ALP Transport spokesman Anthony Albanese has re-committed Labor to a strengthened shipping policy when they next come to Government.Read more
An article by Ian Ackerman - Lloyd's List DCN
INSUFFICIENT recognition is being paid to Australia’s diminishing maritime capacity, federal member for Fremantle Josh Wilson says.Read more
State agencies are continuing to work closely with Commonwealth and welfare agencies to assist the crew of a coal ship, detained off Gladstone, who are caught up in a dispute over wages, conditions and fuel supplies.
Transport Minister Darren Chester must provide greater certainty for the Australian shipping industry by ruling out any return of the Turnbull Government’s flawed WorkChoices on Water legislation.Read more
As a result of 20 tugboat workers being sacked protestors rallied yesterday outside of Dawson MP George Christensen’s office to highlight his ineffectiveness as a local member.Read more
Today, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten held a press conference with Shadow Transport Minister Anthony Albanese and local member Matt Thistlethwaite at Port Botany to unveil one of their 100 Positive Policies - their policy on Shipping and Infrastructure. The policy can be read in full here.Read more
A Shorten Labor Government will work with the Australian cruise ship industry to enhance its recent rapid growth by increasing its access to facilities at Australian ports.Read more
A Shorten Labor Government will deliver a comprehensive plan to ensure the temporary work visa system prioritises Australian jobs and addresses temporary worker exploitation.Read more
The union has endured some of the worst attacks it has ever faced since 1872 at the hands of the dysfunctional Abbott – Turnbull Government.
Workers can’t afford another term of a Liberal National Coalition, regardless of the leader.Read more
On the lawns in front of Parliament House the Jobs Embassy returned yesterday to highlight the Government’s inaction on jobs, particularly in light of the rising unemployment rate in the Hunter region.Read more