman's Union of Australia was the oldest maritime union in the world.

Diane Kirkby is the author of the book Voices from the Ships: Australia's seafarers and their union, and Pat Geraghty is the former Federal Secretary of the Seaman's Union.

Go to The Conversations Hour and hear about the union and the book, or download a podcast.

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