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Procedures for Replacement Ballot Paper Applications and Absentee Voting

Please read the following important information for the procedure on applying for either a replacement ballot paper, or absentee vote:

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ACTU: International Workers’ Memorial Day - Make Company Directors Personally Liable for Workplace Deaths

Company Directors would be made personally liable for Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) fines resulting from workplace death, even if they restructure their business to avoid payment.

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FREMANTLE- Job Advert - Receptionist (P/T) Job Share

The WA Branch is advertising for two receptionist positions to work as a part-time job share arrangement (35 hours per fortnight). To view the full job description, click here

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Surprise Celebration for Outgoing Deputy National Secretary on Iron Boat Day

The sun shone down on those who attended this year’s Iron Boat Day held at Gladstone Park Bowling Club in Balmain.

It was Sydney’s turn to host the event, which is held each year to remember the iron ships, which many an Australian seafarer worked aboard, transporting iron ore to steel mills.

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Candidate Statements for the Quadrennial Elections

The Candidate Statements for the upcoming Quadrennial Elections are now available to view and download here.

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JOB ADVERT: PA / Team Administrative Assistant (10 month contract)

The Maritime Union of Australia is seeking an efficient and experienced Personal Assistant to support a National Official of the Union and his team, on a 10-month contract with an immediate start.

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ITF Expresses Condolences Over Antwerp Docker Deaths

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has expressed its condolences to the families and colleagues of three experienced dockworkers who died on Saturday in Antwerp, Belgium, after entering a ship’s hold to unload coal.

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Candidate’s Application for MUA Electoral Roll

Candidates should be aware that in conformity with Sub-Rule 46(d) of the MUA Rules, they are entitled to receive upon request, the Final Roll of Voters in paper and/or electronic form provided they lodge the appropriate signed Application Form along with the relevant payment for the type of Roll requested.

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WORKPLACE EXPRESS: Federal Court's Gordon appointed to High Court

The Abbott Government has appointed to the High Court the Federal Court judge Michelle Gordon, who last month was part of a full bench that struck down the Coalition's attempt to exclude foreign workers on offshore resources projects from Australian labour standards.

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Quadrennial Election 2015 -2019 - Nominations

Consistent with the application of the Rules, the following nominations have been received and accepted. These were subject to final confirmation regarding Rule 45(e).

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