Maritime workers will rally outside The Grand Hotel in Gladstone tomorrow morning, urging immediate and decisive action from the Queensland Government to deliver a boost to local jobs, the economy, and the environment by supporting an enhanced coastal shipping industry.
Wharfies vote to launch rolling industrial action at Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Fremantle container terminals
Workers at container terminals run by Australia’s largest stevedore have voted overwhelming in support of taking rolling industrial action, including strikes and indefinite work bans, with actions to commence from next Friday.
The MUA stands in solidarity with the global School Strike for Climate.
MUA warns Senate Inquiry shipping industry in crisis; outlines action plan to deliver economic, environmental and security benefits
Australia’s shipping industry is in crisis, putting the nation’s economic, environmental, and national security at risk, but urgent government reform could address the issues and deliver a multi-billion dollar benefit to the economy, according to the Maritime Union of Australia.
MUA submission to Senate Inquiry: The policy, regulatory, taxation, administrative and funding priorities for Australian shipping
The MUA will today speak to our submission to the Senate Inquiry into the policy, regulatory, taxation, administrative and funding priorities for Australian Shipping.
Canadian union leader pledges international support for campaign to save jobs of Australian seafarers sacked by BHP / BlueScope
The President of the Seafarers International Union of Canada this morning met with seafarers in Port Kembla to pledge international support for their campaign to save the Australian shipping industry.
MUA National Council has approved a new climate change and renewable energy policy.
In a historic vote declared by the Australian Electoral Commission on 27 February 2019, workers at the NRMA My Fast Ferry and Manly Fast Ferry business overwhelmingly voted to endorse strike action on the iconic Sydney Harbour.
MEDIA RELEASE: Labor pledge to create national fuel reserve critical step to ensure Australia’s fuel security
The maritime union has welcomed Labor’s commitment to create a government-owned National Fuel Reserve, describing it as an essential step to protect Australia from natural disasters or global crisis that could disrupt oil supplies.