South Australia Branch News

Disclosures to the Members for the 2016 Financial Year SA

Detailed in following document is the information required to be disclosed to the members as per the governing rules of the MUA. 

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.
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MUA Notifies Members On Proposed Rules Changes

Proposed Rule Changes in accordance with the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment Act 2012
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Hawke Still Has It

Recently the Labor stalwart was in South Australia and MUA delegates and officials from the local branch were treated to his presence at an election fundraiser at Adelaide’s Crowne Plaza.

Branch Secretary Jamie Newlyn said Hawke, at 83 years old, still had as much enthusiasm and passion as the time he was in office.

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Condolences For Deceased Worker At CSL/Inco’s Whyalla Operations

The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) today expressed its condolences following the death of a worker who was fatally injured on board the Floating Offshore Transfer Barge (FOTB) Spencer Gulf at Whyalla, in the Upper Spencer Gulf of South Australia.
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SA Branch Report Monthly Meeting 31st July 2012

The South Australia branch leaders submit the following Branch Report:

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