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Exploration License Approval for Australia’s First Offshore Wind Project a Welcome Step to Create Local Jobs while addressing Climate Change

The maritime union has welcomed the granting of an exploration license for Australia’s first offshore wind project, saying it paves the way for the creation of thousands of quality regional jobs while also addressing the need for urgent action on climate change.

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WIN News: Farewell to the Iron Chieftain

Port Kembla bid farewell to the Iron Chieftain, watch WIN News report  

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MUA Press Alert: Iron Chieftain to leave Port Kembla

The Iron Chieftain will be leaving Port Kembla under tow for the long journey to its final resting place in Turkey. The Chieftain suffered irreparable damage after a fire on board in June last year. One of the last Iron ships with an Australian Crew before that fateful day.

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NSW LIBERAL CANDIDATE FOR DAVISON JUST ANOTHER OPPORTUNIST

Media Release: In one of the worst cases of opportunism seen in the 2019 NSW State Election campaign, Liberal candidate for Davidson, Jonathan O’Dea MP, has upped the ante on just how grubby some politicians can actually be.

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Maritime Workers Journal Autumn/Winter 2019

The maritime workers journal is the publication of the Maritime Union of Australia a division of the Construction Forestry Maritime Mining and Energy Union.

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Members may opt out of receiving communications from Candidates – see here

Pursuant to Divisional Sub-Rule 46(e) of the MUA Divisional Rules, members may elect to not receive Communications from Candidates.  If any member wishes to exercise this option, they must advise the Divisional National Returning Officer in writing or by email returningofficer@mua.org.au to this effect by no later than 5:00pm Friday 5 April 2019

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Gladstone: Maritime Workers to Hold Rally Outside Parliamentary Inquiry

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.

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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.

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MUA Supports School Strike for Climate Change

The MUA stands in solidarity with the global School Strike for Climate.

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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.

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