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MUA fears fatality at VICT terminal at Webb Dock in Victoria

Five accidents in quick succession this week at the VICT terminal with a hospitalisation overnight has raised fears of an imminent fatality at the dock.

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MUA appears at Senate Committee Inquiry into industrial deaths in Australia.

Sydney Assistant Branch Secretary Paul Garrett joined the Senate Inquiry into industrial deaths in Melbourne to speak about the tragic death of Tim Macpherson in Barangaroo. 

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Albo makes the case for coastal shipping

Ian Ackerman - Sydney

August 29, 2018

LABOR stalwart Anthony Albanese has used the Ports Australia Biennial Conference 2018 in Darwin to issue a rallying cry in support of Australian coastal shipping as well as the need for maritime jobs and an Australian-flagged fleet.

Mr Albanese, the architect of the 2012 laws, spoke with the electricity of a politician who knows an opponent is foundering in the Canberra muck.

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Australian Seafarers rescue crew of stricken yacht in Bass Strait

The crew of MV Far Saracen have once again demonstrated the superior skills and training of Australian seafarers coming to the rescue of a yacht crew drifting in Bass Strait. The account of the rescue below is from Far Saracen Delegate Marcus Gaffney.

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Melbourne Port Operator ICTSI Must Be Investigated By State And Federal Authorities

Thursday August 16, 2018

The Construction Forestry Mining Maritime Energy Union is calling for the contract won by ICTSI in 2014 to operate the third container terminal at the Port of Melbourne to be investigated by both the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments.

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Personal and Policy Assistant

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Personal Assistant / Policy Assistant

Sydney CBD

An exceptional opportunity is available for a personal assistant / policy assistant who has a keen interest, understanding and appreciation of the current and historical Australian political and industrial environment.

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Turnbull Government renews attempt to sink Australian shipping

It's hard to believe, but the Turnbull Government want to use this week in Parliament to try and re-introduce new laws that will make it even easier for foreign ships to work in Australia.

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MUA SA Branch Media Release: MUA Says No To Nuclear Ports In South Australia

The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) is continuing its long-running stance against the shipping of any nuclear material in or out of South Australia.

 

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IMPORTANT: VITERRA OPERATIONS PTY LTD v CFMMEU FAIR WORK COMMISSION s418 ORDER

This is an important notice from the Fair Work Commission for MUA members working at Viterra.

Please click link below.

Fair Work Order Viterra

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Hong Kong-flagged Vessel Detained In Devonport Over $250,000USD In Unpaid Wages To Chinese Crew

The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has welcomed a decision by Australian authorities to detain the Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier Xing Ning Hai in Devonport over hundreds of thousands of dollars in unpaid wages.

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