In this section, you can find a whole range of documents relating to submissions to the Government and other regulatory bodies, policy documents and research.
[NOTE: this section will be further developed in the coming weeks]
MUA Shipping Policy Proposal
In April 2010, the MUA published a comprehensive package of policy proposal for reform of Australian shipping policy and regulation. This MUA policy proposal document has formed the basis for lobbying of Government over the perod from April 2010. A full text of the proposal can be viewed by clicking here
Parliament debate 2012 shipping reform package
The transcript of the debate in Parliament over the shipping reform package is here.
Senate Industry Skills Council
On 6 August 2010 the Union lodged this submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Inquiry into Industry Skills Councils. The Union submission strongly defends the role and development of Industry Skills Councils and the Transport Logistics Skills Councils in particular.
Resource sector taskforce
The MUA made a submission in response to the matters raised in the National Resource Sector Employment Task Force Issues Paper. The union response outlines the union's views on what needs to be done to better match the demand and supply for labour in the offshore oil gas industry. A copy of the full submission is available here.