South Australia Branch

The South Australian Branch is committed to empowering members and ensuring that members participate in decisions that govern their respective working lives.

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MUA South Australia is an affiliated Union of SA Unions.

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Branch News


MUA Numbers Strong in Adelaide May Day Rally

MUA members were out in droves over the weekend taking part in May Day marches held in all capital cities and most regional towns. 


Court Finds Casual Worker Can Accrue Long Service Leave in Important Legal Victory

Today, casual workers can celebrate after a court has reinforced that non-permanent employees could be entitled to long service leave.

In setting a significant precedent, the Supreme Court of South Australia squashed an appeal by Flinders Ports, who were fighting the Industrial Magistrate’s decision that found a casual harbour worker was eligible for long service entitlements.


Merchant Navy Day: Remembering Those Lost at Sea

Branches around the country have had their hand in commemorating merchant navy sailors killed at sea this week.

Significant delegations of members past and present attended respective Merchant Navy Day ceremonies in Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia and Northern Territory on Wednesday.


MUA Warns Holden Closure Will Also Impact Jobs In Industries That Support The Australian Manufacturing Sector

Australian stevedores, seafarers and workers elsewhere in the transport sector will suffer as a result of the decision by Holden to cease manufacturing vehicles in Australia in 2017, with reduced demand for steel, components and other associated materials, according to the Maritime Union of Australia. READ MORE

Branch Contacts

Jamie Newlyn

Branch Secretary

0419 517 487

Clem Clothier

Honorary Deputy Branch Secretary

0423 550 561

Campbell Duignan

SA Organiser

0413 398 559

South Australia Branch Contact

65 St Vincent Street, Port Adelaide, SA 5015


08 8447 1779