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Peace Is Union Business

The MUA Victorian Branch hosted this years IPAN  (Independent and Peaceful Australia Network) conference and Assistant National Secretary Warren Smith was a guest speaker. Read his full speech here

 

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The Amalgamation Vote

The MUA is promoting a YES vote in the amalgamation between the MUA the CFMEU and the TCFUA. Ballots will be posted to members by the AEC on Thursday September 28th and the ballot closes on Thursday November 23rd

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Turnbull Wants To Kill Off Another Vital Australian Industry And Must Be Stopped

The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) says the Turnbull Government is trying to kill off yet another vital national industry by introducing a Bill that waters down the cabotage rules surrounding foreign ships gaining temporary licences to operate between Australian ports. 

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Government Resurrects Workchoices On Water

The Turnbull Government has relaunched its attack on Australian maritime jobs with legislation that will make it easier for shipping companies to sack Australian crews and replace them with overseas mariners earning third world wages.

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Government Does Not Take Energy Security Seriously When It Comes To Fuel Security

The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has questioned the credentials of the Turnbull Government in judging others when it comes to energy security in general and fuel security in particular.

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Qube Newcastle Workers Go Global In Their Campaign As They Dig In Against Pay Cut

Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) members are seeking the solidarity of international unions as they continue strike action at logistics giant Qube in Newcastle over the company’s attempt to cut their pay by up to 10.5 per cent.

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Shipping Reform is Essential for National Security

An article by Ian Ackerman - Lloyd's List DCN

INSUFFICIENT recognition is being paid to Australia’s diminishing maritime capacity, federal member for Fremantle Josh Wilson says.

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Cost, productivity benefits of automated shipping and ports questioned

While Wartsila may have carried out a successful test of an autonomous offshore vessel last month those representing the workers in the transport industry question both the productivity and economics of automated ships and ports.

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Amalgamation Ballot Notice CFMEU, MUA & TCFUA

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ACTU and MUA Attack Turnbull Government’s Anti-Worker Agenda

The ACTU and MUA have spoken out against the Turnbull Government’s extreme anti-worker agenda as evidenced by its Registered Organisations (Ensuring Integrity) Bill 2017 that could be voted on in Parliament as early as this week.

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Australian National Maritime Museum

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Amalgamation Ballot

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