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SYDNEY: NRMA FERRY CREWS TO GO ON STRIKE THIS AFTERNOON

In the fourth round of industrial action in as many months, ferry crews at the NRMA businesses My Fast Ferry and Manly Fast Ferry will be stopping work and ceasing all services at 5pm today, Friday 14 June.

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Navy shortages can be fixed with Australian merchant seafarers

A shortfall of Australian Defence Force personnel that has resulted in an upgraded warship being left in dry dock since 2017 could be addressed by utilising civilian merchant seafarers to fill a range of naval support and auxiliary roles, according to the Maritime Union of Australia.

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Members of MUA Newcastle Branch vote to support Jodi McKay for NSW Labor Leader

Members of the Maritime Union of Australia Newcastle Branch at their May monthly meeting unanimously endorsed a resolution declaring their support for Jodi McKay to be the next NSW Labor Leader.

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Position Vacant: Industrial Legal Officer – Sydney National Office

The Maritime Union of Australia Division (MUA) of the Construction Forestry Maritime Mining and Energy Union (CFMMEU) is seeking an experienced legal practitioner to provide legal and strategic industrial advice and representation to the Officials and Members of the MUA.

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Vale Bob Hawke

The Maritime Union of Australia wishes to record our sympathies and condolences to Bob Hawke’s family on their loss. He was a loyal respected and consistently determined friend and comrade of Australian Seafarers, Waterside Workers and Port and harbour workers.

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Day of Action to Save Australian Shipping: International transport workers hold rallies around the globe to support Aussie seafarers

Thousands of international transport workers and their unions will take part in rallies outside Australian embassies and consulates around the world today, as part of a global day of action to support Aussie seafarers and demand a strong future for Australia’s domestic shipping industry.

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Discovery of freighter sunk by submarine during WWII a sobering reminder of significant sacrifice made by Australian merchant seafarers

The discovery of the wreck of the BHP owned and operated SS Iron Crown, 77 years after it was sunk by a Japanese submarine attack, is a sobering reminder of the one in eight Australian merchant seafarers who sacrificed their lives during the second world war to maintain vital supplies of goods and materials for the war effort.

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Position Vacant: Industrial Legal Officer – Queensland & Northern Territory

Industrial Legal Officer – Queensland & Northern Territory

Work Type: Full-time

Location: Brisbane or Darwin 

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Wharfies in Sydney and Brisbane stop work for 24 hours to protect outsourcing and automation of jobs

Wharfies in Sydney and Brisbane will walk off the job for 24 hours today (Friday) to protest Hutchison Ports ongoing refusal to move away from outsourcing of jobs and overseas remote controlling of already semi-automated equipment.

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Northwest Stormpetrel Here to Stay

NWSSSC (Northwest Shelf Shipping Service Company Limited) has confirmed to the MUA this afternoon that they are withdrawing their proposed sale of the LNG carrier Northwest Stormpetrel.

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