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Australian workers deserve a fairer go

One of the features of Australian society is our sense of the fair go and equality. We believe no one can stop you from standing up for your rights. We believe that if a political leader is doing the wrong thing, is only looking after special interests and isn’t acting in the best interests of everyone, then we can tell them exactly what we think.

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Notice of Annual General Meeting and Special Meeting of Members of The Maritime Union of Australia Division

Notice of Annual General Meeting and Special Meeting of Members of The Maritime Union of Australia Division

Click the image below to download the notice. 

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Crumlin To Continue As ITF President Following 44th Congress in Singapore

MUA National Secretary Paddy Crumlin has been re-elected as ITF President for another five years at the ITF 44th Congress in Singapore.

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ICTSI's Australian Terminal Declared Port of Convenience at ITF Congress

The Victorian International Container Terminal (VICT) at Melbourne’s Webb Dock has been declared a Port of Convenience (PoC) by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) at its 44th Congress in Singapore.

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One step forward, Two steps back. Hutchison EBA Update

Discussions on the new EBA with Hutchison Ports Australia (HPA) took place over three days in Brisbane on the 8-10 October. At this stage both parties are working through respective logs of claims. 

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MUA National Council Resolution on TPP-11

The MUA National Council held this week unanimously passed a resolution regarding the TPP-11

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Job: Safety and Training Officer

An exceptional opportunity is available for a self-starter who is interested in taking a lead role in safety and training with one of Australia’s most effective, respected and influential trade unions, the Maritime Union of Australia.

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MWJ Spring 2018

You can now read the Maritime Workers Journal online

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Hutchison Ports "Slash and Burn" must be rejected

Hutchison Ports Australia have delivered a brutal and totally outrageous log of claims to the MUA and its members going further than any previous stevedoring employer in waterfront history in attacking wages and working conditions on the waterfront.

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World Maritime Day Reminds Us Of The Value Of Merchant Navy

The Maritime Union of Australia says World Maritime Day provides a timely reminder to reflect on the great sacrifices made by merchant seafarers who worked aboard cargo ships during wartime, as the Abbott/Turnbull/Morrison Government continues to try to destroy coastal shipping.

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