MUA Sydney Branch members Steven Heighes, David McElhinney and Darren Brown have done our union proud, completing a 14 day walk from the Gold Coast to Sydney on Friday, October 28.
The MUA, along with the CFMEU and TCFUA chose Brisbane as its launching pad for its anti-Turnbull, anti-Government election campaign.
The location of Brisbane for the Thursday launch was strategic, with political commentators identifying Queensland as the jewel of the crown this election.Read more
An exciting and rare opportunity to contribute to the provision of hospitality services and welfare support to international and Australian seafarers visiting the Port of Sydney is available as Centre Manager of the Sydney Seafarers Centre.Read more
The MUA Sydney Branch is looking for a Branch Administrator in Campaigns. For more information click here.
No More Death Toll
Management at Toll did not not know what hit them when 150 emotional MUA members occupied their offices at Homebush, Sydney.Read more
On 18 June, MUA members will take action in Sydney to draw attention to the safety crisis in stevedoring. The union is stepping up its Waterfront Safety Campaign after the recent death of Anthony Attard, tragically killed in Melbourne last month.
The rally will target a major affiliate of the Australian Logistics Council, who publicly called for stevedoring safety regulation to be scrapped on the very day of Anthony's funeral. Get on board, it's going to be a big one.
MUA announces four fare free ferry evenings to allow the public to enjoy Vivid
Minister must invest in fleet and workforce - end the cut backs and pay cuts
The travelling public will enjoy four fare free evenings from Friday through to Monday, allowing them to take full advantage of the Vivid Festival as the Maritime Union of Australia intensifies its campaign for an expansion of the harbour ferry fleet and a reasonable wage deal for members.Read more
In an act of global solidarity the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) along with the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) and ITF Sydney office leafleted Philippine Airline passengers at Sydney Airport this week, highlighting the struggle of the workers who have been locked out since September 2011.Read more
On October 30th 2012, MUA members all over the country took part in a National Day of Action. The following is a clip from the rally held in Sydney, also featuring members from Newcastle and Port Kembla.
You can also view pictures from the rally here.