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MUA On The Team As ILO Adopts New Code: Health & Safety In Ports

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has adopted a revised Code of Practice for Health and Safety in Ports following strong representations from the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) and other international dockers’ unions.  

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MUA Win Battle For National Stevedoring Safety Code

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.

 

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Disclosures to the Members for the 2016 Financial Year

Detailed in following document is the information required to be disclosed to the members as per the governing rules of the MUA. 

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Up to $500 billion at stake: Gas royalty hole needs closing fast

Major design faults with the royalty regime for the gas industry should be scrutinised thoroughly by the Australian Parliament.

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457 visa system is broken: ACTU calls for major reform of occupation list

The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) welcomes the introduction of Labor leader Bill Shorten’s private member’s bill to review the 457 visa system.

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MUA Crew Meet MP's About 457 Visa's in Shipping

CSL Brisbane members Peter Low and Andrew Halliday were joined by MUA Assistant National Secretary Ian Bray and SA Branch Secretary Jamie Newlyn this week for Parliamentary sittings in Canberra.

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Hunterlink Continues To Win Awards For Excellence

Employee Assistance Provider Hunterlink National has won even more national and international recognition for its mental health assistance for workers in Australia and the Asia Pacific Region.

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Better Safety Standards Needed After ATSB Report Into Workplace Death

The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) is again calling for better safety standards in the offshore oil and gas sector with deficiencies highlighted in the release of a Government report into the incident today. 

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INDUSTRY OPINION: Aussies at a disadvantage with coastal bulk trades by Peter Bremner

THE Strategic Marine Group (SMG) recently undertook an evidence-based analysis of coastal dry bulk and liquid bulk movements on the Australian east coast in order to provide its client, the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA), with an accurate commercial snapshot of how different commodities flow from port-to-port and on which ships they sail. 
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MUA Celebrates Best Deal on the Docks Since 1998 Dispute with Patrick Stevedores

After a long and complex two-year campaign, stevedores at Fremantle yesterday joined their colleagues around the nation, voting more than 95 per cent in favour of the new workplace agreement across all four terminals.

 

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