Sydney Branch

The Sydney Branch has a long history with the earliest organised wharfies banding together here in Australia’s first city as far back as 1872 with the Sydney Wharf Labourers Union on the now iconic Hungry Mile.

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Sydney Branch Resources

Sydney Branch On-Line News

Read and subscribe to the Sydney Branch Electronic Newsletter.

Sydney Facebook page

The Sydney Facebook page is here.

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Branch News


Sydney Branch Safety Conference: MUA Members Launch New Safety Offensive

No more deaths on the waterfront. 

That was the clear message coming out of the inaugural Sydney Branch Stevedoring Safety Conference, held on 8-9 November at the MUA Conference Centre, Sydney. 


Ban the Bomb Rally

Sunday 6 August
1pm Hyde Park North


Maritime Unity 2016

Read the official publication of the MUA Sydney Branch for the latest news and updates.



Disclosures to the Members for the 2016 Financial Year SYD

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


Branch Contacts

Paul McAleer

Branch Secretary

0417 468 424

Paul Keating

Deputy Branch Secretary

0434 290 443

Joe Deakin

Assistant Branch Secretary

0439 411 056

Paul Garrett

Assistant Branch Secretary

0418 422 589

Shane Reside

Shane Reside

Sydney Branch Organiser

0400 526 313

Sydney Branch Contact

365 Sussex Street, Sydney, NSW 2000


02 9264 5024