Articles include: Rio Tinto Update – ASP EBA – Patrick’s Programmed EBA – SICTL Accident - Trevor Glossop Retires - Bill Shorten in Townsville - The Plastic Epidemic – Tragedy in Italian Port - May Day 2018 - 21000+ TEU Boxships - Cartoon Corner
National Council Report Back – Patricks Lockout – NSS EBA - First Remote Control Gantry Cranes Arrive at Felixstowe – ACTU blueprint to give Australia a pay rise – Notice of QLD Divisional Assistant Branch Secretary 2018 Election - Election Timeline – May Day - Maritime Super Income Protection
National Stevedoring Code of Practice - RTM Weipa – RTM Twarra - CFMMEU to Have a Say- MUA Support at XXXX Rally – Pacific Garbage Patch – Mammoth Ore Carriers - Patrick’s Lockout 20th Anniversary Event
Articles include: RTM Piiramu - Linx Bulk and General – Vale Simon Duffey – Work Injuries – Qube Accused of Abusing Loopholes - ITF calls on AFP to Investigate “Man Overboard” - AMWU Restructures - DP World Earns USD 1.2 Bn - Laws Should Permit Industry Wide Bargaining - Cartoon Corner
MUA members have protested out the front of the headquarters of mining giant Rio Tinto over the company's continuing refusal to employ Australian seafarers for the vast majority of its interstate and intra-state shipping needs.
Articles include: Sea Swift - Kalmar – Merger – AAT Contractors – ASP EBA - Dealing with Workplace Turmoil - Brisbane Cruise Terminal - MT Tintomara - Crucial Ruling on Notice, Redundancy – Fire Rips Through Maersk Ship - Trauma of the Stalin Era - Flame Cutting Lashers – Member Work Not Dole Rally 15th March
Articles include: Branch Monthly Meeting - Vale Warren Sutton – Ruling Imminent of CFMEU-MUA-TCFU Merger - Delegates - The Fight to Free Mumia - Giant Cranes HPT and APM - The Ballad of Herring Charlie