Time is running out for the Coalition to pass its dormant coastal shipping deregulation Bill with at most six Parliamentary sitting weeks left until the next federal election, which is expected in May next year.
A new monument to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Dalfram Dispute was unveiled at a ceremony in Wollongong today.
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.
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.
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.
A week of action to promote the Uluru Statement from The Heart and the call for a constitutionally enshrined First Nations voice to Parliament begins this weekend with an exhibition in Sydney by the artists who painted the Uluru Statement.
MUA members have rallied outside the Cairns office of LNP Member for Leichhardt Warren Enstch over the highly unusual circumstances surrounding the nationality of the children of Australian Merchant Navy Veteran John Bird.
The financial report for the MUA for the period 1/7/2017 to 26/3/2018 and the financial report for the MUA Division for the period 27/3/2018 to 30/6/2018 are now available for members to view. A printed copy is available from any branch of the MUA.
MUA NT Branch Secretary Thomas Mayor is leading a week of action for all supporters of the Uluru Statement from the Heart. The week of action begins on Sunday November 4 and is focused on calling for the Voice to Parliament proposal to be put to the Australian people in a referendum.
The MUA has strengthened its relationship with the AWU with the joint signing of a new offshore alliance to determine union coverage in Western Australia's booming offshore gas industry.