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Paul Petersen elected as Queensland Branch Assistant Branch Secretary

The MUA is pleased to announce that Paul Petersen has been elected as the Queensland Branch Assistant Secretary.

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Union Wins Legal Battle Against Extremist Employer Groups Over Union Merger with CFMEU and TCFUA

The MUA’s final legal hurdle to its historic merger with the CFMEU and TCFUA has been cleared with the Fair Work Commission knocking back an appeal by rogue employer groups the Australian Mines and Metal Association and Master Builders Australia.

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Newcastle Youth Committee raise over $4500 to support the Newcastle Night Angels

The Newcastle Youth Committee have been active in helping the homeless in Newcastle – raising over $4500 for Night Angels to provide support to people who sleep rough in the Hunter.

 

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MUA wins battle against Fair Work Ombudsman over 100 workers sacked by text

The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) says the decision today by the Federal Court to reject the massive fines sought by the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) in the Hutchison sacked-by-text scandal is a victory for common sense.

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Commemorating the life of Sonwabo Eddie Funde

Tributes have come in from all around the world following the passing of anti-Apartheid hero Eddie Funde. 

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Port Kembla Unions Want Australian Jobs Guarantee On Illawarra Gas Terminal

The Port Kembla Port Unions Committee is calling for an Australian jobs guarantee in construction, shipping, surface transport and operations at New South Wales’ first LNG import terminal following the announcement this week that the Illawarra is the preferred site.

 

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Uluru Statement From The HEART

It has been more than 12 months since the First Nation’s people of Australia delivered the Uluru Statement to Malcolm Turnbull.

 

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MUA and CFMEU Vic-Tas Donate $20,000 To Striking Esso Workers at Longford

MUA Branches from across the country and the CFMEU Victorian-Tasmanian Branch have donated $20,000 to striking Exxon/UGL workers who have been on a picket line for 350 days.

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Position Vacant: Sydney Branch Industrial Organiser / Campaigner

A new opportunity is available for a self-starting Organiser in Sydney, working with one of Australia’s most effective, respected and influential trade unions, the Maritime Union of Australia, a division of the Construction Forestry Maritime Mining and Energy Union.

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Cargo ship still bound for Sydney loses 86 shipping containers overboard in storm

Nappies, sanitary products and surgical masks are washing up on NSW beaches after a ship lost at least 86 shipping containers in rough seas off Newcastle.

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